3DS Global Roundup 2020 (Virtual)

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The Global Roundup is the annual gathering of the powerful 3 Day Startup community of tens of thousands of entrepreneurs and investors across six continents. This conference welcomes aspiring entrepreneurs and investors for 3 days of meaningful connections, keynotes and workshops built to help early-stage founders bring their startups and careers to the next level.

Whether you’re a student, a founder, an educator, or someone trying to learn more about becoming an entrepreneur, join us and experience the learning, community, and passion of the Global Roundup.

You can also get tickets through Eventbrite (especially if you need multiple tickets).

Schedule

· Sessions
Welcome from 3 Day Startup
A welcome from 3 Day Startup, and an introduction to the Global Roundup.
· Networking
3DS Networking
Meet some great founders, 3DS alumni, and more from around the world.
· Sessions
Minnow Tank (Super Sized)
An icebreaker where you'll join teams and come up with a ridiculous idea for a startup, which you will pitch later.
· Sessions
Minnow Tank Pitch (Networking)
Now that you've come up with your terrible startup ideas, you'll be pitching them to your peers in this fast and furious networking event.
· Sessions
Welcome from 3 Day Startup
Just a place to chat and say hi before launching into the morning networking.
· Networking
3DS Networking
Meet some great founders, 3DS alumni, and more from around the world.
· Stage
Opening Keynote: A Founder's Story with Blake Garrett of Aceable
Blake's story is about founding a company under tough circumstances and why a founder needs to be scrappy and humble.
· Sessions
Side Stage with Blake Garrett
Chat with Blake after his keynote.
· Sessions
AMA - Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Startups with Josh Baer
From getting investor-ready to maximizing your social capital, this is a rare opportunity to fire all your questions at Josh Baer, an entrepreneurship legend.
· Sessions
Elliott Adams: Thriving in Entrepreneurship and Life: Avoiding Burnout in the New Economy
Founders must learn to balance their startup with their own well-being. Based on his new book, Elliott Adams shows how both can thrive.
· Sessions
The Startup Mentor book talk - Maia Patrick Donohue
Learn how to harness the power of exceptional mentors to launch your company in this talk based on the book, The Startup Mentor.
· Sessions
Gerrit McGowan: Cause Marketing for your Startup
While marketing is always tricky, it's tougher for a startup focused on social good. Gerrit shares how founders can do social-good and make money.
· Sessions
Ruben Cantu: Why diversity is not enough and how to build equity within your company
Ruben talks about how companies centered on racial equity have an advantage by continuously iterating their way to remaining profitable and relevant.
· Sessions
Bob Bridge: Investing in socially conscious startups
Bob Bridge of Southwest Angel Network shares how founders of socially conscious startups can do to appeal to investors.
· Sessions
Nancy Grden: Moving from “Me to We” – People, Partners, and Personality to Grow Your Enterprise
For solo founders, finding cofounders, staff, and advisors can be challenging. Nancy talks about how to project an “enterprise personality” to shape a team,
· Sessions
Sandra Spencer: when should I raise and how to validate
Market validation is a crucial step along the way to raising capital. Sandra digs into her extensive experience to help startup founders put them together.
· Sessions
Mary Walker: Thriving as a non-tech startup founder
Founding a tech company is hard when you're not a developer. Mary shares how founders with little or no coding experience can build a team.
· Stage
Day 2 : Closing Thoughts
Brief closing thoughts from 3 Day Startup's Interim CEO Beverly Hamilton.
· Sessions
Welcome from 3 Day Startup
Just a place to chat and say hi before launching into the morning networking. Once we hit 10 people we'll switch over to networking.
· Networking
3DS Networking
Meet some great founders, 3DS alumni, and more from around the world.
· Stage
From San Francisco to Austin and beyond: Fireside Chat with Jan Ryan
Jan is one of the most thoughtful, down to earth entrepreneurs you will ever meet, with an ability to make her experience relevant to founders young and old.
· Sessions
Side Stage with Jan Ryan
Talk with Jan after her Fireside Chat.
· Sessions
Understanding Impact Investing with Amy Bell
Many founders start ventures that have positive social impact. Amy talks about how investors assess these types of companies from her decade of experience.
· Sessions
Branding, Design Thinking, and Identity with Claudia Roeschmann
Branding, design thinking, and identity, are essential to startups. Claudia demystifies these concepts so attendees are ready to build with customers in mind.
· Sessions
From Degree to Career with Purpose
Dr. Natalia Peart shares a step-by-step pathway to finding a fulfilling career and a more inspired future. Based off her book, Future Proofed.
· Networking
Lunchtime Networking
A chance to chat with random attendees during "lunch" (depending on your timezone, of course).
· Sessions
Cam Houser: Using video to accelerator your career
Cam gives a hands-on crash course on how to get started making videos. His session will be useful for anyone who wants to tell their story better.
· Sessions
The No-Code Route to Developing an App with Sterling Smith
So you're not a coder and you can't afford to hire a dev team to build your app. Sterling Smith covers how non-coders can create a working prototype.
· Sessions
Ekaterina Matveeva: Upskilling for the future of Edtech
Few industries have been more disrupted than education. Ekaterina shares her international experience highlighting new jobs and market opportunities in edtech.
· Sessions
Tech Commercialization for Grad Student Founders
Most grad students wait too long to figure out tech transfer. Van Truskett shares her extensive knowledge of how founders can take their research to market.
· Stage
Fireside Chat: Bob Metcalfe & Kerry Rupp
What do you get when a venture capitalist and the guy who invented the ethernet come together? Find out in this exceptional session to wrap up the conference.
· Sessions
Side Stage with Kerry Rupp
Talk with Kerry after her Fireside Chat
· Sessions
Side Stage with Bob Metcalfe
Talk with Bob after his Fireside Chat

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