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Launch Pad: October 2, 2019

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Kirsten Korosec (Senior Reporter, TechCrunch), Stephane Gantchev (Co-Organizer of DigitalK; Partner, LAUNCHub Ventures), and Chad Anderson (Founder & CEO, Space Angels) on the Wednesday, October 2, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.

Air Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

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Kirsten Korosec

Air Time: 7:00 pm
Featuring: Kirsten Korosec

Stephane Gantchev

Air Time: 8:00 pm
Featuring: Stephane Gantchev

Chad Anderson

Air Time: 8:30 pm
Featuring: Chad Anderson

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Kirsten Korosec

Senior Reporter, TechCrunch

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Kristen Korosec is a journalist and editor who specializes in transportation/autos and technology. She is a currently a senior reporter and editor at TechCrunch as well as the cohost of the Autonocast podcast. Kristen previously was a reporter for Fortune Magazine and CBS Interactive.

 

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Stephane Gantchev

Co-Organizer of DigitalK; Partner, LAUNCHub Ventures

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Stephane is partner at LAUNCHub Ventures, a leading early stage VC in Sofia, Bulgaria, investing in startups from Central & Eastern Europe, as well as in founders originating from that region, based in the biggest startup hubs (Bay Area, London, Berlin,…). Stephane is also Co-organizer of DigitalK, a leading European Tech & Startup conference, happening every year at the end of May in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Prior to that Stephane was based in Paris, France and was Director Innovation at Orange – leading European mobile carrier. Stephane graduated from the Technical University in Sofia, Bulgaria and did a 1 year students exchange program in Ecole Polytechnique in France.

 

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Chad Anderson

Founder & CEO, Space Angels

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Chad Anderson is CEO of Space Angels and Managing Partner of Space Capital, together the world’s leading source of capital for entrepreneurial space companies. He also serves on several boards including the UK Space Catapult where he supports the national strategy to grow the space sector in the country. Prior to his current roles, Anderson enjoyed a successful career at JP Morgan Chase where he managed a $50 billion real estate portfolio through the Great Recession. Anderson holds an MBA from the University of Oxford, with a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation.

 

Twitter- @spacecapital
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