Category Archives: Research

The Disruptive Technologies Speaker Series: Friday October 24th 2pm-3pm EST

Lou Kerner Presents   Angel Investing How Big, How Fast, How Disruptive? Speakers Gil Penchina Largest Syndicate on Angel List   Jon Medved Founder & CEO, OurCrowd   Brian Cohen Chairman, New York Angels   When:        Friday, October 24th, 2014, … Continue reading

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UCLA Entrepreneurship Forum — Fireside Chat

Click here to see the video from the event CNSI Entrepreneurship Forum Monday August 11, 4PM @ CNSI Auditorium Fireside chat – LA’s startup ecosystem Hear how entrepreneurs view LA’s strengths & weaknesses, investment trends, what’s hot (or not) & exit … Continue reading

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Lou Kerner Presents – “The Disruptive Technologies” Conference Call Series

Topic Machine Learning  Speakers James Prudhomme CEO – Datacratic   Andrew Shikiar V.P Marketing & Corp Dev – BigML   Kalyan Lanka V.P. Product Management – Lotame   When: Wednesday, August 6th, from 2:00PM-3:00PM EST Where:  Conference Call – Please … Continue reading

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Lou Kerner’s Disruptive Technology Series – Corporate Innovation

Featuring: Balaji Gopinath VP of Emerg. Technology – Turner Dylan Boyd Managing Director – Powered by Techstars Ed Maguire Senior Analyst – CLSA Evangelos Simoudis Managing Director – Trident Capital When:        Thursday, June 18th, 2014, from 2:00PM-3:00PM EST Where:      … Continue reading

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Lou Kerner’s Disruptive Technology Series – Native Advertising 2014

Featuring Kelly Andresen Head of BrandConnect, The Washington Post John Chan Co-founder, Native Lift Kunal Gupta Co-Founder, Polar Steve Rubel Chief Content Strategist, Edelman When – Thursday, June 5th, 2PM-3PM EST Where – Conference Call RSVP to lou@socialinternetfund.com to get … Continue reading

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Are We In A Bubble?

Here’s the link to a deck I put together with lots of data addressing the topic “Are We In A Bubble“.  Bottom line is NO.

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2014 Is The Year of Bitcoin…on Wall Street, Silbert Says

Wall Street Journal, Feb 4th, 2014 Coverage of our Bitcoin 2014 Conference Call By The Wall Street Journal… Jamie Dimon might have called bitcoin a “terrible store of value” on CNBC last month, but if Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of the … Continue reading

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Lou Kerner’s Disruptive Technology Series – Bitcoin 2014

Full invite here Speakers: Chris Larsen Founder & CEO of Ripple Marco Santori Chariman, Regulatory Affairs Commission, The Bitcoin Foundation Sebastian Serrana Founder & CEO BirPagos Barry Silbert Founder & CEO SecondMarketBitcoin Investment Trust When: Tuesday, February 4, 2014, from … Continue reading

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Lou Kerner’s Social Internet Conference Call Series

November’s Topic: NATIVE ADVERTISING  Featuring Jordan Kretchmer Founder & CEO, LiveFyre –  Presentation here Ari Lewine  Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, TripleLift  – Presentation here  Rebecca Lieb Analyst, Altimeter Group - Presentation here  Adam Solomon VP of Digital Advertising Products, Time … Continue reading

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Bloomberg TV: Facebook Shares Will Come Back

On the third day of Facebook’s public trading, Lou Kerner spoke on Bloomberg TV, discussing the outlook for the company’s stock.

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