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Cape Town @ The Assembly
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Apr 26, 2018

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Portland Maine @ Portland House of Music and Events
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The Startup Bus

BY NATE COOPER
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Nate Cooper takes us for a ride on the Start Up Bus! 

Apps, programs and comics, oh my!

Going into depth about the features of how the competition helps people connect and work on creating their own businesses. 

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Wildcard Design

BY MATT CHILDRESS
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 14, 2014

Architect Matt Childress with started his own business, Wildcard Design. Their design process involves extensive brainstorming and critiquing in order to make each detail perfect.

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Food Labels and product packaging

BY DEREK RATCLIFFE
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 05, 2015

Derek Ratcliffe owns and operates two businesses in the organic food industry. As a grower, cook and entrepreneur, he talks with us about deciphering our food labels and product packaging. 

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The Cost of Wearing Art

BY KOVEN WEI
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Koven Wei is an apparel designer and entrepreneur who runs a brand called Toronto Boarding Club. He questions what defines art and how it is intertwined in street wear and culture.   

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Art to Industry: Stumbling into the Business World and Sticking the Landing

BY ALISA TONINATO
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 24, 2016

When you're an artist, one of the biggest challenges when starting out is navigating the business of selling your art. Eventually a paradigm shift happens and the effort becomes making an art out of working your business. Sculptor and entrepreneur Alisa Toninato has found some reconciliation with the often stressful transition of being creative and makeing a living from her craft. The key to a successful career in the arts might have less to do with writing a buisness plan, and more about tenaciously defining your passion. Alisa will bring us through her story as an artist running a production company, and how she ended up in the cookware industry.

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From Science to Society: A Field full of Landmines

BY BART KNOLS
@ VOL 31 ON SEP 07, 2016

"How many gems of scientific discovery are out there, published in articles, that we don’t know about?"

One of the goals of scientific research should be the improvement of the human reality. But have we created a world in which the journey from discovery to society is so exhausting that it deters academics from embarking on it? And if so, can we do something about it?

In "From Science to Society: A Field full of Landmines" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 31, Bart Knols idiscusses how scientists need to better communicate with those who are outside their field in order to contribute to society's development.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, October 10th, 2016. 

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Back to Baldy!

BY JOEY O'BRIEN
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 08, 2016

Baldy Mountain Resort, located just over an hour south of Penticton has been closed for years. A beautiful location, historically gorgeous snow and a vibrant mountain community once supported a tiny locally run resort. Joey O’Brien leverages his presentation to chart the difficult and adventurous journey from forgotten to revived, and how Baldy is proactively laying the foundation for a thriving community for years to come, including why they’ve offered $19 annual passes. 

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Border City Living

BY DEIDRE RITSCHE
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 31, 2017

Deidre Ritsche is incredibly passionate about the Windsor Essex-County community and has created a blog to connect with all of her favourite local people, places and things.

She belives that in order to thrive, we need to cherish our neighbourhoods and nurture our local businesses. She encourages everyone to get out and explore!

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Розповідати історії про українських підприємців — це круто.

BY ALLA KOSHLYAK
@ VOL 23 ON JUN 22, 2017

Алла Кошляк. Теле- та радіоведуча, 10 років у журналістиці.

Розповідати історії про українських підприємців — це круто.

Про проект «Бізнес-план», який я з командою знімаю для «Настоящее время» і Hromadske.ua, а також радіошоу «Власники» на aristocrats.fm, завдяки якому він став можливий. Про те, як важливо не забувати про свою ідею, навіть якщо її десять разів відхилили. Про те, як навчаєшся керувати колективом, знаходити компроміси, розбиратися в технічних деталях, яких ніколи не знав. І що найважливіше — про те, скільки навколо крутих людей роблять круті речі. І чому я вважаю таким важливим розповідати про це світу.

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Dismantling Loneliness through Collaborative Spaces

BY CHARLOTTE KIRBY
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

There is epidemic of loneliness in the world right now. In a world characterized by an abundance of virtual connections and weak ties, we are yearning for genuine interaction and connectedness. Charlotte, an entrepreneur who owns a coworking space at Markham talks about how important it is to build relationships and make genuine connections both personally and in business in this tech lonely world.

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Intelligence of the Future

How do you imagine people of future? And how do you imagine intelligence of the future? Great and interesting view on the intelligence of the future who have to think about future breakthroughs but to put actual actions to do it presented by young entrepreneur Eugene Khimenko on PKN vol. 7 Future Technologies, Dnepropetrovsk. 

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Conquering IT-technologies

Eugene Khimenko, IT-entrepreneur, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Reality Vol.10, explained what IT-technology is in the broadest sense and dispelled myths and stereotypes about the image and appearance of the modern "IT specialist". Scope of IT-technologies - is a great tool to expand your horizons and to develop opportunities. Everyone knows that who owns the information, owns the world. Practice and constantly updating information with the help of the search engines will definitely lead you to success!

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PKN Manila is Back!

After five long years, PechaKucha Night Manila is back for Vol. 5! The event which happened last May 22, 2015 at A Space Manila an unforgettable night of inspiration, fun, and energy. We featured some of Manila's most creative and progressive minds, namely graphic novelist and animator Arnold Arre, international designer and KKK CEO Brian Tenorio, writer and JollyRogerRogers founder Karen Kunawicz, social entrepreneur and Bambike founder Bryan Benitez McClelland, Freelancer.com regional director and The Red Whistle admin head Evan Tan, Department of Budget and Management undersecretary Clare Amador, Parkour organizers Kris Bay and Kitty De Leon Ureta, Curiosity founder and design researcher Birdie Salva, and A Space Manila founder Matt Morrison. 

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Filipino Bicycles with a Bamboo Soul

"We want to turn the Philippines into a powerhouse that can really produce world-class bamboo products for the rest of the world."In Filipino Bicycles with a Bamboo Soul from Manila, Vol. 5. Social entrepreneur Bryan McClelland showcases Bambikes - bicycles made from bamboo - to promote sustainable, environment-friendly, and high-quality Philippine-made bikes for the world.Get ready to roll!

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Theatre can be Anywhere

"The energy is addictive, the community is engaged, the love of life is evident and art is everywhere and that's what I wanted my community to be like.' In Theatre can be Anywhere, from PechaKucha Night Markham, Vol. 7, Alex Karolyi shares her life as an actor, playwright, accidental entrepreneur & founding Artistic Producer of Shadowpath. She talks to us about her journey as a performing artist, her experience producing "cafe theatre" exploring global potential and creating an artistic impact in her community.

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Growing a Community of Impact

"Maybe it's a natural virus for someone who has social workers as parents, but for me I thought I had to help everyone in trouble." In Growing a Community of Impact from Bergen Vol. 3, Silje Grastveit tells her story of what inspired her to become an entrepreneur. She started Impact Hub in Bergen, Norway, working to support social entrepreneurs. In just a few years the organization's network has spread to over 60 cities, and continues to grow. The community has reached more than 10,000 members focussing on making a positive impact in the world. Impact Hub Bergen was one of the early versions, it opened in 2011 and is the first incubator for social innovation in Norway.

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What You Don't Learn in University

“So most of my friends thought that this is something luxurious because you’re starting a company etc but actually it was very tiring, I was working from Sunday night till Saturday morning every week and then crashing for 24 hours.” In What You Don't Learn in University from PechaKucha Night Beirut’s 23rd volume, Entrepreneur Jad Joubran tells us about how he refused university and taught himself in order to fulfill his passion. By the age of 22, Jad has developed eTobb the first online medical platform in Lebanon to connect doctors and patients.

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Different Rhythm of Life

"With a global trend towards simple life style, there is an undeniable need to just slow down and rethink our priorities and regain our connection with nature." In Different Rhythm of Life from PKN Tokyo Vol. 135, entrepreneur Asako Hibi shares about Tabica, a collaborative consumption service that enables farmers and artisans in rural areas of Japan to connect with those looking for off-the-guidebook experiences. Tabica advocates simple, sustainable lifestyle and wants to support the repopulation and development of local communities throughout Japan.

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When Food Brings Cultures Together

"People were interested not about only the food that it was made, but also the backgroud from where did it come from." In "When Food Brings Cultures Together" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol.31, Sonia Kar is an independent entrepreneur who tells us the idea about her online platform, where different cultures meet through their menus. We human beings are very different, each and every one of us have some principles and values in us which have been influenced by our family, culture, upbringing and country. We all are effectively ambassadors or representatives of our families, cultural backgrounds and countries. But how often do we share our culture or are aware about the culture of others and can this be done through our food?