Newchip Newsletter Series: February 15-19th

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What’s coming up at Newchip?

See for more information on upcoming Newchip events. All events are scheduled in Central Daylight Time.

Monday, February 15

9:00am-11:00am: 3-Minute Elevator Pitch 1-1 Coaching Workshop #1 [Link]

9:30am-11:30am: Business Advisory Session [Link]

Tuesday, February 16

1:00pm-3:00pm: Business Advisory Session [Link]

2:00pm-4:00pm: 9-Minute Demo Day 1-1 Coaching Workshop #1 [Link]

4:00pm-6:00pm: Weekly Pitch Deck Review Session #1 [Link]

Wednesday, February 17

9:00am-11:00am: Business Advisory Session [Link]

6:00pm-8:00pm: 3-Minute Elevator Pitch 1-1 Coaching Workshop #2 [Link]

Thursday, February 18

10:00am-12:00pm: Business Advisory Session [Link]

4:00pm-6:00pm: Weekly Pitch Deck Review Session #2 [Link]

6:00pm-8:00pm: 3-Minute Elevator Pitch 1-1 Coaching Workshop #2 [Link]

Friday, February 19

9:30am-11:30am: Hot Seat Weekly Session [Link]

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Newchip Accelerate Podcast!

From investing to building a company culture, Accelerate strives to shine a light on the many unknowns entrepreneurs face on a daily basis. 

Our most recent episode features Laurie Cercone, Newchip’s Director of Investor Relations, hosting Scrum Studio’s program manager Akash Bhat to talk about their startup program & global expansion insights.

Company Spotlight

Newchip Company Spotlight - Cruz Street

Jesse Cruz, Founder & CEO of Cruz Street

Jesse Cruz is the Founder and CEO of Cruz StreetCruz Street’s MyCDO Platform brings the non-technical business leader in as a collaborator in a SaaS cloud-based customer data platform. This data analytics infrastructure includes a data lake environment, data quality tools, data models, machine learning, BI dashboards, and visualization. Coupled with MyCDO is a data science team composed of senior analysts and data architects which serve as a center of excellence for organizations looking to innovate with their data.

Their goal is to simplify data science for every organization, making more revenue while reducing marketing and operating costs.

Mentor Spotlight

Newchip Mentor Spotlight - Anish Sharma

Anish Sharma is an accomplished, results-driven executive senior finance and strategy professional with superior analytical and quantitative skills built through progressively challenging, multi-industry, diverse and international work assignments. His international exposure expands to countries such as the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, Kazakhstan, Tanzania, Germany, Netherlands, China, India, and Singapore.

Currently, Anish is in the role of global finance director at Dover Corporation. Reporting to the CFO, he is responsible for global digital transformation for the Solutions/Software segment of the business. The transformation includes selection and implementation of back office systems for seamless order to cash. Strategic initiatives are around software pricing, customer experience, and M&A due diligence.

Prior experiences include global finance and strategy roles at Halliburton, Exxon Mobil and a PE company leading large organizations and managing varying budget projects ($100M – $2.3B).

Must-Read Articles

Below you will find a collection of our must-read articles for this week in relation to the entrepreneurial world. For the best experience, we recommend you grab a cup of coffee, some tea, or heck, just grab a nice, cold beer… Enjoy!

See you next week!

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