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Virtual Fireside Chat w/ Bob Biciocchi - Shared screen with speaker view
Lindsey Smith
16:44
Welcome everyone! Today we’re speaking with Bob Biciocchi (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rlbsmartercities/).
Lindsey Smith
20:33
Please feel free to share any questions you might have in the chat.
Ivano Newbill
22:09
What would you consider your biggest failure? And what convinced you to persevere during the down time?
Ben Solomon
25:49
Thanks to all for joining!
Ben Solomon
26:11
please put your questions into the chat and we'll have Bob answer them
STEVEN GILLELAND
28:04
How do you know when to persevere vs pivot?
Jeff Li
32:00
I have been seeking entrepreneurial activities for a long time. These are risky endeavors. Ironically, I bought into the notion that staying put is the riskiest move, so taking risks is a good way of mitigating long term career risks. What does this dilemma show about me?
Kaushik Goswami
39:08
How do you assemble/recruit a high performance team at different phases of your startup?
Eugene Ostrovskiy
43:29
Can you share more about smart cities? Cities and municipal government can provide unique opportunities for startups and I would like to know how to best reach out to local governments and know how they think and implement new technology.
Suketu Shah
44:41
What advise do you have for entrepreneurs who doesn't have disruptive product but rather a differentiating solutions in a growing market (such as in wireless communications) where incumbent threat always exist?
Yi Wang
44:48
How do you see an introvert running a startup as a CEO? I know from the past activities I did that I enjoy reading books, being in my head/alone, low tolerance of BS. Low tolerance of BS is a problem of mine. I’d appreciate any imsights.
Adrian Fang
45:56
When exploring a new startup idea, is there a higher success rate in staying in the same industry as before (to leverage your experience, knowledge and network) vs. jumping into something with a new learning curve?
Gabrielle Woronoff
46:43
In the case of a technology transferred from a research lab, how do you know when to transition from research to startup? how would you judge that your product is ready enough?
Yi Wang
50:44
Yes thank you
STEVEN GILLELAND
52:41
How long did it take you to learn to "swim" in the software world?
Kevin Kramer
55:45
Thanks, Bob!
Rey Dequilla
55:59
Thank you!
Eugene Ostrovskiy
56:15
Thank you for the talk!
Arnaud Benhamou
56:21
Thank you !
Lindsey Smith
56:29
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Adrian Fang
56:32
Thank you!
STEVEN GILLELAND
56:54
Thank you!
Ignacio De Leon
57:05
Thank you
Ivano Newbill
57:17
A Big Thank you to FedTech and Bob
Ivano Newbill
57:21
Thank you Lindsey
Ivano Newbill
57:24
Thank you Ben
Michael O'Brien
57:31
Thanks and hi to all my FedTech friends!!
Lindsey Smith
57:32
Thanks so much Bob! And thanks to all for joining us!