In Conversation With Pasha Rayan
17 December 2020
8:30am - 9:15am
Join us in conversation with Pasha Rayan, Co-Founder and CTO at Forage - an edtech company that runs virtual training programs with world-leading companies to educate and recruit students. Having raised over $11m in funding from the likes of Y Combinator, Transition Level Investments and Lightspeed Venture Partners - the startup, formally known as InsideSherpa, is seeking to tear down the barriers between potential and opportunity. You'll learn about Pasha's journey to Forage (which included roles at http://freelancer.com/ & KPMG), and what he's learned along the way. Pasha will be interviewed by award-winning technology leader Jeanette Cheah from Hacker Exchange, who's dedicated to supercharging and driving diversity into the next generation of founders, investors and innovators. Whether you're a current or emerging founder trying to make your dent in the universe, or an investor, education advocate, innovation enthusiast or other curious human looking to learn from a leading voice in the edtech market; this conversation is for you. Connection details will be emailed upon registration.
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