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8-207 Donadeo Innovation Cntr for Engineering

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1H9

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From hype to implosion: Stories from Silicon Valley.

Crypto currency, drones, autonomous vehicles, augmented reality, virtual reality, autonomous drones trading crypto currency; Silicon Valley is full of innovation--but equally full of hype. What have we learned from the last three cycles of boom and bust? Come listen to a talk by entrepreneur and venture capitalist Ramy Adeeb on the latest hype in IT, the complex relationship between hype and innovation, and how venture capitalists attempt to find the opportunities midst the noise.



About Ramy Adeeb

An entrepreneur and investor, Ramy has over 17 years of experience building, investing in and advising startups in Silicon Valley. Ramy is one of the founding engineers at Tellme Networks (Acquired by Microsoft) and the founder and CEO of Snip.it (Acquired by Yahoo). He also served as a product executive at Yahoo leading media products under Marissa Mayer. Ramy started his investing career at Khosla Venture working closely with legendary investors Vinod Khosla and Pierre Lamond on a number of investments including Square (NASDAQ:SQ), Groupme (acquired by Skype) Storify (acquired by LiveFyre) and Ness Technologies (acquired by Open Table). Ramy holds a Bachelors and Masters in Computer Science from Harvard and an MBA from Stanford where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

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