our lunch'n learns

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What is a smalltalk lunch'n learn?
A 30 minute chat with a someone on a topic they are passionate about. BYOL (bring your own lunch) and listen in the comfort of your home or office on Smalltalk (no video!, no cameras!). We are doing this for our interns, and opening it up as an activity your company can do for your remote-workers. Enjoy and learn something! If you want to make a series for your company email dan@imonsmalltalk.com and he will hook u up!

May 25
Ian Sigalow is the Co-Founder of Greycroft. Among his investments are Venmo, Flutterwave, Public and more. Ian will talk about the basics of Venture Capital, and how he picks companies.

June 1
Weedie Braimah is a grammy nominated artist for his album Hands of Time. He is also considered one of the greatest percussionists of our time. He will be sharing about the Djembe.

June 8
Candice Cook is the Chief Strategy Officer for Radical Media, the makers of oscar winning Summer of Soul +more. Learn about producing a film.

Aneesh Bhoopathy is an artist and product designer. He's gonna show you how to make a logo in Figma.

Erica Kiang the founder of Babel Fair Showroom which is a wholesale sales agency that represents international and domestic women’s fashion brands. She will talk about placing brands into major retailers.

Minverva Tantoco & Esther Dyson will be talking about their take on AI and its future. Esther is reknowned as a Swiss-born American investor, journalist, author, commentator and philanthropist and Minerva is a startup founder, patent holder, and AI policy advisor.

July 6
Nusseir Yassin is also known as Nas Daily across the world for creating one minute videos. He will talk about building a brand.

July 13
Andrew Kortina & John Borthwick worked together at Betworks (founded by John), one of the first start-up studios in NYC. Kortina is now a filmmaker, and also created Venmo & Fin. This is an anything goes chat!

July 20
Hamish McKenzie is the CoFounder of Substack, and a journalist. Learn about modern day journalism.

July 27
Sam Lessin is a partner at Slow Ventures, and also CoFounded Fin and Drop.io (aquired by Facebook).

Aug 3
Hayley Barna Partner at First Round Capital. Hayley will talk about going from Founder & CEO (Birchbox) to Investor.

Aug 10
Jesse Bentert is a Product Leader at Instacart, and was a Head of Product at Venmo. He will do a session on how to use a design sprint to answer critical business questions in just 1 week. Useful for aspiring startup founders, product managers, designers, or engineers who want to contribute to product.

Aug 17
Nadia Boujarwah & Lydia Gilbert are the founders of Dia. They will talk about how to build & run a company.

Aug 24
Aija Mayrock is a bestselling author, poet, and performer. She will start with a performance of one of her pieces, and then talk about her journey as a creative.