Give First: Chris Schroeder on the power of global entrepreneurship

August 21st, 2020

Chris Schroeder is the author of Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East. He shares his experience traveling the world and promoting global entrepreneurship. Chris explains how he fosters technology entrepreneurship as an advisor and investor in rising markets in Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

In this episode, Chris Schroder opens up with Brad Feld about how a “mind blowing” discovery at a startup convention in the Middle East inspired him to promote global entrepreneurship. With a background in digital technology at The Washington Post and in entrepreneurship as the co-founder of HealthCentral, a health and wellness platform, Chris knows the power of technology and wants to share it with the world.

Chris talks about breaking out of his own narrative bias, entrepreneurship being a global language, and why co-authorship is the key to success as a mentor and venture investor. Listen for Chris’s take on the power of mentorship and inspiring founder stories from around the world.

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