"If you grasp the love of Christ, you won't grasp at the other things to fill you". This week, Vanessa gives a unique perspective on lust and speaks on how grasping onto the love of Christ helps us escape the need to feel desirable to people.
Startups strategies can be real estate strategies too. In today’s episode, we’re going to dive into them! Vanessa Liu is the Vice President of SAP.iO, a global organization responsible for building ecosystem startups around SAP. In her role, she is overseeing SAP.iO’s North American Foundries in New York and San Francisco including programs devoted to women and diverse-led B2B enterprise tech companies. Vanessa was most recently the CEO at Trigger Media Group, a $22 million dollar digital media incubator founded in 2011 where she founded and built two portfolio companies from inception to fully operational businesses. She’s a Fulbright scholar at the Utrecht University where she conducted independent research on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Court of Justice. She also served as first Vice President of the Harvard Alumni Association. [00:01 - 03:47] Opening SegmentLet’s get to know today’s guest, Vanessa LiuVanessa shares the story of SAP[03:48 - 10:49] Venture Capital and StartupsNew industries, new customersShepherding StartupsVanessa talks about startupsHow to Get to the Next Level in BusinessZero EquityVanessa discusses partner companies that leftVenture Partners and Capitals[10:50 - 17:48] Startups and Real EstatesReal Estate Needs Assessment Vanessa talks about having intrinsic assetsCoachability, Experience, and InsightWhat Do You Stand For?[17:49 - 20:23] Final Four SegmentVanessa’s advice to aspiring investors“Really get to know your end customer backwards and forwards and just have that different type of perspective that no one else can have.” How Vanessa stays on top of her gameCall upon her personal group of advisorsVanessa’s way to make the world a better placeMaking technology a representative of everyone out thereReach out to our guest - see links below Final wordsTweetable Quotes“We can open up a lot of doors but you have to be at a majority level work where you can absorb those opportunities and take advantage of them.” - Vanessa Liu“It’s really a question of access to capital… it is harder for these companies to raise money because they don’t have the access.” - Vanessa Liu-----------------------------------------------------------------------------Connect with Vanessa Liu through: Twitter and LinkedIn. Check out https://sap.io/ and build your own startup business!Connect with me:I love helping others place money outside of traditional investments that both diversify a strategy and provide solid predictable returns. FacebookLinkedInLike, subscribe, and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or whatever platform you listen on. Thank you for tuning in!Email me → firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you want to feel inspired and create an impact? Let’s take a walk and listen to this interview with Vanessa Liu, Entrepreneur and President of the Harvard University Alumni Association. Vanessa shares stories and strategies on relationship building, starting businesses, and instilling the entrepreneurship mindset for the next generation. This conversation with host Natalie Benamou and Vanessa Liu will help you discover how to create lasting change. 3 Tips to Starting a Business: Who is your first customer? How are you going to attract and retain talent? What would make people excited about your service or product? Create Lasting Change: Look for things that are “ripe for disruption.” Build upon existing data, models, and connections. Develop strategies and plans. Keep an open-mind for new opportunities. Embrace Change: Give the next generation the opportunity to pursue entrepreneurship and explore creativity. Pivoting with change also means utilizing your current relationships. Some of those relationships may translate to becoming investors. “Now for me, the whole idea of combating ageism of building products and services that make people embrace and gracefully age is going to be my purpose.” Thank you, Vanessa Liu, for this conversation, your expertise in creating lasting change. Vanessa Liu Vanessa Liu builds upon her career, including launching a digital media venture fund with Andy Russell, overseeing SAP.iO Foundries in North America, and a growth marketing consultant for McKinsey & Company. Vanessa thrives on creating lasting change, impacting every generation, from the elderly to her children and other young people like them. LinkedIn: Vanessa Liu Twitter: @vanessawliu Natalie Benamou is the CEO of HerPower2 Lead and HerCsuite™ an online platform for Executive Women. HerCsuite™ is an online professional platform for executive women, female rising leaders and women’s organizations. Members are transforming connections into their own powerful mentoring entourage and networking across a mega platform to achieve success. Are you ready to become a game changer? Join HerCsuite™ today. Reach out to Natalie Benamou at HerCsuite™ if you have a question. LinkedIn: Natalie Benamou | HerPower2 Lead | HerCsuite™ This podcast is sponsored by Aaptiv, our favourite health and wellness app with over 4,000 videos. Listeners can get your free 30-day trial here Credits: Thanks to Julie Deem and the Business Podcast Editor for editing our podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/natalie109/message
2103: Vanessa Liu: How an Incubator Can Help Your Business Grow
Conscious Millionaire Show
Welcome to the Conscious Millionaire Show for entrepreneurs, coaches, and leaders who want to double your business, increase profits, and make a positive impact! Join host, JV Crum III, as he goes inside the minds of Millionaire Entrepreneurs and World-Class Business Experts. Today's featured episode... Vanessa Liu: How an Incubator Can Help Your Business Grow Vanessa Liu is the Vice President of SAP.iO Foundries North America, SAP’s early-stage venture arm. Previously, she was COO at Trigger Media Group where she co-founded InsideHook and Fevo, and an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. She currently serves as a Non-Executive director of Appen Ltd. (ASX: APX). Like this Podcast? Get every episode delivered to you free! Subscribe in iTunes Download Your Free Money-Making Gift Now... "Born to Make Millions" Hypnotic Audio - Click Here Now! Please help spread the word. Subscribing and leaving a review helps others find our podcast. Thanks so much! Inc Magazine "Top 13 Business Podcasts." Conscious Millionaire Network has over 2,500 episodes and millions of listeners in 190 countries. Join us as a regular listener to get money-making secrets on how you can grow your business and profits faster!
18: Vanessa Liu: How an Incubator Can Help Your Business Grow
Conscious Millionaire Elite Show
Welcome to the Elite Show for 7- and 8-Figure Entrepreneurs who want scale, make a big impact, and prepare for a big exit. Join host, JV Crum III, as he goes inside the minds of Entrepreneurs, Business Experts and Leaders. Today's featured episode... Vanessa Liu: How an Incubator Can Help Your Business Grow Vanessa Liu is the Vice President of SAP.iO Foundries North America, SAP’s early-stage venture arm. Previously, she was COO at Trigger Media Group where she co-founded InsideHook and Fevo, and an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. She currently serves as a Non-Executive director of Appen Ltd. (ASX: APX). Like this Podcast? Get every episode delivered to you free! Subscribe in iTunes Download Your Free Gift Now...The award-winning, 34 X #1 Book, “Conscious Millionaire: Grow Your Business by Making Your Difference”. Please help spread the word. Subscribing and leaving a review helps others find our podcast. Thanks so much! The Elite Show is part of the Conscious Millionaire Network which has over 2,500 episodes and millions of listeners in 190 countries. Our original podcast, the Conscious Millionaire Show, was named in Inc Magazine "Top 13 Business Podcasts”
A Conversation with Vanessa Liu (VP @ SAP.io Foundries North America)
Vanessa is a business builder, digital media entrepreneur and technology innovator. She has been building, launching and re-launching six businesses over a span of 20 years and heads up SAP.io today, where she is investing in women and diverse-led B2B intelligent enterprise start-ups.Discover why occasionally you have to hang out with motorcycle fanatics to unearth consumer insights, how corporations can and should work with startups, and why disruptive innovation is best explored through the lens of consumer actions.
#66 VP of SAP (SAP.iO Foundries North America), Vanessa Liu
Smart Venture Podcast
066 Vanessa Liu is a VP at SAP leading the SAP.iO Foundries North America team to invest in women and diverse-led B2B intelligent enterprise start-ups, including AI, Blockchain, data analytics, machine learning, and many others. Prior to that, Vanessa was the COO of Trigger Media Group, a venture studio based in New York City. She holds a JD from Harvard Law School and worked at McKinsey & Company for over 10 years. https://www.SmartVenturePod.com IG/Twitter/FB @GraceGongGG LinkedIn:@GraceGong YouTube: https://bit.ly/gracegongyoutube Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episode, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech executives in the silicon valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their ways of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.
The Ascent Podcast - LaaS: Leadership as a Service
LaaS: Leadership as a Service Host: Andrew Tarvin, Founder & CEO @ Humor That Works Guest: Vanessa Liu, VP North America Foundries @ SAP.iO Presented by: The Ascent Conference In episode six of the Ascent podcast, Andrew Tarvin speaks with Vanessa Liu, Vice President of SAP.iO Foundries North America. They discuss topics including diversity and inclusion in the start-up community, habits of successful entrepreneurs, and Vanessa's experience working with founders at SAP. Andrew and Vanessa also discuss thoughts on their outlook for 2021 and the changing nature of the start-up community.
Episode 58: Navigating the Journey with SAP.iO’s Vanessa Liu
When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up? Did you grow up thinking that you wanted to become an astronaut and then go off in a completely different direction? Well, in this episode, Vanessa Liu shares with us her career journey that took her from dreams of being an astronaut to becoming a Harvard lawyer to becoming a senior executive in digital media and technology innovation. No matter what her role has been, Vanessa has always been at the forefront of innovation. Vanessa is the VP of SAP.iO, a global organization responsible for building an ecosystem of startups around SAP. In her role, she is overseeing SAP.iO’s North American Foundries in New York and San Francisco, including programs devoted to women and diverse-led B2B enterprise tech companies. Highlights: [02:13] Vanessa’s story [08:57] Overcoming fears [10:55] Vanessa’s superpower [13:25] Awareness of identity [17:07] What holds women back [22:10] Advocacy from mentors and sponsors [23:57] Approaching a potential mentor [26:26] Showcase your capabilities [30:38] Vanessa’s role at SAP.iO [33:58] Advice for founders [38:34] Challenges women face in raising capital [42:43] Post-pandemic world [46:18] Juggling competing priorities Quotes: “If something feels right from an impact perspective, and you are in a state of flow, because you know that your contributions are making a difference, you can then enjoy the journey, which takes a lot of the fear away.” – Vanessa Liu “When building your network, make sure you give to the relationship so that it is just as fulfilling for the other person as it is for you.” – Vanessa Liu “Understanding what your superpower is and matching that with organizations that also value that is essential.” – Vanessa Liu "You need to be able to tell your story so that other people can understand it.” – Vanessa Liu “We all have the same asset, which is 24 hours a day. And it's about how do you spend it? And how can you spend it wisely.” – Vanessa Liu “Asking for help is not a sign of weakness. It means that you know yourself well and that you know where you need help.” - Vanessa Liu About Vanessa Liu: Vanessa is the VP of SAP.iO, a global organization responsible for building an ecosystem of startups around SAP. In her role, she is overseeing SAP.iO’s North American Foundries in New York and San Francisco, including programs devoted to women and diverse-led B2B enterprise tech companies. Vanessa was most recently the Chief Operating Officer at Trigger Media Group, a $22MM digital media incubator. In her role, she co-founded, incubated and oversaw business operations and strategic initiatives of Trigger’s portfolio companies: InsideHook (the essential digital lifestyle guide for adventurous and discerning men) and Fevo (SaaS technology bringing friends and networks together for group experiences at live events). Vanessa currently serves as a board observer of Fevo and is an advisor or investor in start-ups including Bounce Exchange, Grata Data, GroundSignal, Knotel and Narrativ. She mentors female founders through Declare’s Lead Program. Previously, Vanessa was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company’s Media and Entertainment Practice, based in Amsterdam, London and New York. In this role, Vanessa was responsible for serving clients in a variety of media and high tech sectors including online advertising, magazine and newspaper publishing, television, video content production, and information services, particularly on issues of digital media strategy, emerging market strategy, growth and innovation. Vanessa graduated magna cum laude with an AB in psychology from Harvard University and cum laude with a JD from Harvard Law School. She was a Fulbright Scholar at Universiteit Utrecht in the Netherlands where she conducted independent research on the International War Crimes Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the International Court of Justice. She serves as Vice President, College Alumni Affairs, of the Harvard Alumni Association. Links: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanessawliu/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/vanessawliu
Ep. 18 - Vanessa Liu of SAP.iO Shares Global Wisdom
The Main Thing Podcast
Welcome to the Main Thing Podcast! This is your 9-minute dose of wisdom. My special guest today is Vanessa Liu. Vanessa Liu is a builder. She is a builder of businesses, concepts, networks and connections. Vanessa presently leads SAP.iO Foundries in North America, which are SAP's accelerators for B2B enterprise startups. She has earned degrees in neuroscience and law. Early in her career, Vanessa worked in the business consulting world with McKinsey Company, which took her around the world to posts in Amsterdam, London and New York, were she presently resides. Along her dynamic career path, Vanessa developed a keen interest in media, and she has launched and invested in a number of successful media ventures, including Inside Hook and Fevo. Vanessa is a champion for social justice and a tireless advocate for under-represented business start-ups, especially those led by women or diverse founders. With Vanessa’s diverse and fascinating background, it is no wonder she is one of the wisest people I know. Settle in. Over the next nine minutes, you’ll discover what unique bit of wisdom Vanessa has chosen to share. Resources Connect on LinkedIn with Vanessa Liu. SAP.iO website Merchandise Store Buy some Main Thing "merch" to show your support for this show. Store link. Credits Graphic Designer Emma Malinoski Editor and Technical Advisor Bob Hotchkiss