PAST EVENT Lecture/Presentation/Talk

From Learning to Launch: The Entrepreneurial Pipeline

Join us for the next session of the discussion series with the Stanford Graduate School of Education’s Entrepreneurs in Residence.

Event details

Friday, May 17th 2024
02:00 PM—03:00 PM
Available toFaculty / Staff, Alumni / Friends, Students
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Join us for the next session of our discussion series, presented by the GSE’s Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) program. Our expert panel will dive into the topic of building a pipeline from education to entrepreneurs, moderated by Paul Kim, Associate Dean and Chief Technology Officer at the GSE.

Discover strategies for fostering innovation, honing entrepreneurial skills, and navigating the transition from the classroom to startup success. Whether you’re eager to explore entrepreneurship or interested in fostering innovation, this conversation will offer valuable insights and practical advice to kickstart your career journey. The panel will be followed by an audience Q&A.


Sergio Monsalve is the co-founder of the GSE’s Entrepreneur in Residence Program and a notable figure in venture capital as a Founding Partner at Roble Ventures. With a focus on human enablement technologies, including edtech, his investments have supported numerous successful startups, including Kahoot! and Udemy. Read Sergio’s full biography.

Claudio Sassaki is a visionary leader in Brazilian education technology, renowned for his role as co-founder and former CEO of Geekie. His passion for transforming education has impacted millions of students and earned him global recognition, including awards from Wired UK, the Schwab Foundation, and EY. Read Claudio’s full biography.

Beerud Sheth is the co-founder and CEO of Gupshup, the world’s leading platform for cloud messaging and conversational experiences. With a background in computer science and financial services, he is a prominent entrepreneurial figure at the forefront of technology and innovation, having previously founded Elance (now Upwork). Read Beerud’s full biography.

MODERATOR: Paul Kim is the Associate Dean and Chief Technology Officer at the GSE, who has dedicated himself to international development through education and information technology strategies. Read Paul’s full biography.