Venture Capitalist, Author and Speaker

Alexandre Lazarow is an author, speaker, and global venture capitalist. His debut book Out-Innovate: How Global Entrepreneurs – from Delhi to Detroit – Are Rewriting the Rules of Silicon Valley was published by HBR Press. Alex is the Founder & Managing Partner of Fluent Ventures and a Venture Partner with Cathay Innovation.

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Out-Innovate: How Global Entrepreneurs – from Delhi to Detroit – Are Rewriting the Rules of Silicon Valley

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Alex has delivered keynotes and annual addresses, spoke at corporate retreats and been a frequent podcast guest. Alex has worked with professors at Middlebury, Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Cornell, Insead and others as guest lecturer or Adjunct Professor for executive education, and full-time students. His book Out-Innovate was named a top 10 business book, won the Axiom Gold Prize, a Financial Times Business Book of the Month, and a Finalist for the McKinsey & Company Bracken Bower Prize for one of the best authors under age 35. It’s available in a 4 languages so far.

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Alex can cover topics including

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Future of innovation around the world

The best ideas come from anywhere and scale everywhere. The global entrepreneur's playbook flies in the face of Silicon Valley conventional wisdom.

02

The fintech revolution

Financial services represents 20% of the world economy. The fintech revolution is only beginning. It will be embedded, global, and tackle financial inclusion.

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The modernization of venture capital

The venture capital model works extraordinarily well for one type of startup in Silicon Valley. But does not extend to everyone, everywhere. New models are emerging.

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Ecosystem Involvement

Startup ecosystems are not built. They are grown. Taking lessons from ecosystems around the world, we can dive into practical strategies for local ecosystems.

Alex is a frequent guest author, contributor and writer with a range of top tier publications.

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I wonder what a song themed to "fraud prevention in #fintech to the beat of Stromae" would sound like

https://techcrunch.com/2023/01/27/google-created-an-ai-that-can-generate-music-from-text-descriptions-but-wont-release-it/

When I 1st saw each of these technologies, I knew life & work would never be the same..

IBM PC – 1981
Lotus 1-2-3 – 1983
Multimedia CD-Rom -1990
Netscape – 1994
RIM Pager – 1996
Laptop Wifi - 1999
iPhone – 2007
ChatGPT – 2022

What else in the last 50 yrs made you feel that way?

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Out-Innovate: How Global Entrepreneurs - from Delhi to Detroit - Are Rewriting the Rules of Silicon Valley.

“Alex Lazarow has provided us with an up-to-date map of the fast-moving world of innovation: how it works now and where it is headed. Out-Innovate is a must-read for all current and prospective entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and every business leader with a plan to grow.” – Bill Draper, cochair and co-founder, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation