A business angel (also known as an angel investor, informal investor, funder, private investor, or seed investor) is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity. In WikiTalks you can learn a lot about this topic from many interesting speakers.
Inequality, in general, refers to the ethically unfair situation in which one individual or group has more of something (wealth, power, education) than another individual or group when ceteris paribus there should be an equal distribution. Here, on WikiStage video platform, you can hear Voices for Change - people who speak up against inequality in the world.
Venture capital is a type of funding for a new or growing business. It usually comes from venture capital firms that specialize in building high-risk financial portfolios. With venture capital, the venture capital firm gives funding to the startup company in exchange for equity in the startup. Learn more about this interesting topic watching these debates.
Artificial intelligence is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and other animals. In computer science AI research is defined as the study of "intelligent agents": any device that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance of successfully achieving its goals.
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. The learning process in the 21st century has changed, due to a change in behavioral patterns because of new technologies. Here, on WikiStagelearning video platform, you can educate yourself and watch talks about various topics.
Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system. Neuroscientists focus on the brain and its impact on behavior and cognitive (thinking) functions. Not only is neuroscience concerned with the normal functioning of the nervous system, but also what happens to the nervous system when people have neurological, psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders. Here, you can find out more about this interesting topic.
Corruption is dishonest behavior by those in positions of power, such as managers or government officials. Corruption can include giving or accepting bribes or inappropriate gifts, double-dealing, under-the-table transactions, manipulating elections, diverting funds, laundering money and defrauding investors.
Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible, such as an idea, a scientific theory, a musical composition, or a joke. Alternatively, it can be a physical object, such as an invention, a literary work, or a painting. Watch WikiTalks and find out more about this topic from interesting speakers.
Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. Watch these talks and hear Voices for Change.
Teamwork is often a crucial part of a business, as it is often necessary for colleagues to work well together, trying their best in any circumstance. Teamwork means that people will try to cooperate, using their individual skills and providing constructive feedback, despite any personal conflict between individuals. In this interesting topic you will hear why teamwork is so important and how to build a better team.
A pitch is basically delivering a business plan verbally. Typically it takes the form of an entrepreneur or group of entrepreneurs presenting or describing their ideas to prospective investors. If you are interested in startups, watch speeches from WikiStage events or speeches from other conferences that we selected for you.
Climate change is defined as an alteration in global or regional climate patterns. In particular, the term refers to a change, apparent from the mid to late 20th century onward, that is attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels.
To network means to create a group of acquaintances and associates and keeping it active through regular communication for mutual benefit. It is the cultivation of productive relationships. One must keep in mind that networking is based on the question "How can I help?" and not with "What can I get?"
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations. A leader is one who knows the way and inspires others to follow him. WikiStage selected the best talks about this topic so you can find out what does it take to be a good leader.
User experience (UX) refers to a person's entire experience using a particular product, system or service. The first requirement for a great user experience is to meet the exact needs for the usage of a product or a service, without fuss or bother. Here you can learn more about this topic.
Personal growth translates into developing your skills and competences and becoming a better person. Read, listen, watch, learn - work on yourself every day. These talks are about different issues connected with personal development. here is the selection of best debates about this topic.
Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight. It can be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping an audience's attention.
Thanks to endless creativity, talent and imagination of the likes of Dickens, Tolkien or Kafka, we can still today travel inside their created universes or through different eras; to learn, to draw inspiration from, to enlighten our minds and satisfy our thirst for beauty and art. This debate brings together talks that are about the great works of literature.