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Moving Politics to the Web: How Technology Can Change Politics
Feb
18
6:00 PM18:00

Moving Politics to the Web: How Technology Can Change Politics

Can technology be used to fix politics or are we doomed to #Fail

Join us February 18th as we host Daily Show Star Ann Ravel, Chair of the Federal Elections Commission and Chris Kelly former Chief Privacy Officer of Facebook, entrepreneur, and former candidate for Attorney General of Calfornia.

It's a conversation about technology, elections, and money. From startups to civic techies, learn about opportunities to change the world of politics.

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Cannabis Innovation & Regulation
Oct
28
6:00 PM18:00

Cannabis Innovation & Regulation

Cannabis may not be legal nationally, but the startup space is blowing up (see how we did that?). So what's the legal future of cannabis and for the startups navigating the space?

Join us on October 28th as we explore the risks, rewards, and obstacles of innovating in a black market moving quickly into shades of white. 

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#Stay Calm & Drone on! Building the Drone Economy
Jul
30
6:00 PM18:00

#Stay Calm & Drone on! Building the Drone Economy

Welcome to Startup Policy Lab’s The Policy Series, sponsored by Runway.

Join us for an stellar panel with thought leaders defining the drone industry.

Who doesn't want a drone delivered burrito? But who's going to set up the air traffic control as thousands of drones fly around? Drones are awesome, but government can't be dismissed: Join us as we talk policy, technology, and innovation in the World of Drones!

Topics for the night include:

  • FAA - friend or foe?
  • Navigating regulations - all you need to know about the upcoming federal, state, and local regulations (will you need a license to fly?).
  • Why government is needed - drones mean things are flying around, how can the government create the ecosystem to support innovation and safety?
  • Investing - what are the unique challenges

 

Appetizers and libations will be provided.

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The Policy Series featuring Travis LeBlanc, Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement, FCC
Jul
2
6:30 PM18:30

The Policy Series featuring Travis LeBlanc, Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement, FCC

Welcome to Startup Policy Lab’s The Policy Series, sponsored by Runway.

Join us for an exclusive fireside chat and Q&A with Traivs LeBlanc, Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement, Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

It's an exciting time to talk to the FCC. Innovation and regulators are running into each other everywhere: Net Neutrality, mobile payments, and massive changes in the telecom industry. Join us as DC comes to San Francisco to talk policy, technology, and innovation.

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