Andrea Barrica Speaks @ MEST Talk on “Preparing for the Global Stage”


This month’s MEST Talk on “Preparing for the Global Stage” is a conversation with 500 Startup’s Andrea Barrica on what it takes for a startup to be globally competitive.

Featured speaker is Andrea Barrica, Venture Partner and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at 500 Startups. A revenue-obsessed entrepreneur who loves to pitch and help others achieve their revenue and fundraising goals, Andrea focuses on helping founders pay attention to what has heart and meaning to their customers, team, and investors.

Previously, she co-founded inDinero Full Service and advised 300+ startups on their finances, then she co-founded SlideChef, a cloud presentation wizard. She then led SF PitchMasters and taught pitching at Stanford’s VLAB. Andrea’s dream is to democratize the power to inspire others and enable more social good organizations to grow.

Come get answers to questions such as:

  • What do international investors consider when investing in African startups?
  • What are common startup mistakes that hinder global competitiveness?
  • What does it take to scale a business gobally?
  • Venue: MEST, Accra – Ghana

    Date: September 28, 2015

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    Time: 11am – 12pm

    Reserve your spot now. Only 20 seats available!

    About 500 Startups

    500 Startups is an early-stage seed fund and accelerator program headquartered in Silicon Valley. 500 Startups has invested in hundreds of startups from literally all over the world, including MEST portfolio companies Kudobuzz and Dropifi. Exits include Sunrise (acquired by Microsoft), Behance (acquired by Adobe), and Lexity (acquired by Yahoo).

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