Open to the Public, Talks & Lectures
20 Sep 2017
Babbio Center, Room 104

Effective Crowdfunding Tips for Hardware Startups

Stevens Venture Center Speaker Series

The Stevens Venture Center Speaker Series presents Keeth Smart, co-founder and chief operating officer of Physiclo, a fitness technology company based in New York City. Physiclo uses patented resistance technology to improve a person’s speed, strength and caloric burn by activating their muscles by 23 percent. Keeth raised funding for Physiclo through crowdfunding and will share the secrets of his success.

Prior to launching Physiclo, Keeth served in a variety of senior finance, business development and strategic roles at Verizon, Google and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Keeth won an Olympic Silver Medal (2008) and is a three-time member of the U.S. Olympic Fencing team. Keeth holds the distinction of being the first American fencer to be ranked number 1 in the world in 2003.

Keeth earned an MBA with a concentration in finance and entrepreneurship from Columbia University and a bachelor of science in finance from St. John’s University. Keeth lives in New York City and is a trustee at the United States Fencing Foundation and serves on the boards of the Columbia Venture Community and the Peter Westbrook Foundation, which helps inner-city children develop life skills through the sport of fencing.

Pizza will be served.

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