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Entrepreneur's Circle: The Art of Effective Networking and Building Your Network - One Introduction At The Time


Join us for our casual and conversational Entrepreneur's Circle at The Hivery! This is another way to make sure you're not tackling the business of building a business on your own, but rather with the trusted circle of The Hivery community.

Meet Anne Cocquyt, mission driven community leader and founder of the GUILD. Anne arrived in San Francisco 7 years ago and built her network from scratch. She is now one of the most connected people in Silicon Valley. Her journey inspired her to build a networking platform and facilitate 15,000 connections between like-minded women over the course of the last two years (

In this interactive session you will hear from Anne how she became a power connector, community leader and tech founder. You will define your networking strategy in an interactive workshop following Anne’s talk and set goals to build your network. Anne will provide examples and share best practices and the tips and tricks how you too can become highly effective in building and nurturing your network within the Hivery community and beyond.

This event is ideal for anybody interested in building more effective networks, activating their existing networks and who want to exchange ideas with introverts and extroverts about the art of purpose-driven networking.

The Hivery integrated the GUILD match-making technology on the Hivery platform, so you too can start building deep connections with other Hivery members. Bring your laptop and we will assist you in setting up your networking profile.

As seats are limited, advance online registration is required. Free for members. $30 for non-members. This is a BYO brown-bag lunch discussion. All are welcome!

Not a Hivery member yet? Learn more about membership and sign up here.

This workshop is one of The Hivery's monthly member events. Mark your calendar for each Thursday from 12:30 to 1:45pm to join this and forthcoming programs. 

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About Anne Cocquyt

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Anne Cocquyt is a serial entrepreneur, corporate and non-profit leader with a passion for innovation and execution across a broad range of projects, products and technologies. She leads startups, communities and a non-profit organization focused on closing the gender gap for female entrepreneurs and women in leadership roles in technology. She pioneered the first startup challenge in the healthtech space and recently launched the first advocacy study for women in product to discuss solutions to close the gender gap in entrepreneurship and corporations at the World Economic Forum. She is the founder of the GUILD, an AI-powered networking platform providing women with actionable networking connections. Anne mentors and advises startups in digital health, she is on the advisory board of UNBOXD, a new STEM publication for girls, Change Catalyst Constellations, a think tank for change makers, she invests in social impact startups, leads innovation workshops and speaks at industry events and conferences.