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Startup Investment Rounds Explained

By: Fadee Kannah
April 02, 20201 Min Read — In Thoughts
Getting money from investors is difficult! To make it a bit easier one must look at the investors' perspective and understand what they are…
#Business
#Entrepreneurship
#Fundraising


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Evaluating an Asset

By: Fadee Kannah
March 29, 20201 Min Read — In Thoughts
There are three ways to evaluating an asset: Greater fool theory Assets Income Greater Fool Theory In real estate, they call it…
#Money
#Investing
#Finance


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Transition to working from home

By: Fadee Kannah
March 29, 20203 Min Read — In Thoughts
As the world spiraled into chaos and California was put into lockdown, we transitioned our team to work from home. We had a…
#Business
#Leadership
#Remote
#WFH


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An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management

By: Fadee Kannah
March 15, 202010 Min Read — In Books
When it comes to engineering management there aren't that many books that tackle this topic. Luckily with the increase of…
#Business
#Management
#StartUps
#Engineering


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Year review 2019

By: Fadee Kannah
January 01, 202021 Min Read — In Personal
Last year I did a year review and I really enjoyed reflecting on it. I had decided that I will keep documenting each year's…
#YearReview
#Travel
#Business
#Work


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Creating & scaling a viral evangelism loop

By: Fadee Kannah
December 08, 20193 Min Read — In Talks
I got to listen to this talk during the Launch Scale 2019 conference. This talk one of the most interesting talks for me. It…
#Launch2019
#Startup
#Entrepreneurship
#Business


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The mortgage refinancing process

By: Fadee Kannah
November 28, 20199 Min Read — In Personal
Before making any big financial decision one must have a very good understanding of the reasoning behind it. When it comes to…
#Money
#Mortgage
#Personal


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Your Money or Your Life

By: Fadee Kannah
October 15, 20199 Min Read — In Books
This book was originally published in 1992! Many things have changed in the 25+ years since that book was originally written…
#Personal
#Finance
#Money


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Launch Scale 2019 Summary

By: Fadee Kannah
October 08, 20192 Min Read — In Talks
This fall Luke and I got to attend the Launch Scale conference. The conference is geared towards founders and helping early stage startups…
#Launch2019
#Development
#Startup
#Entrepreneurship
#Business


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Technical Leadership

By: Fadee Kannah
October 07, 20192 Min Read — In Thoughts
For a long time I have been trying to figure out exactly what my role as a "technical leader" really means. I have been…
#Business
#Entrepreneurship
#Leadership


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My college journey

By: Fadee Kannah
June 18, 20196 Min Read — In Personal
Semester by semester Fall 2010 It all started while, I was in high school. I learned that I would not be able to graduate unless I meet the…
#SDSU
#School
#Business
#Work


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San Diego Start Up Week 2019 Talk

By: Fadee Kannah
June 08, 20191 Min Read — In Talks
In 2016 I attended San Diego Start Up week for the first time. At the time, I got free tickets since CourseKey was a part of the EvoNexus…
#SDSW2019
#Development
#StartupWeek
#Entrepreneurship
#Business


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The 35th Annual Children's Book Party

By: Fadee Kannah
May 02, 20191 Min Read — In Personal
Last week I got to volunteer for the children's book party at Balboa Park. I learned about the event through the EOP program at SDSU. The…
#Volunteering


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Developer Week Conference Recap

By: Fadee Kannah
April 16, 20194 Min Read — In Personal
This was our second time attending the conference! In 2018, we attended the conference for a single day. We flew in…
#DevWeek2019
#Development
#CourseKey


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My commencement speech

By: Fadee Kannah
April 09, 20193 Min Read — In Personal
After an eight year educational journey at San Diego State University, it is time to graduate! Since I kept busy and was…
#Graduation
#School
#EOP


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My strengths assessment

By: Fadee Kannah
March 25, 201910 Min Read — In Personal
What are my strengths? That is a question that I had when I started at San Diego State University. I observed a lot of talented…
#Entrepreneurship
#CourseKey
#Business


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Mesa Student Leadership 2019 Recap

By: Fadee Kannah
March 20, 20192 Min Read — In Talks
This is an annual conference held yearly by the MESA program. It is focused on honing the leadership skills for the…
#MesaLeadership
#Recap


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The post that changed everything

By: Fadee Kannah
March 15, 20193 Min Read — In Personal
We all have moments that possess a massive rippling effect. Usually those ripples occur from tiny actions, that sometimes we…
#Entrepreneurship
#CourseKey
#Business


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Emotional Intelligence

By: Fadee Kannah
March 09, 20192 Min Read — In Talks
Dr. Vanderslice is an assistant professor at California Baptist University Jabs School of Business. Gaynell teaches management…
#MesaLeadership


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Outside The Box

By: Fadee Kannah
March 09, 20191 Min Read — In Talks
Jose Monoroy is the Technical Solution Sales Director at Intel Corporation where he is responsible for the incubation of new Data…
#MesaLeadership


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STRENGTHS FINDER

By: Fadee Kannah
March 09, 20191 Min Read — In Talks
Rafael Alvarez is the MESA program director at San Diego City College. Summary This is a talk explaining how the Gallup Strengths…
#MesaLeadership


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Social Media & Your Brand

By: Fadee Kannah
March 09, 20191 Min Read — In Talks
Luis Topete MESA Schools Program director at San Diego State University Summary How does one create a leadership brand? The way…
#MesaLeadership


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Strengthening the Tribe - Developers Enabling Developers

By: Fadee Kannah
February 21, 20192 Min Read — In Talks
This talk was hosted during the Developer Week 2019 conference. I attended this talk because it covers an important topic which…
#DevWeek2019
#Development
#Education


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Blitzscaling Your API - Lessons Learned After Building over 400 Integrations

By: Fadee Kannah
February 21, 20192 Min Read — In Talks
This talk was hosted during the Developer Week 2019 conference. I attended this talk to learn about building APIs for…
#DevWeek2019
#Development
#API
#Architecture


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Eventbrite’s 13-Year Technical Evolution

By: Fadee Kannah
February 21, 20191 Min Read — In Talks
This talk was hosted during the Developer Week 2019 conference. I attended this talk to satisfy my curiosity for how Eventbrite…
#DevWeek2019
#Development
#API
#Architecture


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Enabling Business Agility Through Evolutionary Architecture

By: Fadee Kannah
February 21, 20192 Min Read — In Talks
This talk was hosted during the Developer Week 2019 conference. I attended this talk to have better understanding on how to…
#DevWeek2019
#Development
#Management
#Architecture


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A Decade of Stack Overflow - Building a Place for Anyone Who Codes

By: Fadee Kannah
February 21, 20191 Min Read — In Talks
This talk was hosted during the Developer Week 2019 conference. I attended this talk to learn about how the company grew and…
#DevWeek2019
#Development
#Architecture


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Make Your Existing Application Serverless with React, Graphql and Cloudflare Workers

By: Fadee Kannah
February 21, 20191 Min Read — In Talks
This talk was hosted during the Developer Week 2019 conference. I attended this because I was curious about the topic…
#DevWeek2019
#Development
#API
#Architecture


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100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings

By: Fadee Kannah
February 06, 20191 Min Read — In Books
This was another unplanned read! A friend/coworker ordered for our office. I got interested after looking at few pages. Since I…
#Business
#Comedy


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Zero To One

By: Fadee Kannah
February 01, 201911 Min Read — In Books
Peter taught a startup course at Stanford in 2012. The goal of the course was to teach the students to “see beyond the tracks…
#Business
#Entrepreneurship
#StartUps


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F.U. Money

By: Fadee Kannah
January 21, 20196 Min Read — In Books
This was an unplanned read! Although my to-read booklist is full of books to go through, this book ended up being the first…
#Business
#Entrepreneurship
#StartUps
#Money


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Year review 2018

By: Fadee Kannah
January 11, 201913 Min Read — In Personal
Before jumping into 2019, I took a step back and did some self-reflection. As I took a deeper look into last year, I realized that 2018 has…
#YearReview
#Travel
#Business
#Work

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