We are thrilled to have a very special line-up at AltSpaceVR with founders, a storyteller advisor, and an astrophysicist!

Please be sure to register at the AltSpaceVR Chew On This Storytelling event page.

It’s an honor to present several founders and friends, as they debut new startups for friendship and global meditation:

Lynda Nguyen is one of Silicon Valley’s most sought after Confidence Coach and Corporate Trainers. Embodying a mind, body and spirit holistic approach, both in her practice as well as everyday life, she has been trained in various modalities and practices. She is also the Founder of Friendtier, a social connection start-up, webs service, that brings together people to co-create and connect.

Penny Lorber -In one medium, or another, Penny has been storytelling for the last 18 years. Her path has taken her through journalism, video and motion graphics, to design and brand. Over the years she’s had the privilege of working with top-caliber companies like Google, YouTube, WIRED magazine, Menlo Ventures, Nuance, Moving Brands, ESPN, MTV, Roc-A-Fella Records and KTVU Fox News. Penny is currently Founder and Creative Director of Ethera Creative where she helps meaningful causes get the attention they deserve through visual storytelling, branding and design. She is also an advisor for Friendtier.

Todd Jason is Founder & CEO of The Amplifield, a revolutionary new application that aims to connect people from all over the world via the timeless practices of mindfulness, meditation and prayer. The Amplifield’s ‘beta’ version ( launched in September, 2015 garnering over 10,000 members in 36 countries and was asked to play a role in the COP21 climate change summit in Paris by the French Secretary of Ecology & Sustainability.

We are also thrilled to host our first astrophysicist:

Dr. Elisa Quintana is a Research Scientist with the SETI Institute and NASA Ames Research Center where she works on the Kepler and K2 Missions to help search for and characterize extrasolar planets. In 2014 she led a team of astronomers to confirm Kepler-186f, the first Earth-sized planet found to orbit within the habitable zone of another star. Her research also includes creating computer models to study the formation, dynamical stability and habitability of rocky planets within and beyond our solar system.

Join us to hear stories about navigating inner and outer space, and listen for an opportunity to join our mailing list to receive special deals from our sponsors, including GrubMarket and FounderSuite.