Brand & Foltz Featured Speakers at FounderX 2022
RSL’s Managing Directors take the stage on August 2nd & 3rd
FounderX 2022 will be attended by several thousand founders, advisors, investors, and executives from the global FI Network, which spans 95+ countries across 6 continents. More
Founder Institute: Global Startup Mentor Awards (fi.co)
We would like to congratulate all of the Founder Institute Global Startup Mentor Award Nominees. We are honored to work with some of the most dynamic leaders in the world – and many of them are on this list.
Opportunity: So You Want to Run a Startup Accelerator?
Are you or someone you know passionate about helping early stage startups and want to be more actively involved in their growth? Join our friend Jeni Chang as a director in San Francisco. More
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AMA with Mike Lingle: Startup Q&A on Financials, Pitch Decks, and More (Partner Event) (fi.co)
One of the regular free events hosted by Founder Institute.
Do you have a difficult question about startup finance and don’t have a fortune to pay for advice? Do you feel like you’re pulling numbers out of thin air, but want to confidently pitch investors? Come learn more about startup finance in an hour with Mike than a semester at Harvard Business School. Mike explains your business finances in plain English. Join us live for a free Q&A/AMA session hosted by startup finance guru Mike Lingle of Rocket Pro Forma, live every other Tuesday. Following the session, you will receive a link to over $1,000 worth of free resources for your financial projections, pitch deck, and fundraising strategy.
Founder Institute Silicon Valley Virtual 2022 Produces 20 New Tech Companies (fi.co)
The Silicon Valley Founder Institute, the local chapter of the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, is proud to announce the newest Alumni from the Silicon Valley Virtual 2022 program.
Over 450+ prospective founders applied to join the program, and after an intense four months of aggressive business-building sprints and constant evaluation and feedback from investors and mentors, just 20 companies were able to make it through.
Each of these entrepreneurs have demonstrated a high level of perseverance and creativity, and their businesses have been thoroughly vetted and supported by a panel of Silicon Valley’s top startup experts and investors.
The SV Virtual 2022 Alumni invite members of the startup community and public to join them live on Thursday, May 19th for a special online graduation event featuring keynote speaker Taj Adhav, CEO of Leasecake, an FI Silicon Valley 2019 Alumni who just recently closed a $12M Series A!
And now, without further ado, we present the new Alumni of the Silicon Valley Virtual 2022 accelerator program:
The Beyond Company
DataBank.Me by SuperWallet
The Silicon Valley Virtual 2022 program would not have been possible without help, because it truly takes a city to raise a startup. We would first like to thank the Local Leaders of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute: Mercedes Bankston (Founder, Jump Start VC), Russell Brand (Managing Director, Responsible Solutions Limited), Ryan Micheletti (Head of Global Operations, Founder Institute). Our Local Leaders play an incredibly important role in building the local Founder Institute program, and creating an environment and network in Silicon Valley that is conducive to building to great companies.
In addition, the Silicon Valley Virtual 2022 program was supported by some of Silicon Valley’s top technology organizations, including:
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Chris Foltz on Customer Development – Founder Institute Columbia
RSL Managing Director Chris Foltz joined Founder Institute & startup founders from Columbia, Bolivia, and Peru to discuss outside the box approach to customer development, collaborative initiatives, and go to market. Speakers: Chris Foltz, Paloma Lecheta, and Joseph DiTomaso More
Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute Launches First-ever Cameroon Accelerator. (fi.co)
The New Normal means New Opportunities: today, the world needs more entrepreneurs to help lead the way in building a brighter future for all. The Founder Institute, the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses, is excited to announce that it is officially launching its newest chapter in Cameroon.
Opportunities are flourishing in Cameroon. There’s now a growing ecosystem of support here for entrepreneurs – and Founder Institute can increase any aspiring technology entrepreneur’s chances of success in Cameroon, by providing the necessary founder mindset, structure, and network – with a direct link to Silicon Valley.
The Cameroon accelerator features world class mentors, including RSL’s Managing Director Chris Foltz
FounderX 2022: Mark Your Calendar for FI's VIP 3-Day Network-Only Summit! (fi.co)
FounderX, the Founder Institute’s VIP Gathering of Alumni, Mentors, Local Leaders, Investors and Partners is happening this summer! Mark your calendars: from August 2 – 4th 2022, hand-selected members of the Founder Institute network will gather online for a series of fun virtual networking events, group workshops, and engaging talks from top Keynote Speakers.