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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-04-24

How to Master the Startup Pitch: Watch these Founder Showcase-Winning Pitch Videos

The Founder Showcase, an event hosted by the Founder Institute, has been helping seed-stage startups get exposure to Silicon Valley investors and press since 2009. In fact, previous contestants have gone on to raise over $355 million. While more than 900 startups have competed in the competition, just 130 have competed on stage... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-04-22

HubSpot’s 5 Inbound Marketing Tips For Startups

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. RSVP TODAY for our upcoming webinar with HubSpot, "How To Market Your Startup On A Budget." This webinar will take... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-04-20

Are You The Real Deal Or A Poser? How To Win Over Investors With Storytelling

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. For more videos on the "Startup Movers, Builders, & Shakers" series visit our FITV YouTube Channel. ... (more available)

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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-04-14

How To Develop Your Startup Ecosystem

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. For more videos on the "Startup Movers, Builders, & Shakers," series visit our FITV YouTube Channel. In this webina... (more available)

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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-04-14

How To Be An All-Star Mentor In Your Startup Ecosystem

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. For more videos on the "Startup Movers, Builders, & Shakers," series visit our FITV YouTube Channel. In this webina... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-04-07

Lean Startup 101, as told by Eric Ries

The Lean Startup movement has arguably changed the global startup landscape over the last few years, providing a simple methodology for resource and time-constrained companies to quickly learn from their customers and create products that people want. At the forefront of this movement is Founder Institute Mentor Eric Ries. Eri... (more available)

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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-03-27

Startup Founders: Failure Is NOT An Option

Silicon Valley has embraced failure as part of the startup scene, but it may be for the wrong reasons. The Founder Institute CEO, Adeo Ressi discusses the culture of failure within the startup community, which was featured in a Forbes video titled “FAIL ACADEMY: The Culture Of Failure.” There is nothing wrong with f... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-03-23

How to Instill Value into Your Worthless Startup Idea

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. In this talk by Gabe Zichermann, Director of the New York Founder Institute, Zichermann shares critical advic... (more available)

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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-03-23

The #1 Reason Why Startups Fail, According to Adeo Ressi

There are plenty of issues that contribute to the failure of startups, such as bad employees, not enough funds to sustain operations, and no clear business direction. However, all these issues stem from a bigger problem, which is a lack of passion and determination to succeed. The Founder Institute CEO, Adeo Ressi explains the ... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-03-06

Startup Branding Lessons from the Founder of Zipcar

As the Founder Institute continues its expansion in Europe, we look back at some of our best European sessions. In this video from the Paris Founder Institute, Robin Chase, Europe’s highest rated mentor, discusses the power of branding and describes a brand as “a reality created through association”. Robin says... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-02-06

The Definitive Guide on How to Build a Habit-Forming Product

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. Building an addictive product is undoubtedly every startup founder’s goal. Dreams of becoming the next Twitter or Face... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-11-27

Don’t "Look" for a Technical Co-Founder. "Earn" One with These Tips

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.  A startup is a network of human relationships, often centered around the relationship between Co-Founders. As Misha Ch... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-10-13

How to Build a Long-Term Financial Model for Your Startup

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. In this talk from the Denver Founder Institute, Jim Franklin explains how to manage finances in all stages of your company. ... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-10-12

Leveraging Partners to Get Big Fast

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.  Determining who to partner with, and what to outsource, is often very difficult. They keys to effectively leveraging p... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-10-05

Market Definition 101: How to Find your Startup’s REAL Addressable Market

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.  Although researching a market is one of the first steps to building a company, not understanding your product's actual... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-10-02

Startup Require a Balance Between Talent and Passion

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. In this talk from the Denver Founder Institute, Jim Franklin helps founders better define their business goals and values. J... (more available)

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Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-09-24

How to Build a Marketplace Business, According to the Founder of Udemy

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. One reason why conceiving a marketplace business is so seductive to entrepreneurs is the possibility of sitting ba... (more available)

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Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-09-20

Basic PR Methods for Startups, According to Krista Paul

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. Entrepreneurs face a seemingly endless number of tasks when launching a startup; from conceiving an idea to develo... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-09-16

Ideas Mean Nothing if You Aren’t the Right Person to Execute

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. Launching a startup is one thing, but building a meaningful and enduring company is an entirely different story. In this tal... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-09-12

Startup Fundraising Tips from the Co-Founder of GrubHub

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.  Coming to the decision to pursue funding is no easy matter, but it’s a piece of cake compared to the ominous bea... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-08-27

How to Build a Strong Startup Team

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. Why do some startup fail and others succeed? Could it be the idea? Access to capital?  Perhaps the secret to startup su... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-08-15

Important Startup HR Lessons

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.  Your company is only as good as the people building it.  Hiring the right people is an expensive and time consumi... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-07-13

How to Develop Your "Billion Dollar Idea"

From the Berlin Founder Institute's Startup Ideation Bootcamp we bring you “Fu** not Again: I Just had Another Billion Dollar Idea!” by Christoph Sollich, a freelance startup consultant in Berlin. In this entertaining talk, Christoph gives entrepreneurs tips on how to go about developing their next brilliant idea. 

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-07-11

Are You Too Infatuated With Your Startup Idea?

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. One of the biggest challenges for new entrepreneurs is trying not to fall in love with your idea. Being blinded by love, lea... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-07-04

How to Perform Startup Market Research on the Cheap

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.  While researching a market and a products viability is one of the first steps to building a company, entrepr... (more available)

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