- Founder Night Out
2014-09-16, 06:30 PM
In this talk from the New York Founder Institute, Charlie Kim shares his wealth of knowledge with new founders, on the basics of starting up and what it takes to build a meaningful and enduring technology company.
During his recent trip to Poland, Adeo Ressi hosted an exclusive Startup Ideation Bootcamp - a free startup event from the Founder Institute aimed at helping entrepreneurs develop a winning startup idea. The event drew in potential entrepreneurs from all over Poland, leaving standing room only, as Adeo delivered an inspiring talk on the fundamentals of startup ideation.
Read on to see Adeo in action at the February 15th Bootcamp in Warsaw.
In this talk from the Seattle Founder Institute, Joel Espelien outlines his four basic tenants for determining business-worthy ideas. He begins by stating “you have to be the best in the world; there is no room for half-assed startups”.
In this talk from the Denver Founder Institute, Jim Franklin helps founders better define their business goals and values. Jim says the key to starting a successful company is honing in on your talents and passions that have potential for economic return.
In this talk from the the Los Angeles Founder Institute, Stephen Meade emphasizes the importance of effective leadership. He says a founder’s goal is to convince others to come on the journey with them, and to ultimately see adopt the vision as their own.
In this talk from the Denver Founder Institute, Adeo Ressi reminds founders that more often than not, your great startup idea might not actually be as prolific as originally anticipated. He says that instead of wasting months or years of your life on a dead-end project, it’s crucial to determine the value of an idea as early as possible.
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This week, Founder Institute CEO, Adeo Ressi, was featured as a guest on This Week in Startups. Adeo sat down with Jason Calacanis (Host of This Week in Startups) and Rafe Needleman (Evernote) to discuss the latest news from Apple, Vine, Quora, and more.
A company’s brand can can either catapult them to success or put them on the fast track to failure. In this talk from Chicago Founder Institute mentor, Joe Bezdek, Joe advises founders on brand development.
In this talk from the Chicago Founder Institute, Malcolm Lotzof explains the various types of revenue models for early-stage companies.
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In this talk from the Chicago Founder Institute, Ted Greene explains how to establish your company’s revenue model. He advises founders to keep it simple and to remember that “ideas don’t mean anything until you build a financial model - thats when the rubber meets the road”
In this exclusive clip from the 12th Founder Showcase, David Sacks, Founder & CEO of Yammer, is interviewed by Leena Rao of TechCrunch. In their interview, David weighs in on fundraising, strategizing, and how he helped build two of Silicon Valley’s most notable companies.
To hear more from influencers like David, join us for the 13th Founder Showcase on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013. Reduced price tickets are available for a limited time.
Every great company begins with one simple thing: an entrepreneur’s vision for something bigger than themselves. In this talk from the Puerto Rico Founder Institute, Marcos Polanco inspires founders to build a company that exemplifies their best skills and embodies their passions and values.
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In this talk from the Denver Founder Institute, Gary Gaessler explains why he believes nothing happens until sales are made, and why founders should consider putting marketing on the back burner until revenue begins rolling in.
In this talk from the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, Ziv Gillat gives founders an overview on the best practices for startup hiring and firing.
With the upcoming launch of the Lisbon Founder Institute and the Istanbul Founder Institute, Europe's newest chapters, we look back at some of our best European sessions. In this video from Robin Chase, one of our highest rated mentors, Robin enlightens founders on the power of branding.
In this exclusive talk from the San Francisco Founder Institute, Founder Showcase Keynote Speaker David Sacks, Founder and CEO of Yammer, covers the basics of fundraising and offers founders tips on how to engage investors.
As one of today's most accomplished entrepreneurs, David believes that securing money isn’t your biggest problem – it is finding a great idea.
In this special edition of Inside FI, we bring you a segment from one of our favorite mentors and 12th Founder Showcase keynote, Justin Moore who gives founders tips on surviving the fundraising process.
With the 12th Founder Showcase barely a week away, we look back at previous events and highlight stellar moments in Showcase history.
In this video from the 11th Founder Showcase, keynote speaker Hiten Shah, CEO of KISSmetrics, sits down with All Things D Senior Editor Liz Gannes to talk about his passion for helping fellow entrepreneurs, and how to utilize metrics to best benefit your business.
In this talk from the Brussels Founder Institute, Robin Wauters advises founders on the best practices for pitching to journalists and media. The Brussels Founder Institute will be accepting applications until Sunday, October 28.
As the 12th Founder Showcase rapidly approaches, we look back on previous events and highlight stellar moments in Showcase history. This particular video features Aaron Levie, Founder and CEO of Box as he provides guests with an insightful look at the future of enterprise.
To hear more great insights on the future of Silicon Valley, innovations, and insights from the experts, register for the November 7th Founder Showcase today.
In this talk from the San Diego Founder Institute, Jon Carder presents some key tenets to fundraising both in early and more mature stages of one’s business. The art of fundraising may seem like daunting and foreign territory; however, it all comes down to building and maintaining relationships.
In this talk from the Los Angeles Founder Institute, Thom Kozik gives critical advice on how to best go about researching where your business fits in the startup market. He advises founders on several elements to consider, yet reminds them that Startup Research is an ongoing project.
In this talk from the Paris Founder Institute, Nico Perez outlines the best practices for managing revenue, costs, and profits. Finances are imperative to any startup, and at the end of the day, you have to keep the business side of your company in mind.