Founder Institute Working Session
Fall 2010 San Diego & Orange County Semester
Bringing it all together - Idea, Research & Naming & Branding. Can your idea survive the scrutiny of seasoned CEOs? How can the idea be refined? What elements are missing from your idea? How can you improve the way that you describe your idea? The mentors will give the Founders feedback on their 1 minute pitch and will rate both the idea and pitch on a 1 to 5 scale.
Mentor Idea Review
2010-10-13, 06:00 PM
Jon Carder - Founder and CEO, MOGL.com (San Diego FI) , Mogl
Jon Carder is a serial Internet entrepreneur, who by the age of 30 had founded three multimillion dollar online businesses. In 2010, Jon started his 4th Company Mogl.com. Mogl is revolutionizing Loyalty Programs by turning eating out into a fun game that earns consumers c...
Steve Iverson is the CEO of CloudCanvas, his 5th startup. CloudCanvas enables developers to build web apps that run on any site - including Facebook, Google, Bing, Twitter, YouTube, etc. Using CloudCanvas, developers can add features and functionality to sites without bei...
Co-Founder & President, BrightScope
Co-Founder, President, and Head of Product Development at BrightScope, an independent quantitative 401k ratings firm. Ryan is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle and numerous industr...
CEO & Co-Founder, X-Digital Systems Inc.
Prior to co-founding X-Digital, Mr. Lerner served as Executive Vice President of StarGuide Digital Networks, where he was a co-founder. At StarGuide, Mr. Lerner led business development efforts which resulted in opening the Japanese Cable broadcast market for StarGuide. O...
Managing Director , Procopio Business Advisors
Peter Shaw, the managing director of Shaw Management Advisors, International (SMAI), has extensive worldwide experience in technology-based companies as a CEO/President, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and board director. He has founded or co-founded five companies that...
Co-Founder and CEO, BrightScope
Mike is Co-Founder and CEO of BrightScope. BrightScope is an independent provider of 401k ratings and financial intelligence to plan sponsors, advisors, and participants in all 50 states. Their mission is to increase the retirement security of America's workforce by bring...
Founder, Silicon Beach Software
Charlie Jackson is an entrepreneur, currently in startup mode with his third software company, Silicon Beach Software. Charlie began his entrepreneurial career in the 1980's, and in the mid 1990's co-foundedFutureWave Software, creators of Adobe Flash. He earned the title...