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Just 1 Day until the Founder Showcase, with Phil Libin, Nir Eyal, and Joe Abraham (20% off here)

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-07-16

The Founder Showcase, hosted by the Founder Institute, is Silicon Valley’s premier international seed-startup event, gathering top technology founders, investors, and press to learn from leading startup experts, and help launch promising companies to greatness.

The 14th edition of the Founder Showcase is just one day away, taking place on Wednesday, July 17th in Silicon Valley. This educational event for seed-stage startups has a “How-To” theme, and will feature informative and practical workshops from leading technology entrepreneurs on topics critical to the success of early-stage technology companies. 

 

This event will sell out - Founder Institute readers get 20% off here

 

Planned workshops for the Founder Showcase include;

 

Workshop #1: "The Six Big Questions for your Startup"


Phil Libin, Co-Founder & CEO of Evernote

Phil Libin the CEO of Evernote. He is an entrepreneur and executive who has led two Internet companies from the very beginning to proven commercial success, and helped three others through rapid growth. Prior to joining Evernote, Phil founded and served as president of CoreStreet, currently one of the top companies providing smart credential and identity management technologies to governments and large corporations throughout the world, and Engine 5, a leading Boston-based Internet software development company acquired by Vignette Corporation in early 2000.

 

 

Workshop #2: “The Founder Matching Workshop: How to Decode Someone’s Entrepreneurial DNA to Find the Ideal Co-Founder Match”


Joe Abraham, Author & Founder of BOSI Global

Joe is founder of BOSI Global which operates bosiDNA.com, recently featured in the Wall Street Journal for its assessment technology for startups, and BOSIFast50 – a portfolio of high-growth entrepreneurial companies. Joe has started and exited three companies, invested in over 20 early stage companies, wrote Entrepreneurial DNA: The Breakthrough Discovery That Aligns Your Business to Your Unique Strengths (McGraw Hill 2011), and has been featured on FoxNews, CNN, CBS, NBC, and ABC for his expertise on entrepreneurship and innovation.

 

 

Workshop #3: "Hooked: How to Create Addictive Products, and the Psychology Behind How Products Form User Habits”


Nir Eyal, Acclaimed Business Writer & Advisor

Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. Nir founded two tech companies since 2003 and today is a Lecturer in Marketing at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Nir is also an advisor to several Bay Area start-ups and incubators. Nir’s last company received venture funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and was acquired in 2011. In addition to blogging at NirAndFar.com, Nir is a contributing writer for Forbes, TechCrunch, and Psychology Today. Nir attended The Stanford Graduate School of Business and Emory University.

 

 

Guests will also see an entertaining Pitch Competition featuring 6 promising seed-stage companies, and enjoy appetizers and drinks in a networking hall full of other hot startups demoing their wares. In addition, all ticket holders have a chance to pitch onstage with the CrowdPitch Competition, and get free access to our Showcase Showdown afterparty at NASA!

 

This event will sell out – get your tickets or table today.

 

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