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Washington DC Autumn 2013
Sessions: 2013-11-19 - 2014-03-04
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Congratulations to the 28 Nominees for Top FI Mentors of 2011
Founder Institute Mentors provide the passion, dedication and support that helped launch over 500 businesses since the Institute was founded in 2009 and will launch another 750 businesses in 2012. Mentors have inspired enrolled Founders to build the next generation of meaningful and enduring technology companies. They share their difficult lessons to save others countless hours of hardship.
Among these great individuals, there are some Mentors that stand out. Here are the nominees for the Top Mentors of 2011:
- Anke Corbin - VP Marketing & Distribution, MapQuest
- Bill Hunt - Co-founder and CTO, OptTown
- Brent Halliburton - VP of Products, Verve Wireless
- Brian Reale - Co-founder and CEO, Colosa, Inc.
- Camilo Gomez - Founder and CEO, SnappyGo
- Dan Shapiro - Founder, Sparkbuy
- Gioia Messinger - Founder and Chairman, Avaak, Inc.
- Heiko Rauch - Co-Founder of UFOstart
- Izak Jenie - Founder, PT MMS
- Jeff Bonforte - CEO, Xobni
- Jim Franklin - CEO, SendGrid
- Joe Bezdek - Co-founder, DivX
- Jonathon Perelli - Founder, Fortify.vc
- Jon Carder - Founder and CEO, MOGL.com
- Jon Nordmark - CEO, UsingMiles.com
- Joerg Rheinboldt - Co-Founder, Betterplace.org
- Mark Pickett - CEO, Nail Your Mortgage
- Michael Clark - Co-founder, SafetyWeb.com
- Naval Ravikant - Co-founder, AngelList
- Philippe Spruch - CEO, LaCie SA
- Rajesh Setty - Co-founder and CMO, iCharts
- Remco Lupker - Founder and Director, Tokobagus.com
- Robin Chase - Founder and CEO, Buzzcar
- Rodrigo Sepulveda Schulz - President, Sepulveda Capital
- Stu West - Executive in Residence, Andreessen Horowitz
- Tim Delhaes - CEO, MonkeyContact
- Tuan Pham - Founder and Chairman, TOPICA
- Ziv Gillat - Co-founder, Eye-Fi
Each of the Mentors selected has given time and effort to help the next generation of entrepreneurs succeed. The 11 categories that they are nominated for are below:
- Most Sessions Mentored
- Most Locations Mentored
- Highest Rated Overall
- Highest Rated in Eastern US
- Highest Rated in Western US
- Highest Rated in Europe
- Highest Rated in Asia
- Highest Rated in the Americas
- Highest Rated Individual Session
- Most Interesting Company
- Most Supportive
Congratulations to the nominees!