Great Startup Mentors Confirmed for the Singapore Founder Institute

Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2014-07-15

In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, promising startup entrepreneurs participate in weekly training and feedback sessions that are led by Founder Institute Mentors. 

Our Mentors provide the passion, experience, and support that helps our Founders launch meaningful and enduring companies.

Rather than bringing in consultants and academics who teach theory, we bring in experienced Founders and CEOs to give our companies the most relevant and valuable advice. In a confidential setting, they share horror stories, best practices, and realistic feedback to help our Founders avoid "rookie mistakes" and be successful.   

In the upcoming Singapore Summer 2014 Semester, we have secured a truly exceptional roster of Founder Institute Mentors, including many from out of town.

See the full list below;

  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Aki Taha: Founder, Persona
  • Alvin Yap: CEO, TheMobileGamer Pte Ltd
  • Ann Burgraff - Rowell: Advisor / Mentor , National University of Singapore / Singapore HUB
  • Arnout Mostert: Partner, AccelerAsia
  • Bill Ashlock: Principal
  • Casper Peh: Head of Operations, Wildfire Asia
  • Daniel Leong: Co-founder, LawCanvas
  • Dema Tio: CEO, Vibease
  • Dennis Goh: Director, International Digital Media Operations, Singtel
  • Didier Vermeiren: Founder, SmartCheckups
  • Eric Tachibana: Director, Bank of America- Merrill Lynch
  • Hugh Mason: CEO, JFDI.asia Pte Ltd
  • Hyun Wook Cho: Country Manager, Qoo10 Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia
  • Igor Volynskiy: Consultant
  • Jeffrey Paine: Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
  • Joel Fu: Strategy Director, sgCarMart
  • Jon Sugihara: Head of Product, RedMart
  • Julian Low
  • Kaitlin Solimine: Cofounder, Hippo Reads
  • Kris Childress: CEO, NanoThree
  • Kristine Lauria: MD, Mission Street Media
  • Kuan Hua Hsu: Principal, Gree Ventures
  • Kyaw Lin Oo
  • Larry Chua: CEO, TripCribs
  • Lee Bagshaw: Partner, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP
  • Malcolm Ong: Co-founder, Skillshare
  • Marcos Polanco: CEO, Clearshore
  • Masahiko Honma: Founder and General Partner
  • Michael Cheng: Software Engineer, Neo Innovation
  • Mikhail Choo: Founder & CEO
  • Niket Desai: GSD Wizard + Product, Punchd, Google
  • Olivier Carnohan: CEO
  • Padmini Pandya: Strategic Business Planning & M&A, SapientNitro
  • Phil Morle: Director, Pollenizer
  • Rishi Gupta: CEO, Minematic
  • Roger Yee: Investor/LP, Fortify Ventures
  • Royston Tay: Cofounder - deprecated CEO, Zopim
  • Saemin Ahn: Managing Partner, Rakuten Ventures
  • Sam Witteveen: Founder, Family Play
  • Samuel Seow: MD, Samuel Seow Law Corporation
  • Sang Han: Vice President, Vertex Venture Management
  • Scott Bales: Chief Mobile Officer, Movenbank
  • Shauna Li Roolvink: Founder & Principal Consulltant, Brandhub
  • Simon Dale: Head of Technology & Innovation, SAP Asia Pacific Japan
  • Steven Fang: Executive Director & Group CEO, Cordlife Ltd
  • Steven Goh: CEO & Co-Founder, mig33
  • Tseng Ching Tse: CEO, VaultDragon Pte Ltd
  • Tyson Hackwood: Head of Asia, Braintree
  • Usman Sheikh: CEO, Identifi Pte Ltd
  • Vinnie Lauria: Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
  • Wei Zhu: Software Engineer, DFJ

  • And many more to be announced. 
                                         
                                     We hope you will join us in Singapore and launch a company in 2014.

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