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Rome Autumn 2012
Sessions: 2012-10-24 - 2013-02-26
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 75 cities worldwide.
Atlanta has some serious bragging rights when it comes to business and innovation. The ‘Capital of the South’ boasts one of the world's busiest airports, houses several major universities, and is home to some of the world’s most notable companies.
However, until recently, Atlanta was seriously lacking in resources for its entrepreneurs. To help meet those needs, a number of established CEOs have stepped in to help out.
Before you can move forward with a business idea, you need to have cash. More importantly, you need to manage that cash wisely. In this talk from the New York Founder Institute, Vince Scafaria explains the necessary components of a financial model, and offers tips for money management.
Founder Insight gives you feedback from the startup trenches.
In this post from the PlayFitness blog, New York Founder Institute grad, Pavel Asanov, compares his experience as a long-time scuba diver, to his most recent endeavor - starting a company. Pavel suggests scuba diving and startups have a lot more in common than you might initially suspect.
Good, honest feedback is one of the most valuable things a startup founder can come by, says Gabe Zichermann of Gamification Co. The last thing you need is more people saying, “that’s a great idea”.
Watch the video after the jump to learn more.
An entrepreneur’s one sentence pitch is often their most valuable weapon. Get it right, and you could be on your way to making it big. Screw up, and you may find yourself back at square one. For many early-stage entrepreneurs, perfecting the elevator is one of the biggest challenges of starting up.
Read on to get tips on how to avoid the top three elevator pitch fails, and click here to submit your pitch to the upcoming Founder Hotseat Webinar taking place here on Wednesday, Dec 18 at 7:45pm EST / PET.
The Founder Institute hosts thousands of free startup events across the globe each year, in over 55 cities across six continents. These events are designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs improve their ideas and entrepreneurial skills, all in a low-pressure environment.
At Founder Institute events, you can meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs, get feedback on your ideas, come up with new ideas, recruit potential co-founders, and more. Learn more...
Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the FI network.
This week's top articles include the habits of successful people; why the Founder Institute is so tough; tips from the world's most successful entrepreneurs; and why entrepreneurs make terrible CEOs.
Read on to see our picks for this week's top articles:
In this talk from Lima Founder Institute mentor, Glen Hellman, Glen explains how to deliver a memorable presentation. Whether it be pitching to investors or showing off your newest business plan, Glen says, “you have to be intentional when presenting. It's not just about going through the motions”.
The Founder Institute program is tough - and for good reason. It’s designed to simulate the many of the challenges of startup life, as entrepreneurs launch a company in four short months.
StartupSmart recently highlighted the program difficulty in the article “Why Only a Third of Accelerator Participants Made it Through the Sydney Founder Institute”. Read on to learn more.
The Founder Institute has helped launch over 1,000 new technology companies across 55 cities and six continents.
Over the past week, Telecure was featured on Fast Company; Mentors Guild was featured in Hawaii Business; Telecure launches Tweet to pay service; PetHub partnered with a DNA Diagnostic Center; Udemy was featured on Forbes; and more.
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