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Founder Showcase: Pre-Seed Startup Pitch & Networking Event (Online)

Hear an inspiring keynote and watch international pre-seed startups pitch

Date
Jun 14, 2023
Time
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Address
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The Founder Showcase, hosted by HubSpot for Startups, is Silicon Valley's leading international startup pitch event - helping pre-seed startups learn, launch, and connect to investors. At this interactive online event, you can watch the pitches of promising pre-seed startups from across the globe. We'll also feature an inspiring keynote presentation from a top global entrepreneur or investor. Stay after the pitches to network and connect with the hundreds of international founders, investors, advisors, and executives in attendance.
Founder Showcase is hosted by HubSpot for Startups

HubSpot for Startups empowers startups to achieve unprecedented growth and accelerate scaling with a startup-friendly pricing plan of up to 90% off on essential tools needed to boost lead generation, supercharge sales, and streamline customer service. With the HubSpot Growth Platform, startups can leverage world-class software, cutting-edge educational resources, and powerful integrations to acquire and retain more customers than ever before.  Learn more about HubSpot for Startups here.

Keynote Speaker:

The Founder Showcase is pleased to have Gary Amaral, Co-Founder and CMO at Breadcrumbs.io, as our featured Keynote Speaker.

Gary brings over 15 years of experience working with clients and employers in SaaS/Tech, Financial Services, Retail, Pharma, and more. He is passionate about genuinely integrated marketing strategy and execution. In the past 3 years, Gary has been busy building Breadcrumbs.io, Enterprise-Grade Lead Scoring for Everyone. Breadcrumbs is venture-backed and a Y Combinator company.

Learn more at breadcrumbs.io

In addition to his own entrepreneurial journey, Gary has enjoyed supporting other entrepreneurs as an advisor and an angel investor in over 30 companies. 

At Founder Showcase, Gary will share what are the top 3 mistakes he has made as a first-time founder and how to avoid them.

Expert Panelists: 

  • Kelsey Aina - Senior Head of Startup Partnerships, HubSpot for Startups: Kelsey got her start working in the nonprofit world with organizations such as Teach For America and City Year, where she launched a new startup program each year and built out a self-sustaining infrastructure. Kelsey began working in the travel industry, where she helped create scalable sales, marketing, and project management systems which enabled the organization she worked for to expand its brand multinationally. From there, she launched her own startup, opening 2 brick and mortar plant-based juice bar cafes in the Boston area. She is passionate about helping startups grow and scale and now leads the HubSpot for Startups Team across the Americas provide coaching and guidance to founders and provides scholarships to qualifying startups through her work with the HubSpot For Startups Program.

 Featured Founder Pitches
 
  • Enriko Marinov - Co-founder & CEO at Cyrcl: Cyrcl is committed to creating sustainable and readily available micro-mobility options in cities where they are most urgently needed. Let's work together to improve connectedness and quality of life within our communities.

  • Gary Palmer - CEO at Electric Sheep: Electric Sheep is dedicated to accelerating the Visual Effects (VFX) industry with cutting-edge AI technology. With a focus on speed, security, and scale, we are streamlining Film/TV workflows. The first step on our journey is rotoscoping.

  • Susan Daker - CEO at Bambinista:  Bambinista, based in London UK, is an e-commerce, marketplace, and physical baby goods retailer that helps new and future parents find the best brands of baby and nursery products.

  • Jose QuirosCo-Founder & CEO at F3TCH:  F3TCH, a patented mobile application located in Wilmington, NC, helps hotels enhance their on-property guest communications, thereby improving on-premise sales & better guest satisfaction.

  • Carolyn Peer - CEO and Cofounder at HumaxaHumaxa, based in Cameron Park, California, is a Generative AI platform that helps the Automotive Industry get vehicles to market 2+ months faster by eliminating the need to search and write reports.

About Founder Showcase
The Founder Showcase is Silicon Valley's leading international startup pitch event, helping seed-stage startups learn, launch, and connect to investors.  Since 2008, speakers like Elon Musk and startups like Udemy and Thumbtack have presented on our stage.

About Founder Institute
The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 7,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.

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The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 6,800 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.


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