Below is an April 2021 milestone report featuring updates from Founder Institute portfolio companies across the globe. See the most recent grad news and top media features of the past month, new video founder interviews and webinar videos - including from the 20th Global Founder Showcase - as well as a list of the upcoming FI global events taking place the rest of this month in May, 2021.
April Featured Webinars: 20th Global Founder Showcase
On April 28, 2021 the Founder Institute hosted the 20th Global Founder Showcase, Silicon Valley's leading international startup pitch event. We were pleased to welcome Global Accelerator Network CEO & Managing Director of GAN Ventures, Patrick Riley, as the Founder Showcase keynote speaker, who gave a presentation on creating entrepreneurial impact in an age of abundance - watch the full video below:
Nearly 150 startups from 19 countries applied to pitch in our April Showcase event, but after several rounds of intense evaluation and feedback, only 10 were chosen to present live. These companies are all showing promising early traction, and hail from 9 different cities, 7 countries, and 3 continents. You can see their individual pitch videos here and the full event replay including the investor feedback and Q&A below:
How to Build a Customer Centric Startup, with Leaders from Brex & Freshworks: