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The Founder Showcase, a seed-stage pitch event hosted by the Founder Institute and, prides itself on finding the best seed-stage companies of tomorrow, today. 

With that being said, we are very excited to announce that, upon our latest tally, Founder Showcase presenters have now raised a total of over $355 million! 

As a follow up, we are also excited to introduce the five newest inductees to the Founder Showcase Hall of Fame. After presenting on the Founder Showcase stage, these companies went on to achieve significant business milestones. Nothing makes the Founder Showcase team happier than to see past contestants performing in the real world!

Are you looking to raise seed-funding? Then join us at the 16th Founder Showcase on May 12th, 2015 in Silicon Valley. The Founder Showcase is Silicon Valley's most international seed-startup event, and over 400 global founders and investors will be in attendance. Learn more at

Without further ado, we welcome our newest Hall of Fame inductees...



After wow-ing the crowd with its crime-preventing autonomous robots, Knightscope has gone on to raise nearly $7m from top investors like NTT DOCOMO Ventures.


Camperoo is an “OpenTable for kids’ camps and activities, and after presenting on stage through the CrowdPitch Competition, the company was admitted into Y Combinator.


After winning the 15th Showcase, this 3D printed shoe company competed in several other events, and recently raised $1.3m from leading VCs like Khosla Ventures.


Vibease, a “smart vibrator” company, has garnered major press from countless media channels and raised over $100,000 in funding from Indiegogo and various angels.


Emberlight is an a home automation product that turns any light into a smart light. Last Fall, Emberlight raised over $300,000 on Kickstarter, and was featured on TechCrunch.


See the full list of Founder Showcase Hall of Famers here.

The 16th Founder Showcase will take place on May 12th in Silicon Valley. Get your tickets now at

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