On November 9th, as part of the Founder Institute’s continuing series of free online startup events for entrepreneurs worldwide, Founder institute hosted the next iteration of the global 'Founder Hotseat' pitch feedback event. Where the entrepreneurs were facilitated who had a startup, or a strong startup idea. They pitched their ideas and got honest blunt feedback from the experts. Even those who didn't have ideas, watched the experts analyzing various business ideas!
Mentors who assessed the pitches:
Ayhan K. Isaacs, was the host for this global event. He is the Head of Global Growth at FI. Ayhan is an alumnus of FI Toronto and co-leads the UAE- GCC FI chapter. For the past 6+ years, he has worked with over 40 venture-funded startups to drive their MoM growth from running ad & email campaigns to outbound prospecting.
Roxette Miranda, was the speaker for this global event, Co-director of the Florida Founder Institute accelerator since 2019, and is the Director of The LAB Miami, one of the city’s premiere startup hubs and physical co-working spaces for entrepreneurs. She is also a partner at 305 Works, an angel investor, and a past Program Manager for various other startup accelerators.
Diane Bailey, Head of Accelerator Growth and the Co-Director for the Founder Institute in Denver. Diane has deep experience getting companies from 0 to 1 in the most cost-efficient and effective way possible.
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