What we're about

The Startup Traction & Funding Network brings together aspiring and experienced tech entrepreneurs to discuss, meet, and collaborate to build great new startups, and to push the local startup ecosystem forward.

This group hosts numerous free events throughout the year where you can learn the best practices of starting a company from people who have been there and done that. You’ll have the opportunity to meet local founders and investors, exchange ideas with experts, get feedback on your idea, participate in startup workshops, and more.

Typical startup event topics include:
• Refining your startup idea
• Startup legal basics
• How to pitch your startup
• How to launch a global company
• How to raise funding for your startup
• And much more!

Join the group to be invited to our next event!

For information about the investors, incubators, and tech events available, see our list of Startup Resources ( https://fi.co/startup_resources ). Interested in perfecting your pitch? Read our Pitch Deck Guide ( https://fi.co/pitch_deck ) and download templates.

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Startup Pitch Bootcamp: Learn from Alexandria's Top Entrepreneurs

Career Development Center and Entrepreneurship

Pitching your startup ideas effectively is a crucial skill that will help you acquire financing, customers, partners, and top talent. In just three hours, the Startup Pitch Bootcamp will help you improve your pitching skills and recruit potential co-founders. This intensive, collaborative workshop features talks by leading startup Founders designed to help you understand the key ingredients of a successful pitch. Then, you can apply that learning and pitch to both experts and peers to receive constructive feedback in a relaxed setting. Join us for a fun evening! ❯ Speakers include: - Asser Salama (Founder and CEO, Easy Group) - Nada Zaher (Founder & CEO, Pas-Sport) ❯ Who Should Attend the Pitch Bootcamp? - Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching. - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company. - Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder. ❯❯ This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/216843/meetup For information about the investors, incubators, and tech events available, see our list of Startup Resources (https://fi.co/startup_resources). Interested in perfecting your pitch? Read our Pitch Deck Guide (https://fi.co/pitch_deck) and download templates. --- This event is sponsored by the Founder Institute Alexandria startup accelerator. Founder Institute provides a step-by-step program that gives startup founders the structure, mentor support, and network of entrepreneurs they need to start an enduring company. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60 countries, the Founder Institute's mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and build sustainable startup ecosystems worldwide.

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