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.

Upcoming events (1)

Founder Showcase: Online Networking and Pitches from Fast-Growing Startups

The Founder Showcase (http://foundershowcase.com) is Silicon Valley’s leading international startup pitch event, helping pre-seed startups learn, launch, and connect to investors.

On this interactive online event you can watch presentations from promising pre-seed startups from across the globe, and learn from world-leading venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. In addition, there are several networking sessions to connect with others.

This event will be attended by hundreds of international angels, venture capitalists, media, entrepreneurs, and executives, and feature Patrick Riley (CEO of GAN, and Managing Director of GAN Ventures) as the Keynote Speaker.

>>> THIS IS A LIVE, ONLINE EVENT. TO RSVP VISIT https://fi.co/startupwebinar/5342
To get the most out of this event, we strongly recommend you join from a non-mobile device using Chrome or Firefox.

About the Keynote Speaker: Patrick Riley, CEO of GAN, and Managing Director of GAN Ventures
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Patrick Riley is the CEO of GAN (http://gan.co) which is a highly-curated community of independent accelerators, corporates, and investors. GAN connects startups to the human and financial resources they need so that entrepreneurs and the cities they call home become increasingly whole. He's also Managing Partner of GAN Ventures, the VC fund associated with GAN.

He started his career at the American Red Cross where he oversaw the COO's office as its Chief of Staff. Patrick left the Red Cross to manage the sales and operations for a venture-backed healthcare technology company that had a recent exit. Following his passion to support start-up companies around the world, Patrick joined Techstars, a well known tech accelerator, and oversaw its growth which included the development of GAN. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two girls, bike riding, traveling, and skiing around Colorado.

>>> THIS IS A LIVE, ONLINE EVENT. TO RSVP VISIT https://fi.co/startupwebinar/5342
To get the most out of this event, we strongly recommend you join from a non-mobile device using Chrome or Firefox.

Learn more about the Founder Showcase at http://FounderShowcase.com.

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