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How to Start a Startup in the East Bay (Hosted by Founder Institute)
The East Bay has a fast growing startup ecosystem, and entrepreneurs here are lucky to have so many resources available to help them in their journey. However, many people don't know about all of the resources available, the differences between them, or what resources are right for them. At "How to Start a Start Up in East Bay", we will gather representatives from different entrepreneurial organizations, and top local entrepreneurs, to outline the local resources and provide tips on how to build a startup in the East Bay. >> Our guest speakers for this event include: - Ankur Srivastava (CEO, SwarmSales) - Chia Lin Simmons (CEO / Co-Founder, LookyLoo) - Ben Larson (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Gateway Incubator) - Mark Montalban (Co-Founder, >> Who Should Attend? << - Anyone who is launching or thinking about launching a local startup - Anyone who wants to meet local investors, accelerators, co-working spaces, and founders - Anyone who wants to learn about the resources available for local entrepreneurs >> This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit This event is sponsored by the Founder Institute 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. If you have any feedback on this event, please let us know at Also, remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday:

Kaiser Mall - The Port Workspaces

344 20th St. · Oakland, CA

What we're about

This is a group for entrepreneurs in the east bay looking to meet folks who started companies, planning to start companies or even sold companies and looking for next adventures. The meetups will be designed with all entrepreneurs in mind and try to get the right mix of folks to make the best use of one's time. You might find your next co-founder, venture capitalist, engineer, marketing manager or even a lead to buy your successful company. Here's to a successful meetup and 2014!

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