What we're about

Startup Founder 101 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:
• Coming up with a strong startup idea
• Startup legal basics
• How to pitch your startup
• Starting a company without quitting your day job
• How to raise funding for your startup
• And much more!

Join the group to be invited to our next event!

Upcoming events (2)

Demo Day: Learn About Startups Growing Quickly During COVID-19 (Online event)

Now more than ever, the world needs entrepreneurs building products that fit into our collective Post-COVID future. On this live and interactive online event, you can watch pitches from innovative seed-stage startups growing rapidly as a result of the pandemic, and ask the founders questions. Founder Institute Alumni have raised over $950M in funding and are worth an estimated $20B, so don't miss this opportunity to learn about the innovative technology companies you'll be reading about tomorrow! >>> THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT. TO RSVP, VISIT https://fi.co/startupwebinar/1337 To join after the event begins, go to http://onlinestartupevents.com. >>> WHO IS PITCHING? We have selected some of the fastest-growing companies from the Founder Institute portfolio to pitch on this event, including: 1) Prowess Project (http://prowessproject.com): Prowess Project is an Austin FI portfolio company that helps employers find expert talent via IQ & EQ, providing a natural fit and shortened interview/ onboarding process. 2) Pynk (http://pynk.io): Pynk is a London FI portfolio company building an investment platform that combines the wisdom of crowds, experts, and A.I. to help you make smarter investment decisions. 3) mycoop (http://mycoop.com): Mycoop is a New York FI portfolio company creating a communication and collaboration hub for buildings, where the right people are always connected to the right tools to be more productive and enjoy life at home. 4) Subly (http://getsubly.com): Subly is a London FI portfolio company that enables automatic transcription and subtitling for videos, across multiple languages and all in the browser. Learn more about the Founder Institute pre-seed startup accelerator at http://fi.co/ and see other online startup events at http://onlinestartupevents.com.

A Model to Answer all Startup Growth Questions, with Phil Libin (Online Event)

When building a strategy for your startup growth, you will encounter no shortage of formulas, ratios, and conflicting advice on the best practices. On this live online event, Phil Libin (CEO of All Turtles, Co-Founder / Former CEO of Evernote) will outline a model that simplifies the creation and analysis of your customer acquisition and retention strategies. By using Phil's method, you will be able to easily map out your customer journeys and stories, analyze what is working, determine how to allocate resources, and more. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from one of the world's foremost startup experts. >>> THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT. TO RSVP, VISIT https://fi.co/startupwebinar/1049 To join after the event begins, go to http://onlinestartupevents.com. ABOUT THE SPEAKER Phil Libin is the Co-founder and CEO of All Turtles, a company that builds AI products with offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, and Paris. He founded All Turtles in 2017 to create products that address real-world problems using AI. Prior to All Turtles, Phil was the Managing Director at General Catalyst where he is currently a Sr. Advisor. Previously, Phil was also the co-founder and CEO of Evernote. Learn more about the Founder Institute pre-seed startup accelerator at http://fi.co/ and see other online startup events at http://onlinestartupevents.com.

Past events (101)

Photos (64)