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Founder Hotseat: Pitch Your Idea to New York Startup Experts
Do you have an idea for a startup? Could you use blunt, honest feedback on your ideas from experienced entrepreneurs? Then join us for the Founder Hotseat event, from the Founder Institute. During this event, members of the audience will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts, who will then rate each pitch on a score of 1-5 (no 3's allowed!), and provide helpful feedback. Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to register, hear startup ideas, and watch how the experts analyze and critique new businesses. >> Featuring: - Brian M Pasalich (Founder/CEO, Foundational) - Shaun Johnson (Cofounder, Startup Institute) - Luke Cherrington (VC / Former Founder, ZX Ventures / Latitude) >> Who should Attend? - Anyone who wants feedback from leading entrepreneurs - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company - Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching >> Who Pitches? - We will be selecting people from the audience to pitch, and will do as many as time allows. To prepare, work on your one sentence pitch at http://fi.co/madlibs. >> Spectators are welcome! Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to register, hear startup ideas, and watch how the experts analyze and critique new businesses. This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/180601/meetup 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 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/fi-events Also, remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday: http://fi.co/subscribe

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    At Founder Institute New York: Startup Founder 101, aspiring and early-stage startup founders meet once a month to hear candid talks by successful local entrepreneurs brought to you by Founder Institute New York, a New York City Startup Accelerator. Learn the best practices, strategies, and mistakes to avoid from those who have been there, done that. Then, if you’d like, you can share your ideas and plans in a relaxed setting to get personal and professional feedback.

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