• How Entrepreneurs Can Build the Future, with Peter Diamandis (Live Online Event)

    The speed at which technology advances is exponential, and as a result it can be challenging for us to grasp how quickly our society can change. This exponential rate of change creates amazing opportunities for entrepreneurs to build businesses that can not only positively impact society, but also shape the future. Nobody understands this better than Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, who has devoted his life to using exponential technologies to transform and build the future of a number of industries. Named one of "The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune Magazine, Diamandis is the Founder/ Co-Founder of the XPRIZE Foundation, which solves the world’s grand challenges through incentive competitions; Human Longevity Inc., which is transforming the healthcare industry and solving aging-related diseases; Planetary Resources, which is making once-scarce resources abundant; and Singularity University, a graduate-level Silicon Valley institution that studies exponentially growing technologies. Join this interactive online discussion as Diamandis and Adeo Ressi (CEO of the Founder Institute) discuss how entrepreneurs can leverage exponentially growing technologies to better the lives of billions. ** This is a live online event. Be sure to join at https://events.genndi.com/live/169105139238452470/43c84a8220/-1/ ** About the Guest Speaker --- Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. In 2014 he was named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” – by Fortune Magazine. In the field of Innovation, Diamandis is Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, best known for its $10 million Ansari X PRIZE for private spaceflight. Today the X PRIZE leads the world in designing and operating large-scale global competitions to solve market failures. Diamandis is also the Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy human lifespan. He is also the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Singularity University, a graduate-level Silicon Valley institution that studies exponentially growing technologies, their ability to transform industries and solve humanity’s grand challenges. In the field of commercial space, Diamandis is Co-Founder/Co-Chairman of Planetary Resources, a company designing spacecraft to enable the detection and mining of asteroid for precious materials. Diamandis is the New York Times Bestselling author of Abundance – The Future Is Better Than You Think. Abundance was #1 on Amazon and #2 on New York Times. He earned an undergraduate degree in Molecular Genetics and a graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Diamandis’ mission is to open the space frontier for humanity. His personal motto is: “The best way to predict the future is to create it yourself.” ** NOTE: Even if you can't make the webinar, everyone who registers for the event will receive an audio & video recording a few hours after the event ends. Hope to see you there!

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  • Pitch for Purpose Online Demo Day: Watch Live Global Startup Pitch Competition

    There is no shortage of problems facing humanity, but there is a shortage of ambitious entrepreneurs trying to solve them. On the "Pitch for Purpose Online Demo Day" event, you can watch three startups building impactful companies pitch to a panel of top investors and take questions from thousands of investors and entrepreneurs watching live. The three presenting companies were selected from nearly 200 applications from 30+ countries, and they are building products that can have a positive impact on humanity. The top ranked pitch from this event will also be crowned the "Pitch for Purpose Champion", receiving the opportunity to pitch onstage at the world’s top conference for future technologies, 4YFN (http://4yfn.com), and more. ** This is a live online event. Be sure to RSVP and join at https://events.genndi.com/register/169105139238452470/d1b47c1c73 ** This event will be hosted by Adeo Ressi (CEO of Founder Institute, 9X entrepreneur/ investor), and feature two leading Silicon Valley investors: - Noah Doyle: Managing Director at Javelin Venture Partners - Christine Herron: Advisor at Bullpen Capital & 500 Startups Be sure to join us live to ask questions of the presenting startups, and see how top investors evaluate businesses. Hope to see you there! ** NOTE: Even if you can't make the webinar, everyone who registers for the event will receive an audio & video recording a few hours after the event ends.

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  • Inside the Mind of a Silicon Valley Investor (Live Online Event)

    If you are looking to raise funding or build a startup that positively impacts society, then join this live Q&A webinar to learn: - How a successful Silicon Valley investor evaluates deals - What types of founders and businesses excite investors - Strategies for building an impactful technology company - The different stages of startups and investment - Strategies to mitigate the risk of your business in the eyes of an investor - And much more! --- THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT. REGISTER TODAY AT https://events.genndi.com/register/169105139238452470/55e6cb5615 --- Our featured speaker for this event is Pavel Cherkashin, an entrepreneur-turned-investor looking to fund impactful technologies, such as AI, self-driving tech, blockchain, and more. Currently Pavel is the Managing Partner at both Mindrock Capital and GVA Capital, overseeing over $200M in assets. Before he got into investing, Pavel founded several IT companies, including Actis (sold to Wunderman), AdWatch (sold to AEGIS/Isobar), and Sputnik Labs (sold to Technoserv). This webinar will be hosted by Mike Suprovici, EIR at the Founder Institute and Managing Director of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute. Audience members will be allowed to ask questions during the live event, but if you can't make it you can still RSVP to receive the webinar video recording. --- REGISTER TODAY AT https://events.genndi.com/register/169105139238452470/55e6cb5615

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  • StrtupBoost Investor Conference North East [Partner Event]

    Register at: https://sbinvestorconference19.splashthat.com/ SBIC is an opportunity to Present your Startup to a huge Audience of the North East's Leading Tech Investors including VCs, Accelerators, Angels and Business Partners. 60+ Startups and 60+ Investors/Judges are split into 2 Rooms. Each Startup will Pitch using PowerPoint. Investors will have the Contact Information of each of the Presenting Startups - so they can follow up directly to discuss funding. Top 6 Startups do a Website/Product Demo to the entire 120+ Startups & Investors as well as those in the Audience. While you are not pitching, watch other pitches to know whom you want to network with later! Use Promo Code “80Booster” and pay just $99 to Pitch. Register at: https://sbinvestorconference19.splashthat.com/

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  • New York FI Startup Showcase & Networking Event

    SAP America, Inc.

    BE SURE TO RSVP ON EVENTBRITE: https://finywinter19.eventbrite.com The Founder Institute (FI) is the world’s largest startup accelerator, and the NYC program is notoriously difficult. Join us for the graduation of the latest New York cohort, where you can see presentations from entrepreneurs who are building NYC's next generation of great companies. Learn the tips and tactics to building a company in New York, and ask founders about their experience in the accelerator program. Angels, venture capitalists, media, mentors, and anyone interested in NY startups are invited to attend and connect. BE SURE TO RSVP ON EVENTBRITE TO ASSURE ENTRY: https://finywinter19.eventbrite.com This event is free to attend. Join us for a fun evening! For more free startup events, visit https://FI.co/events.

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  • TechDay NY & Founder Institute New York [PARTNER EVENT]

    Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

    *** This event is run by our partner, TechDay NY. RSVPing on this Meetup will not get you entry to this event. To attend, you must register, for free, at https://techdayhq.com/new-york *** Join us at Tech Day 2019 to meet the Mentors, Directors, Founders, Applicants, and local Graduates that will take part in the program. Get feedback on your ideas and tips on how to succeed in the program, and start building relationships with the people who will help you launch your dream company in the Founder Institute. Top local entrepreneurs and CEOs will be in attendance. *** This event is run by our partner, TechDay NY. RSVPing on this Meetup will not get you entry to this event. To attend, you must register, for free, at https://techdayhq.com/new-york ***

  • New York Founder Night Out - Entrepreneur Networking, Drinks, & Fun!

    The Founder Night Out is a fun, social event where you can meet local entrepreneurs and technology CEOs, and share your business ideas and aspirations with like-minded peers. There will also be several Founder Institute Directors, Mentors, and Graduates in attendance. Join us for drinks and some startup networking! Who Should Attend the Founder Night Out? - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company. - Anyone interested in meeting local Founders & CEOs >> This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/199431/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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  • How to Create an Impactful Company in New York

    Rise New York

    Do you want to start a technology company that makes the world a better place? You are not alone. At the “How to Create an Impactful Company” event, you can hear the stories, tips, and best practices of those who have built impactful startup company, tackling some of the world's big issues. Listen to the experiences of people just like you that have launched a successful, fulfilling business, and discuss any questions or concerns that you have. Join us for a fun evening! >> Our guest speakers for this event include: - Maggie Chan Jones (Founder & CEO, Tenshey) - Matthieu Dejardins (CEO & Founder, NextUser) >> Who should Attend? - Anyone who dreams of launching their own company - Any founder who wants to solve important problems (https://fi.co/good) >> What are some of the Topics? - What to consider before starting an impactful company - What steps to take to make early progress, quickly and cheaply - What are the first steps in the entrepreneurial journey - and more... >> What is the Agenda? - Welcome and Socializing - Introduction to the Founder Institute - Talks on Founding an Impactful Company, Recruiting Talent, and Building Products - Question and Answer - Discussion and Drinks at a Local Bar or Restaurant >> >> This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/199481/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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  • New York Startup Case Studies: Best Practices From NYC Founders

    If you would like to hear the experiences of people that have started a technology company before, then join us for this 'Startup Case Studies' event. Hear candid talks by successful entrepreneurs, sharing best practices, strategies and mistakes to avoid from those who have done it before. How do you get started on your entrepreneurial journey? How do you find talented people to join your team? What is it really like to build a successful company, and what are the steps necessary? >> Featuring: - Courtney Brand - Tom Vega - Ivan Stamatovski (CTO, Easy Aerial) >> Who Should Attend? - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company - Anyone who is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder - Anyone curious about what it is like to build a successful startup >> What are some of the topics? - What is it like to be a successful founder? - What are the first steps in an entrepreneurial journey? - How do you know if you have a good idea? - How to recruit initial Co-Founders, employees and partners - And more ... >> What is the Agenda? - Welcome and Socializing - Introduction to the Founder Institute - Talks on Founding a Company - Question and Answer - Attendee Pitching - Discussion and Drinks at a Local Bar or Restaurant *** This event is FREE but space is limited. Please RSVP here: https://fi.co/e/199471/meetup ***

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  • The NYC Tech Bubble Burst, A Fireside Chat with Ana Arino of NYCEDC

    Company (formerly Grand Central Tech)

    BE SURE TO RSVP ON EVENTBRITE ON: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-nyc-tech-bubble-burst-a-fireside-chat-with-ana-arino-of-nycedc-tickets-54686691366?discount=FI How will the NYC startup ecosystem react if the bubble bursts? Many would speculate that we are seeing signs of another tech bubble. How can we prepare? Even the raised awareness on the topic must be affecting startups in their early development. The NYC Innovation Collective is bringing together leaders in the NYC tech and startup ecosystem to have a discussion about what will happen to the current landscape and what startup founders, investors, and innovation leaders should be keeping in mind through the possibility of a significant market correction. Speakers: Ana Ariño, EVP & Chief Strategy Officer, NYCEDC As executive vice president and chief strategy officer, Ana Ariño is responsible for the development and implementation of initiatives that drive innovation in strategic sectors of New York City’s economy. This includes making historic investments and forging public-private partnerships in such areas as cybersecurity, life sciences, data science, inclusive tech, and advanced manufacturing fields, all of which will create future job opportunities for New Yorkers. She previously led NYCEDC’s strategy team, which is tasked with advising the organization’s president and New York’s City Hall on a range of economic development issues. Before joining NYCEDC, Ana was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, where she counseled financial services companies on their strategy and operational efficiency, and worked at Natsource, a carbon asset management firm. She holds an MA in international economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a degree in economics from the Universidad Autonóma de Madrid. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and French. Caroline McCarthy, VP of Communications & Content, trueX Caroline McCarthy is a media futurist, former journalist and TV commentator, and alum of the Residency program at TED who has spent nearly 15 years working in NYC's tech industry. Today, Caroline serves as the VP of Communications & Content at engagement advertising company true[X], which is reinventing the TV commercial for an age of scarce attention and ad avoidance. She has a diverse background that has included five years as a top industry journalist at CNET and CBS, several roles on Google's business marketing team, and independent consulting projects for both start-up and Fortune 500 companies that ranged from editorial strategy to event curation. > > > > > This event is in partnership with 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. 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