What we're about

The SF 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!

Upcoming events (2)

Co-Founder Networking: Find a Business Partner, Online

Online event

Finding great co-founders and early team members can make or break your startup. However, the pandemic is making it harder to connect and find people that share your same passion, and that have the specific skillsets you are looking for.

On this fun and interactive event you will learn the best practices for finding and formalizing co-founder relationships, and have the opportunity to network with others looking to connect on startup projects across many different regions.

Join us for what promises to be an engaging online event!

>>> This is a live, interactive online event. To join you must RSVP for the event at https://fi.co/startupwebinar/8690

It is not required, but to get the most out of this co-founder networking event:
- Come ready for live video networking and prepare the materials listed on this Co-Founder Networking Worksheet (https://fi.co/system/upload/Co-Founder-Networking-Worksheet_v1.pdf)
- Be sure to join the event using a laptop/ desktop and the Chrome or Firefox browser. The networking features will not work on mobile devices.

>>> This is a live, interactive online event. To join you must RSVP for the event at https://fi.co/startupwebinar/8690

Hiring & Team Building 101 with Adam Spector, 3x founder, 40x Angel Investor

Hiring and building the right team is essential for any startup’s growth and success in raising venture capital, yet so many early stage startups fail to get off the ground due to their lack of knowledge on how to build and grow a quality team. On this fourth installment of "Mastering Startup Operations" series we will discuss how to optimize best practices for building and hiring a team for early stage startups, including the pitfalls to avoid and more. There will also be a long Q&A portion where we will answer audience questions, so join us for this exciting event and come ready with your questions.

>>> This is an interactive, live online event. To access the event, RSVP at https://fi.co/startupwebinar/9419

>> About the Speaker: Adam Spector
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Adam Spector is a 3x founder, COO, and 40x Seed Angel Investor, having invested in exited companies that include Datalogue, August Smart Lock and more. As the Chief Operations Officer at AbstractOps, Adam and his team “abstracts away” business operations through their operations platform so that Founders and Executives can focus on what matters to them most: product and sales. Join us as Adam shares his expertise to help you with your startup logistics and answers your questions.

>>> This is an interactive, live online event. To access the event, RSVP at https://fi.co/startupwebinar/9419

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