What we're about

Welcome! If you're building a new software or tech venture, come play with us!

Entrepreneurs, startup company founders, developers, engineers, marketers, designers, angel investors, world-class experts, venture capitalists, and startup friends of all kinds love the Startup Council’s international networking and educational events.

New to entrepreneurship? Or have an early stage startup idea or software-related venture that's just getting going? The proven coaching of our fun and friendly meetups can help your startup with raising money, product development, strategy, digital marketing, your business plan, investor pitches, and more.

Come join our interactive, fun events offering the latest business intelligence and innovation expertise from California’s Silicon Valley and Stanford University. No boring webinars or stuffy seminars here - we’re dedicated to helping entrepreneurs learn how to start companies, raise money, and grow worldwide!

FREE TICKET OFFER: Join our free email list now for a promo code to attend our next workshop FREE: http://www.startupeventnews.com (http://www.startupeventnews.com/)

Who are we? The Startup Council is a global California-based community service group for startup founders. We’re dedicated to providing timely, engaging events and services that help entrepreneurs build their expertise, relationships, and innovative new companies. We are friendly, diverse, and encourage our members to help each other to accelerate everyone’s startup success.

We’re looking forward to seeing you soon!
Scott Fox & your new friends at the Startup Council
http://StartupCouncil.org

p.s. We have a lot more going on than we can share here on Meetup. Get more details and a free event ticket if join this list now: http://www.startupeventnews.com (http://www.startupeventnews.com/)

By attending all attendees agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers and affiliates from any and all liability or claims and consent to use and sharing of any photos or videos taken in any media.

Upcoming events (5)

MasterMinds Startup Accelerator #53 Founder Q&A + Growth U CEO Guest Speaker!

ENTREPRENEURS: Get expert answers for your tech startup questions, learn the latest growth and fundraising tactics, plus enjoy networking with startup founders, investors, and our Guest Speaker CEO of Growth U: https://masterminds53.eventbrite.com

GROWTH UNIVERSITY CEO SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: Learn to grow your startup faster! Craig Zingerline is a 6 time founder who started Growth University to help more companies scale rapidly. He'll share current growth model techniques you can use to accelerate customer acquisition and impress investors. Plus Q&A about growth tactics and how to find the best marketing channels for you.

Bringing you Silicon Valley startup expertise live from California, every month dozens of diverse attendees enjoy sharing growth company challenges, expertise, and experience. Together we network and discuss your questions about fundraising, strategy, marketing, IT, legal, angel investing, design, staffing, product development, investor pitches, venture capital, and growth hacking challenges to help you raise Seed and Series A startup funding.

** FREE TICKETS TO THE FIRST 10 FOUNDERS WHO SHARE A STARTUP QUESTION OR PITCH FOR FRIENDLY FEEDBACK. Use this quick form to submit and get a FREE promo code: http://www.mastermindsworkshops.com/questions

OR buy a ticket just to watch, network, share your feedback, and learn how it's done from Silicon Valley and Stanford experts: https://masterminds53.eventbrite.com

NOT your typical boring webinar: The MasterMinds Startup Accelerator Workshops offer interactive, inclusive, and fun access to the best startup strategy education and networking of any online workshop you've ever attended + NO SALES PITCHES!

AGENDA
- Making Friends Networking (Don't miss the introductions!)
- Special Guest Speaker
- MasterMinds Moderated Q&A Group Discussion
- Networking Sessions
- More Q&A Discussions + Investor Pitch Practice
- Follow up with new friends

SPONSORS
Shige Itoh of Rutan & Tucker, Attorneys at Law
As expert legal counsel on company formation, financing, growth, and exit for over 100 years, the Rutan team is known for its expertise on M&A, corporate and commercial finance transactions, tax planning, and intellectual property matters.

Tech Coast Angels (TCA)
The largest angel investor group in the US, TCA members have been fueling the growth of innovative companies and entrepreneurs in Southern California with over $200 million invested in more than 400 companies since 1997.

MasterMinds Startup Fundraising Office Hours
Free monthly #livestream of Startup Council CEO Scott Fox answering your questions about raising venture capital and angel investments - live from his office in California.
Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/scottfox
Follow: https://www.linkedin.com/company/startupcouncil

Startup Council
The MasterMinds workshops are a service of the Startup Council. The Startup Council is dedicated to increasing access to innovation and investment capital for early stage tech venture founders.

OC Startup Council Sponsors: Thanks to these supporters of our community services: Withum, Rutan & Tucker, Silicon Valley Bank, Tech Coast Angels, Stradling, K&L Gates, KPMG, Savills, Encore Labs, Opus International, Intellivision.

MODERATOR
Scott Fox, CEO of the Startup Council
3x Best-selling Entrepreneurship Author, Serial Founder, Startup Advisor & Angel Investor
Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Fox_(author)
Books: http://www.ScottFoxBooks.com

CAN'T MAKE IT? JOIN THE FREE MAILING LIST FOR FUTURE EVENTS AT http://StartupCouncil.org

Workshops are confidential - NO REPLAY or recording.
By attending all attendees agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers from any and all liability or claims and consent to use and sharing in any media of any photos or videos taken.

LIMITED TO 40 PEOPLE. THESE EVENTS SELL OUT - REGISTER ASAP:
https://masterminds53.eventbrite.com

Free MasterMinds Startup Fundraising Office Hours with Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Startup Entrepreneurs – Free LIVE MasterMinds Fundraising Q&A with Angel Investor/Serial Founder/Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Have questions about raising venture capital? How to find product/market fit? Angel investors? Pitch decks? Building your team? Protecting your intellectual property? How to find investors and pitch to raise your seed round? Starting a company as a first-time, female, or minority founder?

Bring your startup questions and challenges to the Startup Council’s FREE founder support “Office Hours”. We're offering FREE expert Silicon Valley advice to help diverse entrepreneurs start, raise money, and grow new ventures.

A fun, friendly Zoom live show for startup founders and friends, our mission is to increase access to innovation and investment for all. Join startup expert, Scott Fox, for valuable startup strategy advice, fundraising expertise, and networking, too.

WHEN: The 4th Tuesday of every month at NOON Pacific Time (300pm ET/~800pm UK): https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com

JOIN US to WATCH & CHAT LIVE:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/ocstartupcouncil
https://www.youtube.com/scottfox
https://www.facebook.com/clickmillionaire
https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com
Podcast: http://scottfoxradio.com

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION > WIN FREE WORKSHOP TICKETS:
Submit your Startup Question or your startup's Investor Pitch IN ADVANCE for friendly, free expert feedback LIVE: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

If Scott picks your question or investor pitch for discussion during the show, you'll get special instructions on how to join him live on camera and WIN FREE TICKETS to the next MasterMinds Startup Accelerator Workshop! (http://www.mastermindsworkshops.com)

Your Host & Moderator: Scott Fox CEO of the Startup Council, Chairman of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Orange County, Tech Coast Angels, investor in 20+ startup companies, serial startup founder, best-selling entrepreneurship author of Click Millionaires, Internet Riches, more…

Send in your Startup Question here now BEFORE the show: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

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By attending/watching all participants recognize that advice given is for entertainment/informational use only, agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers from any and all liability or claims, and consent to use and sharing in any media of any photos or videos taken.

Free MasterMinds Startup Fundraising Office Hours with Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Startup Entrepreneurs – Free LIVE MasterMinds Fundraising Q&A with Angel Investor/Serial Founder/Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Have questions about raising venture capital? How to find product/market fit? Angel investors? Pitch decks? Building your team? Protecting your intellectual property? How to find investors and pitch to raise your seed round? Starting a company as a first-time, female, or minority founder?

Bring your startup questions and challenges to the Startup Council’s FREE founder support “Office Hours”. We're offering FREE expert Silicon Valley advice to help diverse entrepreneurs start, raise money, and grow new ventures.

A fun, friendly Zoom live show for startup founders and friends, our mission is to increase access to innovation and investment for all. Join startup expert, Scott Fox, for valuable startup strategy advice, fundraising expertise, and networking, too.

WHEN: The 4th Tuesday of every month at NOON Pacific Time (300pm ET/~800pm UK): https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com

JOIN US to WATCH & CHAT LIVE:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/ocstartupcouncil
https://www.youtube.com/scottfox
https://www.facebook.com/clickmillionaire
https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com
Podcast: http://scottfoxradio.com

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION > WIN FREE WORKSHOP TICKETS:
Submit your Startup Question or your startup's Investor Pitch IN ADVANCE for friendly, free expert feedback LIVE: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

If Scott picks your question or investor pitch for discussion during the show, you'll get special instructions on how to join him live on camera and WIN FREE TICKETS to the next MasterMinds Startup Accelerator Workshop! (http://www.mastermindsworkshops.com)

Your Host & Moderator: Scott Fox CEO of the Startup Council, Chairman of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Orange County, Tech Coast Angels, investor in 20+ startup companies, serial startup founder, best-selling entrepreneurship author of Click Millionaires, Internet Riches, more…

Send in your Startup Question here now BEFORE the show: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

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By attending/watching all participants recognize that advice given is for entertainment/informational use only, agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers from any and all liability or claims, and consent to use and sharing in any media of any photos or videos taken.

Free MasterMinds Startup Fundraising Office Hours with Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Startup Entrepreneurs – Free LIVE MasterMinds Fundraising Q&A with Angel Investor/Serial Founder/Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Have questions about raising venture capital? How to find product/market fit? Angel investors? Pitch decks? Building your team? Protecting your intellectual property? How to find investors and pitch to raise your seed round? Starting a company as a first-time, female, or minority founder?

Bring your startup questions and challenges to the Startup Council’s FREE founder support “Office Hours”. We're offering FREE expert Silicon Valley advice to help diverse entrepreneurs start, raise money, and grow new ventures.

A fun, friendly Zoom live show for startup founders and friends, our mission is to increase access to innovation and investment for all. Join startup expert, Scott Fox, for valuable startup strategy advice, fundraising expertise, and networking, too.

WHEN: The 4th Tuesday of every month at NOON Pacific Time (300pm ET/~800pm UK): https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com

JOIN US to WATCH & CHAT LIVE:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/ocstartupcouncil
https://www.youtube.com/scottfox
https://www.facebook.com/clickmillionaire
https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com
Podcast: http://scottfoxradio.com

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION > WIN FREE WORKSHOP TICKETS:
Submit your Startup Question or your startup's Investor Pitch IN ADVANCE for friendly, free expert feedback LIVE: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

If Scott picks your question or investor pitch for discussion during the show, you'll get special instructions on how to join him live on camera and WIN FREE TICKETS to the next MasterMinds Startup Accelerator Workshop! (http://www.mastermindsworkshops.com)

Your Host & Moderator: Scott Fox CEO of the Startup Council, Chairman of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Orange County, Tech Coast Angels, investor in 20+ startup companies, serial startup founder, best-selling entrepreneurship author of Click Millionaires, Internet Riches, more…

Send in your Startup Question here now BEFORE the show: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

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By attending/watching all participants recognize that advice given is for entertainment/informational use only, agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers from any and all liability or claims, and consent to use and sharing in any media of any photos or videos taken.

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