• Founder Institute Stockholm Demo Day

    SUP46 - Start-Up People of Sweden

    The Founder Institute is the world’s most challenging and effective program to start a company. Join us for the demo day for the latest Stockholm cohort, where you can see presentations from the newest Graduates that are building great startups. Learn the tips and tricks to building a company in Stockholm, and ask Graduates about their experience in the Founder Institute program. Angels, venture capitalists, media, mentors and the general public are invited to meet the most recent Graduates of the Founder Institute and learn about the diverse businesses that they are building. >> Who Should Attend? - Angel and early-stage investors looking to invest in startups - Graduates, Mentors, and Friends of the Founder Institute - Anyone interested in launching a technology company in Stockholm - Anyone who is interested in innovative companies coming out of Stockholm >> Agenda - 17.00 Networking - 17.45 Introduction to Desifer, Founder Institute and the cohort - 18.00 Graduate company presentations - 19.00 Awards ceremony - 19.30 Drinks, mingle and light snacks >> >> This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/199271/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

  • How to Build Purpose Driven Startups w/ Founders of the Founder Institute& Tobii

    *** This event is FREE, and we limited space. To better ensure your entrance to the event please RSVP here http://fi.co/e/196121/meetup *** There has never been a better time for entrepreneurs to build purpose driven businesses that can change the world. At this special event, Adeo Ressi (CEO of the Founder Institute, 9X entrepreneur and angel investor) will visit from Silicon Valley and be joined by one of Sweden's top entrepreneurs and investors, John Elvesjö (Co-Founder of Tobii and Managing Partner at Brightly Ventures), plus another surprise guest! Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn about building impactful businesses from two of the leading startup experts worldwide. >> About the Hosts: Adeo Ressi is the Founder & CEO of the Founder Institute, the world's premier startup launch program for talented entrepreneurs. In addition, Adeo started TheFunded.com, an exclusive community for entrepreneurs to rate and review venture capitalists. The Institute is the eighth start-up that Adeo has founded or built, four of which were acquired and three of which are still operating. Adeo is regarded as a worldwide expert on early-stage startups and venture capital, with numerous appearances in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Wired Magazine, Forbes, Entrepreneur, CNN, and more. John Elvesjö is an inventor, serial entrepreneur and seasoned corporate executive and board professional. John founded Tobii in 2001 and served as Co-CEO and CTO building Tobii from the start to becoming the world leader in eye tracking technology, listed on Nasdaq, employing more than 950 employees. John also serves on the board of directors of Vinnova (Sweden’s innovation agency). John has is a co-founder of Brightly Ventures. Caroline Walerud: An entrepreneur since age 14, Caroline is Executive Chairman and Cofounder at Volumental, Board Member at Swedish Algae Factory, and Partner at Walerud Ventures. Caroline cofounded Volumental in 2012, with the mission to make retail more efficient and personalized through 3D scanning and artificial intelligence. Since handing over the CEO role, she is Volumental’s Executive Chairman and is also a Partner at the deep tech investment firm Walerud Ventures, where she focuses on early stage green tech startups. She works part-time and is on the board at Swedish Algae Factory, an advanced materials company creating Sweden’s next base industry. Caroline was awarded Forbes 30 under 30 Europe Leaderboard 2016, #1 Swedish Supertalent of the Year 2013, and is cited as one of Europe’s most successful entrepreneurs under 30 and one of Sweden’s most powerful businesspeople. She has advised the Swedish government on startup policy, and she promotes entrepreneurship through Sting Incubator's advisory board and Prince Daniel’s Fellowship. She studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. >> Who should Attend? - Anyone who wants feedback from global experts on startups and venture capital - Anyone interested in building an impactful business - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company - Anyone who wants to learn about entrepreneurship *** This event is FREE, and we limited space. To better ensure your entrance to the event please RSVP here http://fi.co/e/196121/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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  • Accelerate your Growth with Google Breakfast

    Google Digitalakademin

    -To register - see Eventbrite link below - Join us for breakfast and learn about the untapped opportunity in the Nordics to build the next generation marketing solutions by partnering with Google. The Speakers: - Jonas Hagströmer Theodorsson, Co-Owner, Head of Sales Europe på Keywordio - Emil Andersson -Strategic Partner Development at Google - Joel Sunnehall - Founding Partner, Desifer/Founders Institute Stockholm The agenda: - The Nordic opportunity in marketing innovation - The Google Partner Program - Guest Speaker: Keywordio - the benefits of becoming a Google Partner - The Accelerate your Growth Nordics Challenge - Q&A With the Accelerate your Growth Nordics Challenge, Google is tasking Nordic start-ups and scale-ups to solve the marketing and ad tech challenges of tomorrow, further enhance their own product propositions and provide visionary solutions based on Google’s technology capabilities. The top contributions will be fast-tracked to become Google Channel Partners and receive a customized, year-long development program with support from Google in the form of strategy, product support, marketing funds and more. To register please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/accelerate-your-growth-with-google-breakfast-tickets-53010862918

  • Get Business and Pitch Advice from Serial Entrepreneurs and Experts

    SUP46 - Start-Up People of Sweden

    If you have a startup or startup idea and would like to get feedback and guidance from top local entrepreneurs, then join this exclusive and public "Startup Office Hours" event. At the event, attendees will have the opportunity to pitch expert CEO mentors and ask them questions about their business strategy, key decisions, next steps, and more. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how experienced entrepreneurs would tackle the problems you or others are facing. It is not required, but if you would like to pitch and get feedback please prepare some materials by completing this Office Hours Worksheet: https://fi.co/system/upload/FI_StartupOfficeHoursHandout.pdf and bringing it to the event. Those who don't participate can still watch and learn from the public feedback, and there will also be an open Q&A session with the Mentors. ::: Featuring: - Linus Dahg ( Investment Director, Inventure ) - Randy Cottin (Founder & CEO, Loogup) - Nedim Efendic (Investment banker turned entrepreneurship researcher turned startup advisor. Founder Institute Program Manager) - Joel Sunnehall (Founder Institute Director) - Anders Lindlöf (Founding Partner, Desifer) ::: Who should Attend? - Anyone who wants feedback from leading local CEOs - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company - Anyone who wants to learn about entrepreneurship ::: This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/156381/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

  • How to Accelerate the Development of your Startup with Founder Institute

    The Founder Institute is the world’s most challenging and effective step-by-step program to start a company. Many leaders of the world’s fastest-growing startups have used our program to transition from employee to entrepreneur, test their startup ideas, build a team, get their first customers, raise funding, and more. Join us for an informational event where you can meet local Directors, ask questions and learn how you can launch a startup in Stockholm with our help. ::: Featuring: - Joel Sunnehall (Director) - Nedim Efendic (Program Manager) ::: Who Should Attend? - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company - Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder - Anyone interested in learning about the Founder Institute program ::: This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit https://fi.co/e/180292-stockholm-founder-institute-city-information-session/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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  • Startup Pitch Bootcamp: Learn How to Pitch from Top Entrepreneurs

    SUP46 - Start-Up People of Sweden

    If you have a strong idea that could be pitched more clearly, then join us for the Startup Pitch Bootcamp. In just three hours, this intensive workshop will help you improve your pitching skills and understand the components of a great pitch, providing plenty of practice until you get it right. Pitching is a key skill of every successful entrepreneur. How do you communicate your business clearly to employees, customers, and investors? What are some common pitching mistakes that make you look inexperienced? What is the best way to pitch your business? Join us for a fun evening! ::: Featuring: - Randy Cottin (Founder & CEO, Loogup) - Joel Sunnehall (Director) - Nedim Efendic (Program Manager) - Johanna Sjögren (Founder, Swiftr) - Rickard Damm (Head of Zone, Telia Company) - Henric Westergren (Business Developer, Softhouse) - Fanny Sjöström (Founder , Swiftr) ::: Who Should Attend the Pitch Bootcamp? - Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching. - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company. - Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder. ::: This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit https://fi.co/e/startup-pitch-bootcamp-learn-how-to-pitch-from-top-entrepreneurs-dee64785-129e-4115-8a73-6172a93f94e5/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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  • Meet the Leaders - WeWork, Almi Invest, Stockholm Business Angels and Lindahl

    Stockholm has a fast growing and advanced startup ecosystem, offering entrepreneurs a plethora of resources. However, many startups are not aware of all the available resources. At this event, we gather top organisations and leading local entrepreneurs, to outline resources and provide advice on how to build a startup. Presenting at the event will be Wybo Wijnbergen and Amir Pas, who are respectively the General Manager for Northern Europe and the Expansion Lead for Europe of WeWork, a co-working company with approx. 220’000 members. Almi Invest, Sweden’s most active startup investor, will be represented by Marcus Boijemyr and Lars Videnros. Annette Nordvall from Stockholm Business Angels and Anders Moberg from Lindahl will also present. :::: Featuring: - Anette Nordvall (Partner, STOAF) - Amir Pas (Expansion Manager, WeWork) - Marcus Boijemyr (CEO, Almi Invest) - Wybo Wijnbergen (General Manager, WeWork) - Anders Moberg (Partner, Advokatfirman Lindahl) :::: Who Should Attend? - Anyone who is launching or thinking about launching a local startup - Anyone who wants to meet local investors, accelerators, co-working spaces, and founders - Anyone who wants to learn about the resources available for local entrepreneurs :::: This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit https://fi.co/e/how-to-start-a-startup-meet-the-ecosystem-leaders-14187a9d-c7a8-4ac5-b308-0670977b00b8/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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  • Future of Blockchain: Interactive Chat w/ the Co-Founder of Ethereum & Decentral

    -- This is a live and interactive online event. To get access and RSVP, visit https://events.genndi.com/register/169105139238452470/a38dd0642f -- Blockchain technology, and the larger "decentralization" movement, has the potential to change the world in ways we haven't seen since the beginning of the internet. We are only in the first wave of blockchain-powered technologies and financing models, and already many sectors are being disrupted —from marketing to manufacturing, from healthcare to energy, from law to accounting, and from venture capital to even music. Savvy entrepreneurs are leveraging the blockchain in preparation for a decentralized world, and on this special, interactive online event, you can hear from one of the world's foremost experts in the space (and ask questions). This live event will be hosted by Adeo Ressi (Founder & CEO of the Founder Institute), and feature special guest Anthony Di Iorio. Anthony Di Iorio is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, community organizer, and thought leader in the field of digital currencies, blockchain and decentralized technologies. In 2014, he co-founded the smart contract project Ethereum, which is now the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency valued at $30 billion. Anthony’s entire blockchain and cryptocurrencies investments have earned him a place on the Forbes list of the Richest In Cryptocurrency. Anthony is also the founder and CEO of Decentral (http://decentral.ca), a Toronto-based innovation hub and software development company focused on decentralized technologies, and Jaxx (https://jaxx.io), a digital asset wallet that empowers millions of people to control their digital lives. These two organizations recently partnered with the Founder Institute to launch the "Blockchain Founder Syndicate" (https://fi.co/join/blockchain), an initiative to help budding entrepreneurs launch 20 promising companies that leverage blockchain by 2019. On this webinar we will discuss: - What's true about blockchain, and what is hype - The different types of businesses and societal problems blockchain can help address - How entrepreneurs can leverage blockchain in all types of businesses, and how to get started - The future of blockchain, and where the evolution of the technology is headed We hope you will join us! -- RESERVE A SPOT [limited space]: https://events.genndi.com/register/169105139238452470/a38dd0642f -- ** Even if you can't make the live webinar, everyone who registers for the event will receive an audio & video recording approximately 72 hours after the event

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  • FOUNDER NIGHT OUT at Impact Hub with David Ovsepian of TechBuddy

    If you have a startup idea or idea-stage company and you are interested in the Founder Institute program, then join us for the Founder Night Out. Meet fellow peers that are applying to the program or already enrolled, as well as the program Directors, Mentors and other important players in the Stockholm tech startup eco system. Socialize over drinks with other entrepreneurs at the same stage of development. Meet potential Co-Founders. Meet potential partners. Most of all, have fun! :::: Who should Attend? - Anyone interested in joining the Founder Institute program - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company - Anyone interested in meeting Founder Institute Graduates, Directors or Mentors :::: What is the Agenda? - Brief presentation of Founder Institute and Impact Hub - Inspirational speech by David Ovsepian, co-founder and CEO TechBuddy - Networking, Socializing and Drinks :::: This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit https://fi.co/e/founder-night-out-network-with-local-entrepreneurs-255533f4-66f8-4e6c-87ac-a7626f0d63b3/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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  • Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Money for Your Idea in Stockholm

    Do you have a business idea or product that needs funding? Do you want to learn how startup funding works, what you need to do before trying to raise funding, and where you can go to get it? Then join us for this beginner fundraising workshop, which will provide practical, step by step advice, and feature talks from entrepreneurs who have successfully raised money for their businesses, and investors actively funding businesses. Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more. Join us for a great event! :::: Speakers include: - Julian Lee (Founder & CEO, Airmee) - Daniel Daboczy (CEO, Fundedbyme) - Michael Lantz (CEO, Accedo) - Randy Cottin (Founder & CEO, Loogup) - Katja Bergman (Partner, Brightly Ventures) :::: Who Should Attend? - Anyone who is thinking about raising money for their idea or business - Anyone that wants an understanding of fundraising for early stage businesses and products :::: What are some of the Topics? - The key metrics and pre-requisites for raising funding, and the anatomy of a "fundable" company - How to make yourself more attractive to investors - How to utilize online fundraising networks and platforms, like FundedByMe, Kickstarter, and Indiegogo. - How to meet and work with different sources of capital, such as friends and family, angel investors, venture capitalists, government grants and loans, and more. - and more... This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit https://fi.co/e/startup-funding-101-how-to-raise-money-for-your-idea-in-city-21676676-4d16-42fc-a0e4-a242f52b7e26/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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