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Startup Founder 101 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:
• Coming up with a strong startup idea
• Startup legal basics
• How to pitch your startup
• Starting a company without quitting your day job
• How to raise funding for your startup
• And much more!

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Upcoming events (2)

Meet the Nordic Startup Ecosystem w/ Top Accelerators, Investors & VCs

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The Nordic region has a fast growing startup ecosystem, and entrepreneurs here are lucky to have so many resources available to help them in their journey. However, many people don't know about all of the resources available, the differences between them, or what resources are right for them. At this online and interactive event, we will gather representatives from different entrepreneurial organizations, including Techstars, Antler, Startup Norway, Reach for Change and Helen Ventures, to outline the local resources and provide tips on how to build a startup in the Nordics.

Guest Speakers include:

  • Anders Hammarbäck (Partner, Antler)
  • Alfredo Jollon (Managing Director, Techstars Stockholm)
  • Knut Wien (Chief Vision Officer (CVO) & Co-Founder, Startup Norway)
  • Sofia Breitholtz (CEO, Reach for Change)
  • Terhi Johanna Vapola (Vice President, Head & Founder, Helen Ventures)
  • Eleonore Hinlopen (Strategic Program Manager, Mastercard Lighthouse)
  • Naimul Abd (Business Advisor & Partnerships Lead, Coompanion Stockholm)

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who is launching or thinking about launching a startup in the Nordics
  • 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

What is the Agenda?

  • Introduction
  • Panel Discussion with Leading Nordic Ecosystem Organizations
  • Question and Answer Session
  • Online Networking

❯❯ This is a live, interactive online event, so be sure to RSVP at https://fi.co/e/289848/meetup to receive the Zoom URL to join us live!

How to Invest in Top Startups: Lessons Learned from Around the World

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Investors play a key role in advising a startup about recruiting a team, raising funding, generating traction, and ultimately growing the business. However, there are many cases where investors produce little impact, or even a negative impact. On this live online event you can hear from experienced entrepreneurs and investors that have supported dozens of businesses - across several continents, sectors, and stages - and learn their best practices for sourcing opportunities and providing immense value to startups.

>>> This is an interactive, live online event. To access the event, RSVP at https://fi.co/e/284570

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone passionate to help aspiring entrepreneurs start and grow a technology business
  • Anyone interested in angel investing and building a portfolio of startups
  • Anyone interested in launching an FI accelerator as a Vertical or as a City-Focused program

What is the Agenda?

  • Introduction
  • Panel Discussion with FI Leaders
  • Question and Answer Session
  • Online Networking

>>> This is an interactive, live online event. To access the event, RSVP at https://fi.co/e/284570

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