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Let's pair-up with co-founders

  • Aug 16, 2012 · 5:00 PM
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We are happy to announce our first meetup, at this meetup we would like to focus on you.

Please read carefully before RSVP!

As a member of The Israeli Founders pair-up group we know that team up with the right co-founders is crucial for you and random mingling in social event is not enough. In our group’s meetups we would like to be as much efficient as possible and to respect your time. For that, we are going to change few rules and to make the invitation procedure a bit different - Success depends on your level of cooperation.
We are going to invite you in stages the same as airlines do boarding to an airplane.
Each invitation stage will be open for founders with specific skills, For example: We will start “boarding” founders with marketing & bizdev skills, pause for evaluation, continue “boarding” with technology founders, etc. Don’t get confused, all invitations are to the same event. Once we are happy with the variety of RSVPs will we close the event. As you may know, the meetup platform does not allow inviting specific members to event, so in order to make the best pair-up event we ask you to respect our choice to fine tune approved RSVPs and to postpone some to a later event, Please don’t take it personally.
Our only motivation is to make the best pair-up event in terms of professional skills matchups.
In the event itself we will address the personality aspect by giving you tools to make the right choice.

Let’s get started!

Meetup subject: Mobile or Web ventures.
Invitation stage: Only members with marketing or business development skills
Spots available: 10 (If full, please put yourself on waiting list)


Who should apply to this invitation?
Only Marketing or Business development founders who are looking for or have venture in Mobile or Web domains.

Meetup agenda:
We honor your need for privacy and we will not ask you to fill up forms or to pitch about your venture. We do need to ask you about your personality and skills, for that we prepared a short questionnaire that will be distributed at the beginning of this meetup event. We will not collect the questionnaire, it’s for your own use.

17:00 – 17:15 welcome founders with coffee and soft drinks
17:15 - 17:30 Questionnaire
17:30 – 18:00 Management Models – “Knowing me, knowing you”, Meytal Sandor
18:00 - 18:10 Coffee break
18:15 – 19:00 Pre-Define Networking
19:00 - 19:10 Summary

Exact meetup location will be sent by email only to approved members.

Next invitation stage for this meetup will be for founders with technological skills. Announcement will be on Aug-5.

Stay tuned!

Cheers,
The Israeli Founders Pair-Up Group

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Dopa music is looking for Superman
    Ruby on Rails LEAD programmer, with an experience in developing large scale web service, for a growing, well funded start-up.
    Contact: [masked]

    October 28, 2012

  • Avi S.

    Hi Shlomi & Meytal, I like how you're pushing the Meetup platform to it's limits:)
    Good luck and looking forward to interesting combinations.

    September 9, 2012

  • Lior L.

    An early stage venture developing a fun social fitness app is looking for highly enthusiastic and talented people to join our team!

    Requirements: 

    ^ Strong web development skills
    ^ A creative person with a Can-Do attitude
    ^ Ruby on Rails, HTML5, JQuery Mobile skills are great plus! For more details please contact me on: lior@gymobi dot com

    August 22, 2012

  • Niv K.

    Better then expected - I met interesting people, with interesting Ideas, and made connection I'm interested to follow - Couldn't have expected more.

    (-:

    August 22, 2012

  • Guy L.

    We are developing a trading platform for a new and very interesting product in the field of art.
    We are looking for a Co Founder CTO. Hands-on programming should be a passion...

    August 14, 2012

    • Ron A.

      Hi, I'm interested as well, I am involved in a similar product myself. Maybe we can join efforts :-)

      1 · August 14, 2012

    • Guy L.

      Please contact me [masked]

      August 22, 2012

  • Yair U.

    Hi, We missed the meetup, but we are still looking for a talented PHP,MySQL Developers to join our team as Co-Founders. We have an interesting refreshing approach towards Gambling.

    August 20, 2012

  • Alon R.

    Great initiative, very productive and efficient. Anyone looking to pair-up with a co-founder, either for his own venture or to join one - highly suggested.

    August 19, 2012

  • Lior L.

    The event was organized in a very friendly and casual atmosphere. I really enjoyed the introduction part and the character test. I found it important for the next time to keep a good ratio of technical/non-technical members, but also between 'having a venture'/'looking to join a venture' members. Thank you for organizing the event!

    August 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Need to bring also potential candidates with NO idea/product that are looking to connect to other.

    August 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for the interesting time and the wonderful organization.
    As type "E" guy it was nice to meet some "I" and "p"'s ...
    Keep on your good job.

    August 18, 2012

  • Ofir W.

    Great meeting and excellent atmosphere. Many thanks to Shlomi and Meytal for the evening.

    August 17, 2012

  • Khen O.

    I think these kinds of meetups can really help find co-founders.
    The main parameter for the right mix, should be if the person is looking to join as co-founder or is looking for co-founder to join him (instead of business vs. technical).

    August 17, 2012

  • Itay E.

    A Very good and nice initiative

    August 17, 2012

  • Yaniv O.

    The meetup was very good. It was well organized, provided background supporting material, and the right environment to conduct this sort of meetup. Shlomi & Meytal were great hosts facilitating founders' "speed dating".
    Thank you!

    August 17, 2012

  • Omer R.

    Hi Shlomi, Meytal,

    I would appreciate it if you could clarify today's agenda - Is there some type of pair-up, like speed dating, maybe matches made by you, or is it more focused on giving us tools that will allow us to better find the co-founder?

    August 16, 2012

    • Shlomi S.

      All of the above!
      At the first part of the event we will give tools and on the second part we will conduct short meetings like speed dating where you can implement those tools.

      August 16, 2012

  • Yaniv O.

    Help-IT.pro is developing IT support marketplace for professionals. We are strong in business and IT looking for a 3rd technical co-founder who is both hands-on programmer (LAMPA) and has a broad systems view.

    August 14, 2012

    • zvi s.

      Please contact me at zvisha at gmail. Regards`

      August 14, 2012

  • Maoz M.

    BeeCommerce is a promising early stage startup, developing personalized eCommerce solutions.
    We are looking for a third technical Co founder (hands-on) to join.
    [masked]

    August 14, 2012

  • Alfred S.

    I am looking for a technical Co-founder for my startup - Folloyu Expert in PHP, mySQL, Javascript, HTML/5, etc. We already have a product, but there are still a lot of things to be done.

    August 11, 2012

  • sharon r.

    Hi
    I am looking for a strong and a creative DBA to be a co-founder CTO at my project.
    Is DBA is the issue of this meetup?

    August 7, 2012

    • sharon r.

      Is the 16aug meet up is about DBA's co-founders? CTO's co-founders?

      August 7, 2012

    • Shlomi S.

      The meetup will be focus on matching up marketing, biz dev and technical founders. Please refer to the event's details, all is well written there. Good luck!

      August 9, 2012

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