What we're about

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 and Greet with Japan Directors, Mentors, & Alumni

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With the Japan 2022 program starting soon, join this online 'Meet and Greet' event with Japan Founder Institute Directors, Mentors, and Alumni. Get to know the people that help entrepreneurs get to traction and funding in the program. Ask questions about the accelerator, how to best leverage FI's resources, and how to build a great business in Japan. This intimate online event is specifically for Applicants or Accepted Founders of the Founder Institute.

❯ Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone interested in the Japan Founder Institute
  • Anyone who wants to meet Japan entrepreneurs and startup experts

❯ Guest Speakers include:

  • Erdinc Ekinci (Co-founder, CEO , Openfor.co, inc)
  • Yu Li Shein (Co-founder and COO, Openfor.co Inc)

❯❯ This is a live, interactive online event, so be sure to RSVP at https://fi.co/e/283904/meetup to receive the Zoom URL to join us live!

Co-Founder Networking: Find a Business Partner, Online

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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!

>> It is not required, but to get the most out of this co-founder networking event:

>> Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who is launching or thinking about launching a Colorado startup
  • Anyone looking for a co-founder and looking to learn about co-founder relationships

>> What is the Agenda?

  • Introduction
  • Short presentation on best practices for finding and formalizing a co-founder
  • Group and one-to-one speed networking with others looking for a co-founder

>>> This is an interactive, live online event. To access the event, RSVP at https://fi.co/startupwebinar/14522

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