TheFunded.com Open Letter
Posted by Gopal Kamath on 2012-01-10
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Editor's Note: Applications for the Founder Showcase Pitch Competition are due this Saturday, December 31st. If you are a seed-stage startup looking for funding or exposure, you should definitely apply (it's free): http://showcase9.strutta.com
Over $30 million has been raised by previous presenters, and only companies that are less than 2 years old with less than $250,000 in funding are eligible. We're expecting over 150 investors at the event - I hope you'll join us.
- Jonathan Greechan (@jonnystartup)
Inside the Founder Institute
'#Startup Fundraising Hacks’ by @dteten-In this talk from last year’s New York Founder Institute, David Teten, Serial Entrepreneur and Partner at ff Venture Capital, discusses a host of creative and aggressive hacks to identify and win over the optimum investors for your business.
Great Discussions on TheFunded:
The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on it. Here’s Why
[Both Sides of the Table]
New York Startup Ideation Bootcamp
Date/Location: January 11, 2012: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Description: In just three hours the Founder Institute will help you improve your startup ideas, come up with new ideas, and find a cofounder. Best of all it's free, and many local CEOs will be in attendance - including Gabe Zichermann and Ven Medabalmi.
9th Founder Showcase
Date/Location: January 19, 2011: 3:30 PM-9:00 PM: Mountain View, CA
Description: The Founder Showcase brings together leading investors, founders, and press for one action-packed night to network and help launch a startup company to greatness. The 9th Founder Showcase will take place in Mountain View, and only hold 275 people. Guests will be treated to a keynote speech from a top technology investor or CEO, and drinks and appetizers in a networking hall full of emerging companies competing in a Demo Table Competition. This event has sold out the last six times, so register today. Founder Insight readers get 25% off using the code 'insightful'.
Women 2.0 PITCH Competition 2012
Date/Location: February 14, 2011: Mountain View, CA
Description: The full-day conference will be the only platform that unites the entire ecosystem to nurture and support the fastest-growing demographic in the startup space - women - as creators and consumers. Over 800 investors, entrepreneurs, engineers and designers will be exploring up-and-coming trends in innovation and discussing "nuts & bolts" solutions through case studies. Founder Insight readers get 10% off using the code 'FOUNDER'.
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