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Angel Launch Tech Crawl

Welcome to Angel Launch Tech Crawl in SF!

You get the benefit of meeting many experts and colleagues thru awsome networking in one huge location. Event includes delicious free food and drinks!

Hosted by Angel Launch, Founders Space and Pay It Forward Labs

Get visibility in the SF community, meet investors, launch your product, practice your pitch, and recruit talent.

6:00-6:45
User Design Experience: Top Trends for Mobile and Web Apps

6:45-9:30: FOOD AND MIXER WITH DEMO TABLES
Huge Networking Mixer, Demo Tables, Food and drinks

7:15-8:00 MENTOR AND EXPERT SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS

How to Build Habit-Forming Products with Nir Eyal, Author, Entrepreneur

In an age of ever-increasing distractions, quickly creating customer habits is an important characteristic of successful products. How do companies create products people use every day? What are the secrets of building services customers love? How can designers create products compelling enough to “hook” users?

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/hooked-how-to-build-habit-forming-productsnir-eyal-author-entrepreneur-tickets-12218163857

Nir Eyal, a two-time Silicon Valley entrepreneur and regular contributor to TechCrunch, Forbes, and Psychology Today, has constructed a framework for designing habit-forming products called “the Hook Model.” The framework gives product designers a new way for thinking of the necessary components of creating user behavior. Nir will share the tactics companies like Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter use to drive engagement.

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How To Do PR for Startups on a Budget?

Founders Space Angel Pitch Competition

    The Event
  • This competition is for early-stage startups seeking angel funding
  • Winners will receive angel investment, acceleration and more!
    The Process
  • We haven’t set the date for the next competition
  • But there’s limited room, so Apply Now and reserve your spot
  • We’ll notify you as soon as the date is set!

NOTE: You must be able to come in person to pitch in Silicon Valley to participate.

    The Booty
  • This event is sponsored by Fibernet and Founders Space
  • Every startup selected to pitch will receive free hosting from Fibernet

VC Taskforce’s Investor & a Bottle of Wine Contest

Enter this contest to pitch Ron Weissman one-on-one, get a bottle of great wine, and sign up here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/investor-a-bottle-of-wine-contest-tickets-11688686175

The Investor: Ron Weissman, Band of Angels

Ron Weissman, has been an active Silicon Valley VC (Apax Partners) and angel investor (chairman of the Band of Angels’ Software SIG and an advisor to the Band’s Acorn Fund) and has trained many companies in the art of successful fundraising. He has advised more than 50 companies and has been on more than 20 early stage Boards. As a VC, he has critiqued hundreds of pitches and has read thousands of presentations. As a former high tech executive, he authored and delivered hundreds of pitches himself locally and on Wall Street for private and public companies.


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How Not to Name Your Startup

No investment you make in your start up will last longer or get used more than the name. Don’t get stuck with one that looks like someone got drunk and played Scrabble. In this engaging and enlightening presentation, you will learn:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-not-to-name-your-startup-tickets-12170178331

Use the promo code = FOUNDERSSPACE

  • Why most names suck
  • How to avoid naming pitfalls
  • What makes a name sticky
  • Where to access free online brainstorming tools
  • Creative ways to get around domain names that are not available

Game of Drones HQ – Battling, Crashing, Breaking & Fixing UAVs

Captain Hoff visits the Game of Drones HQ and talks to the co-founders Eli Delia and Marque Cornblat about their indestructible airframes. If you’re interested in joining, visit the Game of Drones website: http://www.gameofdrones.biz/