Winning at Business and Life Podcast with Professor Pete Alexander

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Hackative Labs – How Turn Ideas into Reality

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Joe explores with Steven Hoffman (AKA Capt Hoff), the award winning author and CEO of Founders Space, on the key points from his book, Make Elephants Fly. They discussed the many conundrums of a startup, getting to product market fit, and the cultural adventures (and misadventures!) he experienced, while getting elephants to fly worldwide. Steven also has 2 upcoming books: Surviving A Startup, and The Five Forces That Change Everything

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True Entrepreneurs Realize their Dreams or Die Trying

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The Future of Technology & Business

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5 Accelerators Helping Startups Succeed

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All businesses must start with a concept, but expanding that concept into a successful, fully functioning venture involves significant work, money, time, and patience. Understanding these entrepreneurial challenges, accelerators such as the ones listed here offer vital support through funding, professional networks, events, and other resources necessary to take any startup to the next level.

ECI Awards 2020 is Calling for Entries

The New Normal of Digital Economy After COVID-19

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About ECI Awards:

Honoring the innovation that defines future!

ECI Awards, founded by IECIA (International Entrepreneurs, Creatives & Innovators Association) in the United States in 2014, is the first global award in the digital economy that uses “effectiveness of innovation” as its evaluation criteria.
It recognizes the most innovative achievements in the categories of business model, product, service, technology, marketing and management, as well as individuals and organizations, to encourage and inspire innovation applied in commercial and creative industries around the world.

2020 Startup Law Initiative at Berkeley Law

The Startup Law Initiative at Berkeley Law (SLI), an initiative of the University of California, offers free incorporation services to entrepreneurs.

SLI’s services allow founders to overcome costly barriers to conducting business. Founders work with Berkeley Law students and top Bay Area law firms that specialize in corporate law and emerging markets.

Other services include stock purchase agreements, indemnification agreements, and corporate bylaws. We are currently accepting applications for entrepreneurs looking to incorporate their businesses this fall.

How a Silicon Valley Accelerator Went Global to Help Startups Do the Same

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How Founders Space Became a Global Innovation Hub

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Key Takeaways:

– That taking something offline and trying to shoehorn it online doesn’t work as well

– That a combination of leadership, curiosity and stamina are what makes a great CEO

– Don’t sweat the small stuff, it won’t matter a year, 6 months or even 3 months from now

Is Implanting Microchips in Employees a Good Idea?

Companies are beginning to implant microchips in employees to improve productivity, security, and healthcare. No, this is not a scene out of a dystopian sci-fi film, it’s happening right now. The chips are typically the size of a grain of rice and are inserted under the skin in a relatively painless process.

Pair Networks

Pair Networks provides all the hosting for Founders Space.   The reason we chose Pair Networks is that they are incredibly reliable.

Believe it or not, we have been using Pair Networks for over 20 years on various projects.  They provide excellent customer support, and unlike so many other hosting providers, you can talk to a real live tech support person on the phone. 

Female Founders in InsurTech 2020 Competition


Quesnay enables Fortune 500 companies to partner with startups through innovation competitions and mentorship programs. Quesnay’s Female Founders in InsurTech 2020 is open to all startups with a female founder, co-founder, CEO, or C-Suite leader with solutions relevant to the insurance industry.

Eligible startups must apply before the Submission Deadline on July 26.
Applicants can find more information about the program timeline, requirements, and our prize offerings by visiting the competition site.

Join Startup Research 2020

Researchers from the University of California (Irvine), Notre Dame University, and the University of Colorado Boulder are looking for startup teams for a research study with the goal to understand factors that lead to effective, high-performing teams. Participation in this study is a unique opportunity for you and your team to gain invaluable and actionable insights into your team’s performance and how to improve it. At the same time, your participation will help to improve the lives of people who are living and working through both current and potential future pandemics.

K-Startup Grand Challenge 2020: Apply by June 25


The South Korean government is working to transform the country’s economy for another century of success, ultimately raising employment, the GDP and Korea’s place in the world. In order to do this, the government is supporting talented entrepreneurs and promising startups, to turn South Korea and Pangyo Creative Economy Valley into a global startup hub in Asia.

Do you have a startup company? Live and work with living expenses paid? Apply to the global startup competition: The K-Startup Grand Challenge!

Brent Keltner, Go-To-Market Strategist

Brent Keltner has joined Founders Space as a mentor. He is President of Winalytics and created the company’s value-driven growth methodology. Winalytics helps client reach their top growth potential by consistently positioning and qualifying around buyer value in go-to-market and sales execution strategies.

The advantages of moving from product- to value-driven growth accrue throughout the buyer lifecycle. Value-drive growth increases prospecting success, accelerates deal velocity, and increases deal value through better negotiations and quicker account expansion.

Prepare to Persevere – The Future of Technology & Business (July 21)

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Join Steve Hoffman, investor, author, and CEO of Founders Space, as he discusses the latest trends in technology and how they will affect businesses. He’ll discuss new opportunities and where venture capitalists are focusing their attention and investments.

You’ll discover:

* Where to find new opportunities

* Technological breakthroughs that will shape industries and our economy in the coming years

Investor Connect Podcast

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Beam Me Up – The Story of a Robotics Startup’s Demise

Although the market is growing, making robots is hard. In Silicon Valley, venture capitalists like to say software is easy, hardware is hard, and robots are the hardest of all. This is because they require so many different disciplines to build, from mastering the complexities of hardware and movement to develop sophisticated AI. Most startups don’t have the resources or expertise to take on all of these once. Even more challenging than building the robots is building a viable business. Robotics isn’t like software. It’s a costly and difficult business to scale.

Lawnboy Ventures – Restoring a Sense of Smell

Scott Moorehead suffered a traumatic brain injury when fell in the driveway, while teaching his 6-year-old son how to skateboard. He recovered from the internal bleeding and concussion but never regained his smell. The connection between the olfactory nerves in his nose and his brain had been severed.

Experts from Founders Space, Silicon Dragon Ventures to Discuss Globalization and Innovation

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