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)

Register for Prepare to Persevere – The Future of Technology & Business

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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HICOOL Global Entrepreneur competition

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Mark Passalacqua, Seasoned Startup Advisor & Mentor

Mark has been a Mentor with Founders Space since 2015. Mark mentors start-up companies at all levels – from inception to market, and beyond. Mark has met with hundreds of companies during the past five years – helping them prepare pitches and presentations; with understanding the opportunity in respective markets and positioning as such; creating and/or revising targeted plans, providing creative direction/ideas, and much more. If you were to come to one of our mentoring days, you might see teams waiting (sometimes hovering around) to meet with him. On the days Mark is mentoring, it is not unusual for him to spend entire days at Founders Space, having follow up meetings with the companies he had met with prior, that same day. For the companies he has felt were/are on the right track i.e. product/service, team, structure, culture, maturity, passion, etc., he has agreed to join on respective advisory boards. When Mark joins a company as an advisor/mentor, he provides a valuable insight that can help take that company to a new level.

Create Your Own Life with Jeremy Ryan Slate

 
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The Dave Parma Podcast

 
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Human Impact Podcast – On Building Startups, Exponential Technologies & Mindset

 
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Women On The Front Line – Apply by June 2, 2020


There has been a historic gap between men and women through the years in business, especially if we talk about tech business. But Start-Up Chile wants to help break this gap, putting women where they belong: in the front line.

Start-Up Chile is a public accelerator of the Chilean Government, is looking for the best female entrepreneurs with the most innovative and tech ideas. Are you one of them? If you have an idea with less than a year of development, with global potential and you’re 100% committed to it, then consider applying today.

Bootstrapping Your Startup (part 13) Fire Fast

Success Story with Scott D. Clary

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