Pitch & Plant Competition – Apply by Nov 8, 2020

The Pitch & Plant 2020 is a virtual global investment competition for plant-based and animal-free startups. This global competition is for startups that are looking to raise investment from some of the world’s leading plant-based investors.

Investors for this competition have committed to a minimum investment of £20,000 / US$25,000 to each finalist with the minimum aggregate total of £160,000 / US$200,000. Keep in mind, they may invest higher sums if the right startup captures their attention.

Silicon Valley Innovative Products Expo

Silicon Valley Innovation Channel Ding Ding TV, together with Founders Space, Acorn Campus presented Silicon Valley Innovative Products Expo. Establishing a platform to facilitate engagement for entrepreneurs, investors, Ecommerce partners, social medias, to showcase brand influence on a global channel.

Sign up here: http://www.dingdingtv.com/?p=65672

Global Scaling Academy Opening

Global Scaling Academy
is a virtual community where scaling founders, corporate innovators, investors and thought-leaders from around the world collaborate to scale high-impact ventures by learning to apply the lessons of blitzscaling and Silicon Valley.

The 10 Commandments of Venture Capital

Learn the 10 most critical things you need to know to raise venture capital for your startup.

Learn the best strategies for raising venture capital.

Learn how to create competition between investors.

Learn what investors are looking for in a startup.

Learn what to say to investors.

Learn what mistakes entrepreneurs make.

Learn how to estimate your company’s valuation.

Learn how to use fear and greed to your advantage.

Startup Competition: VivaTech 2020 Intel Challenge

Working with Intel and ESL Gaming, Viva Technology will have a Grand Festival for startups in gaming and esports this November.

If your startup has a product or solution that could be implemented in the gaming industry, you may want to apply (deadline October 16) to be considered. Winning startups will receive:

• Chance to pitch during the festival in front of VCs, medias, gamers, etc.
• Intel gaming hardware (NUC Extreme or equivalent).
• Coaching and mentoring sessions with experts at Intel, ESL gaming, Level256 and the Paris&Co incubation network.
• Booth, passes & visibility at VivaTech 2021 in Paris or digitally.

SheLovesTech Global Pitch Competition

2020 SheLovesTech Global Pitch Competition — USA Round
Calling all female tech founders — 2020 SheLovesTech Global Pitch Competition is open for applicationsDeadline for the USA round is 09/22/2020.

SheLovesTech is an international community that houses the world’s largest pitch competition for women-led / women-impact tech startups. This year we are live in 30+ countries and are seeking tech startups that fit the following criteria:

  1. Having an MVP ready
  2. Having raised <US$5M
  3. Having at least one female founder or a business positively impacting female
The global winner will receive an equity-free cash prize of US$15,000, fast track access to our partner funds and accelerator programs, mentorship and advisory from top VC partners and seasoned entrepreneurs, and unparalleled international media exposure.
Startups that pitched through SheLovesTech have received fundings from Sequoia, Vertex Ventures, Wavemaker, Microsoft, and Amazon, aggregating to $100mm+ in capital.
We would love to see you apply!

Apply for the 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies Award

Apply for the 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies Award

Startup Grind: The Startup Program

Here is an exclusive opportunity for our startups to join Startup Grind and get three months free access (if accepted).

Check out their Startup Membership.

Use this referral link to apply and get three months free access (if approved): http://zpr.io/Hp2DH

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

True entrepreneurs realize their dreams or die trying…

The Future of Technology & Business

Watch The Future of Technology & Business

North American Investment Forum 2020 New World Order in the Post-epidemic Era

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


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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Listen to Podcast:
“How a Silicon Valley Accelerator Went Global to Help Startups Do the Same”

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.