Steve Hoffman

Captain Hoff
Steve Hoffman (Captain Hoff) is an angel investor, partner at FOUNDERS.VC, Eminence Ventures (China), LP in August Capital, serial entrepreneur, and author of the book Make Elephants Fly. Hoffman is also the Captain & CEO of Founders Space, one of the world’s leading incubators and accelerators, with over 50 partners in 22 countries.

Hoffman’s Bio:
Bio & Experience

Hoffman’s Book:
Make Elephants Fly: The Process of Radical Innovation

Hoffman’s Speaking Topics:
Hoffman is an active speaker, giving over 80 talks per year on innovation, entrepreneurship and investing. These include conferences, university lectures, TED talks, and startup events.

  • 10 Commandments of Raising Venture Capital
  • 20 Reasons Why Startups Fail
  • 30 Unfair Advantages Every Startup Must Know
  • 40 Rules for Hiring, Firing & Inspiring Employees
  • AI & Deep Learning Startups
  • AI, Robotics & the Future of Humanity
  • Become a Startup Superstar
  • Blockchain – The Promise & Perils of ICOs, Bitcoin & Etherum
  • Building a Billion Dollar Business
  • Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • Designing Creative Work Spaces
  • Fintech – The World of Money is Changing
  • Growth Hacking – The Science of Customer Acquisition
  • How to Run a World-Class Incubator & Accelerator
  • Hunting Unicorns – How Silicon Valley’s Top VCs Pick Startups
  • Innovation Explosion – Think Like a Startup
  • Innovation Game Plan – 10 Rules of Transformation
  • Innovation Strategy – Reinventing Your Organization
  • Innovation Teams – How to Become a Super Boss
  • Leadership – Making People Perform & Love You
  • Marketing – 20 Best Strategies for Acquiring Customers
  • Mind Tech – Brain Chips, Neurotech, EEG, Dream Reading & More
  • On-Demand Economy – Case Studies in Success & Failure
  • Perfecting Your Startup Pitch
  • Selling Ice to Eskimos – The Art of Closing Deals
  • Sharing Economy – How to Succeed by Sharing
  • Silicon Valley – How it Became the Innovation Capital of the World
  • Smart Homes, IoT & Real Estate Tech
  • Storytelling – How to Craft Your Startup Story
  • Tech Apocalypse – Mind Control, Swarm Tech, Rogue DNA & Killer Robots
  • Tech Trends – AI, Blockchain, Robotics, ICOs & Deep Learning
  • Technology of the Future – Holograms, Ion Engines, Cyborgs, Flying Cars & Invisibility
  • Technology of Tomorrow – Nano Bots, Smart Dust, DNA, Bionics & Brain Chips
  • VR & AR Trends and Technology

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