Steve Hoffman (Captain Hoff)

HoffmanSteve Hoffman is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, LP in August Capital, and author of the book Make Elephants Fly: The Process of Radical Innovation. 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

Sample Talk:

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
  • Building a Billion Dollar Business
  • Changing the World with Your Startup
  • Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • Designing Creative Spaces
  • Fintech – The World of Money is Changing
  • Growth Hacking & Customer Acquisition
  • How to Run a World-Class Incubator & Accelerator
  • Hunting Unicorns – Silicon Valley Investment Strategies
  • Innovation Explosion – Think Like a Startup
  • Innovation Strategy & Structure
  • Innovation Teams & Management
  • Leadership in the Innovation Age
  • Marketing Tactics & Strategies for Startups
  • 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