Founder Institute Comparing Accelerators and Incubators

Comparing Accelerators and Incubators

Which program is right for your startup? The answer to that question depends on a number of factors, including you, your idea and your team. I recently gave a talk at the Northwest Entrepreneur Network University (NWENU) about Accelerators, Incubators and the Startup Ecosystem, specific to Seattle, but the general rules apply as well. NWEN Accelerators & Incubators from …

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Founder Institute Seattle Founder Institute – Fall Semester & Event Schedule

Seattle Founder Institute – Fall Semester & Event Schedule

The Fall Semester Applications are open for the Founder Institute Seattle. Apply Now! The new Semester will begin on October 2 – Tuesday nights. Early Admissions Deadline – Save $50 testing fee! September 2nd Final Admissions Deadline – September 23rd Midnight

Business Model When is Late to Market Really Too Late to Market?

When is Late to Market Really Too Late to Market?

I recently had the chance to host a group of mentors for office hours @StartupRiot in Seattle – Thanks to Jimmy Kwan at Turnstone for providing the furniture, it was the best the Bar at Showbox Soho has ever looked! We accepted applications from over 41 companies that requested office hours for Founder Institute Mentors. …

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Startup Business What is Founder Institute Seattle program?

What is Founder Institute Seattle program?

As we open the new semester at the Founder Institute Seattle I’m out meeting with different groups about the program and answering the questions for potential candidates about both the program and where we fit into the Seattle Entrepreneur Ecosystem…As we start our fourth semester in Seattle were very clear on our program goals and …

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Startup Business Rise of the Designer? #SWSEA

Rise of the Designer? #SWSEA

I had the chance to participate in the final pitches last night at Startup Weekend Seattle (#SWSEA). There were 15 teams that pitched after working all weekend to build out their ideas and create products. One to the changes they made at this event from previous events was the deliberate effort to recruit designers into …

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Founder Institute Comments from “A challenge to Seattle VCs: Back 100 seed-stage startups in 24 months”

Comments from “A challenge to Seattle VCs: Back 100 seed-stage startups in 24 months”

This is a post from Geekwire.com First, thanks to Marcelo for being a mentor last night at the Founder Institute Seattle, #SEFI. During the Q&A we had some discussion about the post and ongoing discussion. So giving the credit where it’s due… here’s my summary of the discussion. The VC model doesn’t work (or is …

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