Briana Okyere

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Is Blockchain Right for Your Startup?

Jul 16, 2018

In 2013, Sheri Kaiserman published the first Wall Street analysis of Bitcoin’s value. And while “The report didn’t explicitly recommend buying the cryptocurrency, it did say huge gains were possible— …

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Why Vancouver Founders Need a Global Network to Achieve Success: Liz Dickinson, Founder of PaiHealth

May 10, 2018

In 2017, Vancouver was ranked the best city in the world for startups. Over the last decade, the startup scene has exploded in Canada’s third largest city, boasting household names …

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Q&A w/ Beerud Sheth, Co-founder of Gupshup I FoundersNetwork

May 02, 2018

When did the technology adoption trend that led to gig economy tech startups like Uber, DoorDash, Instacart, Thumbtack, and TaskRabbit begin? Back in 1998, in the early days of the dot-com …

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Serial Entrepreneur Duke Chung, Co-Founder of TravelBank

Apr 30, 2018

It’s time to watch out for budding startup TravelBank. Before founding the travel start-up in 2016, Co-Founder Duke Chung sold his first venture, Parature, to Microsoft for $100M in 2014. …

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Gabriel Halimi: Advice for Hardware Founders

Apr 17, 2018

“Hardware is hard”, said Gabriel Halimi, Co-Founder of Flo Technologies, when asked what risks he sees down the road for his hardware startup. Indeed, it’s all in the name, and …

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Building a Startup in LatAm: Advice from 4-time Serial Entrepreneur Pedro Neira Ferrand

Mar 29, 2018

With tech giants like Google making a push to foster LatAm startups in 2018, and a number of unicorns emerging in the region over the last 4 years, Latin America …

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Mentorship with Princeton Review Founder, John Katzman

Mar 14, 2018

If your company is perfect, John Katzman wants to hear all about it. “Everybody has warts, everybody farts, every one of your competitors has a CEO that’s tearing his or …

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fnIRL 2018 | Announcing Our First 1-Day Global Conference!

Mar 06, 2018

We’re pleased to announce our first one day global conference, fnIRL 2018! Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, fnIRL will include 100+ tech founders and 20+ investors, and will …

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Sam Ryan of Zeelo Talks on the Beginning Stages of a Startup

Mar 01, 2018

Sam Ryan and two-time Co-founder Barney Williams were frustrated. They didn’t like the current transportation options available to big events, which saw them regularly experience overcrowding and poor services. Enter …

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Invest time in your network: How Scoop got to $46M

Feb 07, 2018

When it comes to listening to the market, Scoop co-founder Jonathan Sadow can teach you a thing or two. After experiencing the pains of carpooling himself, and meeting with enterprises …

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Growth Lessons from Ethan Agarwal

Jan 31, 2018

Ethan Agarwal founded Aaptiv in 2015. If you haven’t heard of the mobile fitness app, then you aren’t one of the 200,000 users who have subscribed in the last 2 …

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Scott Dudelson: MVP, Co-founders, & Raising Your Seed Round

Jan 31, 2017

This week, Founders Edge talked MVP, meeting a co-founder, and raising a seed round with Scott Dudelson— founder turned accelerator mentor and angel investor. About Scott: Co-founder & former CEO of Swagbucks, $60M …

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Why Hiring for Diversity Makes Business Sense

Jan 17, 2017

Caitlin MacGregor (Co-Founder, Plum.io) wrote a 2,000 word open letter to a VC partner at Sequoia Ventures after Vanity Fair published an article using his words: “Oh, we look very …

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Two Components Startups Need to Secure Investment

Jan 06, 2017

“It’s hard to imagine any aspect of our life and economy that is not open to entrepreneurial innovation, transformation or disruption.” Bill Reichert, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, believes …

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2016: Reflection and Statistics From the Year

Dec 23, 2016

Just like every other company out there, here at Founders Network, we’re in the midst of reflecting on the past year, and looking for ways to improve in the next. …