fnMentoring functions accelerate your startup and expand your high-tech network through mentoring sessions with founders and featured guest experts. Functions are free to members but require your RSVP. If you are not a member you can apply here. Next week’s featured guest will be:
Name: Gil Penchina
Background: Gil Penchina was on the Founding team of Fastly, NewCo, The SAAS syndicate, Kibop. He is the Ex-CEO of Wiki and has over $25B in successful exits and has Angel invested in 60 startups including LinkedIn, PayPal, Fastly, RallySoftware, AngelList, IndieGoGo, WeHeartIt, and Wealthfront. He is an advisor to Founders Den, Tinfoil Security, PandaWhale, Alpha, Health in Reach, Happy Farm, goTengo.
The markets that he is looking to invest in include Consumer Internet, E-Commerce, Enterprise Software, Marketplaces, Mobile, and SaaS. He focuses his efforts on hyper-scaling, refining strategies, and fundraising and business development.
fnMentoring is on Wednesday June 18th beginning at 10:30 am PT. RSVP here to participate in this event.
Founded in 2011, Founders Network offers lifelong peer mentorship to over 600 tech startup founders globally. Our platform, programs and high-touch service facilitate authentic experience sharing, warm introductions and long-term professional relationships. Additional benefits include over $500k in startup discounts and promotion to 2,000 newsletter readers. Members are located in San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, London and other tech hubs. Each month our Membership Committee admits a new cohort of full-time tech founders who are nominated by an existing member.