We are proud to introduce our January ’15 cohort of tech startup founders! Our newest members join Founders Network with expertise in various fields–from international business development and software engineering, to microelectronics and product development. Among the 9 new members, we welcome a former angel investor in Instaply, as well as founders who have previously worked for The United Nations and Ericsson. These founders join with decades of tech startup experience, representing tech hubs in Tel Aviv, Bratislava, NYC, SF, LA and Texas. We welcome this first cohort of 2015 and can’t wait to see their growth and impact in FN!
Michael Harrosh, Founder and CEO of Brand Retailers. Brand Retailers is the one eCommerce platform that designs, implements and hosts websites on their SaaS eCommerce platform. Mike is based in San Francisco, CA.
Rob Imrie, Founder and CEO of AccessFuel Inc. AccessFuel unlocks event insights resulting in attendees making meaningful connections, and organizers gaining measurable data to make more profitable events. Rob is based in Los Angeles, CA.
Chaitanya Vaidya, Founder of PlayKnow. PlayKnow is in stealth mode. Chaitanya is based in Richardson, Texas.
Mark Zand, Founder and CTO of MAAP Technology. MAAP Technology is an Electronic Manufacturing Service company specialized in high end products with mixed technology, multi chip module, chip on flex, chip packaging, three dimensional (3D) assembly, and more. Mark is based in Los Angeles, CA.
With the addition of the January ’15 Cohort, Founders Network is now more than 500 members strong! We are excited about the deep and diverse experience sets and perspectives each new member brings to our peer mentorship community of tech startup founders. Together we are taking management and personal risk off the table and ensuring mutual success. Stay tuned to Founders Edge for startup updates, tips and lessons learned from each of our new members. To learn more about Founders Network click here.
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 $1M in startup discounts and mentorship from 50+ Institutional Investors. 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.