Introducing the May ’14 Cohort of Tech Startup Founders

We are proud to introduce our May ’14 Cohort of Tech Startup Founders. Arranged alphabetically by last name.
Stephen backerStephen Backer, Founder of 2ndLine. The 2ndLine platform is an elegant, easy-to-use streaming platform custom-built for real time engagement. Stephen is based in San Francisco, California.


Andreas BieblAndreas Biebl, Founder of YAgent. YAgent is in stealth mode. Andreas is based in Los Angeles, California.



Artur BoderaArtur Bodera, Founder of EventBox. EventBox lets you listen to music from the bands and DJs that will be performing nearby.




Matt CaspariMatt Caspari, Founder of Phonio. Phonio enables influencers to instantly deliver intimate and exclusive audio content to mass audiences via mobile phone calls. Matt is based in San Francisco, California.


Renato CordeiroRenato Cordeiro, Founder of Red Beach. Red Beach is a startup focused in developing apps and games for mobile devices. Renato is based in San Francisco, California.


Sanket DeshpandeSanket Deshpande, Founder of emote. emote allows you to spend less time trawling through page long reviews while still giving you a better understanding than a rating system. Sanket is based in London, United Kingdom.


Carlos FajardoCarlos Farjardo, Founder of CardMe. CardMe helps people connect with others using geolocation technology. Carlos is based in Zapopan, Mexico.


Pedro Neira FerrandPedro Ferrand, Founder of Mi Media Manzana. Mi Media Manzana is the “eHarmony” of LATAM. They’ll bring the Online Matchmaking subscription based BM (+30’s/Long term relationships) to the region. Pedro is based in Lima, Peru.



Yousuf MamsaYousuf Mamsa, Founder of TrakTrip. TrakTrip is developing a unique mobile enterprise solution to accurately track and report on business travelers. Yousuf is based in San Francisco, California.


Deborah NollerDeb Noller, Founder of Switch Automation. Switch Automation  is the world’s first cloud-hosted Enterprise Operations Platform for managing buildings and building data. Deb is based in San Francisco, California.


Nick PerdikisNick Perdikis, Founder Deven Software. Deven Software is a customer-centric software and services company providing highly flexible transaction and integration solutions to M&A professionals. Nick is based in Washington D.C., Maryland.


Daniel Rodriguez LibrerosDaniel Libreros, Founder of IdeaCat. IdeaCat is in stealth. Daniel is based in San Francisco, California.



Benjamin StewartBen Stewart, Founder of Social Rebate. Social Rebate is an innovative e-commerce solution that converts your customers’ purchases into highly credible Social Media marketing. Ben is based in Los Angeles, California.


Amir ZiaiAmir Ziai, Founder of Invesd. Invesd learns your investment style and automatically notifies you on the latest developments and relevant investment opportunities. Amir is based in Orange County, California.


Ilham ZoughiIlham Zoughi, Founder of Duette FoodShed. Duette FoodShed is artisanal company that provides freshly handmade, highly nutritious, and digestive-healing full meals and snacks for toddlers at or away from home. Ilham is based in New York City, New York.

With the addition of the May Cohort, Founders Network is now more than 520 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 the fnBlog for startup updates, tips and lessons learned from each of our new members. To learn more about Founders Network click here.


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