We are proud to introduce our April ’15 cohort of tech startup founders! This month, our newest Founders Network members join with a wide range of specialties, including backgrounds and degrees in software development, industrial engineering, marketing, law, project management, education, software architecture, and more.
We welcome three entrepreneurs who have won awards such as Female Entrepreneur of the Year (Innovation Norway), the Innovator Award (Application Development Trends magazine) and Top 40 Under 40 (Business in Vancouver), as well as founders who have previously worked for Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, Ernst & Young and American Express. With this new cohort, we are excited to see FN grow in Vancouver, Peru and Washington DC in addition to our new SF, SV and NYC members. A warm welcome to our newest cohort, we can’t wait to see their growth and impact in FN!
Paul Caswell, Founder & CEO of Weave the People. Weave the People is used by companies to discover the hidden talent of their employees in order to create higher performing teams. Paul is based in San Francisco, CA.
Janice Cheam, Founder & CEO of Neurio Technology Inc. Neurio Technology Inc. is a leading home intelligence technology company that’s turning the smart home market upside down. Janice is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Adrian Hunter, Managing Partner of eTracker LLC. eTracker LLC is a task management technology designed to optimize operations for commercial real estate operators. Adrian is based in San Francisco, CA.
Sean Kerklaan, Founder & CEO of Fatigue Science. Fatigue Science allows companies and individuals to see and understand how fatigue is affecting their workplace safety, performance and productivity. Sean is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Christine Pilkington Founder of JellyBeen. JellyBeen helps parents discover & recommend the best local places to eat, shop & play with kids through other parents. Christine is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Mischa Steiner-Jovic, CEO of Awesense, Inc. Awesense offers advanced Platform-as-a-Service grid analytics tools that provide true intelligence into the distribution grid, with special emphasis on finding nontechnical losses. Mischa is based in Vancouver, Canada.
We are passionate about combining the rich and diverse experience and perspectives all of our members bring 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.