We are proud to introduce our November ’12 Cohort of Tech Startup Founders. Arranged Alphabetically.
1. Aaron Ganek, Founder and CEO of Cloudtenna. Cloudtenna is software infrastructure that installs on your company file server and makes the files accessible from post-PC devices. Aaron is based in Sunnyvale, Ca.
5.Jason Illoulian, Founder and CEO of Faring Capital. Faring Capital is in stealth. It uses an online platform to improve teacher effectiveness and encourage parental involvement through homework help. Jason is located in Los Angeles, Ca.
8.Jonathan Perkins, Co-founder and COO of Kickback Tickets. With Kickback Tickets you can crowd fund your public or private event. Jonathan is based in San Francisco, Ca.
13.Michalis Gkontas, CEO of Cookisto. Cookisto is an online marketplace where you can find great food prepared by local cooks or offer your own homemade creations. Michalis is located in Athens, Greece.
16.Robert Miller, Co-founder of Big Pie. Big Pie connects merchants, non-profits, and donors through a mobile based give back platform that increases loyalty and personal connections to consumers and donors. Robert is based in Oakland, Ca.
17.Samar Birwadker, Founder and CEO of ManageUp, Inc. ManageUp’s PPA (Proprietary Psychometric Algorithm) lets you discover your work-style, define your work-place and find your fit. Samar is based in San Francisco, Ca.
With the addition of the December Cohort, Founders Network is now more than 250 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.
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.