The eleven founders who join us this month represent experience across 25 startups, ranging from teen entrepreneurship to the Fortune 100 and from the White House to corporate Russia. A special thanks to this month’s top nominator, Sameer Gupta, and welcome to our newest founders:
Gianluca Ruggiero, Founder of MASSIVE: Transforming millions of product reviews online into actionable insights that are significantly more reliable than traditional sources. Gianluca was nominated by Roberto Scaccia and is based in New York City.
Michelle Crames, Founder of BRAM: Working with CEOs to develop strategy and execution around future growth opportunities and capital needs. Michelle was nominated by Sameer Gupta and is based in Los Angeles.
Ola Kowalewski, CEO of Medinovel: Challenging the conventional by designing medical products & experiences that delight the user and improve the health-care system. Ola was nominated by Louis-Victor Jadavji and is based in Vancouver.
Thomas Jung, CEO of AdvantageTec, Inc.: Providing new car dealers with an integrated suite of advertising and sms marketing solutions to manage the customer’s in-store experience. Thomas was nominated by Andreas Wilkens and is based in San Francisco.
Todd Aaronson, President/CEO of Plink (Plink Entertainment, Inc.): The easiest way for musicians to manage their gigs, events and opportunities. Todd was nominated by Kevin Holmes and is based in San Francisco.
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.