Introducing the September ’13 Cohort of Tech Startup Founders


We are proud to introduce our September ’13 Cohort of Tech Startup Founders. Arranged Alphabetically by first name.

voloAaron Mason, Founder of Volo. Volo is a spin-off from a successful non-profit delivering high-quality broadband to the next billion people in emerging markets. Aaron is based in San Francisco, California.


Key logoAmit Gupta, Founder of SenderGen. SenderGen is a next generation platform to help sales and marketing enhance human to human email. Amit is based in San Francisco, California.


trustleafAnson Liang, Founder of Trustleaf. TrustLeaf is a platform facilitating friends and family fundraising for small businesses. Anson is based in Santa Clara, California.



full on social mediaAnthony Owen, Founder of Full On Social Media. Full On Social Media (‘FOSM’) is a social media SaaS that offers a complete end-to-end, scalable, social content management solution. Anthony is based in Victoria, Australia.


carrie manthaCarrie Mantha, Founder of Indira. Indira is customized, couture-quality fashion at mass-market prices via interactive e-commerce technology & in-house, advanced manufacturing. Carrie is based in New York, New York.


upload-568.Christoph Auer-Welsbach, Founder of INISMO. INISMO is an interactive early-stage investment boutique for private funding of businesses by sophisticated investors global. Christoph is based in Redwood City, California.


fabien degaugueFabien Degaugue, Founder of Instaply. Instaply helps you connect with everyone you work or do business with. Fabien is based in San Francisco, California.



james neufeldJames Neufeld, Founder of SAM. SAM is the Social Asset Management Platform for News & Media Professionals. James is based in Alberta Canada.



jay dedapperJay DeDapper, Founder of Buzztala. Buzztala like “Vine for Business”. Customers are creating mobile video content at a furious pace. Jay is based in New York, New York.



jude tuckerJude Tucker, Founder of FilmFunder. FilmFunder is an equity crowdfunding platform for professional motion picture investments. Jude is based in Studio City, California.



josh soltJosh Solt, Founder of Spoiler Shield. Spoiler Shield is an app that blocks TV & sports spoilers in your social media feed. Josh is based in Los Angeles, California.



michael bermanMichael Berman, Founder of Friday5. Friday5 is a subscription service designed to make donating to charity easier than it’s ever been. Members give $5 ever Friday to curated cause. Michael is based in Venice, California.



michael overellMichael Overell, Founder of Recruitloop. Recruitloop is a curated marketplace of independent recruiters on-demand by the hour, with automated video interviews. Michael is based in San Francisco, California.


mike lancasterMike Lancaster, Founder of TBD. TBD is an online marketing company that provides resources to student athletes and families to help them through the college sports recruiting process. Mike is based in San Francisco, California.


nancy quanNancy Quan, Founder is a collaboration tools and marketplace for independent interior designers and their network of clients, artisans, vendors, & service providers. Nancy is based in Oakland, California.


nicholas lumNicholas Lum, Founder of BeeLine Reader. BeeLine Reader makes reading faster and easier with a color gradient that guides your eye from line to line. Nicholas is based in Woodside, California.


olivia chinOlivia Chin, Founder of Better Ever After. Better Ever After is new kind of wedding registry with fun experience gifts like cooking classes, painting lessons, hiking trips instead of boring stuff. Olivia is based in New York, New York.


raniaRania Nasis, Founder of Zalmoxis Bio. Zalmoxis Bio is in stealth mode. Rania is based in Los Angeles California.



ronyRony Chammas, Founder of PeerSpace. PeerSpace is the airbnb for any kind of functional space including offices, studios, gyms, art galleries, salons, home space, etc. Rony is based in San Francisco, California.


suzanne soSuzanne So, Founder of Joy Sprouts. Joy Sprouts is an iPad marketplace that knows children’s educational needs better than their parents. Suzanne is based in Sunnyvale, California.



thomas powellThomas Powell, Founder of aims to centralize the online sports world by providing a free platform to organize all sports related activities. Thomas is based in Newport Beach, California.


tim grammerTim Grammer, Founder of DeviceFarm Inc. DeviceFarm Inc. is a medical device to revolutionize the treatment of nail fungal infections: affordable, effective, safe, and only one or two treatments needed. Tim is based in Pleasant Hill, California.


kaziShaheen Kazi, Founder of Tryfy. Tryfy is in stealth mode. Shaheen is based in Belmont, California.



yann metzYann Metz, Founder of Upfluence. Upfluence is a B2B marketplace for influence marketing. influence audit, online content acquisition, monitoring. Yann is based in San Francisco, California.


vinay Vinay Ramani, Founder of GoodStori Inc. GoodStori Inc helps brands work productively with celebs, pros and enthusiasts to produce content quickly and at much lower cost. Vinay is based in Hayward, California.


With the addition of the September Cohort, Founders Network is now more than 460 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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