Josh Krammes is co-founder and COO of Hatchet Ventures where he is on a mission to ensure underestimated entrepreneurs get a shot at breaking into the coveted circle of startup success. The group leverages its experience as operators and founders of venture and private equity-backed startups – representing billions of dollars in M&A, exits, and IPOs – to support founders along their startup journey.
On September 20, Josh will lead a global keynote to provide insight into how his team is cracking the code to champion women, people of color, immigrants, members of the LGTBQIA+ community, military veterans, and the greater network of underestimated startup founders. His talk will detail the lessons he’s learned as a startup founder and how mentorship has been his unsuspecting key to success.
During Josh’s global keynote, he will share his model for bullet-proof investor-founder relationships, in addition to covering:
Opening Remarks @ 9:30am PT
Join us for opening remarks with Dina Fattom, Member Success Manager at Founders Network, to get the latest updates from the Network and opportunities for getting involved.
Keynote Speaker @ 9:40am PT
Josh Krammes is a strategist and community and business builder. He serves as an advisor and mentor for early-stage startups. He has had the luck of serving for 20 years as a mentor for dozens of global startup accelerators.
In addition to this, he has enjoyed a successful career in community building, business development, investment banking, politics, and serving on boards of both nonprofits and private companies. His greatest experience remains his role as an entrepreneur.
Outside of business, Josh is an avid runner, volunteer, hiker, and surfing enthusiast. He loves meeting people and seeking out meaningful relationships. He believes things generally fall in line when you actively listen and help. His motto: You’re more powerful when you empower.
Stage-Based Roundtables @ 10:30am PT
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About Founders Network:
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. Learn more about us here