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February 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am PST


fnGlobal Keynote with Lifetime Member Alan Wilson

Complimentary Ticket:

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Failure is the part we hate talking about — but it’s a critical component of success. 

When Alan Wilson, co-founder of gaming company, Tripwire Interactive, was unable to get venture capital, he and his partners had to bootstrap it. Even more of a challenge, they had to get creative when it came to distribution. Today they are well-established in the industry, with over 40 million units sold. To get there, they had to risk failing, the right way. 

Register for Alan Wilson’s Founders Network global keynote about turning failures into opportunities and gain insights into:

  • Taking smart risks and planning for the worst
  • Finding creative methods of funding and distribution
  • Making bootstrapping work
  • Delegating more

This is also the launch of fnDC Chapter.



Alan Wilson

Alan is the Growth Chair of fnAtlanta Chapter.

Ex Biochemist/Immunologist, went into a career in IT and consultancy, finishing with 10 years working around Investment Banking. 2 startups through there, both service businesses. Sold one, closed the second, after having a midlife crisis and co-founding Tripwire Interactive – now one of the premier completely privately-owned and funded video game developer/publishers around. For fun, talk to him about Rugby (English and a Bath supporter), Skiing – and now Atlanta United.


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 at https://foundersnetwork.com


Confidentiality Policy

All information shared within Founders Network is strictly confidential. We are built on a foundation of trust, and the community takes confidentiality seriously. Investors, members, and staff all share experiences and opinions off the record.  In this roundtable forum, we continue to model our fnValues of Reciprocity, Humility, Authenticity and Inclusivity.


February 17
9:30 am - 11:00 am PST


Founders Network