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April 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am PDT


The Journey to $100M: Lori Torres’ Startup Tips for Scaling and Selling


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Join us for a Founders Network global keynote featuring Lori Torres, the dynamic entrepreneur and former Founder and CEO of Parcel Pending, an electronic package locker company.

In a fireside chat with Founders Network Founder and CEO Kevin Holmes on April 9, Lori will share her journey building, growing, and successfully exiting a company.

Lori’s journey includes securing over $15 million in investments from notable backers like Tech Coast Angels. Learn how she scaled Parcel Pending, reaching thousands of customers and expanding its presence across North America. Gain insights into the process and considerations that led to the acquisition of Parcel Pending by Neopost for a reported $100 million in January 2019. Additionally, hear firsthand advice and lessons learned from Lori’s transition from corporate America to entrepreneurship.


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

Lori Torres is the previous Founder and CEO of Parcel Pending, an electronic package locker company. Lori founded the company in 2014 and sold in 2019 after growing the company to over 150 employees and over 8,000 locations in the US and Canada. Lori’s now helping other entrepreneurs grow their companies as she experienced 70% YOY revenue growth for 4 years straight prior to selling the company.


Stage-Based Roundtables @ 10:30am PT


Complimentary Ticket:

Are you a full-time tech founder? Be our guest! We’re making our events available to tech founders everywhere. Enjoy a complimentary ticket to come learn from fellow tech founders, partners and investors. Already used your complimentary guest pass? Request an invite to see if you qualify for membership.


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

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