Like any good startup, we "eat our own dogfood" - meaning we use Foundersuite products for fundraising, investor updates, and so on. As we prepare for our next fundraising adventure, we came up with a cool new use case for our Investor Update tool: hosting our pitch deck. It's easy to do, it looks great, and best of all we can track which investors are looking at it. Here's how to set it up.Read More
In the near future, it looks as if we will all be driving electric cars and even potentially moving to Mars! Team Uniti are ahead of the curve with their version of the electric car. I spoke with their founder about their experience and inspiration.Read More
Are you fundraising? Do you have advisors or mentors, or already have some investors from a previous round?
If so, are you fully leveraging the "collective rolodex" of your network? If not, you should be.
Here's a simple 3-step fundraising hack that can help you broaden your network and secure more warm leads.Read More
Alexander and Tale are fresh off the boat from Norway and determined to raise money for their startup, "What Happens". Follow along as they learn it's not quite as easy as it appears...Read More
This week we are heading to the blue waters of Hawaii, or 'Startup Paradise' as the ecossytem here has been described. Blue Startups are located in downtown Honolulu. After a recent visit to San Francisco, we spoke with the team about their accelerator programme.Read More
Thanks for stopping by. Are you interested in learning how Foundersuite's products work? You've come to the right place.Read More
On August 9, we held a very special event at WeWork Transbay SF for ~200 of our favorite startup founders. Here are the videos.Read More
Fundraising is hard. But you know this already, don't you?
Here at Foundersuite, we're trying to make it a little easier for you by creating what we like to call the "Ultimate Funding Stack." This includes our Investor Search + Investor CRM + our new Investor Updater tools, with more to come.Read More
All eyes are on the Berlin startup scene, and it’s easy to see why. With a new startup being founded every twenty minutes, the hype has been heating up for some time. Berlin is the perfect playground for startups to thrive. A melting pot of creativity, people flock to the city for its diversity, thriving social scene, and cheaper living costs.Read More
This week we are heading out to the Midwest to Cleveland. Mark Lorkowski is CEO of ePaper display startup, Bluboard. I spoke with Mark about his experience as a founder and how Foundersuite has helped him stay focused.Read More
A VERY COOL FUNDRAISING USE CASE (INVENTED BY BATCH 16 OF #500STARTUPS)Read More
This post will show you how to create an awesome Company Update template in under 15 minutes. Once created, you can use (and re-use) the template for Investor Updates, Advisory Board Updates, and other cohorts that you want to keep updated about your startup's progress.Read More
This week we are travelling to Cork, in the Emerald Isle. Being Irish, I am excited to see the wealth of talent coming from my home country. Our accelerator of the week is IndieBio, short for Independent Biology. I spoke with Steven O'Connell, assistant director about the accelerators unique offering.Read More
Situated in Waterloo, Canada, the Accelerator Centre provides a network of facilities dedicated to developing and commercializing startups. They have a wide variety or programs and mentorship available to help entrepreneurs move from startup to scale up. I spoke with Michael Pereira, the Director of Marketing and Community Development about the centre.Read More
Finding short term office space can be a challenge. You need a cool, affordable place to hold a client meeting or throw an event or host a photo shoot, but perhaps you aren't quite ready for the expense of a full time office.Read More
We know fundraising sucks. It’s a soul-crusher, especially for first time founders. That’s why we are putting together an epic guide called ‘101 Fundraising Tips'. The guide will have insider advice from CEOs who have "been there, done that, and lived to talk about it."Read More
For most people, the days of coming home and finding a pile of warm, neatly-folded, Bounty-scented laundry on your bed, lovingly placed there by Mom, are long gone.Read More
Startup offices spaces are often pretty cool, but Missouri startup accelerator OPO Startups has a particularly sweet set up: they built their accelerator in a 10,000 square foot renovated post office.Read More
I recently attended Hustle Con, a conference for non-technical startup founders. It was by far my favorite conference I have been to this year. The speakers were from some of the fastest growing startups, including Mattermark, Headspace and Bonobos, to name but a few. These founders know how to "hustle like a boss," and have built multi-million dollar companies in the process. Who wouldn't want insider tips on how to do that?Read More