The Founder Institute Startup Incubator is coming to MAUI
Join us Wednesday night, October 5th, 6:30 - 7:30
Please join us for an informal question and answer information session about our plans to bring the Founder Institute incubator to Hawaii. This meeting is open for anyone to attend. While Maui will be the location of the first program, we hope to have applicants and mentors from all Islands.
See recent cover story from MauiTime: goo.gl/fwnJU
About the Founder Institute:
The Founder Institute is a business incubator and executive training program for high tech entrepreneurs. The Founder Institute brings together experienced CEOs and Founders in a collaborative environment with a goal to help launch 1,000 companies per year worldwide. Through weekly sessions guided by renowned CEOs, the Founder Institute breeds disciplined founders ready to lead the next generation of high-tech companies. To graduate from the program, participants need to actually form a company. As of the Summer of 2010, The Founder Institute is one of the worlds fastest growing incubators with chapters in 15 cities worldwide, has launched 300 companies, and has developed a network over 500 experienced Founder and CEO Mentors. The Founder Institute believes that Great People + World Class Training + Aligned Incentives = Exponentially Better Chance of Success.
Who will be presenting:
The Co-Directors of the Founder Institute are Keith Powers and Ted Gaubert.
Keith Powers has been active in start-ups, investments and building world-class companies, organizations and community development projects for over 15 years. He is an advisor to several startups and is a Co-Founder of The Aloha Initiative, a successful program to bring Japanese families that were displaced by the March 2011 Earthquake, tsunami and nuclear tragedy to Hawaii. He has been active with the Founder Institute since its inception. www.linkedin.com/in/keithpowers
Ted Gaubert has a long-standing passion for entrepreneurship and innovation. He previously worked with the Austin Technology Incubator in collaboration with the Austin Chamber of Commerce to help start the Biosciences Incubator in Austin, Texas. He serves on the scientific advisory board for the North Texas Enterprise Center, a technology incubator in Frisco, Texas. He has extensive hands-on experience in founding and managing his own start-ups, in addition to being involved in promoting technology entrepreneurship in the community.www.linkedin.com/in/tedgaubert