In 2009, Eric Kuhn created FoundersCard as a way to give entrepreneurs the same kind of elite programs, perks and networking opportunities traditionally reserved for execs of Fortune 500 companies. By offering discounts on hotels, airfare and business services entrepreneurs and founders use every day — and by throwing good parties — its community of entrepreneurs and founders has grown to over… → Read More
FoundersCard, the membership program bringing executive-style perks to entrepreneurs, is rolling out a few more perks today to add to its growing lineup. The company currently offers discounts on a number of products and services, including things like elite status on airlines (5% off Virgin America, 10% off Virgin Atlantic, 10% off Lufthansa, and 5-22% off Cathay), discounts with Apple, AT&T… → Read More
Top executives often get perks just because of who they are, like freebies and travel upgrades. The American Express’ Centurion Card for instance is also known as “the black card” for this reason. Eric Kuhn started FoundersCard in 2009, deciding to bring the same rewards specifically to entrepreneurs and founders who put their neck on the line to take ricks and create value.
The top executives in today’s largest corporations not only travel in style, but they have access to an absurd array of perks while they travel, from awards and complimentary products to discounts on just about everything. On the IPO “road show” for his company VarsityBooks (now part of eFollet.com), serial entrepreneur Eric Kuhn remembers being “amazed” by witnessing firsthand “the rates and… → Read More