• Founder Institute: How To Launch In 10 Steps With Less Than $2,000

    For any entrepreneur, the challenge of taking an idea to launch can be a daunting and expensive journey. Fortunately, Adeo Ressi, founder of TheFunded and startup accelerator, Founder Institute, has a ten step plan. While there is no foolproof recipe for every launch, Ressi says his template will help any tech entrepreneur get a business off the ground for less than $2,000. The program… Read More

  • Founder Institute’s San Diego Semester Graduates 12 Startups

    The second semester of Adeo Ressi’s Founder Institute San Diego semester has graduated 12 startups this week. We covered the inaugural San Diego session here. Announced in March 2009, the Founder Institute offers entrepreneurs and very early stage startups an environment designed to help foster their growth and education. The program, which is now active in 13 cities worldwide, holds… Read More

  • Video: Evernote CEO Phil Libin Shares Revenue Stats (And How To Make Freemium Work)

    Last week at the Founder Showcase, a quarterly event put on by Adeo Ressi’s TheFunded, Evernote CEO Phil Libin gave a presentation discussing some of the startup’s key revenue numbers and strategy. During his talk, Libin outlined some of the ingredients in making the freemium model work, and how long-term users actually become more valuable over time. Evernote, for those who… Read More