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FC Signature Event:
Los Angeles at SPiN STANDARD

Ping pong balls bounced and flew around the room enhanced by the glow of black lights and the sound of hit music. Last week’s FC Signature Event: Los Angeles at […]

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Travel-sized Beauty with Alexi Mintz, Co-Founder of 3FLOZ

Four years ago, Alexi Mintz alongside business partner Kate Duff, turned her travel dreams into reality when the duo created their e-commerce site, 3FLOZ. The website serves as the go-to […]

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Building your App and Mobile Presence with Quoc Tran of Thunderdog

Quoc is an entrepreneur, co-founder & technical director at Thunderdog with 10 years experience in software development and 5 years experience in semiconductor engineering. Previously the Director of Platform Technology […]


FC Signature Event: Austin at SXSW

The W Hotel Austin played host for what Entrepreneur Magazine has tagged “the ultimate networking event” at SXSW. This year saw over 150 Members brave the rain and thunderstorms Saturday evening to […]

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FC Signature Event: New York at the Ace Hotel

The Ace Hotel, notorious for its lobby that has been the meeting place of tech moguls, venture capitalists, and New York’s hippest entrepreneurs, played host to FoundersCard Members on February […]

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Ten Ways To Enjoy Austin During SXSW

Every year tens of thousands of people descend on Austin, TX for the now world-famous SXSW festival. Whether you are in town for Interactive, Film, Music, or just to take […]


Jason Maloney, Co-founder and CEO of Diffr3nt, Talks Passion for Creativity and Design

Jason Maloney is the Co-Founder and CEO of diffr3nt™, a Connecticut based manufacturer of premium handcrafted accessories bent on breaking convention, smashing satisfactory, and ousting okay. With a Social Media […]


The Professional Wingman, Thomas Edwards Jr., and Building Confidence in Life and Business

Thomas Edwards Jr. is the founder of The Professional Wingman, a social strategy consultancy helping singles develop better social skills to improve their professional, social, and romantic relationships. An leading […]


FC Signature Experience with Pat La Frieda &
The Glenlivet

As part of FoundersCard’s newest Signature Experience series, an intimate evening for Members was hosted at La Scuola di Eataly in New York by Pat La Frieda. Pat La Frieda Meat […]


Cultivating Credibility with Influence & Co. CEO, John Hall

John Hall is the CEO of Influence & Co., a company that assists individuals, businesses and brands in growing their influence and credibility. They work with key employees to publish […]


Klout Co-Founder Binh Tran on Optimizing your Online Influence

Binh Tran is the co-founder of Klout, Inc. and is a serial entrepreneur. Binh started programming at the age of 13 and started his career as a game programmer, developing […]


Chairman of Liberty Skis, James Satloff, and the Business of Skiing

James (Jim) Satloff grew up in western New York and learned to ski on the icy slopes of the Bristol hills and the shadows of Mount Tremblant in Quebec. A […]


From People to Puppies, Matt Meeker of BarkBox

An unapologetic dog lover, Matt Meeker is chief executive officer and co-founder of BarkBox, the New York City based subscription e-commerce and content company serving dog parents and their four-legged […]

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CEO of oDesk, Gary Swart, and the Revolution of the Online Workplace

Gary Swart is the CEO of oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace—on which more than $1 billion has been spent cumulatively on work done. Gary is passionate about helping small […]


FC Signature Event: Los Angeles at the SLS Beverly Hills

An unseasonably cool Los Angeles evening did not keep FoundersCard Members from enjoying the spectacular rooftop at partner property, the SLS Beverly Hills. Highlights of the evening included a spread […]

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Dennis Liu on Ecommerce 2.0 and Innovative Design

Dennis Liu is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of the online private sale website Touch of Modern, which showcases great design at affordable prices. Dennis’s past companies include Skyara and […]

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FC Signature Event: New York at the Gansevoort Park Avenue

On a perfect Fall evening last month, over 200 FoundersCard Members gathered at the stunning Penthouse of the Gansevoort Park Avenue for a memorable Signature Event New York. Members were […]


FC Signature Event: San Francisco with Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific hosted FoundersCard Members in their award-winning First and Business Class Lounge at the San Francisco International Airport.  Welcomed by a drink and light snacks in the SFO Aviation Museum, Members were then […]


Philip James, Founder of Lot18, travels the world by motorcycle for Wine to Water

Philip James, Founder of online wine retailer Lot18, has worked with startups his entire career. Recently, he embarked on a trip westwards around the world, from New York through Siberia and […]


Sam Shank, CEO of HotelTonight, shares his thoughts on Modern Travel

Sam Shank, CEO & Co-Founder of HotelTonight, is a travel-obsessed serial entrepreneur. He HotelTonights at the Ace Hotel New York, pictured above. Sam has been a FoundersCard Member since 2011. […]


Eric Ries and the Innovative Lean Startup Movement

Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, is trying to change how startups are built, one executed idea at a time. His lean startup methodology has changed virtually every type […]


James Blair, CEO of Karbon Speed, on Designing Premium Aero Wheels for Cyclists

[Editors note: James Blair has since sold Karbon Speed so aspects of this article may no longer be accurate. For updated information on the company, please visit: (as of  November 2013)] James […]


FC Signature Event: Chicago

Chicago claims more CEO job titles than any other US city, with 13,580 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which leaves popular innovation hubs like New York, and […]


JackThreads Founder & CEO Jason Ross Reflects on Bootstrapping, Company Growth and Street Style

Jason Ross, Founder and CEO, launched JackThreads in 2008. Since then, he has built a members-only men’s apparel brand that continues to perform in a competitive retail environment. Curating and […]


CircleUp Co-Founder Ryan Caldbeck Discusses the New Age of Venture Capital via Crowdfunding

When private equity veteran Ryan Caldbeck co-founded CircleUp (alongside Rory Eakin) in 2012, he set out to create an online platform to support direct equity investments from accredited investors to […]