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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 10 Cities Where FoundersCard Members are Making an Impact

If you’re looking to start a new venture or expand an existing one, The Founder has profiled 10 start-up friendly cities across the globe. These digitally savvy cities are the […]

Trunk Club CEO Brian Spaly Discusses Trunk Club and the Chicago Startup Scene

Brian Spaly defines the crossroads of business and men’s fashion. As Trunk Club‘s CEO, his mission is to ensure that members are always the best dressed man in the room. […]

Announcing the FoundersCard Mobile App for iPhone

We are excited to share with you that our iPhone app has been released in the App Store and ready for download. The FoundersCard mobile app is currently available for […]

How to Outsource Using FoundersCard Benefits

Every FoundersCard member not already outsourcing needs to start right after reading this.  No excuse.  You are spending a massive amount of time on tasks you can delegate. The cost […]

WellnessFX Founder & CEO Jim Kean Talks Medical Entrepreneurialism, The Green-Tea Detox, and Fitness in the Workplace

A veteran of the finance, health, hospitality industries, fitness and wellness Jedi Jim Kean founded WellnessFX back in 2010. After starting Sapient in 1995, an early online health social community, his […]

Robert Sha, Founder of Capsule, discusses designing the perfect wallet

Robert Sha is the founder of Capsule™, an emerging lifestyle brand focused on challenging the design of products we use every day. He garnered early support for Capsule™ from Kickstarter…

SendGrid Co-Founder & President Isaac Saldana Talks Growth and Company Culture

Isaac Saldana conceived the idea behind SendGrid while attending UC Riverside alongside classmates Tim Jenkins and Jose Lopez. The cloud based service…

FC Signature Event: San Francisco

Innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors thrive in San Francisco, and Silicon Valley has been the location that all signs point back to. It is the reason that several hundred Founders and CEOs made their way to the W Hotel…

Ten Questions with Getaround Founder Jessica Scorpio

Jessica Scorpio co-founded Getaround while attending Singularity University, a graduate program focused on accelerating technology and addressing humanity’s greatest challenges. Getaround aims to disrupt the transportation industry by enabling people…

FoundersCard Signature Event: Los Angeles

Normally the stomping grounds for Hollywood’s celebrities, SkyBar at the Mondrian LA, was converted into a luxurious venue for FoundersCard Members to find new connections.  The complimentary open bar and […]

Ten Questions with Frostbox Co-Founder Maggie Foggin

Maggie Foggin co-founded Frostbox along with her partner (in business and life), managing director of Targeted Media Shane Robinson in 2011. Frostbox started as a backup app for Facebook images, […]

Bonobos Co-Founder & CEO Andy Dunn Talks Brand Building and Life as a Founder

Andy Dunn co-founded Bonobos along with fellow Stanford GSB classmate Brian Spaly back in 2007. Bonobos grew through its online flagship store and has recently branched out into physical Guideshop […]

Catching up with Classic Car Club

With springtime long overdue and fair driving weather right around the corner, we decided to check in with our friends at the Classic Car Club Manhattan to see what they’ve […]