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The places you’ll go: Where top entrepreneurs and innovators plan to vacation in 2017

We already know that the entrepreneurs, executives, and business innovators who make up FoundersCard’s 20,000+ members are road warriors — but we mostly hear about how you’re traveling for business. We figure […]

Made in Texas: A Q&A with En Sanctum founder Johnny Musselman

At FoundersCard, we love to hear about what our members are up to as they build some of the world’s most exciting start-ups. This time we’re catching up with Austin-based Johnny […]

Top 10 Hotel Bars and Lounges Worldwide

For entrepreneurs, the field of play usually blends interesting people, beautiful spaces, and the perfect drink. It’s at these moments when rubbing shoulders with like-minded innovators can lead to the next big […]

Best U.S. Hotels for Entrepreneurs

With summer in full swing, travel season is officially here. Finding the perfect place to stay can be a stressful experience, but we’ve compiled a list of the best U.S. hotels for entrepreneurs to help […]

The Entrepreneurial Side of Opera with Producer Anthony Roth Costanzo

Anthony Roth Costanzo is one of opera’s most in-demand singers, with sold-out appearances at the Met, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Dallas Opera, Glyndebourne and English National Opera. […]

Designing for the Future with NOOKA Founder, Matthew Waldman

Matthew Waldman is a NYC based designer, inventor, educator and techno-progressivist. He is best known for NOOKA, a brand he launched in 2004, and their signature time pieces which promote […]

CEO of GroundLink, Liz Carisone, on Modernizing the Car Service Industry

Liz Carisone is the CEO of GroundLink. Prior to GroundLink, Liz was CFO of Kroll Consulting Services as well as the CFO of London-based Gullivers Travel Associates, a world-class provider of […]

Revolutionizing Men’s Grooming with Founder of Dollar Shave Club, Michael Dubin

Michael Dubin is a passionate, creative entrepreneur who began his career as an NBC ​page, followed by an editorial stint at MSNBC ​news. He then transitioned into Digital Marketing, developing custom content […]

Redefining Men’s Comfort with Tom Patterson, Founder of Tommy John

Born and raised in South Dakota, Thomas John Patterson, studied at Arizona State University and became a medical device salesperson. After years of being an unsatisfied consumer in need of more fitted […]

Car Ownership Reinvented with ZIRX Co-Founder Shmulik Fishman

Shmulik Fishman is co-founder of ZIRX and head Operations & Corporate Strategy. ZIRX is an on-demand car ownership service operating in Seattle, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, San […]

Hidden Gems for the Avid Traveler with Jac White, CEO of Savoteur

Jac White is the CEO of Savoteur, a digital publication celebrating what makes cities rich and unique. Savoteur, formerly Daily Secret, has a global team of editors and contributors to gain […]

Elevated Experiences, Access and Events with TRINE Co-Founder Christopher Stone

With a background in international business and hospitality, Christopher began his career in Southeast Asia working in development. In 2009, he moved back to California to pursue more entrepreneurial endeavors in […]

Soaring to New Heights with Macro Jets Co-Founder Dan Fletcher

Dan Fletcher has spent the last decade traveling the world building his network of highly influential business associates. He enjoys the better things in life and is a strong believer […]

FC Signature Event: New York at The Gansevoort Park

In the heart of New York City’s NoMad district at the corner of 29th Street and Park Avenue, FoundersCard Members gathered for an evening of networking, mingling, and enjoying the […]

Luxury Home Rentals Reimagined with Steve Zacks of 3RD HOME

Steve has spent his career developing and marketing membership programs for high net worth individuals in the luxury travel space. He currently is partner and CMO for 3RD HOME where […]

Co-Founder of getAbstract, Patrick Brigger, on Streamlining your Business Reading

Patrick Brigger is co-founder and chairman of getAbstract. After ramping up getAbstract’s US sales force and expanding the company’s business in the Americas, Patrick returned to the Swiss headquarters in Lucerne […]

Hertz Executive Bob Stuart on Utilizing Innovation to Stay Relevant

Bob Stuart is the Executive Vice President of Global Sales at The Hertz Corporation. After graduating from Cleveland State University, his career had previously consisted of sales and marketing roles at Halex, […]

Enhancing Private Aviation with Founder of Blue Star Jets, Todd Rome

Todd Rome has been involved in sales and marketing for nearly 20 years. In April 2001, Todd founded Blue Star Jets, with the goal of exploiting the inefficiencies in the private […]

Wade Eyerly, Co-Founder of Beacon, is Changing the Way We Think About Flying

Wade Eyerly is the inventor of the all-you-can-fly subscription airline model and was previously a Co-Founder of Surf Air and currently is a Co-Founder of Beacon.  He’s worked for the US government […]

The Ultimate Vacation Villa with Rental Escapes Co-Founder Brian Schwimmer

A long time player in the online travel industry, Brian Schwimmer co-founded Rental Escapes – one of the world’s leading online luxury villa rental agencies. With luxury travel at a […]

Supplies for the Modern-Day Gentleman with Need Founder, Matt Alexander

Matt Alexander is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Need and Foremost. Born and raised in London, England, Matt now resides in Dallas, Texas, where he serves as CEO of […]

The Culture Blueprint & Secrets to Building a World Class Company Culture with Robert Richman

Robert Richman is a Culture Architect and Keynote Speaker. Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh hired him to develop Zappos Insights, a company that educates organizations on the secrets behind Zappos’ successful…

FC Signature Event: Austin at SXSW

Where do you find the most interesting and exclusive networking event at SXSW each year? The easy answer, is the W Austin for our annual FoundersCard Signature Event at SXSW. What […]

Converting Books to Blinks with Blinkist Co-Founder, Holger Seim

Holger Seim co-founded Blinkist along with fellow college classmates back in 2012 and is CEO of the Berlin-based mobile learning company. Before founding Blinkist, he managed strategic partnerships and innovation projects for Deutsche […]

Collecting, Consuming, and Customizing with Alex Andrawes, Founder of PersonalWine.com

FoundersCard Member and Founder of PersonalWine.com, Alex Andrawes is a modern-day Al Capone gone legit. Each month he brokers millions of dollars of high-end and rare vintage wines while rubbing shoulders […]