Former software developer who’s raised venture capital, launched three presentation startups, had an exit, and run several accelerator programs. Entrepreneur in residence at Babson College and Founder Institute.
10+ years of marketing experience – formerly at Tumblr, Squarespace, Wunder Capital, Dandelion Energy. I help early-stage startups with all things marketing – including, but not limited to; user acquisition, go-to-market, press, product marketing, retention, etc.
Fred leads the pitch deck writing team at Slidebean. All the pitch deck projects the company works on go through Fred's hands. Before joining Slidebean, Fred was the executive director at the CRUSA NGO, and the General Manager at one of the largest newspapers in Costa Rica.
Sam is a startup CEO Coach and provides startup training, idea validation, and pitch coaching to help entrepreneurs build healthy, fundable companies. Sam served as CEO, CTO, or technical VP for five startups, resulting in three acquisitions. Sam is the author of 21 Secrets of Successful Startups, a book about world-class execution for startup companies. You can find his tools and training at FundableStartups.com.