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Founder’s Day Out (Part 3): Network with Houston Entrepreneurs

September 30, 2021 @ 12:00 - 21:00 CDT

It’s our 3rd Founder’s Day Out this summer! Do you have a startup, or a strong idea for a startup? Could you use blunt, honest feedback on your startup ideas? At this live event you can casually meet with local experts as well as pitch your ideas in a crowd of Houston startup investors, founders, mentors and others. Strike up a conversation and casually (and quickly) pitch your idea/company! Even if you don’t want to pitch, you are invited to mingle with the crowd, hear various startup ideas, as well as meet local startup thought leaders and entrepreneurs.

Join us For Lunch, Open coworking, and an extended Happy Hour at Bravery Chef Hall – IRL – in The Secret Garden, 409 Travis Street in downtown Houston

Who Should Attend?

  •  Anyone who wants direct feedback from leading entrepreneurs 
  •  Anyone who has an early-stage startup and wants expert feedback
  •  Anyone who has an idea for a startup or a tech company
  •  Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching
  •  Local thought-leaders, mentors, early-stage investors, and ecosystem supporters


Who Pitches?

Attendees are encouraged to casually pitch their companies and ideas to others in the crowd. To prepare, work on your one sentence pitch at http://fi.co/madlibs, and pre-submit your pitch at . Once you’ve nailed this, go ahead and time yourself to prepare a 1 minute “elevator” pitch – this HubSpot blog may help (https://blog.hubspot.com/sales/elevator-pitch-examples). It’s important to be clear and quick!

Spectators are welcome!

Even if you don’t want to pitch, you are invited to register, mix & mingle, hear startup ideas, meet mentors and local experienced founders, and enjoy spending time with other entrepreneurs.

If you are looking for more information on pitching your startup, see this Startup Pitch Deck Guide or download startup pitch templates – always helpful!  

This is a LIVE event – There will be no online component to this event. 

What is the Agenda?

  • Lunch (12-2pm)
  • Open Coworking (2-6pm)
  • Mix & Pitch Happy Hour (6:30-9pm)
  • Networking, Socializing and Drinks

For more information about the investors, accelerators, incubators, and tech events available in Houston, see our list of Startup Resources.


The Founder Institute
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Bravery Chef Hall, 409 Travis St., Houston, TX 77002
Houston, TX 77002 US
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