Games take over at SXSW Interactive

Springtime Startups and the Road to Austin The snow has melted and each following days bring with it that extra little bit of warmth signaling that spring is almost here, and with the arrival of spring comes SXSW (South by South West), an annual conference held in Austin Texas that meshes interactive, music, and film…

Touchland wins the 1st edition of “Next Top Startup”

The first edition of “Next Top Startup” took place in Barcelona over the course of June 16th and 17th. Contestants braved the journey from as far afield as South Africa and Brazil just to take part in the competition so at f3fundit we believed it was extremely important to give the participants real added value,…

Tips to winning seed competitions – disrupt.

There’s something to be said about not listening to your teachers, and there’s something about entrepreneurs that makes them not fit the average mold. So if you happen to find yourself at the next seed _enter_name_of_competition_here_ remember one word. .DISRUPTIVE Sure it may be the next “synergy” but even ten years after synergy went out…

Tips from the frontline – post launch reactions.

As a startup ourselves, we figured we may as well convey some of the things that we’ve been going through in these last few days since we’ve opened up the site to the community. So far reactions have been overwhelmingly positive, we’ve gotten press coverage in the U.S., U.K, Ireland, Romania, Poland, and Spain, regarding…

Business Angels charging startups to pitch? Zero sum game.

Turns out there are groups of Business Angels (BA’s) out there that charge entrepreneurs and startups to pitch. What? Yes you heard that right, Angels charge startups to pitch. These fees range anywhere from €1000 to €18.000 + 3% of the capital raised to pitch your company to a forum of Angels. What do you…

Upcoming Biotech Conferences & Events 2010

It took some time, but we’ve put together a list of what we assume are the most relevant events and conferences for the Biotech Entrepreneur. We say relevant for the entrepreneur because we have left out conferences on clinical / drug development, medical conferences, etc… and if you think we missed anything let us know….

Technology Startup Incubator Deadlines

Fist there was Y Combinator, then there were copies and similar style initiatives that popped up all over the world, were they micro investments, business and tech incubators, business accelerators, hand holding initiatives for the business non-savvy, what have you. And with the multitude of them out there, it’s hard to keep a track of…

Startup & Entrepreneruial Events Need Innovation

BY F3FUNDIT Let’s face it, each city of medium size and up has events slated at the entrepreneur, and they tend to fall into one of two categories. The speaker series, or the networking drinks series, but there are very strong underlying problems with each. Let’s look at Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. You sign up, you…