We believe that our first responsibility is to the entrepreneurs, the creative thinkers, the innovators and the risk takers. Our service will always stay true to facilitating resources that align passion and purpose with action and success. We must constantly strive to adapt our service to each individuals’ needs, and provide invaluable lessons pertaining to […]
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In celebration of Black History Month, we’re honoring 5 successful celebrities and entrepreneurs who grew up in Newark, NJ. We bet you didn’t realize Newark breed this much talent? Just another reason why Newark is the place to be for people with big dreams. 1. Queen Latifah Queen Latifah is most known as an actress, […]
Remember when you were just starting out as an entrepreneur? All those mistakes you made? How badly do you wish you could give your past the knowledge you know now. Well of course we can’t go back in time, but we can help the future business owners by sharing our wisdom. At Fownders that’s exactly […]
Fownders CEO Stephen Bienko’s talk with the Stage One Startup Podcast on the trials and tribulations he’s faced to get to where he is today. Be sure to give it a listen to find out how he got involved with Fownders and why he’s a huge asset to the team!
Last night was FOWNDERS’ demo day which was in collaboration with Equal Space at 2 Gateway Center. In three short months, the startups have made incredible progress and we were excited to see them shine during their pitches. Jade Jordan pitched her empowering alarm clock app Arize Alarm. If you need to lose your habit […]
Steve Weatherford is a Super Bowl XLVI Champ, fitness expert, and now an official FOWNDERS mentor. Ok maybe that won’t be what we will read in his Instagram bio, BUT we’re super pumped to have had mentorship by this living legend. Weatherford came to Fownders and donated his time and most importantly his knowledge on […]
During Thanksgiving, many people take the time to reflect and acknowledge all of the things they are most thankful for. Of course, this is a huge component of the holiday, but many forget about the second half of the word – Giving. At Fownders we know it’s not just enough to be grateful. We must […]
Justin Wu who coined the phrase hackapreneur and is the founder of Growth.ly, is the man to know when it comes to growing your social media at an exponentially faster rate. Justin has collaborated with Fortune 500 Companies like Wall Street Journal, been nominated as Key Online Influencer for CES 2017, and was a mentor […]
Newark, NJ social-impact start-up accelerator launches ‘Art of the Code’ with coding competition and cash prizes FOWNDERS, the social-impact start-up accelerator based in Newark, New Jersey launched the Art of Code, a Code-a-Thon that pits two-person teams in a coding competition for cash prizes. Art of Code Code-a-Thon begins at 6:30PM, Friday November 4th at […]