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UPCOMING events
Location:
Date:
24
Jul 2024
Time:
6:00 pm
PT

Founder Friends Jakarta

Location:
Date:
24
Jul 2024
Time:
6:00 pm
PT
Join Shiyan Koh and Dalton Fouts, founder of ReturnKey, for a fireside chat in Jakarta on July 24th! We bring together 100+ founders to meet over pizza, and we have a raw conversation with a founder on stage who went through the wringer and came out the other side.
Location:
Singapore
Date:
1
Aug 2024
Time:
5:30 pm
PT

Batter Up Singapore

Location:
Singapore
Date:
1
Aug 2024
Time:
5:30 pm
PT
Batter Up! Is an event designed for founders to practice their pitch in front of a panel of investors, and get some feedback from those investors. There will also be pizza, obviously.
PAST events
Date:
18
Jun 2024

Founder Friends Bay Area

Join Elizabeth Yin and ​​Robert Yuen, the CEO and Co-Founder of Monograph, for a fireside chat in the Bay Area on June 18th! We bring together 100+ founders to meet over pizza, and we have a raw conversation with a founder on stage who went through the wringer and came out the other side.
Date:
3
Jun 2024

Founder Friends NYC #NYTechWeek

Join Jamie Melzer and Anthony Pompliano, entrepreneur and head of Pomp Investments, for a fireside chat in NYC on June 3rd as part of a16z #NYTeckWeek! We bring together 100+ founders to meet over pizza, and we have a raw conversation with a founder on stage who went through the wringer and came out the other side.
Date:
15
May 2024

Camp Hustle 2024

“This was the coolest investor education and networking conference I've ever been to.” -actual attendee from Camp Hustle 2023
Date:
3
Apr 2024

Founder Friends Singapore

Join Shiyan Koh and Adrien Jorge, co-founder and CEO of Propseller, for a fireside chat in Singapore on April 3rd! We bring together 100+ founders to meet over pizza, and we have a raw conversation with a founder on stage who went through the wringer and came out the other side.
Date:
27
Mar 2024

Batter Up! Atlanta

Batter Up! Is an event designed for founders to practice their pitch in front of a panel of investors, and get some feedback from those investors. There will also be pizza, obviously.
Date:
14
Mar 2024

Founder Friends NYC

Join Jamie Melzer and Eric Glyman, co-founder and CEO of Ramp, for a fireside chat in NYC on March 14th! We bring together 100+ founders to meet over pizza, and we have a raw conversation with a founder on stage who went through the wringer and came out the other side.
Date:
27
Feb 2024

Batter Up! Austin

Batter Up! Is an event designed for founders to practice their pitch in front of a panel of investors, and get some feedback from those investors. There will also be pizza, obviously.
Date:
30
Jan 2024

Late-stage market overview + 2024 Outlook

​HF Scale GP Jamie Melzer and Notice.co CEO Tyson Hendricksen discussed recent trends in the late-stage private markets and what to watch for in the year ahead.
Date:
24
Jan 2024

How to sell your first 50 customers when your product barely exists

Most people only want to buy something that exists. Right? So how to get your earliest customers when your product is bare bones? We tackled this question in a virtual "tactic teardown" with Haley Bryant and Armand Farrokh.
Date:
10
Jan 2024

Founder Friends Miami

Join Elizabeth Yin and Zaid Rahman, founder and CEO of Flex, for a fireside chat in Miami on Jan 10th! We bring together 100+ founders to meet over pizza, and we have a raw conversation with a founder on stage who went through the wringer and came out the other side.
Date:
14
Nov 2023

Founder Friends Los Angeles

Join Elizabeth Yin and Carlos Escutia, founder and CEO of GroWrk for a fireside chat in Los Angeles on Nov 14th! We bring together 100+ founders to meet over pizza, and we have a raw conversation with a founder on stage who went through the wringer and came out the other side.
Date:
9
Nov 2023

Founder Friends San Francisco

Join Eric Bahn and DeVaris Brown, founder and CEO of Meroxa for a fireside chat in San Francisco on Nov 9th! Join us at our Founder Friends event in San Francisco, and have a raw conversation with a DeVaris on stage about founding Meroxa, connect with over 100 founders, and grab some food!
Date:
10
Oct 2023

Angel Squad Summit

Join our Hustle Fund GPs as they break down a live pitch and share their frameworks for angel investing.
Date:
3
Oct 2023

Storytelling for Startups

Turn storytelling into a craft to help you sell more, fundraise successfully, and hire better.
Date:
29
Sep 2023

Founder-Led Sales

​Join sales and GTM legend Pete Kazanjy, author of Founding Sales, for a 30-min deck presentation on early stage founder-led selling and B2B maturity stages.
Date:
27
Sep 2023

Automate your lead gen (and earn more revenue)

There are things you can do to increase your marketing output without increasing your headcount. This was a hyper-tactical discussion on lead mapping, funnel tracking, audience segmenting, and messaging optimization.
Date:
18
Sep 2023

Camp Hustle Asia 2023

Aan adventure in Bali's Sofitel Beach Resort! This event is an investor - only, exclusive, casual get together (not a stuffy conference). You’ll connect with prominent family offices, institutions, and angels from Southeast Asia and the US, who love the same things you do: great founders and great startups.
Date:
12
Sep 2023

Understanding the Secondary Market in Venture

The secondary market offers an opportunity for investors to buy equity in companies before they go public. And at a steep discount. But it's a challenging market to navigate.
Date:
29
Aug 2023

Selling The Dream

The Deck Doctors walk through three key slides in a pitch deck: problem, market, and opportunity. They also give real-time feedback to founders.
Date:
20
Aug 2023

Hustlers' Retreat

We've designed an experience to help exec teams get out of the daily chaos and prioritize the work that matters most. Think strategically about your startup's future, create your company operating system, connect deeply with your team + other founders and much more. It's going to be magical.
Date:
9
Aug 2023

Get More LPs

Competition for LPs is steeper than ever. Tune in for a deep dive into 4 tactics you can use to get more investors for your fund.
Date:
26
Jul 2023

Everything is Storytelling

Nailing your story will help you win investors, employees, and customers. Learn what makes a great story and hear real-time examples.
Date:
19
Jul 2023

Getting to $3m in ARR

Dive into hyper-tactical strategies around sales, marketing, and product that'll take your revenue to the next level.
Date:
10
Jul 2023

How Family Offices are Investing in Tech Startups: Direct, VC Fund, Fund of Funds

Maybe your Family Office is just getting into venture investing. Maybe this is already a part of your strategy, but you're still wondering if you got it right. ​Either way, our Virtual Family Office Summit is a rare opportunity to hear from seasoned Family Office Investors and connect with peers. Our Speakers are: 🇺🇸 Dave Sachse 🇸🇬 Wee Ping Goh 🇻🇳 Calvin Lam
Date:
5
Apr 2023

Portfolio Construction for Investors

Join Elizabeth Yin, GP at Hustle Fund, to learn the ins and outs of portfolio construction for early-stage investors. We'll cover things like: how many companies to invest in per year, how to think about follow-on checks, and more. This is an AMA, so bring your questions!
Date:
30
Mar 2023

Founder Summit: Work smarter, not harder as you scale

We created this virtual summit for founders to pause working in the business to start working on the business. ​Our speakers will teach you timeless strategies for scaling your business with purpose. To work smarter, not harder. And to share the wisdom about things you don’t know that you don’t know.
Date:
15
Mar 2023

Pre-Seed Investing with Charles Hudson, Founder of Precursor Ventures

Pre-seed investing is a relatively new concept. Charles Hudson, founder and Managing Partner of Precursor Ventures, is one of the first investors to dig into this space. We covered elements of his journey and his amazing advice for early-stage founders.
Date:
25
Jan 2023

AMA with Ryan Hoover (Product Hunt)

Elizabeth Yin (Hustle Fund) and Ryan Hoover (Product Hunt) chatted about going from operator to investor. We talked about things like: what makes a great product? What elements of a product do investors care about? And so much more.
Date:
14
Dec 2022

AMA for Early Stage Investors

Hustle Fund investors Haley Bryant and Elizabeth Yin tackle over a dozen questions from early-stage investors. We get into topics like: hype markets, pro-rata rights, how to give feedback, and more.
Date:
26
Oct 2022

Starting a Company in LATAM

New pay transparency laws affect any company with even one employee in NYC, California, or Washington. In this session, we covered: what the laws require companies to do, how to articulate your pay philosophy, and dos and don'ts on setting compensation.