Startup School is a school that is running on the Supercool School platform. Startup School is an open university for entrepreneurs from around the world Watch recordings or organize live virtual events with like minded founders and experts. Learn on demand what you really need. Upcoming sessions include Founders Interview with Max Skibinsky and Investor Interview with Mike Maples.
Founders Interview with Max Skibinsky : August 6
Max has been 14 year veteran of Silicon Valley. He bootstrapped his first consulting startup in 90ties, working with clients such as Netscape/AOL, Celera Genomics and Electronic Arts. Few years later, flush with VC funding Voltage Security singed Max up as their lead software architect. In 2005 startup addiction proven irresistible and Max jumpied heads on into swirling vortex of web 2.0 innovation, social networks and online communities.
He founded Hive7, one of the very first social gaming startups which in following years redefined the world of traditional entertainment. Hive7 was sold to Playdom in 2010. When not designing, recruiting, brainstorming, trash-talking, advising, and building startups Max can be found flying in general vicinity of Palo Alto airspace.
Investor Interview with Mike Maples : August 12
Mike Maples, Jr. is the managing partner of FLOODGATE, and was recently named as one of "8 Rising VC Stars" by Fortune Magazine for his investments in business and consumer technology companies. Before becoming a full-time investor, Mike was an entrepreneur and operating executive who worked in a variety of senior management roles in high-growth companies.
His background spans a variety of markets including consumer technology, small business, and the enterprise, and he has led various functions in product development, marketing, business development, and corporate strategy.
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