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Ever heard the infamous 'foot in the door' story? An eager man sent one shoe to the company of his dreams. With it was a note that read, "now that I have my foot in the door, how about an interview?"    We've said it before and we'll...

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, describes the basic premise of the first modern accelerator, Y-Combinator, in his book entitled Without Their Permission:  “The premise was simple: a little bit of money, guidance, and three intensive months of writing code and talking to users could one day...

We've scoured the internet, spoken to alumni, and mulled over the question with our team: why are accelerators beneficial? We know we love FounderFuel, but we're biased - we've seen startups enter the program and transform in a matter of months. For any readers unsure...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="368"] Alexandre Shee, Analyst at Real Ventures[/caption] At the age of twelve, Alexandre Shee sat down at his breakfast table with ten strangers. He continued to do so, every morning, until the age of eighteen. Alex grew up in a Bed & Breakfast -...

Sharethebus is the premier online marketplace for charter bus rental, bringing people the tools to join, create and share trips to festivals, conferences and other high-demand events. Spot has turned the simple video player into a content creation platform that allows anyone to add interactive apps inside their video in...

Sam joined Real Ventures in August 2014 after spending 8 years in Silicon Valley helping build some of the fastest growing companies in their category; Chegg, Kno and Eat Club. After starting his first company while in University, Sam helped scale companies from 5 to...

[We're going to introduce ourselves over the next few weeks. We want to show you the faces behind FounderFuel and Real Ventures. That way, you’ll be able to see how and why we can accelerate your company.] Gabriel Sundaram is Director of Platform at Real Ventures....

Marc Gingras, CEO of FoKo, stopped by FounderFuel to discuss FoKo, his fourth time around the block and how to build a sustainable product and company.    FoKo is Photo Sharing for Companies. Imagined as an 'Instagram for business,' it allows employees, customers and partners to share...