Join us Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. for a conversation with Jack Kuveke, serial entrepreneur, program manager at Antler, and an early stage investor. Jack has been a good friend to the LaunchPad and student mentor over the years. The talk is part of our “ZoomPad” series, in conjunction with Whitman EEE400/600 “The LaunchPad,” taught by Linda Dickerson Hartsock, executive director of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University. The conversation is open to Syracuse University faculty, staff, student and alumni entrepreneurs. The Zoom link for the event is here.
Antler’s startup generator helps ventures get from 0 to 1 in two phases. The first phase is about team and idea – finding your cofounder, developing and validating business ideas. After this, Antler invests in some of the companies, who will continue onto the second phase which is building an MVP and getting traction.
In each program Antler typically has around 30 different nationalities. On average, founders have worked for 9 years before building their next company with Antler which is looking for inner drive, a clear spike, and grit. What’s Spike? It’s that strong attribute which enables your skills and experiences to stand out from the crowd. You have deep knowledge in an area where you can form a foundation of your company’s competitive advantage. Antler founders source of energy never runs low. They always find a window when the door closes. they have the willingness and ability to keep going when you’re faced with obstacles.
Join us for a great conversation with Jack about what it takes to be a founder that gets noticed.