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Flashpoint San Francisco Demo Day
February 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Flashpoint @ Georgia Tech invites you to join us at our upcoming San Francisco Demo Day on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Sequoia San Francisco.
Since 2011, companies that originated at Flashpoint have grown to a combined valuation of nearly $1 billion. At Demo Day, you will meet the new batch of companies and hear from Dr. Merrick Furst, who will discuss authentic demand and applying the science of behavioral economics to startups.
What is Flashpoint?
Flashpoint works closely with founders in a startup studio utilizing methods of behavioral economics and startup engineering. In 2013, Georgia Tech recognized Dr. Merrick Furst’s development of these methods with the university’s highest award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Innovation.
Operating since 2011, Flashpoint is among the most experienced accelerators in the world. It is unique in its approach. Flashpoint companies have raised roughly $300 million in investment from top tier venture firms. The companies in Flashpoint’s portfolio are valued at approximately $1 billion. You can learn more about Flashpoint in a Forbes interview with Dr. Furst, and in an excerpt from the recently released Harvard Business Review Press book, An Everyone Culture, Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization (Kegan and Lahey).