Steve Weatherford Shares Quote of the Year “Starve Your Distractions Feed Your Focus”

Mar 06, 2017

Steve Weatherford is a Super Bowl XLVI Champ, fitness expert, and now an official FOWNDERS mentor. Ok maybe that won’t be what we will read in his Instagram bio, BUT we’re super pumped to have had mentorship by this living legend.

Weatherford came to Fownders and donated his time and most importantly his knowledge on how to work hard, stay focused, and remain humble in the game. Whether your “game” is entrepreneurship or fitness Weatherford is a powerful mentor that...

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Fownders Credo

Feb 08, 2017


We believe that our first responsibility is to the entrepreneurs, the creative thinkers, the innovators and the risk takers. Our service will always stay true to facilitating resources that align passion and purpose with action and success. We must constantly strive to adapt our service to each individuals’ needs, and provide invaluable lessons pertaining to all facets of life and business. We will build and protect a cultural movement that will inspire future generations.


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More Than An Accelerator, A Way Of Life | Fownders Culture

Feb 01, 2017

At Fownders we’re more than just an accelerator, we’re a way of life, a true movement. We believe in building people before building businesses. We genuinely care that everyone who walks through our doors walks out with more motivation, knowledge, and leadership to conquer their dreams. It’s not easy sharing Fownders culture through media because the energy within the Fownders building is an experience best received first hand.
When Toby Dattolo, Senior Vice President, asked...

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The Importance of Seducing Your Prospects

Feb 01, 2017

Hypothetical Situation:

I speak Russian (ok, that’s not hypothetical. I do speak Russian, but stick with me here) and you don’t. I could be giving you compliments, offering you great advice, or giving you directions to the best restaurant in town.

But, it means nothing to you because you don’t understand what I’m saying. Worse, you might even think I’m insulting you.

Now, we don’t want that, right?

Well, time and time again I find copywriters taking the...

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Black History Month Honors Top 5 Black Celebrities From Newark

Feb 01, 2017

In celebration of Black History Month, we’re honoring 5 successful celebrities and entrepreneurs who grew up in Newark, NJ. We bet you didn’t realize Newark breed this much talent? Just another reason why Newark is the place to be for people with big dreams.

1. Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah is most known as an actress, hip-hop singer, and rapper but she’s also a successful business woman. In her earlier years, she grew an interest in investment and put money into a...

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How To Go Viral : A Book Review of “Contagious”

Jan 26, 2017

There are books that you read and forget about, and there are books that you read and feel like you level up from. Personally, I’m not a big fan of books that don’t give you actionable steps that you can implement. What’s the point of investing all that time into reading a book when you can only remember one or two things that you can’t even use?

I recently finished a book called Contagious by Jonah Berger. This book is a MUST READ for anyone who is interested in...

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