Adeo Ressi is the Founder & CEO of the Founder Institute, an entrepreneur training and startup launch program that has helped start over 1000 technology companies across 6 continents. He is also the Founding Member of TheFunded.com, an online community of over 20,000 CEOs to research, rate, and review funding sources worldwide. The Institute is the eighth start-up that
Adeo has founded or built, four of which were acquired and three of which are still operating. He also serves on the Board of the X PRIZE foundation, a non-profit chartered to inspire human achievements through competition. Adeo is regarded as a worldwide expert on early-stage startups and venture capital, with numerous appearances in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Wired Magazine, NBC
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