Steve Hoffman aka Captain Hoff is the CEO of Founders Space, which is one of the world’s leading startup accelerators, with over 50 partners in 22 countries. Founders Space was ranked the #1 incubator for overseas startups by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazines.
Hoffman is also a venture investor, founder of five startups, and author of several award-winning books. These include “Make Elephants Fly” , “Surviving a Startup” , and “The Five Forces”.
While in Hollywood, Hoffman went on to pioneer interactive television by producing interactive TV shows with NBC, MTV, History Channel and others.
In Silicon Valley, Hoffman’s startups were in the areas of games and entertainment, and worked on such hit mobile games as Tetris, Wheel of Fortune, Tomb Raider, Hitman and X-Files.
Hoffman has trained hundreds of startup founders and corporate executives in the art of innovation and provided consulting to many of the world’s largest corporations. If you’re thinking of launching a product or company, you must listen to this episode. It’ll give you many ways to overcome the odds, raise capital, and build a thriving, profitable business.