The StartUp Cup team has been actively producing business model competitions, designing entrepreneurial ecosystems, and building entrepreneurial communities since 2006.
StartUp Cup Leadership
Sean facilitates organizational strategies, entrepreneurial program development, strategic partnerships, and entrepreneurial ecosystem design. Sean is an internationally renowned visual thinker, Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur turned entrepreneurial educator, and entrepreneurial community builder.
@seankgriffin on twitter | Connect with Sean on LinkedIn
Kristen facilitates development and management of StartUp Cup partnerships, strategic alliances, and strategies to insure partnership engagement. Kristen has been a actively involved in the design and development of the StartUp Cup since 2006.
@kristenbergman on twitter | Connect with Kristen on LinkedIn
Dalia supports facilitating development and management of StartUp Cup partnerships in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Region. Dalia has been involved in the development of the Cairo StartUp Cup and the growth of Egyptian entrepreneurship with the Egyptian Competitiveness Program a USAID funded program.
@DaliaAlSaid on twitter | Connect with Dalia on LinkedIn
Katherine manages StartUp Cup processes and special projects. Katherine has been actively involved in StartUp Cup since early 2012. Connect with Katherine on LinkedIn
Michelle monitors and manages StartUp Cup communications along with our global network of StartUp Cup business model competitions. Connect with Michelle on LinkedIn
Alice facilitates development and management of community engagement for the global network of StartUp Cup business model competitions. Alice has been actively involved in StartUp Cup since 2011 as Organizer of the Silicon Valley StartUp Cup. Connect with Alice on LinkedIn
Sheri is responsible for all StartUp Cup creative, brand standards, and design. Sheri has been actively involved in StartUp Cup since its inception.
StartUp Cup Thought Partners
Michael advises business model and strategic direction for StartUp Cup. Michael supports entrepreneurial program design along with entrepreneurial ecosystem development. Michael is a business model coach and judge with the Silicon Valley StartUp Cup. Connect with Michael on LinkedIn
CEO, AVB Bank
Ted has been an actively involved in the design and development of StartUp Cup since 2006. Ted continues supporting the growth of StartUp Cup by guiding strategic direction, entrepreneurial program design, along with entrepreneurial ecosystem and coaching support. Ted has been a judge and coach with StartUp Cup since 2007. Connect with Ted on LinkedIn
Darren is a seasoned StartUp Cup Judge and Coach having been actively involved with StartUp Cup since 2007. Darren supports strategic direction, training judges and coaches, entrepreneurial program design, business model coaching, along with entrepreneurial ecosystem coaching support.
Amy has been bringing her business, paralegal and banking experience to small businesses and startups since 2001. Amy supports business model development, financial modeling, and guiding strategic direction. Amy is a business model coach with the Northwest Arkansas StartUp Cup. Connect with Amy on LinkedIn
Intellectual Property Attorney, GableGotwals
Paul advises business model and intellectual property development for StartUp Cup. Paul supports entrepreneurial program design along with entrepreneurial ecosystem coaching. Paul has been a business model coach with StartUp Cup since 2010. Connect with Paul on LinkedIn