Jessica Alter

Jessica Alter

Jessica Alter is founder and CEO of FounderDating, the people network for entrepreneurs to connect and help one another. Previously, Jessica ledbBusiness bevelopment and was GM of platforms at Bebo. She is also a startup advisor and mentor at Extreme Startups and 500 Startups. 

7 Recent Stories

The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Advisors
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The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Advisors

While advisors can (and should) take a startup to the next level by providing valuable insight, not all are created equal. Make sure to ask these questions to find the right advisor for your company.
The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Co-Founders
Starting a Business

The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Co-Founders

When looking for a co-founder, entrepreneurs need to make sure they are matched with the right partner before taking the startup leap together. Otherwise, disaster could ensue.
Advisory Board 101: Dear Advisors, Please Don’t Do This
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Advisory Board 101: Dear Advisors, Please Don’t Do This

Seeking out and forming a relationship with an advisor takes a lot of time for founders, so please make it worth their while.
Advisory Board 101: The Best Kept Secret About Advisors
Starting a Business

Advisory Board 101: The Best Kept Secret About Advisors

While entrepreneurs look to form an advisory board for insight, connections and other resources, they do have another important purpose.
Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle
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Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle

To ensure you get the most out of your advisory board, entrepreneurs need to invest time and energy into this relationship. Otherwise, they can be a waste of time for both parties.
Advisory Board 101: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make With Advisors
Starting a Business

Advisory Board 101: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make With Advisors

Attracting advisors is one thing but if you forget to do this important step, you could put the relationship in jeopardy.
Advisory Board 101: How to Get Advisors to Say Yes
Starting a Business

Advisory Board 101: How to Get Advisors to Say Yes

An advisory board can be essential to a startup's success. But it isn't always easy to get busy professionals to join you team. Here are five tips on getting them to say yes.

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