Surviving A Startup - Steve "Captain Hoff" Hoffman

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The first few years of starting a business can be a thrill ride of unforeseen circumstances, surprising challenges, and your full range of emotions. For many new business owners, having a trusted guide to help you navigate these equally exhilarating and terrifying experiences is the difference between success and failure. Today’s guest is one such guide.

Steve Hoffman (Captain Hoff) is the Captain & CEO of Founders Space, one of the world’s leading startup accelerators. Founders Space was ranked the #1 incubator for overseas startups by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazines. He is also a venture investor, serial entrepreneur, and author of several award-winning books. These include “Make Elephants Fly” (published by Hachette), “Surviving a Startup” (published by HarperCollins), and “The Five Forces” (published by BenBella).

Hoffman launched Founders Space with the mission to educate and accelerate entrepreneurs. Founders Space has become one of the top startup accelerators in the world. 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, including Qualcomm, Huawei, Bosch, Intel, Disney, Warner Brothers, NBC, Gulf Oil, Siemens, and Viacom.

Captain Hoff hosts two Founders Space Podcasts: Startup Supercharge and Mentors & Masters

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