Founder Labs is a pre-incubator for people with ideas or those looking to meet co-founders. During the 5-week program participants validated their ideas, created rapid-prototypes, and evaluated potential co-founders. 5 groups worked in parallel on different early-startup mobile startup ideas. Some will continue together, others will choose to regroup.
Meet the founders that came out of the Founder Labs Mobile Edition (Winter 2011):

Mpiphany

The world of mobile advertising is the new Wild Wild West! There are more phones than PCs and TVs combined. Mobile advertisers are increasing exponentially. Yet the tools for advertisers to analyze and optimize their campaigns do not even exist. Currently, high-value staff spend their time poring over Excel spreadsheets, running custom reports, and filtering out unproductive channels. This is laborious, does NOT scale, and does NOT provide optimal audience targeting. Check out Mpiphany at www.mpiphany.com. You can follow Mpiphany on Twitter at @mpiphany.

Bosco So
Developer
Follow him on Twitter at @boscomonkey or check out his LinkedIn Profile.

Dilip Dand
Developer
Follow his on Twitter at @dvdand or check out his LinkedIn Profile.

Iryna Newman
Marketing and Business Development
Follow her on Twitter at @irynanewman or check out her LinkedIn Profile.

Smitha Papolu
UI/UX Designer
Follow her on Twitter at @thiscookie or check out her LinkedIn Profile.

EarthNook

What you see is what you get. Think Foodspotting meets Seatguru for hotel rooms and hotel views. Travelers view an interactive map of hotels, b&b’s, and youth hostels that tells them pluses and minuses of hotel room location and allows them to see the interior of every room shown on map. Check out EarthNook at www.earthnook.com. You can also follow EarthNook on Twitter at @earthnook or like the Facebook page.

Angel Manzo
Marketing and Business Development
Follow her at @angelroeding or check out her LinkedIn Profile.

Michael Hasak
Developer
Follow him on Twitter at @mphasak or check out his LinkedIn Profile.

Phat Nguyen
Developer
Check out his LinkedIn Profile.

Ran Tao
User experience
Follow her on Twitter at @atlantisa7 or check out her LinkedIn Profile.

Kahnoodle

Add more love to your love life. Kahnoodle provides couples with personalized recommendations for experiences, gifts, events and acts of kindness they can do for/with each other. Kahnoodle delivers notifications, a tracking tool, and a flirty way to communicate wants and needs. Check out Kahnoodle at www.kahnoodle.com. You can also follow Kahnoodle on Twitter at @kahnoodle or like the Facebook page.

Daniel Lo
Developer
Follow him on Twitter at @wilburlo or check out his LinkedIn Profile.

Diana Chen
Designer
Follow her on Twitter at @dianachen10 or check out her LinkedIn Profile.

Mansi Kanani
Developer
Follow her on Twitter at @codemickey or check out her LinkedIn Profile.

Zuhairah Scott Washington
Business development
Follow her on Twitter at @zuhairah or check out her LinkedIn Profile.

TetherPad

Travel management for busy people.
TetherPad puts travel management in one place. Plan it on the desktop, carry it with you on your phone or iPad. Executive assistants can plan travel for busy execs, travel agents building itineraries with clients, moms planning the family vacation. Check out TetherPad at www.tetherpad.com. You can follow TetherPad on Twitter at @tetherpad.

Dharini Ramakrishnan
Developer
Follow her on Twitter at @dhariniR or check out her LinkedIn Profile.

Everett Harper
Customer development and marketing
Follow him on Twitter at @everettharper or check out his LinkedIn Profile.

Sheetal Dube
User experience
Follow her on Twitter at @SheetalDube or check out her LinkedIn Profile.

GuidePad

A all-in-one device, to address your real-time travel needs. Available at popular travel destinations. Simplified Smartphone with phone, internet, navigation, places built-in. Data and Phone Service included. Check out GuidePad at www.guidepad.com. You can follow GuidePad on Twitter at @guidepad.

Robert Oberhofer
Product Manager
Check out his LinkedIn Profile.

Sally Grisedale
User experience
Check out her Twitter at @sallygrisedale or check out her LinkedIn Profile

Seni Sangrujee
Developer
Follow him on Twitter at @dystopia or check out his LinkedIn Profile

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