Sam Wong

CEO, Fundable Startups & Venture Validator I help startups become fundable.

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Sam is CEO of, a startup training academy that enables entrepreneurs to build healthy, fundable companies before he helps them build and deliver investor pitches. Sam also helps founders practice Lean Startup idea validation through Sam served as CEO, CTO, or technical VP for five startups, resulting in three acquisitions and has also advised two other startups that were acquired. Sam is the author of 21 Secrets of Successful Startups, a book about startup execution. Sam has been featured in Fortune Magazine, served as a pitch judge dozens of times, and has spoken at conferences including TechCrunch Disrupt, The Lean Startup Conference, The Houston Tech Rodeo, and San Diego Startup Week.

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Painkiller or Vitamin: Discerning the True Potential of Your Startup Idea

21 February 2024, 08:00 PM
Zach Harris Sam Wong

Innovate Hampton Roads

We are building an ecosystem here in HRVA focused on growing, guiding, and connecting entrepreneurs and the technology ecosystem in order to build a stronger and more innovative economy in our region.

Virginia Innovative Partnership Corporation

VIPC is the commercialization and seed stage economic development driver in the Commonwealth that leads funding, infrastructure, and policy initiatives to support Virginia's innovators, entrepreneurs, startups, and market development strategies.

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