Founder Rising

Running a startup is full of challenges, and Jenny Fielding — serial entrepreneur, investor, and Managing Director of Techstars New York — has seen them all. In each episode, Jenny talks with a founder to explore their entrepreneurial journey, especially the make-or-break moments where everything either comes together… or collapses. Join Jenny and her guests for an inside look at the messy yet thrilling process of founding and running a high growth company. These are the real stories of how founders rise to the challenge.

Jenny Fielding

Jenny Fielding is the Managing Director of the Techstars New York City Accelerator , where she leads the program. She is also the founder of The Fund, a first check fund investing in local founders. Her portfolio includes more than 120+ companies. Jenny is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and Kauffman Fellow. Previously, she ran Corporate Venture at BBC Worldwide and has founded several companies including Switch-Mobile (acquired in 2009).