Startup Weekend Non-Profit co-founder - Partner at recorp.co
Originally from France, Franck Nouyrigat is the co-founder of Startup Weekend who helped foster thousands of successful startups around the world, it was acquired by Techstars in 2015. Franck is based in Brooklyn where he is developing Recorp.co; launching innovative B2B Products and Solutions for large corporations and family offices, with the help on some of the most successful founders; Franck coined and defined the term Scale-up, he also developed the Entrepreneur’s Journey Model and the Return on Data Principles. He is a guest writer at Forbes, WSJ and Les Echos
. Franck has advised hundreds of startup founders, investors and corporate executives. He helped to design the first French accelerator (Le Camping) and programs like StartupNext with Steve Blank or CodeFellows the first code school based in Seattle. He graduated from HEC Paris in 2003 with a MS in Management, as well as a MS in Computer Science from ECE (Paris) in 2002. He his a French Influencer at MIT Innovator Under 35, he spoke about entrepreneurship and innovation at TedX and was honoured to ring the bell at Nasdaq and NYSE. Franck is passionate about helping and advancing our economies, his favourite entrepreneurial song is Eye of the tiger. You can follow him on his blog
or reach out to him @peignoir on Twitter.