Join Jonathan Greechan, co-founder of Founder Institute, as he outlines the advantages and disadvantages of launching during an economic downturn, and why now is the perfect time to start a new business.

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Unsure as to whether now is the right time to get started on your new business idea? Join us for our live webinar with Jonathan Greechan, co-founder of Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed accelerator program, as he outlines the advantages and disadvantages of launching during an economic downturn, and explains why he believes that now is the perfect time to start a new business. 

Key takeaways: 

  • How history has shown us that economic downturns create opportunities for savvy entrepreneurs
  • What business models are likely to succeed in the current climate, and which won’t 
  • How to create a business which solves new problems in the new normal 

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Jonathan Greechan is the co-founder of the Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed accelerator. Since launching during the Great Recession in 2009, Jonathan and Adeo Ressi have grown and scaled

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