Franck Nouyrigat is the cofounder of Startup Weekend. Prior to Startup Weekend and after a couple of years as an Open Source Hacker, he launched the first Crowd-funded Customer Buyout in the world. Franck is currently working on developing 21st-century style corporate innovation based on his Startup Weekend experience (with Coca Cola, the World Bank, Microsoft …) His favorite song is "Eye of the Tiger"! You can follow him on twitter : @peignoir.


Recent posts by this Author


The 7 Biggest Startup Myths, Busted

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on Medium, reposted with Franck Nouyrigat’s permission.  Yesterday in DC, I had the honor of talking about startup ecosystems and the mechanics behind hypertribes like Startup Weekend. As part of our discussions, I ...


A Ranking of the Most Entrepreneurial Corporations

This post was originally published on Medium. If you think great companies don’t let their entrepreneurs leave…you’re totally wrong! The Google Effect Google alumni’s Startups Let’s start with this AngelList graph showing Google alumni creating new businesses for a ...