4thly is the brainchild of Bret Waters, who has been in Silicon Valley his entire life as an entrepreneur, executive, and investor. Today he teaches entrepreneurship at Stanford University, runs the 4thly Startup Accelerator, and coaches startup CEO’s at Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship. He’s successfully raised capital multiple times in his career, and the entrepreneurs he has worked with have raised hundreds of millions of dollars in capital. He’s been on the board of the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, and been chief Mentor with the European Innovation Academy. He received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Bret has assembled a great 4thly team, and an extraordinary range of expert guest speakers, all passionate about the power of entrepreneurship all over the world today.
A key component to each 4thly cohort is a dazzling array of guest speakers. From Silicon Valley lawyers to venture capitalists, from product design experts to marketing gurus, we are fortunate to have some of the world’s leading startup experts participating as guest speakers.