Partner event: Founder Showcase on October 21

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Mike Maples (Managing Partner, FLOODGATE) encourages entrepreneurs to build “Thunder Lizard” companies -– small, disruptive startups that require little money, but are “hatched by atomic eggs” and eat the competition like Godzilla.Are you one of these companies? Find out at the Founder Showcase on Thursday, October 21, 2010 in Mountain View, CA where Mike Maples will give the Keynote speech.

The Founder Showcase gathers 300 top technology CEOs, investors, and early-stage companies in Silicon Valley for one action-packed night each quarter to network, hear talks from leading CEOs, and help launch a startup company to greatness. Guests will also see pitches from 10 startup companies in an exciting (and free) Pitch Competition, and network with over 40 investors in a demo table area where other startups will launch and showcase their wares. For more info on Founder Showcase and to register for the October 21 event, click here.

Women 2.0 members save 15% on Founder Showcase tickets with coupon code "W20". Want a FREE table to meet investors and show off your company to the crowd? We're giving away a table (which includes two tickets to Founder Showcase) -- either retweet this post, or use the hashtag #foundershowcase and the URL http://bit.ly/9OlVo8 in a tweet by Friday, October 15, 2010. The Founder Showcase will announce a random winner on that day on @thefunded and @founding Twitter accounts.