FoundersCard, the Amex Black for aspirational startup types, has been on a hot streak, boasting a $1 million in revenue its first full year of business. The Soho-based service is a private membership card, not a credit card per se. But it offers the kinds of rewards and perks normally limited to i-bankers with a corporate credit card.
Betabeat arrived at the Classic Car Club on Hudson and Spring just after 8 p.m. last night, where a group of about 60 entrepreneurs were milling about the Bentleys and Ferraris, sipping Bulldog London dry gin and Innis + Gunn Oak Aged beer, some of which had been sitting in ice in the back of one of the antique vehicles–was it a Porsche 911?
Foursquare is a member. So is Facebook.
“It always struck me as odd that these executives at these investment banks and these top companies would get these fantastic perks, and it was the entrepreneur, sort of the true value creators, that were left out,” New Yorker Eric Kuhn, who created FoundersCard, told Econsultancy in Read More