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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-03-23

The Founder Institute launches Exploratory Program in Greenville, South Carolina

The Founder Institute recently launched an Exploratory Program in Greenville, South Carolina which was reported in a GSA Business article titled “Founder Institute offers low-cost program for startups”. The program is seeking people who have ideas for business ventures but aren’t ready to quit their day jobs. ... (more available)

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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-03-20

GIST Tech-I Applications Extended until March 27th. Submit your Startup for a trip to GES

GIST (Global Innovation through Science and Technology), a partner of the Founder Institute, will be accepting applications for their annual competition that attracts the most promising entrepreneurs from emerging economies. Online public voting and entrepreneurship experts decide who competes in the Tech-I Finals, a highly anti... (more available)

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Posted by Daniel Thompson on 2015-03-11

What it takes to be a Startup Ecosystem Leader, according to Sergio Escobar

Sergio Escobar, a top Director of the Montreal Founder Institute, has played a major role in setting up the foundation of success within his local startup ecosystem. He is a respected startup leader in his community, and has been featured across many notable publications, such as TechVibes, Betakit, Radio-Canada International TV... (more available)

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Posted by Adeo Ressi on 2012-03-20

Congratulations to the 28 Nominees for Top FI Mentors of 2011

The Founder Institute is proud to announce the first 28 nominees for the the Top Mentors of 2011. There are 11 awards that will be handed out on April 24th, including Most Locations Mentored, Most Interesting Company and Highest Rated in the Americas.

Drumroll for the nominees, please...

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