Frontier Tech Fellowship

 

Through the Frontier Technology Fellowship, any Founder building "Frontier Technology" can apply to the Boston Founder Institute for free, and the applicant that demonstrates the highest potential for societal impact will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.


There is no shortage of big problems facing humanity, but there is a shortage of ambitious startups trying to solve them. However, more than ever before, entrepreneurs building impact-focused companies can truly change the world.

Through the Frontier Technology Fellowship, the Founder Institute aims to inspire and empower ambitious entrepreneurs to pursue world-changing problems, and create transformative change for humanity. Through this Fellowship, any Founder building "Frontier Technology" can apply to the Boston Founder Institute for free, and the applicant that demonstrates the highest potential for transformative change will will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.

Top founders with ideas or companies addressing some of the hardest problems facing humanity will be considered for the Frontier Technology Fellowship, including (but not limited to) ideas across (1) Biotech/ Healthcare, (2) Cleantech/ Emissions, (3) Food/ Water, (4) Energy/ Transportation, and (5) Space Exploration.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Frontier Technology Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, March 26th, 2017, using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the Frontier Technology Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Frontier Technology Fellowship.


Social Innovation Fellowship

 

Through the Social Innovation Fellowship, any Founder building "Social Innovation" products can apply to the Boston Founder Institute for free, and the applicant that demonstrates the highest potential for social impact will will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.


We believe that entrepreneurs building mission-based companies that harness the power of the market have the opportunity to create lasting social change. With the growing inequity and injustice on the planet, entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to create equal opportunity for all of humanity to thrive and prosper.

Through the Social Innovation Fellowship, the Founder Institute aims to inspire and empower ambitious entrepreneurs to build companies with a meaningful social mission. Through this Fellowship, any Founder building a "Social Innovation" product can apply to the Boston Founder Institute for free, and the applicant that demonstrates the highest potential for positive social change will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.

Top founders with ideas or companies addressing some of the hardest problems facing humanity will be considered for the Social Innovation Fellowship, including (but not limited to) ideas across (1) Poverty/ Starvation, (2) Minority Empowerment, (3) Housing/ Urban Planning, (4) Governance/ Democracy, or (5) Transformative Education. Non-Profit companies will also be considered for the fellowship, but we wholeheartedly believe that the alignment of a social mission with market economics provides the clearest path for transformative change.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Social Innovation Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, March 26th, 2017, using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the Social Innovation Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Social Innovation Fellowship.


McCarter & English
McCarter & English, LLP is a firm of approximately 400 lawyers with offices in Boston, Hartford, Stamford, New York, Newark, East Brunswick, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Washington, DC. In continuous business for more than 170 years, we are among the oldest and largest law firms in America.

The Capital Network
The Capital Network is Boston’s Fundraising Authority. We bring together the area’s largest active community of investors and startup experts to provide you with the practical, hands-on education and personalized mentoring you need as you navigate the fundraising process. Our programs were created in collaboration with the investors who fund our area’s startups; they regularly participate in our curriculum development and execution, and share what you need to know, before you ask them for capital. We’re a non-profit organization, and our mission is clear: we are here to get your high growth startup smart and fundable.

Vet-Tech
Vet-Tech is America's Veteran Startup Accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley. With over 100 veteran led startups in its community, Vet-Tech's top 20 portfolio companies have raised over $10 Million in funding and have been accepted into world class programs like Tech Stars and Founder Institute.

The Institute identifies corporate supporters to reduce both the time and the costs of setting up a high tech business. Local partners are currently being recruited for this semester.

Vision and Values

Summer 2010 Boston Semester

What are you passionate about? What is your vision? How do you translate passion and vision into a business idea? How do you brainstorm ideas? What are tools for evaluating your ideas? What are the makings of a good idea versus a bad idea? Should you pursue multiple ideas at once, and when should you focus on one?

Goal:
Develop your vision and idea.
Date:
2010-07-01, 06:00 PM

Mentors


Fred Joyal
Fred Joyal - CEO & Co-Founder, Futuredontics (Los Angeles FI) , Futuredontics

Fred is CEO and co-Founder of Futuredontics, better known to the public as 1-800-DENTIST. Fred's experience proved to be instrumental in the company's ascent to the top of the dental practice marketing services industry. Fred has written, produced and appeared in more t...

Ory Zik
Founder CEO, kWhal

Ory is the founder and CEO of kWhal Inc. The company is developing a comprehensive energy vocabulary and a global energy map. He also cofounded and serves as the Chairman of Noblegen Inc., a DNA sequencing company. Prior to that he was the founding CEO of HelioFocus, a so...

Pano Anthos
CEO, Hangout.net

Pano Anthos is a 4-time serial entrepreneur and is currently the Founder, President and CEO of Hangout Industries, a next generation social gaming platform that won the Techcrunch 50 finalist in 2008 and the 2008 MITX Digital Media winner for "Best Use of Technology." ...

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