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The Founder Institute (FI), the world’s premier startup launch program with chapters across 115+ cities, has announced a partnership with Publicize, a PR company for startups. The partnership will provide FI startups with valuable access to free and discounted PR services to help grow their businesses, while also prom... (more available)
The Founder Institute’s “Startup Tips and Tricks” series gives you exclusive video clips from our worldwide network of 4,112+ mentors. For more business hacks, visit our Startup Founder 101 YouTube Channel.
In this installment of Tips and Tricks, Evernote founder Phil Libin challenges you to spend two weeks ca... (more available)
In this post from his blog, Berlin Founder Institute mentor, Ramzi Rizk, highlights the challenges startups face. Regardless of what ecosystem a founder calls home, he can be certain that others in every part of the globe will experience his triumphs and tribulations at some point or another.
Below, It Takes a Village has ... (more available)
In a post from his blog, Jon Carder, CEO of Mogl.com and a Mentor for the San Diego Founder Institute, explains why the fear of failure can be beneficial for entrepreneurs. The post, "FEAR - it's designed to help you succeed", from Jon's Entrepreneurship is Like Crack blog, has been republished below with permissi... (more available)
The Founder Institute, the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program, announced today that it is officially launching its newest chapter in Cincinnati. The Silicon-Valley based program decided to officially launch in Cincinnati after a successful test launch this year attracted over 100 potential ap... (more available)
Do you want to be a leader in your local startup ecosystem? The Founder Institute (the world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program) is on a mission to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and is looking for local startup leaders to launch new chapters around the world.
Founder Institute Directors play an essential ro... (more available)
"PR should be practiced to serve the public interest, to develop mutual understanding between organizations and their publics.” – James E. Grunig
The benefits of getting press for a startup are numerous, from attracting more customers to enticing investors and more, so it’s no wonder that so many founders stri... (more available)
Lifograph, a proud partner of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, is building the "Who's Who" of Silicon Valley and technology. With Lifograph, you can discover the timeline and connections of companies, venture capitalists, angel investors, entrepreneurs, executives, and other people in tech.
Due to popular demand, Lifo... (more available)
The Founder Institute hosts thousands of free startup events across the globe each year, in over 135 cities across six continents. These events are designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs improve their ideas and entrepreneurial skills, all in a low-pressure environment.
At Founder Institute events, you can ... (more available)
Launching a startup is a risky venture. With the amount of time, effort, and money that goes into the process, building a company can just about drain a founder's resources. That's why it's always good start on the path of entrepreneurship with a co-founder, someone who not only shares your vision, but someone who complements yo... (more available)
The Founder Institute, the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program, announced today that it is officially launching its newest chapter in Zaragoza, Spain. The Silicon-Valley based program decided to officially launch in Zaragoza after a successful test launch this year attracted over 280 potential... (more available)
This post was written by Jimmy Hendricks - CEO and Co-Founder of Deal Current, and top-rated mentor of the San Diego Founder Institute.
It was an honor to receive the highest rated global mentor award from Founder’s Institute. I always received feedback from our San Diego organizer, Jeanine Jacobson, that my teaching was... (more available)
In this guest post from the Rude Baguette blog, Alexis Niki, a Paris-based founder & CEO of StoryNova, outlines Tyler Crowley's 17 best storytelling tips for startups. Tyler says, when integrating a story into your pitch you not only become more memorable, but more personal as well. After all, VCs are much more likely to inv... (more available)
Good writing is an important skill that is too often forgotten in the process of launching a tech company. In this blog post we outline the fundamentals you need to utilize writing to boost your company's chances of success.
On June 24, 2016, the GIST Tech-I Pitch Competition Finals took place at Stanford University. Among the contenders were twenty-nine entrepreneurs from around the globe who each had an innovative scientific or technological idea or startup to present. The winner of the startup category, taking home $15,000, is Vietnam's... (more available)
Stareable, one of the most recent Graduates of the New York Founder Institute, is proud to announce the launch of its interactive TV platform. Founded by Yale graduate Ajay Kishore, Stareable is on a mission to democratize how audiences discover and share quality content.
As television expands and becomes more fragmented, ... (more available)
Adeo Ressi, the Co-Founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, recently appeared on an episode of This Week in Startups with investor, entrepreneur, and blogger Jason Calacanis. In this episode, Adeo describes what makes FI, which produces about 2,000 companies a year, stand out from countless other startup programs, including acc... (more available)
Getting accepted into an accelerator like Y Combinator or Techstars is a major step forward for any startup. In fact, getting into any accelerator is beneficial for a startup. But how does a founder get their company into an accelerator, and when is the right time to apply?
While it is entirely possible for any startup to get a... (more available)
Watsan, founded by Chennai Founder Institute Graduate J Chandrasekaran, just won a Millennium Alliance Award in round 3 of their annual contest.
The purpose of the Millennium Alliance is to identify technologies that greatly impact the very large portion of society in India that lives in or near poverty. The... (more available)
The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources.
This video features startup marketing expert James Stone, Co-Director of HubSpot Jumpstart, an inbound marketing progra... (more available)
Apparently, Australian founders have better "entrepreneur DNA" than those in Silicon Valley. These results come from pre-screening psychometric tests that all Founder Institute candidates are required to take, evaluating them on six key entrepreneurial characteristics: emotional stability, fluid intelligence, openness, agreeable... (more available)
Kangarootime is revolutionizing childcare practices that were seemingly left behind as the rest of the world went digital. Founded by Scott Wayman, a Graduate of the Los Angeles Founder Institute, the cloud-based application which launched in January saw over 2,000 downloads in their first month and signed up over 100 dayca... (more available)
At the Founder Institute, one of our core values is to not shy away from big challenges. Our challenge, and our mission, is to “Globalize Silicon Valley” and empower talented and motivated people to build impactful companies that create one million jobs.
While seemingly insurmountable (borderline "cra... (more available)
Techstars Mobile in Detroit just announced the 12 automotive mobility and transportation related companies accepted into their class of 2016, and they included Voyhoy, a bus travel hub based in Santiago Chile.
Partnering with the eight leading automotive and transportation global corporate giants, Techstars Mobile pro... (more available)
Entrepreneurship is hard. REALLY hard. But with countless tales of how entrepreneurs made it big with almost nothing, it’s easy for a budding founder to jump into the startup world full of unbridled enthusiasm.
Luckily, Startup Misconceptions is here to clear up the myths, delusions, and fancies surrounding entrepre... (more available)
The Founder Institute is the world’s premier startup launch program for talented entrepreneurs. If you are up to the challenge, our comprehensive step-by-step program will give you the structure, mentor support, and network of entrepreneurs you need to start an enduring company. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60 countries, the Founder Institute's mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and build sustainable startup ecosystems worldwide.