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Washington DC Autumn 2013
Sessions: 2013-11-19 - 2014-03-04
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 75 cities worldwide.
Want to Start a Company? Founder Institute is Accepting Applications in Over 20 Cities Worldwide
The Founder Institute, the world's largest startup accelerator, is now accepting applications for over 20 cities worldwide. Since launching in 2009, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 1000 companies that have created over 10,000 jobs, and we excited to launch many more.
If you could benefit from expert training and advice to launch a technology startup, click here to apply today. Those who apply by the Early Application Deadline will have their application fees waived (typically $50) and are eligible for Founder Institute Fellowships (including the Female Founder Fellowship, which is offered to the top female applicant in each city).
The Founder Institute is a comprehensive, 4-month entrepreneur training and startup launch program, with chapters in over 55 cities worldwide. Without being required to quit their day jobs, promising startup entrepreneurs “learn by doing” and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback from a large network of business mentors. Over 1000 Founders have used the program to form and improve their business ideas, develop their marketing strategy, create an advisory board, recruit co-founders, improve their pitch, launch a product, prepare to raise capital, bootstrap to profitability, generate revenue, and more.
Click on your city below to apply, and check out our Global Events Calendar to RSVP for a free startup events near you;
- Atlanta, USA (Exploratory Chapter)
- Baltimore, USA (Exploratory Chapter)
- Bangkok, Thailand (Exploratory Chapter)
- Barcelona, Spain
- Berlin, Germany
- Chicago, USA
- Dublin, Ireland (Exploratory Chapter)
- Hanoi, Vietnam
- Helsinki, Finland
- Istanbul, Turkey
- Jakarta, Indonesia
- Madrid, Spain
- Munich, Germany (Exploratory Chapter)
- Nairobi, Kenya (Exploratory Chapter)
- Paris, France
- Portland, USA
- Santiago, Chile
- San Diego/ Orange County, USA
- Seattle, USA
- Seoul, South Korea (Exploratory Chapter)
- San Francisco, USA
- Tokyo, Japan (Exploratory Chapter)
- Washington D.C., USA
- Zagreb, Croatia
The program is open to existing and prospective technology founders of all kinds - with or without an idea, young or old, and with a full-time job or unemployed.