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Female Founder Fellowship

The Female Founder Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary female applicant for each semester, giving them the opportunity to participate in the Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as a female with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.

The Founder Institute is committed to narrowing the gender gap in high tech startups. When we announced the Female Founder Fellowship program in 2011, only 16% of Founder Institute companies were founded by females. Since then, the results of this program have been astounding, as our overall number of female-founded companies has more than doubled, to a total of approximately 33%. This is more than twice as high as most other startup programs. Learn more about the Female Founder Fellowship program here

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Female Founder Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application, be accepted to the program, and submit your payment by the Early Deadline listed on the top of this page. Any female who follows these guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required. 

Grant: The Female Founder Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary female applicant for each semester. The recipient will be awarded and notified within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline, and they will receive a full refund on their Course Fee within 1 week of the program start date. All applicants will be notified via email when the Fellowships are awarded.

Click here to apply for the Female Founder Fellowship

Last Chance to Apply to the First-Ever Bangkok Founder Institute

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-11-30

Join us this Winter and launch a company with the Bangkok Founder Institute!

Sunday (2015-12-15) is the Final Application Deadline for the Winter 2013 Bangkok Founder Institute. If you or someone you know could benefit from expert training and feedback to launch a technology startup in Bangkok, then click here to apply today.

In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, 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. Plus, aspiring founders are not required to quit their day job to participate, so they can begin building a business around their ideas without putting their livelihood at risk. 

The 4-month program will be meeting on Monday evenings from December 10 to March 26, and will be led by local leaders Benjamin Ranck (CTO, Jetabroad), Charle Charoenphan (MD, Hubba Co., Ltd.), and Krating Poonpol (Strategic Advisor to CMODTAC).

Helping our founders in Bangkok with critical feedback and guidance are;

  • A. Erhat Nalbant: Cofounder, Founder Institute Istanbul
  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Alemsah Ozturk: CEO, 41-29
  • Ali Karabey: Managing Director, 212ltd Venture Capital Fund
  • Alper Tekin: CEO, Mekanist
  • Alper Yegin: Architect, Samsung
  • Andaç Türkmen: Technical Co-founder, Parasut.com
  • Andrew Weinreich: CEO, MeetMoi
  • Arden Agopyan: Founder & CEO, HotelRunner
  • Ari Bencuya: Startup Consultant and Web Analytics Enthusiast
  • Atıl Erken: General Partner, Collective Spark
  • Austin Chang: Senior Product Manager, Google
  • Aycan Avci: CEO, Aya Consulting
  • Barış Yaman: CEO / Co-founder, Galata Labs
  • Basak Taspinar Degim: Founder & CEO, Armut.com
  • Berhan Kongel: Co Founder, OneHour & SupportGirls & TakımTakip
  • Burak Yaman: Coordinator, Koç University Incubation Center
  • Burkan Beyli: Founder & Managing Partner, Beyli Capital & Beyli Ventures
  • Çağdaş Berksan: CEO, bizimsokak.com
  • Cahit Güvensoy: CEO, ShareMyFare.com
  • Can Serter: Angel Investor, Angel Investor
  • Can Saracoglu: Founding Partner, String Ventures
  • Cem Sertoglu: Partner, Earlybird Venture Capital
  • Cem Ersözlü: Senior Art Director, ITA Digital Agency
  • Dave Parker: Serial Entrepreneur, VP, UP Global
  • Ekim Kaya: CEO & Cofounder, Botego
  • Elbruz Yilmaz: Investment Manager, 3TS Capital Partners
  • Emrah Yalaz: Cofounder, Surfio
  • Emre Ozbek: Partner, İstanbul Startup Angels
  • Erdem Ovacik: Cofounder, Donkey Republic
  • Eren Bali: Chairman & Co-founder, Udemy
  • Erkan Tas: Founder, Product Hospital
  • Ersan Ozer: Founder, Youlike
  • Fatih Isbecer: CEO, Pozitron
  • Firat Ozpinar: Partner , Diffusion Capital Partners
  • Gagan Biyani: Gagan Biyani - CoFounder, Fresh (San Francisco FI) , Fresh
  • Hakan Bas: CEO, Lidyana
  • Harun Guner: Cofounder, Butigo
  • Ilker Kayhan: Investment Manager, KERTEN PRIVATE EQUITY
  • Joachim Behrendt: Chairman, Nexum
  • Joe Betts Lacroix: Co-Founder, OQO
  • Kaan Akin: Founder, Hackquarters
  • Kutlu Kazanci: Director, Founder Institute Istanbul
  • Mehmet Yitmen: Managing Partner, ACM Software
  • Mehmet Metin Okur: CEO, Sefamerve
  • Melih Odemis: Co-Founder, Yemeksepeti.com
  • Mert Yılmaz: Mert Yılmaz - CMO, Dugun.com (Istanbul FI), Dugun.com
  • Murat Sahin: CEO, SecureDrive
  • Murat Tortopoğlu: Managing Consultant, Yaratıcı Yıkım
  • Mustafa Dalci: CEO, Userspots
  • Niels Van Der Linden: Niels Van Der Linden - (Istanbul FI)
  • Numan Numanbayraktaroglu: Managing Director, 212ltd Venture Capital Fund
  • Onur Tekinturhan: Cofounder, Konutkredisi.com.tr
  • Onur Aydin: Country Manager, Groupon Turkey
  • Phil Libin: Co-Founder and Chairman of Evernote, Managing Director at General Catalyst, General Catalyst
  • Ramazan Çavuşoğlu: Co-Founder & CEO, Lemon Analysis
  • Sahin Boydas: Sahin Boydas - CEO, MovieLaLa (Istanbul FI), MovieLaLa
  • Seckin Uysal: Founder & Agency Director, Recode
  • Selçuk Atlı: Founder and CEO, Stealth
  • Selcuk Ergin: CEO, Stealth Startup
  • Serkan Ünsal: CEO, dakick.com
  • Serkan Kurtuluş: Multipreneur
  • Simla Ozbay
  • Suat Eker: CEO, Eteration AS
  • Suat Gücel: Founder, Tatilsepeti.com
  • Taner Akcok: CEO, AppAnalytics.io
  • Tayfun Ugur
  • Tolga Sen: Partner, Tart Media
  • Tristan Kromer: Lean Startup Coach & Advisor, TriKro LLC
  • Umut Ersoy: Director, Marjinal Porter Novelli
  • Umut Gökbayrak: CTO, Aslanoba Group
  • Viktor Kuzu: Cofounder, WePeople
  • Vlada Pechenaya: Growth Marketing Specialist, Twentify
  • Yılmaz Avcı: CEO, Uretmake

In only 7 years of operation, over 2,100 graduate companies across 110 cities have used the Founder Institute to validate their idea, develop their plans, refine their product, build an advisory board, prepare for seed funding, and more.

We hope you will join us in Bangkok and launch a company in 2013.


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