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Through the 100Vets Fellowship, any U.S. veteran or service member who wants to start a technology company can apply to a U.S. Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant from each chapter will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.

Veterans and active service members possess the work ethic, high character, and strong leadership skills needed to launch meaningful and enduring technology companies. To inspire and enable the military community to build technology companies, the Founder Institute has partnered with Vet-Tech, the nation's leading startup accelerator for military veterans, to offer the 100Vets Fellowship.

Through this Fellowship, any U.S. veteran or service member who wants to start a technology company can apply to a U.S. Founder Institute chapter for free, and the best overall applicant from will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's step-by-step startup launch program for free as well.

Learn more about the program at

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the 100Vets Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, June 19th, 2016, using this link.

Grant: The recipient of the 100Vets Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.

Click here to apply for the 100Vets Fellowship.

New York Founder Institute Final Applications Due Sunday

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-12-22

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

Sunday (2016-10-30) is the Final Application Deadline for the Winter 2013 New York Founder Institute. If you or someone you know could benefit from expert training and feedback to launch a technology startup in New York, 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 Tuesday evenings starting 2016-11-08, and will be led by local leaders Gabe Zicherman (Editor of Gamification.CO) and Justin Sherratt (Founder of Sortbox).

Helping our founders in New York with critical feedback and guidance are;

  • Adam Besvinick: Venture Capitalist, Deep Fork Capital
  • Adam Price: CEO, Homer Logistics
  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Albert Balcells: SVP Software Engineering, Next Jump
  • Alberto Escarlate: CTO, Throwing Fruit
  • Alexander Volodarsky: Co-Founder, 90sFest
  • Alexis Beechen: CEO, The Drop
  • Anupam Kundu: Global Strategic Advisor , ThoughtWorks, Inc
  • Arsen Pereymer: Founder & Managing Partner, Appument Ventures
  • Avi Yashchin: Interim CEO
  • Beatriz Helena Ramos: Founder , DancingDiablo,
  • Bobby Weinberger: Founding Member, Robert Weinberger Law PLLC
  • Bonnie Halper: Founder, Startup One Stop
  • Boris Grinkot
  • Brian Frumberg: Founder, VentureOut
  • Brian M Pasalich: National Practice Leader, AdvisorConnect
  • Bryan Janeczko: Founder, Wicked Start
  • Charlie Kim: Founder & CEO, Next Jump
  • Conrad Egusa: Founder, Brownstein & Egusa
  • Cory Crosland: President, Croscon
  • David Beatty: Managing Director, Golden Seeds
  • David S. Rose: CEO, Gust
  • Dean Soukeras: Founder, Gabriel
  • Glen Hellman: Glen Hellman - Business Strategist, Driven Forward, LLC (Baltimore FI) , Driven Forward, LLC
  • Hudson Gaines Ross: Founder, Rise Coffee
  • James Gatto: Social Media and Games Team Leader, Sheppard Mullin
  • James Liao: Graduate Success Associate, Founder Institute NY
  • James Calhoun, Rehash Studio
  • Jason Shuman: Venture Capitalist, Corigin Ventures
  • Jeff Wald: Founder and President, Work Market
  • Jeff Stewart: Founder & CEO, Lenddo
  • Jeff Tompkins: Co-Founder, Advisor Connect
  • Jeff Silverman: Cofounder, Laconia Capital Group
  • Jesse Middleton: General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
  • John Lynn: Co-Founder, Studio Project
  • Jorge Torres: Managing Director, VenSeed
  • Joseph Jaffe: Founder & CEO, Evol8tion, LLC
  • Joseph Daniels: Partner, Corporate and Capital Markets Groups, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Justin Sherratt: Founder, Sortbox
  • Justin Dombrowski: Founder/Principal, Historiocity Tech
  • Justin Hauser: CEO, Life Capital
  • Kenneth Kay: Founder and Chairman, San Juan Tech Meetup
  • Kevin Siskar: Founder & CEO, Ambition Today
  • Lisa Morales-Hellebo: Founder, LMH Consulting
  • Luis Gonzalez: Co-Founder and Partner, Outbound Ventures
  • Matt Mandell: Principal, Mandell Enterprises
  • Matt Rodak: Founder, Fund That Flip
  • Meghan Messenger: Co-Founder, Next Jump
  • Michael Solomon: Co-Founder, 10x Management
  • Michael Hoeppner: CEO, GK Training & Communications
  • Michael Diamant: CEO, Skip Hop
  • Mike Lee: CEO, Studio Industries & The Future Market
  • Nael Rasamny: Co-Founder and Partner, Outbound Ventures
  • Nayan Busa: Co-head of Revenue Operations, Next Jump
  • Paul Polizzotto: President and Founder, CBS EcoMedia
  • Pavel Asanov: CEO, PlayFitness
  • Phineas Ellis: Head of Brand Marketing, Jack Erwin
  • Ramphis Castro: Co-Founder, ScienceVest
  • Rob Principe: Founder & CEO, Scratch Music Group, Inc.
  • Sean Apparicio
  • Shahab Kaviani: Co-Founder, CoFoundersLab
  • Shaun Johnson: cofounder, Studio Project
  • Stefano Tresca: Founder, iSeed
  • Steffan Bankier: Co-Founder, Public House
  • Thatcher Bell: Managing Partner, CoVenture
  • Tom Fuller: CIO, Next Jump
  • Vanessa Teran: Head of Content, Oliver (Formerly Dowza)
  • Veronica Guzman: Founder | Innovation Catalyst, WAMVentures

In only 7 years of operation, over 2,002 graduate companies across 135 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 New York and launch a company in 2013!


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