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100Vets

 

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 http://FI.co/vets.


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.


Introducing New York’s Most Promising Startups of 2013

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-12-07

The Founder Institute startup accelerator opened in New York in 2010, and since then, it has helped launch nearly 70 new technology companies. While all of our grads are exceptional, there are a few who stand out. The graduates profiled below have all achieved significant milestones, building meaningful and enduring technology companies aimed at improving the lives of people all over the world.

Without further adieu, we present to you the most promising New York startups of 2013;

 

Kindara is a fertility platform that helps women manage their reproductive health and get pregnant. The now Boulder, CO based startup recently raised a $370k round from various angel investors, and has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Women 2.0 and more. Click here to learn more about Kindara.

 

Zipmark builds infrastructure that enables instant and secure mobile payments and eliminates the need for checks. The startup has raised $3.5m in funding and has been featured on numerous media channels, including Entrepreneur.com, GigaOm, and more. Click here to learn more about Zipmark.

 

SimpleReach tracks every social action on each piece of published content to deliver detailed insights and clear metrics around social behavior. After a pivot in 2012, the startup raised over $3m in funding and has been featured on TechCrunch, VentureBeat, and countless other tech blogs. Click here to learn more about SimpleReach.

 

WishBeans is a Pinterest style, super easy to use online shopping and wish list service. Shortly after launch, the startup merged with Trendalytics, a platform that helps consumer products companies measure what merchandise trends resonate with consumers pre-production. Earlier this year, Trendalytics was one of 25 finalists for the WSJ Startup of the Year Award.

 

Miigo is an event-planning site that provides a platform for Brazilian users to easily create and distribute online invites as well as sell and buy tickets for events of any size. After graduating from the New York Founder Institute, Miigo took the the Brazilian market and launched their online event platform. Click here to learn more about Miigo. 

 

The New York Founder Institute is currently accepting applications for the Winter 2013 Semester. If you could benefit from expert training and feedback to launch a company in New York, click here to learn more and begin your application today. Final applications are due Sunday (2016-10-16).

 

 

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