Meet Australia’s Top Founder Institute Graduates of 2013

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-03-13

The Founder Institute, the world's largest startup accelerator, opened in Australia in 2010, and since then, it has helped launch over 35 new technology companies between its chapters in Sydney and Perth. It was recently named a leader in the Perth startup ecosystem, according to a city-commissioned report and is also currently testing a new launch in Melbourne, its third Australian city (submit your interest to bring a program to Melbourne by Sunday, March 16th!).

While all of the Australian Founder Institute graduates are exceptional, there are a few who stand out. The graduates profiled below have all achieved significant milestones in 2013, building meaningful and enduring technology companies aimed at improving the lives of people all over the world.

The Founder Institute, the world's premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program, has helped more than 100 new technology companies launch in our New York City chapter in just over 5 years. Since its launch in 2009, FI has contributed greatly to the local startup ecosystem while providing mentorship from some of the top entrepreneurs in the technology industry.

Applications are currently open for the Spring 2016 semester of the New York Founder Institute.

While all of the New York Founder Institute graduates are exceptional, there are a few who stand out. The graduates featured below have all achieved significant milestones in the past year, building meaningful and enduring technology companies aimed at improving the lives of people all over the world.

Cashtivity, and Founder 

Cashtivity is an education company which provides an innovative collaborative platform built entirely of apps to make it fun and easy for kids to learn how to build businesses. Since launching, 

Geomoby, and Founder Beatriz Helena Ramos

DADA is a community of artists, where anyone can make a drawing and share it with anyone in the world, creating a spontaneous conversation.  Since launching, they’ve been featured on Product Hunt, Fast Company, and more. 

Gofar, and Founder Danny Adams

Easy Aerial offers turn-key solutions for real-time aerial data capture and processing using modular, autonomous robots. The company completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to start production, and has been featured in AlleyWatch

Coincraft, and Co-Founder Ryan King

EnerKnol provides U.S. energy policy research and data services to support businesses make investment decisions across the $1.2 trillion energy and commodities market. The company received an undisclosed seed round in November 2014.

Machinam, and Founder Jillian Kenny

Machinam is developing an app-based resource that makes high school maths class engaging and relevant to real life and students' interests.

Gofair, and Founder Paul Zhuravlev

Kindara is a fertility tracker app that has already provided thousands of women with the resources to confidently navigate their personal reproductive needs. Last November, Kindara raised $5M in funding from numerous investors.

Gigger, and Founder Vicente DyReyes 

Mise en Place (mepNYC) provides fully prepped recipes, with same-day delivery, to help urban millennials and parents get access to high-quality, yet convenient meal options. They were recently covered in the Village Voice, and are growing quickly.

Eternal Eve, and Founder Estelle Oliveri

Pathgather is a marketplace for online education that helps you discover and choose the right online courses for you. The company raised an impressive $1.5M in 2014, and is growing at a very quick rate.

 

If you would like to launch a tech company in Australia, apply to the Founder Institute today!

  

Meet Australia’s Top Founder Institute Graduates of 2013

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