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Montreal Founder Institute Early Applications Due Sunday!

Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-03-21

The Founder Institute, the world's largest startup accelerator, is preparing to launch a very promising Montreal Spring 2015 Semester.

We have many great startup mentors confirmed, and impressive founders are beginning to enroll in the program as well. But, time is running out to apply. 

This Sunday (2015-01-25) is the Early Application Deadline. If you apply by Sunday, you get to take the Predictive Admissions Test for free ($50 value), and are also eligible to receive one of several Founder Institute Fellowships.

If you could use expert training and advice to launch a technology startup in Montreal, then 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 Founder Institute was recently covered by Anwar Ali in article on The Montreal Gazette titled New Chapter of Founder Institute offers startup opportunities to local entrepreneurs.

The Montreal Chapter will begin 2015-02-23, and will be led by local leaders LP Maurice and Sergio Escobar. LP Maurice is the co-founder and CEO of travel startup Busbud, and Sergio Escobar is a curator at Startup Genome.

In addition, participants in Montreal will receive expert training and feedback from an impressive list of mentors, including; 

  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Alexandre Taillefer: Managing partner, XPND Capital
  • Angelique Mannella: Founder & CEO, Decode Global
  • Audry Larocque: CEO, iPerceptions
  • Beth Thouin: Digital Marketing Expert, Consultant
  • Bruno Morency: Director, Return Path Labs, Return Path
  • Caithrin Rintoul: Co-Founder & CEO, Provender
  • Chris Arsenault: CEO, iNovia Capital
  • Christine Renaud: Founder/CEO, E-180
  • Danial Jameel: Co-Founder & CEO, OOHLALA Mobile Inc.
  • Ethan Song: Co-Founder & CEO, Frank & Oak
  • Gian Carlo Di Tommaso: VP Finance & Operations, Luxury Retreats
  • Hicham Ratnani: Co-Founder & COO/CFO, Frank & Oak
  • Ian Jeffrey: VP Produ Marketing Marketing, PasswordBox
  • Julien Smith: Co-Founder & CEO, Breather
  • Louis François Hogue: General Manager and Partner
  • Louis Philippe Maurice: Founder/CEO, Busbud
  • Luc Filiatreault: VP Venture Development, OpenText
  • Mauro Repacci: Co-Founder & CEO, NAVUT
  • Michael Turri: Co-Founder / Director of Experience Strategy, Sid Labs / Sid Lee
  • Mike Grandinetti: Managing Director, Southboro Capital
  • Raff Paquin: Co-Founder, Alveolabs
  • Sergio A. Escobar: Director, Montreal Chapter
  • Sophie Boulanger: Co-Founder & VP Merchandising, BonLook
  • Stephane Marceau: Co-Founder & CEO, OMsignal
  • Vicken Kanadjian: Co-Founder & Managing Director, Cesium Telecom

  • And many more to be announced. 

In only 5 years of operation, over 1,310 graduate companies across 85 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 Montreal and launch a company in 2014.

   

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