The Founder Institute has helped launch over 500 new technology companies across 26 cities and five continents.
Below is a roundup of Founder Institute Graduate news over the past two weeks:
- San Diego Grad Wembli's founder, Kim Walpole, named one of San Diego's 10 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch (Forbes): Wembli allows users to enjoy an evening out with friends without being stuck with the bill. Wembli and its founder are Graduates of the San Diego Founder Institute.
- New York Grad SortBox Featured in TechCrunch (TechCrunch): SortBox replaces email as a new way to review job applicants. The startup is currently in beta mode. SortBox and its founders are graduates of the New York Founder Institute.
- Washington D.C. Grad HugeFan featured in InTheCapital (InTheCapital): HugeFan specializes in auctions that allow fans and enthusiasts to share special moments and experiences with their favorite celebrities. HugeFan and its founders are graduates of the Washington D.C. Founder Institute.
- Chile Grad Agent Piggy Takes Third Place at the TNW Latin America Startup Battle (TheNextWeb): Agent Piggy is an online piggy bank that allows parents to teach their children money management skills. Agent Piggy and its founders are graduates of the Chile Founder Institute.