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Female Founder Fellowship

The Female Founder Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary female applicant for each semester, giving them the opportunity to participate in the Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as a female with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.

The Founder Institute is committed to narrowing the gender gap in high tech startups. When we announced the Female Founder Fellowship program in 2011, only 16% of Founder Institute companies were founded by females. Since then, the results of this program have been astounding, as our overall number of female-founded companies has more than doubled, to a total of approximately 33%. This is more than twice as high as most other startup programs. Learn more about the Female Founder Fellowship program here

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Female Founder Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application, be accepted to the program, and submit your payment by the Early Deadline listed on the top of this page. Any female who follows these guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required. 

Grant: The Female Founder Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary female applicant for each semester. The recipient will be awarded and notified within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline, and they will receive a full refund on their Course Fee within 1 week of the program start date. All applicants will be notified via email when the Fellowships are awarded.

Click here to apply for the Female Founder Fellowship

Elevator Profile: The Goal of an Investment Meeting with Alex Gurevich of Javelin Venture Partners

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-05-09

The Elevator Profile introduces you to the world's top technology game-changers in the same time it takes to give your elevator pitch. Watch and listen to their insights to enhance your entrepreneurial journey.

Today's profile features Alex Gurevich, Partner at Javelin Ventures Partner, where he focuses on consumer web, mobile, e-commerce, big data analytics, and enterprise. He is currently active on the boards and has led investments in Coterie, Thumbtack, Engrade, PowerCloud Systems, and Skytree. Prior to joining Javelin, Alex was a Principal at DFJ Aurora, where he helped establish one of the first venture capital funds focused on high tech investments in Russia and Eastern Europe.

Alex will also be on the investor panel at the 15th Founder Showcase, Silicon Valley's leading seed-stage pitch competition, taking place on Thursday, May 15th in Mountain View. Space is limited, so get your tickets today.

Below, Alex describes the size of investments his fund commits to and gives an important tip to entrepreneurs pitching to investors;

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