Sunday is Your Last Chance to Apply to the Berlin Founder Institute

Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-07-25

Join us this Summer and launch a company in Berlin with the Founder Institute!

Applications to the Berlin Spring 2015 Semester are due very soon (2015-05-17). 

If you could use expert training and advice to launch a technology startup in Berlin, 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.

In only 6 years of operation, over 1,550 graduate companies across 100 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. 

Leading the Founder Institute’s efforts in Berlin are Didier Vermeiren, founder of SmartCheckups; and Sascha Karstaedt, founder and CMO of Carving Dreams.

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

  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Ahmad Moalla: Founder & Managing Director, Teambay
  • Alexander Bruehl: Investor and Mentor, bm advisors
  • Alexander Piutti: CEO & Founder, GameGenetics
  • Anton Skornyakov: Agile & lean startup coach
  • Axel Hesse: CEO
  • Ben Larson: Director, Founder Institute, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Benjamin Thym: CEO, barcoo
  • Burckhardt Bonello: CEO, Found Fair Ventures
  • Cédric Naintré: Founder, Range-Moi
  • Christian Wolf: Founder, asgoodasnew.com
  • Christian Angele: CEO, Imedo
  • Christoph Sollich: Christoph Sollich - The Pitch Doctor, Startup Consultant (Warsaw FI) , Startup Consultant
  • Christoph Hartmann: Founder & Business Development, Vulcano Security GmbH
  • Claas Van Delden: Managing Director, SevenVentures GmbH
  • Daan Loening: CEO, Kinderfee
  • Detlev Eller: Filmmaker, Everything Beta
  • Didier Vermeiren: Founder, Rialto
  • Emil Kendziorra: CEO, Medlanes GmbH
  • Eva Missling: Founder, 12 Designer
  • Fabian Carlos Guhl: Founder, Ampion
  • Felix Huber: Head of DACH and Nordics, Stripe
  • Felix Pantlen
  • Felix Staeritz: Co-CEO, Crowdfox GmbH
  • Filip Coertjens: Founder, Frametales
  • Florian Kosak: Founder & CEO, tab ticketbroker gmbh, 50HOURS
  • Gabriel Yoran: Founder, Managing Director, Steganos Software GmbH
  • Geoffrey Lewis: Principal, Founders Fund
  • Hannes Kleist: Co-Founder, stanwood
  • Heiko Rauch: Heiko Rauch - Co-Founder of UFOstart (Berlin FI), UFOstart.com
  • Holger Dieterich: Product Manager, Freelancer
  • Jan Karnath: Co-Founder & Managing Director, APP MEDIA
  • Jana Scharfschwerdt: CEO
  • Jawed Karim: Partner, youniversity Ventures
  • Joe Betts Lacroix: Co-Founder, OQO
  • Joe Bezdek: Joe Bezdek - Co-founder, DivX (Silicon Valley FI) , DivX, Inc.
  • Jon Soberg: Partner, Expansive Ventures
  • Julia Derndinger: CEO, die Gründertrainerin
  • Kerstin Bock: Co-Founder and CEO, Openers
  • Koen Stevens: Founder, CEO, Bubobox
  • Lino Velev: Partner, Obecto
  • Louisa Heinrich: Head of Strategy, Fjord
  • Maks Giordano: Founder, Nunatak
  • Marc Preusche: AdWords Consultant for Startups, Google
  • Maria Weiers: Partner
  • Marius Kraemer: Founder, TennisBuddy
  • Moritz Daan: Founder
  • Ofer Valencio Akermann: CEO, Hiogi
  • Oliver Richter: CEO, XOUNTS Hamburg GmbH
  • Paul Bragiel: Co-founder & Managing Partner, i/o ventures
  • Peter Hart: Founder & CEO, Dr Severin
  • Philipp Clauss
  • Philipp Bouteiller: CEO, Tegel Projekt
  • Philipp Hartmann: CEO, Rheingau Ventures
  • Ralf Baumann: Senior Vice President, T-Online
  • Ramzi Rizk: Founder/CTO, EYEEM
  • Regine Haschka Helmer: CEO, Seedlab GmbH
  • Roger Yee: Roger Yee - Investor/LP, Fortify Ventures (Andalucia FI) , Fortify Ventures
  • Samuli Siren: Manager Business Development and Investments, K - New Media GmbH
  • Sascha Karstädt: Cofounder , Jasada Labs
  • Sebastian Fittko: Founding Partner, EISBLINK GmbH
  • Sergiej Soft (Rewiakin): Founder, CleanAgents.com
  • Stefan Kellner: CTO & Co-Founder, Allryder
  • Stefan Kimmel: Senior Manager, KPMG Legal
  • Stefan Jørgensen: CEO, itembase.com
  • Stephanie Kaiser: Head of Studio, wooga
  • Sven Lubek: CEO, Covus
  • Uri Levanon: CEO, Haste Media
  • Weston Hankins: Founder, Footstep Ventures
  • Ziv Gillat: Ziv Gillat - Co-founder, Eye-Fi (Silicon Valley FI), Eye-Fi
 

                                        We hope you will join us in Berlin and launch a company in 2014.


   

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