Singapore Founder Institute Early Applications Due Sunday

Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-06-20

The Founder Institute, the world's largest startup accelerator, is preparing to launch a very promising Singapore Summer 2014 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 (2014-06-22) 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 Singapore, 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 

The Singapore Chapter will will be led by local leaders Alvin Yap and Jeffrey Paine. Alvin is the CEO of TheMobileGamer, an award-winning and venture funded startup based in Singapore, and Jefferey is the founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage technology incubator based in Singapore.

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

  • Ann Burgraff - Rowell: Advisor / Mentor , National University of Singapore / Singapore HUB
  • Arnout Mostert: Partner, AccelerAsia
  • Bill Ashlock: Principal
  • Casper Peh: Head of Operations, Wildfire Asia
  • Chun Dong Chau: Partner, Crystal Horse Investments
  • Daniel Leong: Co-founder, LawCanvas
  • Dennis Goh: Director, International Digital Media Operations, Singtel
  • Didier Vermeiren: Founder, SmartCheckups
  • Eric Tachibana: Director, Bank of America- Merrill Lynch
  • Hugh Mason: CEO, Pte Ltd
  • Igor Volynskiy: Consultant
  • Jeffrey Paine: Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
  • Joel Fu: Strategy Director, sgCarMart
  • Jon Sugihara: Head of Product, RedMart
  • Julian Low
  • Kaitlin Solimine: Cofounder, Hippo Reads
  • Kris Childress: CEO, NanoThree
  • Kristine Lauria: MD, Mission Street Media
  • Kuan Hua Hsu: Principal, Gree Ventures
  • Kyaw Lin Oo
  • Larry Chua: CEO, TripCribs
  • Michael Cheng: Software Engineer, Neo Innovation
  • Mikhail Choo: Founder & CEO
  • Padmini Pandya: Strategic Business Planning & M&A, SapientNitro
  • Rishi Gupta: CEO, Minematic
  • Saemin Ahn: Managing Partner, Rakuten Ventures
  • Sam Witteveen: Founder, Family Play
  • Samuel Seow: MD, Samuel Seow Law Corporation
  • Scott Bales: Chief Mobile Officer, Movenbank
  • Tseng Ching Tse: CEO, VaultDragon Pte Ltd
  • Usman Sheikh: CEO, Identifi Pte Ltd

  • And many more to be announced. 

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.  

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

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