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Promising Graduates from the Founder Institute in Europe

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2012-10-18

Since launching our first European Chapter in Paris in 2010, the Founder Institute has Graduated 116 technology startups (approximately 18% of our 661 worldwide graduates). After recently doubling our presence in Europe with new chapter launches in Rome, Kyiv, Istanbul, Helsinki and Zagreb, we now operate in 10 European cities, and are on pace to launch over 250 European companies per year in 2013, generating as many as 1,000 new jobs per year. 

To celebrate our massive expansion in Europe, the Founder Institute will be hosting several events, and also travel across the continent next week. We also wanted to pay homage to some of our promising Founder Institute Europe graduates, who are listed below. 

If you would like to learn more, join a free upcoming event at

Across the globe, approximately 42% of Founder Institute Graduates receive funding within 6 months of graduation (even though not all Graduates seek funding). Some notable European Founder Institute Graduates who have publicly launched include; is an online platform that helps separated parents communicate, schedule, and organize around their children. They Graduated from the Brussels Founder Institute.


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Their first product, Sybil, is a developer talent management tool that helps managers assess developers’ skills by automatically analyzing their source code. They Graduated from the Brussels Founder Institute.



Autoreduc is France's first group-buying and daily deal site for cars, and is planning to expand to other countries. They are a Graduate of the Paris Founder Institute




Bubobox is a plug and play video testimonial solution which allows companies to set up brand campaigns, video contests, or to integrate video testimonials on their site. They Graduated from the Brussels Founder Institute.



CleverScale offers a multi-CDN with a built-in analytics platform to accelerate performance for website. They Graduated from the Paris Founder Institute




Djengo is a platform that facilitates ridesharing for home-work commuting across a company’s employees. They Graduated from the Brussels Founder Institute



Itembase is a personal inventory service that helps consumers track, manage, and even sell the products they own. They Graduated from the Berlin Founder Institute



Ondango offers innovative, user-friendly social commerce solutions for Facebook Pages. They Graduated from the Berlin Founder Institute




Paycento is a social media-based micropayments platform that makes paying for online content as easy as a “Like”. They Graduated from the Brussels Founder Institute.



Peerby is a website that enables consumers to rent goods from people nearby by asking around in their neighborhood. They Graduated from the Amsterdam Founder Institute




Super-Marmite is a social, location-based marketplace for homemade meals. They Graduated from the Paris Founder Institute




Syllabs provides web services for semantic analysis, that help text-intensive businesses make sense of their content. They Graduated from the Paris Founder Institute



If you or somebody you know could use expert training and feedback to launch a technology company in Europe, consider applying today.


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