Get Help Building a Company in Berlin from Top Local Entrepreneurs

Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-07-24

In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, promising startup entrepreneurs participate in weekly training and feedback sessions that are led by Founder Institute Mentors. 

Our Mentors provide the passion, experience, and support that helps our Founders launch meaningful and enduring companies.

Rather than bringing in consultants and academics who teach theory, we bring in experienced Founders and CEOs to give our companies the most relevant and valuable advice. In a confidential setting, they share horror stories, best practices, and realistic feedback to help our Founders avoid "rookie mistakes" and be successful.   

In the upcoming Berlin Spring 2015 Semester, we have secured a truly exceptional roster of Founder Institute Mentors, including many from out of town.

See the full list below;

  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Ahmad Moalla: Co-founder & Managing Director, Teambay
  • Alexander Bruehl: Investor and Mentor, bm advisors
  • Axel Hesse: CEO, Gutscheinpony
  • 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: The Pitch Doctor, Startup Consultant
  • Claas Van Delden: Managing Director, SevenVentures GmbH
  • Daan Loening: CEO, Kinderfee
  • Emil Kendziorra: CEO, Medlanes GmbH
  • Eva Missling: Founder, 12 Designer
  • Fabian Carlos Guhl: Founder, Ampion
  • Filip Coertjens: Founder, Frametales
  • Florian Kosak: CEO, Tab Ticketbroker
  • Gabriel Yoran: Founder, Managing Director, Steganos Software GmbH
  • Geoffrey Lewis: Principal, Founders Fund
  • Gregor Schmid: Partner, Taylor Wessing
  • Hannes Kleist: Co-Founder, stanwood
  • Heiko Rauch: Angel Investor and co-founder zanox, UFOstart.com
  • Holger Dieterich: Product Manager, Freelancer
  • Jana Scharfschwerdt: CEO
  • Jawed Karim: Partner, youniversity Ventures
  • Joe Betts Lacroix: Co-Founder, OQO
  • Joe Bezdek: Co-Founder and Former Brand Director, DivX, Inc.
  • Julia Derndinger: CEO, die Gründertrainerin
  • Koen Stevens: Founder, CEO, Bubobox
  • 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
  • Paul Bragiel: Co-founder & Managing Partner, i/o ventures
  • Philipp Clauss
  • Philipp Bouteiller: CEO, Tegel Projekt
  • Philipp Hartmann: CEO, Rheingau Ventures
  • Ralf Baumann: Senior Vice President, T-Online
  • Ramzi Rizk: Founder/CTO, EYEEM
  • Roger Yee: Investor/LP, Fortify Ventures
  • Samuli Siren: Manager Business Development and Investments, K - New Media GmbH
  • 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
  • Ulf Kunze: Partner, GoodKarma VC
  • Uri Levanon: CEO, Haste Media
  • Weston Hankins: Founder, Footstep Ventures
  • Ziv Gillat: Co-Founder & VP of Business Development, Eye-Fi

  • And many more to be announced. 
                                         
                                     We hope you will join us in Berlin and launch a company in 2014.

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