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 Summer 2014 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
  • Christian Angele: CEO, Imedo
  • Christian Wolf: Founder, asgoodasnew.com
  • Christian Musfeldt: Investment Manager / Legal Counsel, DuMont Venture Holding Gmbh & Co. KG
  • Christoph Sollich: The Pitch Doctor, Startup Consultant
  • Claas Van Delden: Managing Director, SevenVentures GmbH
  • Daan Loening: CEO, Kinderfee
  • Daniel Hoepfner: CEO, PressMatrix
  • David Yoon: CTO, fwd.us
  • Didier Vermeiren: Founder, SmartCheckups
  • Emil Kendziorra: CEO, Medlanes GmbH
  • Eva Missling: Founder, 12 Designer
  • Fabian Carlos Guhl: Founder, Ampion
  • 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
  • Heiko Hubertz: Founder & CEO, Bigpoint
  • Holger Dieterich: Product Manager, Freelancer
  • Holger G. Weiss: CEO, Aupeo
  • Jana Scharfschwerdt: CEO
  • Jawed Karim: Partner, youniversity Ventures
  • Jens Begemann: CEO, Founder, wooga
  • Joe Betts Lacroix: Co-Founder, OQO
  • Jörg Binnenbrücker: Managing Director, DuMont Venture Holdings
  • Jörg Rheinboldt: CEO, Founder, m10 GmbH
  • Julia Derndinger: CEO, die Gründertrainerin
  • Kai Bolik: CEO, GameDuell
  • Louisa Heinrich: Head of Strategy, Fjord
  • Maks Giordano: Founder, Nunatak
  • Marc Preusche: AdWords Consultant for Startups, Google
  • Maria Weiers: Partner
  • Moritz Daan: Founder
  • Ofer Valencio Akermann: CEO, Hiogi
  • Paul Bragiel: Co-founder & Managing Partner, i/o ventures
  • Peter Borchers: Founder and Head of hub:raum Incubator, hub:raum - Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Philip Eggersglüß: Serial Entrepreneur
  • Philipp Hartmann: CEO, Rheingau Ventures
  • Philipp Clauss
  • Philipp Bouteiller: CEO, Tegel Projekt
  • Ralf Baumann: Senior Vice President, T-Online
  • Ramzi Rizk: Founder/CTO, EYEEM
  • Regine Haschka Helmer: CEO, Seedlab GmbH
  • Roger Yee: Investor/LP, Fortify Ventures
  • Samuli Siren: Manager Business Development and Investments, K - New Media GmbH
  • Sarik Weber: Partner, Hanse Ventures
  • Sergiej Soft (Rewiakin): Founder, CleanAgents.com
  • Stefan Kellner: CTO & Co-Founder, Allryder
  • Stefan Jørgensen: CEO, itembase.com
  • Stefan Kimmel: Senior Manager, KPMG Legal
  • Stephanie Kaiser: Head of Studio, wooga
  • Sven Lubek: CEO, Covus
  • Thomas Winnacker: Managing Director, Winnacker.Transactions GmbH
  • Ulf Kunze: Partner, GoodKarma VC
  • Uri Levanon: CEO, Haste Media
  • Weston Hankins: Founder, Footstep Ventures
  • Yasha Tarani: Founder, Resmio
  • 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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