Founder Institute Launches PRO-TECH Program to Spur Tech Entrepreneurship in Puerto Rico

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-07-24

Since launching on the island in 2012, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 10 promising Puerto Rico technology companies.

With the Final Application Deadline for the Autumn 2014 Semester coming up this weekend, we are excited to announce the next chapter of the Founder Institute in Puerto Rico!

The Founder Institute has partnered with Puerto Rico Trade, the U.S. Small Business Association, and the Puerto Rico Science & Technology Trust to announce the "PRO-TECH Program" - an initiative to bring world class experts and resources to help build technology businesses in Puerto Rico. 

Read the story on the Puerto Rico Trade website here (in Spanish).  

With the PRO-TECH Program, the five highest scoring graduates of the Autumn 2014 Puerto Rico Founder Institute Semester will receive some amazing benefits, such as;

Silicon Valley has shown that the best way to predict the future is to create it. This collaboration puts in the hands of the Puerto Rican entrepreneurs the tools to help them build companies with worldwide impact here" - Marcos Polanco, Co-Director of the Puerto Rico Founder Institute

In order to get be eligible for the PRO-TECH Program, be sure to Apply to the Puerto Rico Founder Institute by the Final Application Deadline (2015-12-13).


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