The Founder Institute, world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, is now accepting applications for the Paris Autumn 2014 Semester. Since launching in Paris in 2012, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 67 companies in the region, and our efforts in Paris have also been profiled in a number of high profile media channels, including Marcom Startup, Rude Baguettet, and Journal Du Net.
If you could benefit from expert training and advice to launch a technology startup in Paris, click here to apply today.
Those who apply by the Early Admissions Deadline (2014-09-07) will have their application fees waived (typically $50) and are eligible for Founder Institute Fellowships.
In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, promising startup entrepreneurs "learn by doing" and launch a company through structured training courses and expert feedback from a large network of business mentors. Plus, you are not required to quit you day job to participate, so you can begin building a business around your ideas without putting your livelihood at risk.
In order to celebrate the launch, the Paris Founder Institute will host a "Pre-Curriculum" of free startup events for the general public:
This chapter will be led by local leaders Alain Baritault (co-founder, Cités Numériques) and Bruno Levy (Managing Director at Strategyn France).
In only 5 years of operation, over 1,310 graduate companies across 85 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.