Since launching in 2009, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 2,000 new technology companies across 150 cities, 60 countries, and six continents.
These companies have gone on to do great things, and create over 20,000 new jobs.
Over the past week, Say Mmm was highlighted on Lifehacker, Zipmark was featured on Crain’s New York Business, Pathgather was selected to pitch at the 2014 Techstars demo day, and more.
Below is a roundup of recent Founder Institute Graduates in the news:
- Say Mmm highlighted on Lifehacker: Say Mmm Integrates with Evernote to Create Automatic Shopping Lists (Lifehacker): Say Mmm, a San Francisco Graduate, is a one-stop platform for users to discover new recipes and organize them into categorized grocery lists.
- Zipmark featured on Crain’s New York Business: Entrepreneurs join the checkless economy (Crain’s New York Business): Zipmark, a New York Graduate, is an innovative digital check payment platform.
- Pathgather selected to pitch at the 2014 Techstars demo day: Techstars: Innovative startups entice investors (Tech Page One): Pathgather, a New York Graduate, is a marketplace for online education that helps you find the right online courses for you.
- Enerknol featured on The Wall Street Journal: Con Edison Sponsoring 2014 New York Energy Week (The Wall Street Journal): Enerknol, a New York Grad, connects energy market participants with complete range of U.S. state and federal policy data in a simple, web-based portal.
- Vibease mentioned on Salon: From app-controlled vibrators to bionic strap-ons: The crowd-funded sex toy revolution (Salon): Vibease, a Singapore Graduate, is the world's first wearable smart vibrator.