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MTL EdTech (presented by Gradeslam)

 

The MTL EdTech Fellowship (presented by Gradeslam) is awarded to the most extraordinary Education Tech entrepreneurs applicant from the MTL EdTech Community, giving them the opportunity to participate in the Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as a highly technical person with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Montreal Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: The MTL EdTech community is the hub for amazing keynotes, panel discussions, ed tech mixers, member spotlights, and hands-on learning experiences that inspire teachers, entrepreneurs, technologists, education reformers, and ed-tech enthusiasts to connect. Through the MTL EdTech Fellowship, everyone from the MTL EdTech community is invited to apply to the Montreal Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the MTL EdTech Fellowship for the Montreal 2017 Semester, you must complete your application, be accepted to the program, and submit your payment by the Early Admissions Deadline, using this link. Anyone who from the MTL EdTech Community who follows these guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required. 


Grant: The recipient of the MTL EdTech fellowship will be awarded and notified within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline, and they will receive a full refund on their Course Fee within 1 week of the program start date. All applicants will be notified via email when the Fellowships are awarded.


Click here to apply for the MTL EdTech Fellowship.  


RJCCQ

 

The RJCCQ Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary entrepreneurs applicant from the RJCCQ Community, giving them the opportunity to participate in the Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as a highly technical person with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Founder Institute provides aspiring entrepreneurs the training and step-by-step guidance they need to launch a meaningful technology company.

The Montreal Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: RJCCQ, the Federation of Young Chambers of Commerce of the Quebec Province. Through the RJCCQ Fellowship, everyone from the RJCCQ community is invited to apply to the Montreal Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the RJCCQ Fellowship for the Montreal 2017 Semester, you must complete your application, be accepted to the program, and submit your payment by the Early Admissions Deadline, using this link. Anyone who from the RJCCQ Community who follows these guidelines will be automatically eligible - no further steps are required. 


Grant: The recipient will be awarded and notified within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline, and they will receive a full refund on their Course Fee within 1 week of the program start date. All applicants will be notified via email when the Fellowships are awarded.


Click here to apply for the RJCCQ Fellowship.  


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An Intensive Curriculum

The Founder Institute does not provide superficial startup education and encouragement, like many other free programs. Instead, our proven, structured program will push you to make years of progress on your business in just 3.5 months. Plus, sessions are held at night, so you can keep your day job.

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Month 1
Idea & Customer Development
Month 2
Company & Team Formation
Month 4
Go-To-Market, Bootstrapping, & Fundraising
Month 3
Product Development & Distribution

Committed Mentors

Founder Institute Mentors are vested in your success through a "Shared Liquidity Pool", so they are extremely helpful. Plus, our Mentors are almost exclusively Founders and CEOs with experience building or leading fast-growth tech companies. In most semesters, the ratio of Mentors:Founders is greater than 2:1.

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Adeo Ressi Aaron Patzer Phil Libin
Founder Institute mint.com Evernote
Robin Chase Peter Vesterbacka Jeffrey Paine
Zipcar Rovio Golden Gate Ventures

The Results

Many of the world's fastest growing startups have used the Founder Institute to form and improve their business ideas, create an advisory board, recruit co-founders, improve their pitch, launch a product, prepare to raise capital, generate revenue, and more.

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2,300
72%
$550M
Companies Launched
Company Survival Rate
Total Funding Raised

A Global Network

Based in Silicon Valley but with chapters across six continents and 150+ cities, our mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and help promising entrepreneurs launch companies that create one million new startup jobs.

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