Founder Institute Directors

ACC1Ó

 

The ACC1Ó Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the ACC1Ó Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Barcelona Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Barcelona Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: ACC1Ó, a new start-up that helps companies scale up internationally, be financially viable, and differentiate themselves from their competitors. Through the ACC1Ó Fellowship, everyone from the ACC1Ó community is invited to apply to the Barcelona 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 ($900 value).


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the ACC1Ó Fellowship for the Barcelona Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by January 17, 2015 using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the ACC1Ó Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the ACC1Ó Fellowship.


Imagine

 

The Imagine Creativity Center Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the Imagine Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Barcelona Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Barcelona Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: Imagine Creativity Center, an organization that shares our goal of fostering creativity and strong local startup ecosystems across the globe. Through the Imagine Fellowship, everyone from the Imagine community is invited to apply to the Barcelona 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 ($900 value).


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Imagine Fellowship for the Barcelona Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by January 17, 2015 using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the Imagine Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Imagine Fellowship.


Wayra

 

The Wayra Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the Wayra Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Barcelona Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Barcelona Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: Wayra, a Telefónica Digital's global startup accelerator. Through the Wayra Fellowship, everyone from the Wayra community is invited to apply to the Barcelona 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 ($900 value).


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Wayra Fellowship for the Barcelona Spring 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by January 17, 2015 using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the Wayra Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Wayra Fellowship.


Our 150+ Directors are the backbone of the Founder Institute - providing the passion, dedication, and support that has helped launch over 1000 businesses across the globe. Apply to be a Founder Institute Director here, or see our current Founder Institute Directors below:

Founder Institute Global
Atlanta
Bangalore
Bangkok
Barcelona
Berlin
Bogota
Brussels
Chicago
Denver
Hanoi
Helsinki
Ho Chi Minh City
Honolulu
Istanbul
Jakarta
Kuala Lumpur
Lima
Lisbon
Los Angeles
Madrid
Medellin
Moscow
Munich
New York City
Paris
Perth
Portland
Rijeka
Rome
San Diego
San Francisco
San Juan
Santiago
Seattle
Silicon Valley
Singapore
Sydney
Tel Aviv
Warsaw
Washington D.C. 
Zagreb

Founder Institute Global

Adeo Ressi, Founder & CEO, Founder Institute
Jonathan Greechan, Partner, Founder Institute
Cindy Ressi, Operations Manager, Founder Institute
Jean Wong, Operations Associate, Founder Institute
Andrea Chen, Graphic Designer, Founder Institute
Diane Ding, Head of Admissions, Founder Institute
Mark Montalban, Operations Associate, Founder Institute
Ben Larson, Regional Success Manager, Founder Institute
Hercules, Chief Morale Officer, Founder Institute

Atlanta

Praveen Ghanta, Co-Founder, HiddenLevers
Prem Bhatia, Co-Founder at Cooleaf

Bangalore

Naveen Lakkur, Co-founder and DirectorCompassites Software Solutions
Srikanth Bhagavat, MD, Hexagon Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Bangkok

Benjamin Ranck, CTO, Jetabroad
Charle Charoenphan, MD, Hubba Co., Ltd.
Krating Poonpol, Strategic Advisor to CMODTAC

Barcelona

Oriol Bes, CEO of Startup Catalyzer
Urs Rothmayer, Business Partner Appsbuilder & Startup Advisor

Berlin

Sascha Karstadt, Founder of CarvingDreams
Didier Vermeiren, Founder of SmartCheckups

Bogota

Alan Colmenares, Founder of SuperTrendi

Chicago

Jason Jacobsohn, Startup Advisor

Denver

Adam Swiecki, Founder of Swiecki Enterprises
Jim Franklin, CEO of SendGrid
Gary Gaessler, VP at Cloud Elements

Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City

Quang Mai Duy, Founder & CEO of Biaki.com
Cong Tran, Vice Director of TOPICA Accelerator
Tuan Pham, Serial Entrepreneur

Helsinki

Petri Lehmuskoski, Co-Founder of Gorilla Ventures

Honolulu

Brent Kakesako, Executive Director, HACBED
Russel Cheng, Co-Founder, Dev League LLC

Istanbul

Kutlu Kazanci, Co-Founder of WeDecide

Jakarta

Andy Zain, CEO of PT Numedia Global
Novistiar Rustandi, Serial Entrepreneur
Sanny Gaddafi (SaGad), Founder of FUPEI

Kuala Lumpur

Heislyc Loh, Founder, StartupMamak
Tzu Ming Chu, Director, Persuasion Technologies Sdn Bhd

Lima

Marcos Polanco, CEO of iCare Medical

Madrid

Enrique Hormigo, Professor at EOI Business School
Miguel Galera, CEO of Grupo IntegralCom
Gonzalo Ortiz, Co-Founder at Inception Capital

Medellin

Alan Colmenares, Founder of SuperTrendi

Moscow

Maria Adamian, Curator at Digital October Center
Peter Tatischev, Curator at Digital October Center

Munich

Jan Kennedy, Founding Partner, Menura UG

New York

Gabe Zichermann, Editor of Gamification.CO

Paris

Alain Baritault, Correspondent for PC Expert Magazine
Pierre Beyssac, Founder of Gandi.net

Perth

Claire Robertson, Consultant at Evantage Ltd.
Rijeka
Niksa Tomulic, Founder, kompare.hr
Marjeta Tomulic Vehovec, CLO, Kompare Online

San Diego & Los Angeles

Jeanine Jacobson, Co-Founder of FounderList

San Francisco

Russ Klusas, Co-founder, TradeCraft
Misha Chellam, Co-founder, TradeCraft

San Juan

Marcos Polanco, CEO of iCare Medical
Ramphis Castro, Founder/CEO of TainoApp

Santiago

Gonzalo Illesca, Manager of First Tuesday Americas
Pablo Ambram, CEO of AgentPiggy.com

Seattle

Diane Najm, Founder, PhotoPad
Maria Dykstra, Co-Founder at TreDigital

Silicon Valley

Misha Chellam, Co-Founder of Scanadu

Singapore

Jeffrey Paine, Golden Gate Ventures
Alvin Yap, Founder & CEO, TheMobileGamer

Sydney

Benjamin Chong, Director of Jetabroad.com

Tel Aviv

Alicia Ismach, Co-Founder & EVP BD at SeerGate
Yossi Dan, Director of EMEA, Co FoundersLab

Washington DC 

Cynthia Traeger, CEO of Pacific Siren International LLC
Dede Haskins, Independent Consultant

Zagreb

Vladimir de Franceschi, Founder of De Franceschi & Shefayee
Vanja Andric, Business Development Manager at Clover Studio
Marjeta Tomulic Vehovec, CLO, Kompare Online

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