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The Founder Institute is the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program. Through a challenging curriculum and strong post-program support, we provide aspiring entrepreneurs with structure, mentorship, and a network to start an enduring company. Learn MoreApply to the Program
Leaders of the world's fastest growing companies have used our program to form and improve their business ideas, create an advisory board, recruit co-founders, improve their pitch, launch a product, raise capital, generate revenue, and more. The scale of our successful alumni is unprecedented.See our Graduates
Through a unique Liquidity Pool, the Founder Institute creates strong local communities where Graduates, Directors, and Mentors all receive equity in the companies formed. These strong local networks are also connected to a massive global ecosystem that spans six continents.Learn our Methodology
CEO & Founder
Serial Entrepreneur & Advisor, CentralSpark.io
Steven J. Frisch is a prolific serial entrepreneur with 7 exits totaling $688 million. He has over 27 years experience as a CEO...
I'm focused on building AYTM.com, the leading innovator in online Market Research. Our survey tool with built-in 25MM+ worldwid...
Vice President, Marketing, View, Inc.
Brett Murray is Vice President of Marketing at View, Inc. With over 20 years of Silicon Valley experience, he runs all aspects ...
Bob is VP of business development for LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with over 300 million members in ove...
VP & GM, Location Solutions, Zebra
Jill Stelfox joined Zebra location solutions as Vice-President and General Manager in November 2012, tasked with directing str...
Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
I'm a former USA Swimming Olympian and U.S. Navy SEAL -- now I'm a startup founder and investor. After my Olympic and SEAL ...