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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
Principal, Pendulum Advisors
Ali Sorbi is the founder and principal of Pendulum Advisors, a Tyson’s Corner based consulting firm specializing in Financial P...
Sean Makulowich is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Makulowich Ventures dba IdeaFire™ Consulting. IdeaFire™ is a bout...
Solutionist, the Center for Advancing Innovation
Partner, Co-Chair -- Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Group , McCarter & English, LLP
Joe Daniels represents startup to publicly-held technology, life science and consumer companies, venture capital and private eq...
Owner & Principal Consultant, Substrate LLC
Dave is a startup veteran, an advisor, a small-time investor, and a mentor via Startup Weekend and The Fort. He is currently ow...
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