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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
Chairman & Co-founder, Udemy
Eren Bali is the CEO & Co-founder of Udemy, a startup that aims to democratize education by allowing anybody to teach and learn...
VP & GM, Digital Applications, Computer Sciences Corporation
Jim Kaskade has 15+ years as a CEO/senior executive building high-tech products, teams, and businesses in the areas of big data...
Rajesh Setty - Serial Entrepreneur and Author, WittyParrot
Rajesh "Raj" Setty is a serial entrepreneur and author based in Silicon Valley. A partial list of companies that Raj has co-fou...
Startup Business Development, Amazon Web Services
Omar identifies and develops strategic partnerships with emerging Incubators, Accelerators, Angel Investments and VC organizati...
Co-Founder , Envolv
Entrepreneur - Solutions oriented leader with specialist knowledge in consumer product and medical device design and marketing....