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Innovate at the Speed of Startups

Reject "innovation theater" and learn how the Silicon-Valley based Founder Institute can empower you with the tools and network to future-proof your enterprise.

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In today's fast-paced business environment, staying ahead means constantly innovating. Whether you're looking to unleash potential within your own team or seeking to collaborate with groundbreaking startups, we can help.

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Tailored Guidance for Corporate Innovation

Many companies face the challenge of innovation, either struggling to ignite their internal entrepreneurial spirit or to find the right startup partners. These challenges can lead to missed opportunities and stagnant business growth.

The Founder Institute is the global leader in idea-stage startup acceleration, with a focus on identifying high-potential founders and empowering them to build transformative solutions.

How the Founder Institute can Help

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Intrapreneurship & Closed Innovation

The Process
Inquire to set up a call with our corporate innovation team
Share your specific challenges, goals, and innovation requirements
Receive a customized solution to supercharge your intrapreneurship efforts
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Tackle Your Biggest Challenges

Make faster progress by focusing your innovation efforts on the biggest challenges (or opportunities) facing your organization.

Retain Your Best Talent

Embrace your entrepreneurial employees, develop their skills, and give them an exciting pathway for internal growth.

Build an Entrepreneurial Culture

Encourage ideation, iterative testing, and entrepreneurial methodologies across all levels of your organization.

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Startup Scouting & Open Innovation

The Process
Inquire to set up a call with our corporate innovation team
Share your specific challenges, goals, and innovation requirements
Receive a customized solution to find, engage, and onboard innovative startups
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Get Global Access to Talent

Get connected to a massive network of investors, entrepreneurs, and startup ecosystem leaders across 200+ cities and 6 continents.

Get Access Earlier

Find startups across the idea to scale-up stages, allowing you first access to the latest technologies and new customer segments.

Structured Onboarding

Leverage an investment-focused approach to find startups that match your innovation goals, and then integrate them into your company in a structured manner.

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Let's Establish Your Competitive Edge

Leverage our network, data, expertise, and proprietary platform to empower your innovation teams with the tools needed to create meaningful change.

About the Founder Institute

The Founder Institute is the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator. Since 2009, we have helped tens of thousands of employees and new/ idea-stage entrepreneurs validate, test, and launch startups worth an estimated $20BN. Our mission is to activate and empower talented and motivated entrepreneurs to build meaningful technology businesses worldwide

200+ cities
35,000+ Mentors & Advisors
$1.8BN+ in Portfolio Funding

The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 7,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.8BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.

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