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Frontier Tech Fellowship

 

Through the Frontier Technology Fellowship, any Founder building "Frontier Technology" can apply to the Boston Founder Institute for free, and the applicant that demonstrates the highest potential for transformative impact will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.


There is no shortage of big problems facing humanity, but there is a shortage of ambitious startups trying to solve them. However, more than ever before, entrepreneurs building impact-focused companies can truly change the world.

Through the Frontier Technology Fellowship, the Founder Institute aims to inspire and empower ambitious entrepreneurs to pursue world-changing problems, and create transformative change for humanity. Through this Fellowship, any Founder building "Frontier Technology" can apply to the Boston Founder Institute for free, and the applicant that demonstrates the highest potential for transformative change will will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.

Top founders with ideas or companies addressing some of the hardest problems facing humanity will be considered for the Frontier Technology Fellowship, including (but not limited to) ideas across (1) Biotech/ Healthcare, (2) Cleantech/ Emissions, (3) Food/ Water, (4) Energy/ Transportation, and (5) Space Exploration.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Frontier Technology Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, April 2nd, 2017, using this link.


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


Click here to apply for the Frontier Technology Fellowship.


Social Innovation Fellowship

 

Through the Social Innovation Fellowship, any Founder building "Social Innovation" products can apply to the Boston Founder Institute for free, and the applicant that demonstrates the highest potential for positive social impact will will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.


We believe that entrepreneurs building mission-based companies that harness the power of the market have the opportunity to create lasting social change. With the growing inequity and injustice on the planet, entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to create equal opportunity for all of humanity to thrive and prosper.

Through the Social Innovation Fellowship, the Founder Institute aims to inspire and empower ambitious entrepreneurs to build companies with a meaningful social mission. Through this Fellowship, any Founder building a "Social Innovation" product can apply to the Boston Founder Institute for free, and the applicant that demonstrates the highest potential for positive social change will be invited to participate in the Founder Institute's startup launch program for free as well.

Top founders with ideas or companies addressing some of the hardest problems facing humanity will be considered for the Social Innovation Fellowship, including (but not limited to) ideas across (1) Poverty/ Starvation, (2) Minority Empowerment, (3) Housing/ Urban Planning, (4) Governance/ Democracy, or (5) Transformative Education. Non-Profit companies will also be considered for the fellowship, but we wholeheartedly believe that the alignment of a social mission with market economics provides the clearest path for transformative change.


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Social Innovation Fellowship for the upcoming semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by Sunday, April 2nd, 2017, using this link.


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


Click here to apply for the Social Innovation Fellowship.


McCarter & English
McCarter & English, LLP is a firm of approximately 400 lawyers with offices in Boston, Hartford, Stamford, New York, Newark, East Brunswick, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Washington, DC. In continuous business for more than 170 years, we are among the oldest and largest law firms in America.

The Capital Network
The Capital Network is Boston’s Fundraising Authority. We bring together the area’s largest active community of investors and startup experts to provide you with the practical, hands-on education and personalized mentoring you need as you navigate the fundraising process. Our programs were created in collaboration with the investors who fund our area’s startups; they regularly participate in our curriculum development and execution, and share what you need to know, before you ask them for capital. We’re a non-profit organization, and our mission is clear: we are here to get your high growth startup smart and fundable.

Vet-Tech
Vet-Tech is America's Veteran Startup Accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley. With over 100 veteran led startups in its community, Vet-Tech's top 20 portfolio companies have raised over $10 Million in funding and have been accepted into world class programs like Tech Stars and Founder Institute.

The Institute identifies corporate supporters to reduce both the time and the costs of setting up a high tech business. Local partners are currently being recruited for this semester.

Fundraising

Summer 2010 Boston Semester

What is the right amount of money to raise from investors? How do you raise capital for a brand new company? How do you identify angels and other seed-stage investors? What do investors expect from the company? What are typical investment structures and deal terms for seed-stage financings? How do you negotiate terms?

Goal:
Plan to raise your first round.
Date:
2010-09-30, 06:00 PM

Mentors


Izhar Armony
General Partner, Charles River Ventures

I have been a venture capitalist with CRV for 13 years, and prior to that an entrepreneur for 9 years, so I think I have a balanced view , from both sides of the table, of what it takes to create a successful venture that is meanigful and can make a difference. I would l...

Bill Wade
Founder & CEO, Company.com

Bill Wade is the Founder and CEO of Company.com. Company.com is an online SMB lead generation and business social community that helps businesses save money, make money, and grow. Prior to Company.com, Bill served as the President, and then Vice Chairman, of Sage Paymen...

Doug Brenhouse
Cofounder, COO & CFO, MetaCarta (Nokia)

Doug and team recently sold the company he co-founded in 2001, MetaCarta, to Nokia (NOK), where he now manages MetaCarta’s Enterprise business. Prior to MetaCarta, he helped grow and manage the multi-million dollar composite material operation of MIT start-up Active Cont...

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