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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.

Product and Service Development

Summer 2010 Boston Semester

How do you get from an idea to an offering? How do you build an offering? What tactics should you use to ensure success? What is the plan to develop your offering? What are tips and tricks to make that plan accurate? What are common mistakes that every founder makes? What are the best practices? How do you navigate competition, and how do you win?

Goal:
Develop a plan to build your idea.
Date:
2010-08-19, 06:00 PM

Mentors


Rishi Dean
GM, Publisher Solutions, Visible Measures

Rishi Dean was on the founding team of Visible Measures, where he currently serves as the General Manager of the Publisher business unit. He has previously been an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at the MIT Entrepreneurship Center; co-founder of the product design firm, Lime De...

Yoav Shapira
Vice President, Engineering

Yoav Shapira is the Vice President of Engineering at HubSpot, a Cambridge-based internet marketing software company. In that role, Yoav is responsible for the entire product development strategy, implementation, and process at HubSpot, which primarily includes hiring sma...

Adeo Ressi
Founder/CEO, Founder Institute

Adeo Ressi is the founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, the world's largest startup-technology company accelerator. The Institute is the eighth startup that Mr. Ressi has founded or built, four of which were acquired and three of which are still operating. Mr. Ressi...

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