Online Event

FI Alumni Panel: Meet Founders of Fast-Growing Businesses (Q&A + Networking)

Speak with Founder Institute Alumni about their experience in the program

Date
Feb 01, 2023
Time
01:00 pm - 02:30 pm
Address
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Alumni of the Founder Institute pre-seed startup accelerator have raised nearly $2 billion in funding and are building some of the world's fastest growing technology businesses. Join us for an interactive, online Q&A event where you can learn the tips and tricks to building a startup, ask the alumni about their experience in the FI program, and what you can expect to achieve in a startup accelerator. This event will be hosted by Ryan Micheletti (Head of Global Operations at Founder Institute, and Co-Director of the Silicon Valley FI Program).
Featured Alumni:

  • Shern Peters (FI Colorado Alumni ): CEO of NANCo Aero, a company developing the first Hybrid Personal Air Vehicle for transporting humans. They raised funding in 2022 to develop the prototype for their "flying cars".   
  • Florin Irimescu (FI Eastern Europe Alumni): CEO of Bluana Foods, a startup that produces plant-based sashimi focusing on taste and healthiness with a molecular gastronomy approach. Bluana successfully raised funding in 2022.  
  • Rachel Dowling (FI Munich Alumni): Founder of EqualTime, a diversity and inclusion technology company that raised funding from several investors in 2022. Rachel is also a Founding Member of WomenTech Network, a mentorship support and inspiration network with over 10,000 members.   
 
What You'll Learn

  • The different types of startup companies that go through Founder Institute
  • The experience of going through the accelerator program
  • Success metrics that investors want to see
  • The tactics required to build a strong startup

Check out what other Alumni say about us on FI's Reviews page.

For more information about the investors, accelerators, incubators, and tech events available in Washington DC, see our list of Startup Resources.

About Founder Institute:

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 6,500 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 95 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.

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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 6,500 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 95 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.


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