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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
Mariya Bouraima, avid world traveler and proud mompreneur, launched Aveya Creative in 2012 — the first branding and marketing a...
Managing Partner, Harrell Capital Partners LLC
Harrell knows a thing or two about making things happen. The Chevy Chase, Md., resident has more than 30 years of experience in...
Henry is a serial seasoned entrepreneur; has exited a company and has launched a disruptive newco through Founder Institute
Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
Adeo Ressi is the founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, the world's largest startup-technology company accelerator. The In...
Founder & CEO, WythMe
Tim Keough is the founder and CEO of WythMe, a platform that connects restaurants and customers in a mutually rewarding way. T...
CEO Group Chair, Vistage
Ms. Callahan Brady is a entrepreneur, with more than 25 years of executive-level experience in IT, real estate & business devel...
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