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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
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...
Partner, Co-Chair -- Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Group , McCarter & English, LLP
Joe Daniels represents startup to publicly-held technology, life science and consumer companies, venture capital and private eq...
Chief Product Officer, Higher Logic
For the past fifteen years, Ed has led product teams that brought new concepts to market and created software used by hundreds ...
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Phone2Action, Inc.
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Phone2Action, Inc.
Principal , Firestarter
Frances is the Founder of Firestarter, a personal brand consultancy located in Alexandria, VA. Firestarter helps individuals an...