The Female Founder Initiative was created in 2016 to support the women in the Founder Institute network. Today, we are supporting women founders from all over the world.
Through this program, any Black American Founder in the United States who is building a startup (or who has an idea for a startup) can apply to any Founder Institute chapter in the United States for free, and the top applicants in each program will receive free access to our pre-seed accelerator program.Learn More
Our mission is to unite the veteran entrepreneur ecosystem to help build 100 veteran led technology companies each year.Learn More
TotalCtrl is a cloud-based food waste prevention system that simplifies inventory and expiry date management by providing real-time data on products.
Braze Mobility has developed the first blind spot sensor system that can be added to any wheelchair, offering the driver feedback regarding location and proximity of obstacles through lights, sounds and vibrations.
Ovamba is an award winning ‘TradeTech’ company that supports financial institutions who want to serve growing businesses in emerging and frontier markets.
We have moved all in-person events to an online format for the foreseeable future, while also running several new online events every week.See all online startup events
Now is the time to build your dream company and create the post pandemic world. Apply to our pre-seed accelerator programs to build something that matters.Apply to our program
Rally your community to launch startups that will have a positive impact on the world. Apply to lead a world-class pre-seed accelerator in your city.Apply to lead
Organize resources locally to launch an impactful venture firm and fund businesses that will build a bright future. Apply to join our VC builder program.Apply to join VC Lab
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 6,800 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.