Below is our
April 2022 alumni milestone report, highlighting a selection of the latest big updates from Founder Institute portfolio companies across the globe. Read funding news and top media features of the past month, watch insightful startup event video replays, and see a list of the upcoming FI global online events taking place this month, in May 2022.
Alumni Funding & News Highlights:
(FI Silicon Valley) Leasecake Raises $12M Series A to Fuel Commercial Real Estate Platform’s Expansion Into New Markets
(FI Santiago) GoPlaceIt Acquired by Chilean Real Estate Investment Specialist Capitalizarme
(FI Los Angeles), Costa Rican Zunify fintech exceeds pre-seed fundraising target for mobile payments network
(FI Austin), a low-code GoalProfit retailtech, raised $655K pre-seed from business angels and VC
(FI Sacramento) selected to Humaxa SHRMLabs inaugural Workplace Tech seed accelerator cohort
(FI Montreal), a nanogrid cleantech, receives Moduly seed funding from SDTC expanded investment across Canada
(FI Montreal) iCollective selected to Révélations group of 20 startups to watch in the Montreal ecosystem, awarded $20k prize
(FI Lagos) Wins SabiTeach ₦2,500,000 First Prize at the Lagos Employment Summit Innovation Challenge
(FI Jakarta) Signs Andalin MoU with Vietnam Industrial Estate, sees 690% growth in monthly revenue and 10.6x in containers shipped
(FI Sofia) makes Cyrcl bike sharing in Bulgaria easier with €100k investment and support from local angel investors
(FI Costa Rica) founder Sergio Ballester featured in Indigo Drones La Nacion, Drones begin to displace small planes and tractors from crop fields
Are you a pre-seed stage entrepreneur working to achieve startup traction or funding? Apply here to join the virtual Founder Institute accelerator program nearest you.
This Month's Featured Event Replays:
April 2022 Founder Showcase Pre-Seed Startup Pitch Event, powered by Dell for Startups
How to Raise Capital with Tokenized Digital Asset Securities, with
10XTS CEO Michael Hiles
How to Build an MVP Without a Technical Co-Founder, with
Nelly Yusupova VIDEO
Designing the Future of Everything, with Phnam Bagley of Nonfiction.Design
April 2022 Alumni Video Interview:
Join us this month at an Online Startup Event:
Wednesday, May 4th -
Co-Founder Networking: Find a Business Partner, Online
Wednesday, May 11th -
How to Raise a $13M Series A, with Instant Teams CEO Liza Rodewald
Wednesday, May 18th -
How to Cut Startup Product Dev Costs Up to 50%, with Nelly Yusupova
Wednesday, May 25th -
VIP Speed Mentoring: Get Feedback & Network with Top FI Mentors (*Priviate to FI Accepted, Enrolled, Alumni Founders & Mentors Only)
Wednesday, June 1st -
Online Startup Idea Fest: Build and Share Ideas with Potential Customers
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Are you a pre-seed stage entrepreneur working to achieve startup traction or funding? Apply here to join the virtual Founder Institute accelerator nearest you.
Graduates of the Founder Institute are creating some of the world's fastest growing startups, having raised over $1.75BN in funding, and building products people love across over 200 cities worldwide.
See the most recent news from our Grads at FI.co/news, or learn more about their stories at FI.co/journey.