Below is a February 2021 highlight report featuring Founder Institute portfolio companies across the globe - see the most recent grad news and top media stories of the month, new 1:1 video interviews and presentations, and a list of upcoming FI global events taking place in March, 2021.
Alumni Funding + News Highlights:
Leasecake(FI Silicon Valley), a lease management SaaS to track every time-sensitive business-critical event in one place, receives $3M investment to expand beyond real estate
Endiatx(FI Silicon Valley), a pioneer in small robots for use in medical diagnoses, selected to pitch as 2021 SXSW Finalist in the 'Health, Wearables & Wellbeing' category
SteppinOut (FI Bangalore), India's largest event curator, acquired by Dineout in expansion into live experiences, as reported by the Times of India
Uniteable(FI Austin) featured in Austin Chronicle, 'A Family Crisis Inspires an Adaptive Clothing Company: Brittany Burke launches Uniteable to bring stylish options for wheelchair users and people with amputations'
Jason Calacanis joined Founder Institute CEO Adeo Ressi for a live keynote interview as part of the 19th Global Founder Showcase event. Calacanis is an entrepreneur, author, and renowned angel investor in 250+ startups (including 7 'unicorns') - watch the video below: