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On Thursday, July 16th (10am PDT) the Founder Institute held an Online Demo Day to showcase alumni that are growing quickly through the pandemic. 

Now more than ever, the world needs entrepreneurs building products that fit into our collective Post-COVID future. On this live and interactive online event, viewers watched pitches, learned about innovative companies, and asked the founders questions.

Since 2009, Founder Institute Alumni have raised over $950M in funding, and are building products people love across the globe. The portfolio companies that were selected to present on this Demo Day include: 


Founder & CEO: Ashley Connell

Prowess Project is an Austin FI portfolio company that helps employers find expert talent via IQ & EQ, providing a natural fit and shortened interview/ onboarding process

Co-Founder & COO: Rupert Barksfield 

Pynk is a London FI portfolio company building an investment platform that combines the wisdom of crowds, experts, and A.I. to help you make smarter investment decisions.

Founder & CEO: Alex Norman

mycoop is a Miami FI portfolio company creating a communication and collaboration hub for buildings, where the right people are always connected to the right tools to be more productive and enjoy life at home.

Founder & CEO:Holly Stephens

Subly is a London FI portfolio company that enables automatic transcription and subtitling for videos, across multiple languages and all in the browser.

Thank you to those who joined us on Thursday, July 16th for this Online Demo Day! Below are all the pitches.

Project Prowess Pitch:

mycoop Pitch:

Pynk Pitch:

Subly Pitch:

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Graduates of the Founder Institute are creating some of the world's fastest growing startups, having raised over $950M in funding, and building products people love across over 200 cities worldwide.

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