The Founder Institute, world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, is now accepting applications for the Moscow 2016 Semester. Since launching in Moscow in 2013, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 15 companies in the region, and our efforts in Moscow have also been profiled by several high profile media channels, including Rusbase.
If you could benefit from expert training and advice to launch a technology startup in Moscow, click here to apply today.
Those who apply by the Early Admissions Deadline (2016-08-28) will have their application fees waived (typically $50) and are eligible for Founder Institute Fellowships.
In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, promising startup entrepreneurs "learn by doing" and launch a company through structured training courses and expert feedback from a large network of business mentors. Plus, you are not required to quit you day job to participate, so you can begin building a business around your ideas without putting your livelihood at risk.
In order to celebrate the launch, the Moscow Founder Institute will host a "Pre-Curriculum" of free startup events for the general public:
The upcoming Moscow semester will be led by two leaders of the Moscow startup ecosystem; Evgeny Ginzburg and Arthur Sidorov.
Evgeny Ginzburg is a serial co-founder and mentor, empowering multiple startups with strong marketing strategies.
Many FI Moscow mentors say that all you need to make a jump from startup to business in Russia is persistence. But how do you find the right business opportunity? To find the right opportunity you need a methodology, mentors and discipline. And that is what Founders Institute is about" - Evgeny Ginzburg
Arthur Sidorov is a startup-coach with an entrepreneurial background involved in building the Moscow hackathon scene.
The Founder Institute can bring the culture of build-measure-learn iterations to the local startups in Moscow" - Arthur Sidorov
In only 9 years of operation, over 3,500 graduate companies across 180 cities have used the Founder Institute to validate their idea, develop their plans, refine their product, build an advisory board, prepare for seed funding, and more.