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The Silicon Valley Founder Institute, the local chapter of the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator, is proud to announce the newest Alumni from the Silicon Valley Fall 2024 program.

After meticulous selection process and intense four months of aggressive business-building sprints, constant evaluation, and feedback from investors and mentors, just 16 companies were able to make it through. 

Each of these Founders have demonstrated a high level of perseverance and creativity, and their businesses have been thoroughly vetted and supported by a panel of Silicon Valley's top startup experts and investors.  

And now, without further ado, we present the Alumni of the Silicon Valley program: 

  • Greetigram - a company that revolutionizes greetings with premium digital video cards, seamlessly syncing with gift deliveries for instant, meaningful connections in a modern, mobile world.
  • ZEUS RH -  a meeting place between companies and people who are looking for grow both professionally and personally.
  • Anchrs - an exam prep service for standardized exams. We allow students to simulate taking the real test, including projected scores and detailed feedback.
  • Qyodo - a startup that offers a SAAS based solution for manufacturers to train and coach their distributor's sales team.
  • Toivotek - we offer a mobile application for children aged 3-17 to tackle speech delay.
  • Sentier - a platform that allows companies to equip their Gen Z employees with transparent career pathways and tailored learnings to boost growth and reduce retention.
  • EDVIND - an Australian-Global Industrial Group, inspired by the US-based Access Industries.
  • Sunflower Engineering - a company producing electricity from sunlight through a different process than that of solar panels with double the efficiency, lower the cost, with substantial space savings, and faster ROI.
  • Goalday - a tool that helps aspiring startup founders go from idea to making their first sales as effectively as possible.
  • TilingMyWay creates 3D imagesfor tile contractors on US tile approved installs that elevates education and consumer experiences.
  • SIGHTER - a mobile application with the mission of empowering global citizens to actively engage in the study of UFOs and Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP).
  • Money Neko - an app that allows low-to middle-income New Zealanders de-risk their stock market investing journey.
  • Barbah Games and VR - utilizes esports analytics and AI to cultivate young talent in East Africa, creating a pathway for sponsors to propel these future stars to the Esports World Cup and Olympics.
  • Higher Rolling -  a company developing a destination where cannabis consumers can buy, smoke and play together for the first time, all under one roof.
  • Bem te quero 60+ ("I want you well 60+) - a solution that crafts and supports a personalized and graceful longevity plan.
  • Resigrid - helps Commercial and Industrial building owners monitor and reduce their energy bill by leveraging Distributed Energy assets to shift demand and sell to electricity wholesale markets.

The Silicon Valley Spring 2024 program would not have been possible without help, because it truly takes a city to raise a startup.

Join us at Silicon Valley Founder Institute Graduation Event on June 13

Silicon Valley Local Directors 

We would first like to thank the Local Directors of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute: Jeni Chang (., .), Mercedes Bankston (Founder, Funderstar LTD), Pete Biggam (CEO, Blacksite Solutions), Priscila Moreira (Local leader , Angel investor club), Sneha Lundia (Founder & CEO, Step2Growth), Sv Admin (X, X). Our Local Leaders play an incredibly important role in building the local Founder Institute program, and creating an environment and network in Silicon Valley that is conducive to building to great companies.

In addition, the Silicon Valley Spring 2024 program was supported by some of Silicon Valley's top technology organizations, including:

Some of Silicon Valley’s top startup mentors helped our founders in the program, including:

* Aaron Patzer * Adeo Ressi * Alexander Morsink * Alexey Semeney * Andrew Lee * Aurelie Guerrieri * Charlie Regis * Ciaran Byrne * Earl Martin Valencia * Ivelin Ivanov * Jason Calacanis * Jeff Bonforte * Jeni Chang * Jessica Alter * Jim Chappell * Jonathan Zaremski * Kamal Hassan * Lance Cottrell * Madeline Duva * Marco De Biasi * Mariah Lichtenstern * Misha Chellam * Neil Gehani * Newton Paskin * Rajesh Setty * Ryan Micheletti * Tom Charman * Wendy Kam * Wendy Ryan * Ziv Gillat

In the Founder Institute's pre-seed accelerator program, early-stage entrepreneurs and teams build their business alongside a critical support network of local startup experts that share equity in their success, and through a structured and challenging business-building process that has helped alumni raise over $1.75BN. 

After Graduation, the new Silicon Valley Founder Institute Portfolio Companies now have a fast-growing company that has been fully validated by experienced startup founders, with access to the Founder Institute's global network and post-graduate support programs to continue building their business. 

Leaders of the world’s fastest-growing startups have used the Founder Institute to raise funding, building a co-founding team, get into seed-accelerators, generate traction, recruit a team, build a product, transition from employee to entrepreneur, and more. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 200+ cities and 100+ countries, the Founder Institute’s mission is to Globalize Silicon Valley and empower talented and motivated entrepreneurs to build companies that will create one million new jobs.

The next Silicon Valley Founder Institute program is being planned now. If you are interested in being notified when applications open, visit FI.co/apply/silicon-valley.

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Alumni 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/graduates


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