Below is a
July 2021 alumni milestone report, featuring updates from Founder Institute portfolio companies across the globe. See the most recent alumni funding news and top media stories of the past month, online event replay videos of featured founder pitches and insightful webinars, as well as a list of the upcoming FI global events taking place the rest of this month in August, 2021.
Alumni Funding + News Highlights:
(FI San Francisco), a rent-reporting social impact fintech, announces Esusu $10M Series A, including investment from Serena Williams
(FI Chicago) Mentor Spaces Raises $2.5M to Advance the Careers of Underrepresented Talent Through the Power of Mentorship
(FI Johannesburg), a waste tech and recycling startup, Kudoti wins $40k prize from Nestlé at global awards ceremony
(FI Austin), a curated talent and EQ-based hiring platform, Prowess Project receives follow-up investment from Loyal VC
(FI Montreal), a D2C eyewear startup now based in Morocco, receives LNKO 3 million DH investment from CDG
(FI Cairo) founder Dina Aboughazala named a Egab recipient of Google News Initiative’s Middle East, Turkey and Africa Innovation Challenge
(FI Sofia) a language-learning mobile app, Worddio announces $250k raised to date
(FI London), a venue booking platform for creatives, Tutti selected for The London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme
(FI Toronto) Ellerca Health Partners with Avricore Health to Offer Joint Diabetes Screening and Management Support
(FI Austin) Focal Point Procurement accepted into the Techstars Atlanta 2021 seed accelerator cohort
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July 2021 Featured Alumni Pitch Videos
July 2021 Featured Webinars
Elevation Pitch Demo Day: Watch Mountain West Entrepreneur Elevator Pitches
Join us at an August 2021 Free Online Startup Event:
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