Below is a
June 2021 milestone report featuring updates from Founder Institute portfolio companies around the world. See the most recent grad funding news and top media features of the past month, new video founder and investor interviews and webinar replays, as well as a list of the upcoming FI global events taking place the rest of this month in July, 2021.
Alumni Funding + News Highlights:
(FI Montreal), a leader in connected fitness for boxing and kickboxing sports, FightCamp raised $90M Series B round
(FI Chicago), a Mobile App and Marketplace for afterschool activities, Spotivity raised $1M seed round funding
(FI Austin), a high-speed 3D printing company, Accelerate 3D raised funding from Laurence Innovation
(FI Silicon Valley), a platform for house plant and garden care, took home Krado $250k investment from Pelion Venture Partners at StartMadness Pitch competition
(FI Cordoba, Argentina), a blockchain-enabled fintech, received Xcapit funding via cryptocurrency investment (ETH) from UNICEF Innovation Fund
(FI Silicon Valley), a lease management SaaS, among investments featured in Leasecake funding announcement by Las Olas Venture Capital
(FI Sao Paulo) manages works of art and luxury FAARO assets in excess of R$ 2 billion with 47 families (Portuguese language article) “Expectation is to earn R$ 350 thousand this year”
(FI Silicon Valley) profiled in GearJunkei, “App Targets Pathloom ‘One-Stop Shop’ for All Outdoor Adventure Trip Planning”
(FI London) Enables Pynk Retail Investor Wallet in the UK via Its App, Placeholder
(FI Silicon Valley) Play Out Apparel profiled in the New York Times, “His, Hers, Everyone’s: Gender Equal Underwear Goes (Slightly More) Mainstream”
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June 2021 Founder & Investor Interviews:
Paul Bragiel: Investing in Emerging Managers and Markets
Christine Herron: the Latest Trends in Venture Capital VIDEO
June 2021 Featured Webinars
Mastering Startup Operations & Early Stage HR - with Adam Spector of AbstractOps
Join us at a July 2021 Free Online Startup Event:
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Graduates 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.
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