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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 Summer Virtual 2021 program.

Over 1200 entrepreneurs applied to the summer 2021 Silicon Valley program, and after an intense four months of aggressive business-building sprints and constant evaluation and feedback from investors and mentors, just 19 companies were able to make it through. The newest SV Alumni invite members of the public to join them live for an online graduation event Wednesday, September 22nd, featuring a keynote address by special guest Phil Libin, Co-Founder & CEO of mmhmm and All Turtles, and Co-Founder & Former CEO of Evernote.

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

And now, without further ado, we proudly present the Summer 2021 Alumni of the Silicon Valley program: 

The Silicon Valley Summer Virtual 2021 program would not have been possible without help, because it truly takes a city to raise a startup. We would first like to thank the Local Leaders of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute: Mike SuproviciRyan Micheletti, and Scout Tweedie-Yates. 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 Summer Virtual 2021 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:

  • Aakash Bakrania: Strategy Consultant, Bain & Company
  • Aalap Shah: Co-Founder, SoMe Connect
  • Aaron Abram: Entrepreneur with 1 exit & Advisor., Pricestack, Kangarootime, & Osurv
  • Aaron Patzer: Founder and CEO, Mint.com & Fountain
  • Adam Spector: Co-Founder, AbstractOps
  • Adam Fridman: Founder, Mabbly and ProHabits
  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO
  • Afzaal Mauthoor: Senior Partner, Profoundly
  • Aki Balogh: President, MarketMuse
  • Alan Chiu: CEO, Enya.ai
  • Alejandra Perez: Founder - Lawyer, Investability
  • Aleksandar Bradic: Chief Technology Officer, Supplyframe
  • Alex Sok: Co-Founder/CEO, Elluva
  • Alex Rampell: CEO, TrialPay
  • Alexander Garcia Tobar: Principal, AGT Group, Inc
  • Alexandra Johnson: Managing Director, DFJ Aurora
  • Alexey Semeney: Founder & CEO, DevTeam.Space
  • Ali Ahmed: CEO, Robomart
  • Aline Hemmo: Consultant, Pilsoft
  • Ana Baltodano
  • Andrea Ramoino: Chief Strategy Officer, Contis
  • Andrew Goldner: Co-Founder & CEO
  • Andrew Filev: Founder&CEO, Wrike
  • Andrew Schwaab: Partner/Registered Patent & Trademark Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Andrew Lockley: Investor and Strategy Consultant, Andrew Lockley
  • Andrew Lee: CEO, Esper
  • Andrey Osipov: Founder & CEO, Visual Craft
  • Andy Cox: Principal Consultant, Digital Gurus
  • Andy Billings: Profitable Creativity, Electronic Arts
  • Angela Rastegar: Director, West Coast and Asia Pacific, Circle Surrogacy and Egg Donation
  • Anthony Duran: Sr Product Manager, Wolters Kluwer
  • Anthony Rose: Founder & CEO, SeedLegals
  • Arnaud Renoux: Co-founder/Head of Growth, TheScalelab.io
  • Asta Sendonaris, LBS
  • Atim Kabra: Chief Strategy & Partnerships, TABS Suite
  • Aurelie Guerrieri: CMO, Open Systems
  • Avery Lyford: Chief Customer Officer, InfoStretch
  • Aviv Shalgi: CEO, Solar Simplified
  • Ben Larson: Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Vertosa
  • Benjamin Young: CEO, Sworkit
  • Beth Pennington: Partner, Pennington LP
  • Bhavin Shah: CEO, Refresh, Inc.
  • Bill Hunt: CTO & Co-Founder, Dianomic
  • Bjoern Lasse Herrmann: CEO, Compass (formerly Startup Genome)
  • Bob Christopher: Director of Innovation, Diamond Edge Ventures
  • Bob Rosin: Investor and Advisor, Bob Rosin
  • Bow Rodgers: CEO
  • Bram Cohen: Founder/Chief Scientist, BitTorrent
  • Branden Spikes: CEO, CTO, and Founder, Spikes, Inc.
  • Brandon Steelman: Founder, Clear Gene, Inc.
  • Brett Murray: Vice President, Marketing, View, Inc.
  • Brian Liu: Chairman & Co-Founder, LegalZoom.com
  • Brian Wong: Founder & CEO, Kiip
  • Brian Proffitt: Partner, Disruptive Capital Finance
  • Brian M Pasalich: Chief Executive Officer | Co-Founder, Syntoniq
  • Brice Scheschuk: CEO, Globalive Capital
  • Carlos Ochoa: Founder & CEO, Chilango Ventures
  • Carter Laren: Founder/CEO, Inara Ventures
  • Chandler Koglmeier: VP, Product, Guild Education
  • Charles Cathlin: CEO & Founder, TruGenomix
  • Charlie Regis: Co-Founder, Styliff Tech
  • Charlie Cliff: CTO
  • Chase Harmer: CEO, ProfitPay
  • Chester Ng: Co-Founder & CMO, SweetLabs
  • Chris Garrett: Founder and CEO, Devil's Canyon Brewery
  • Chris Hogg: Founder & CEO, 100Plus
  • Chris Holloway: Pilot, defense analyst for Cubic Applications, F-5 pilot in USMCR
  • Chris Foltz: Director, Founder Institute + Responsible Solutions Ltd + IRG 100 CMO's & Change Agents
  • Christina Laskowski: Business Transformation, VMware
  • Christina Trampota: Managing Director, Innovate :: Grow :: Scale
  • Christina Holloway: Executive Coach, Compass Enterprises LLC
  • Ciaran Byrne: Senior Brand/Product Manager - Global Marketing, Abbott Vascular
  • Cindy Mallory: Emerging Tech Strategist, Worldwide TechServices
  • CJ Johnson: Startup Advisor & Co-Founder, Exonetics
  • Connie Kwan: Product Maestro, Product Maestro
  • Costa Alexoglou: Co-Founder & CEO, VisaulEyes
  • Court Lorenzini: Co-founder, Docusign
  • Craig Kanarick: CEO , Mouth Foods
  • Dan Rubins: Founder & CEO, Legal Robot
  • Dan Gertsacov: Dan Gertsacov - CEO, Americas Region (Bogota FI)
  • Dan Arkind: Founder & CEO, JobScore
  • Dan Lopez: Chief Strategy Officer, Arkisys
  • Dana Loberg: CEO, Leo AR
  • Daniel Takabayashi: CTO, Laguro.com
  • Daniel Saccani: President, Ravix Group, Inc.
  • Daniel Faber: CEO, Orbit Fab
  • Daria Boldyreva: Founder, Wunderdogs
  • David Hare: Advisor, ServTrans
  • David Anderson: GM, Kilby Silicon Valley Labs at Texas Instruments
  • David Wu: General Partner, Maveron Capital
  • David Sacks: CEO, Yammer
  • David Yeng: Founding CEO, InsureVite
  • David Kidder: Co-Founder and CEO, Bionic Solution LLC
  • Dayo McIntosh: Founder & CEO, Yateou
  • Dianthe Skurko: Venture Partner, Growth Warrior Capital
  • Diraj Goel: CEO, GetFresh Ventures
  • Dr. Arundhati Banerjee​: Commercialization Specialist, NASA
  • Duygu Oktem: Investment Advisor, European Investment Fund
  • Dylan Taylor: Chairman & CEO, Voyager Space Holdings
  • Earl Martin Valencia: Co-Founder and Partner, Cognity Labs
  • Ed Lam: Partner, Kilby Silicon Valley Labs at Texas Instruments
  • Eddie Hartman: co-Founder, LegalZoom
  • Edmond Banayan: Entrepreneur / CEO / VP of Biz Development / Board Observer / Investor / Mentor, See LinkedIn
  • Eileen Brewer: Director, Takween Accelerator
  • Emin Can Turan: Award-Winning Marketing Strategist | Go-to-Market Consultant | Lecturer at GA, Various
  • Emna Ghariani: Chapter Lead Director, The Founder Institute
  • Eren Bali: Chairman & Co-founder, Udemy
  • Erette Dunn: Founder , Rever
  • Erin Pangilinan: Founder, FASTER
  • Eugene Lee: CEO, Socialtext
  • Fabian Geyrhalter: Founder and Principal, Finien
  • Florent Groberg: Azure Global Government Expansion, Microsoft
  • Frank Mastronuzzi: CEO & Founder
  • Fred Joyal: Fred Joyal - CEO & Co-Founder, Futuredontics (Los Angeles FI) , Futuredontics
  • Frederic Voyer: Practice Leader & Advisory Director / Ex-FinTech Founder, RCGT Consulting & Swaaap.com
  • Gabe Zichermann: CEO, Failosophy
  • Gabriela Covay Moore: Founder of a Digital Marketing Company - I can Help Companies Leverage SEO and Digital Marketing to Grow, Bright Valley Marketing, LLC
  • Gagan Biyani: Gagan Biyani - CoFounder, Fresh (San Francisco FI) , Fresh
  • Gary Gaessler: SaaS Community Builder, Nylas, Co-Founder of CloudElements
  • Gautam Chandna: CEO & Co-Founder, TikkTalk
  • Gautam Tandon: CEO, Ellipsis Marketing
  • Geir Wavik: Advisor, Miles
  • George Bandarian Ii: Founder & Managing Partner, ValueScaler
  • Gerhard Diedericks: Founder & Venture Architect, Finiti Ventures
  • Gina Bianchini: Cofounder, Ning
  • Giselle Bisson: Managing Director, Chain Reaction PR
  • Gleb Budman: Co-founder and CEO, Backblaze
  • Gopi Rangan: Cofounder, INSEAD Angels
  • Gopi Mattel: Founder CEO, MaxBlox, Inc.
  • Govind Wakhlu: Product Manager, Facebook
  • Greg Lindahl: CTO, Tobiko
  • Guiti Navabi: Talent Acquisition Leader, Poynt
  • Habibullah Khan: Founder, penumbra
  • Hanny Sunarto: CEO/Co-founder, Mike's Naturals
  • Hans Kim: Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Harmony Oswald: Founder & CEO, Legalucy, Inc.
  • Himakara Pieris: CEO, Hydra.ai
  • Himanshu Khurana: Senior Engineering Manager, Premium, LinkedIn
  • Imran Azhar: Founder & CEO, AzCorp Entertainment
  • Irina Berkon: Member, Golden Seeds
  • Iris Charabi Berggren: Leadership Coach, IRIS cb
  • James Kaskade: CEO, Janrain Inc.
  • James Jensen: Partner, Perkins Coie
  • James Hong: Co-founder, HOT or NOT
  • Janet Todorova: Co-Director, Founder Institute Sofia
  • Jared Goralnick: VP of Product, Upwork
  • Jason Freedman: Founder, 42Floors
  • Jason Nazar: Jason Nazar - Co Founder & CEO, Crew32
  • Jason Calacanis: Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Author, LAUNCH, This Week in Startups
  • Jason Waller: Founder, Jason R. Waller Executive Coaching
  • Jay Singh: Senior Technology Transfer Specialist, NASA Ames Research Center
  • Jay Jamison: Founder & President
  • Jean Garcia Periche: Co-Founder, GENIA Latinoamerica
  • Jeff Bonforte: Jeff Bonforte - SVP, Yahoo (Silicon Valley FI) , Yahoo
  • Jeff Lee: Founder & CEO, Cost Cooperative
  • Jeff Stewart: Managing Director , Global Public Offering Fund
  • Jeffrey Dachis: CEO, One Drop
  • Jeremy Glassenberg: Product Management, APIs, Developer Experiences, Marketplaces, API Strategist
  • Jeremy Geiger: CEO, Retailigence
  • Jessica Alter: Founder/CEO, Founder Dating
  • Jessica Korthuis: Founder & CEO, SOHUIS
  • Jill Stelfox: Co-Founder , Graffiti Sports
  • Jim Chappell: Managing Director, DoublEagle Management Group
  • Jim Brenner: Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
  • Joanna Riley: CEO & Co-Founder, Censia
  • Joaquin Ayuso De Paul: CEO, Rayo
  • Joe Betts Lacroix: CTO, Vium
  • Joe Garza
  • Joe Bezdek: Co-founder, DivX, Inc.
  • John Lee: Vice President, Early Stage Banking, Silicon Valley Bank
  • John Ozuysal: Head of growth, Optimonk
  • Johny Tay: Entrepreneur-in-Residence (FI Silicon Valley), Idealogy (Founder)
  • Jonathan Greechan: Co-Founder, Founder Institute
  • Jonathan Abrams: Founder and CEO, Nuzzel
  • Jonathan Benassaya: Owner , Milestone Factory
  • Jonathan Sun: Founder, Nifty
  • Joseph Prabhakar: CEO, Power Communication Corp.
  • Joshua Krammes: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuakrammes/, Equinix
  • Juan Polanco: Founder & CEO, Optimo Capital
  • Justin Moore: CEO, Axcient, Inc.
  • Justin Wilcox: Founder, Customer Development Labs
  • Justine Reichman: Founder, NextGenChef
  • Kamal Hassan: Founding Partner, Loyal VC
  • Karen Johana Guillot: Co-Founder, CFO, Salvatio
  • Karl Shaikh: Founder , Interpreters-On-Call
  • Kate Connally: Director of Growth, Dolby Laboratories
  • Kelly Fitzsimmons: Co-Founder, Custom Reality Services
  • Ken Ross: Founder/CEO, ExpertCEO
  • Kevin Gabayan: CEO, Stealth Company
  • Kevin Ye: Corporate Relations, Silicon Foundry
  • Kevin Siskar, Founder Institute NY
  • Kimberly Hines: Technology Transfer Office Chief, NASA Ames Research Center
  • Kimberly Ofori: Founder , Growth Republic & GV Studio
  • Kimberly Wiefling: Founding Member, Silicon Valley Alliances
  • Kirill Makharinsky: Co-founder, Ostrovok.ru
  • Kristian Bye: Entrepreneur - Mentor - Angel Investor, STAAL
  • Kristopher Francisco: CEO, Evolute Inc.
  • Lance Cottrell: Board Member, North Bay Angels
  • Larsen Jensen: Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • Laura Bryce: Co-Founder & CMO, loopt
  • Lauren Chan Lee: Senior Director of Product Management, Care.com
  • Leila Banijamali: Leila Banijamali - CEO & Founder, Startup Documents (San Francisco FI) , Startup Documents
  • Leon Farrant: CEO, Agile Human Solutions
  • Lesa Hammond: CEO, Profihire
  • Lev Mazin: CEO, AYTM
  • Liza Rodewald: Co-founder, Instant Teams
  • Lorenzo Thione: Managing Director, Gaingels
  • Lucas Rocha: Investor, Unshackled Ventures
  • Lucas Fox: Head of Relationship Management, Brex
  • Luis Mauro Yap: Advisor, Multiple Companies
  • Lukman Raimi: Dr. Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
  • Madalena Costa: Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley
  • Madeline Duva: Board Member, Fluxx.io
  • Manolo Obaya: Startup Coach & Head of International Growth, Founders Loft
  • Marc Bodner: Sr. Director of Business Development, Worldwide TechServices
  • Marcos Polanco: CTO, Bellwether Coffee
  • Mark Montalban: Founder & CEO, MindfulText
  • Mark Frohnmayer: Founder, Arcimoto
  • Marlon Nichols: Partner, Intel Capital
  • Marshall Hughes: Founder & CEO, Ask Marsh
  • Martín Martinez: Entrepreneur in Residence, Founder Institute
  • Marvin Mc Taw: CEO, Sched
  • Matt Kuta: Co-Founder & President, Voyager Space Holdings
  • Matt Kozlov: Managing Director, Techstars
  • Matt Shapiro: CEO, Co-Founder, siyea
  • Matt Mandell: Principal, PayNerd.com
  • Matt Belitsky: Start Up Consultant, The Data Guy
  • Matthew Willis: General Manager/ VP, Broadbean Technologies | Green Planet Group
  • Max Shevyakov: Co-Founder & CEO, BorrowLenses.com
  • Megan Todd: Head of Admissions
  • Mercedes Bankston: Founder, Jump Start Venture Capital
  • Michael Diamant: CEO, Skip Hop
  • Michael Arrington: Editor, TechCrunch
  • Michele Chaboudy: President, MacAbbey & Associates
  • Mike Suprovici: Head of Acceleration, VC Lab
  • Mike Lingle: Entrepreneur / Mentor, Rocket Pro Forma
  • Mike Castagna: CEO, MannKind
  • Minda Aguhob: Chief People Officer & Co-Founder, Vytality Health
  • Misha Chellam: Cofounder & COO, Scanadu
  • Moazzam Kamran: Director Business Transformation , REDtone
  • Mona Defrawi: CEO & Founder, Radivision
  • Moni Jefferson: CEO, Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs (AMSE)
  • Monica Phillips: President, Spark Plug Labs
  • Naval Ravikant: Co-founder, AngelList
  • Neil Tiwari: Business Operations, Pulley
  • Neil Gehani: Principal Founder, Katen.AI
  • Neil Patel: CEO / Founder, Kabuni
  • Neil Ashman: Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer, N2
  • Newton Paskin: President & CEO, Explorer Technologies
  • Nicholas Sopuch: Mr, Plato
  • Nicholas Bennett: Director of Market Strategy, Franki Global
  • Nicole Kelsey: General Counsel and Secretary, Amyris, Inc.
  • Nir Eyal, AdNectar
  • Nitin Pachisia: Founding Partner, Unshackled
  • Noah Wallach: Founder, Hope OS
  • Nykki Yeager: CEO, Flight CX
  • Omar Valle: Startup Business Development, Innovation Bay
  • Patrick Mork: Chief Story Teller, Mad Mork Stories
  • Patrick Lee: Co-Founder, Rotten Tomatoes
  • Patrick Reilly: CEO, Intellectual Property Society
  • Paul D'souza: President and CEO, The D'Souza Group
  • Pete Biggam: Co-Lead FI Santa Cruz | CEO @ Blacksite, Blacksite Solutions, Inc.
  • Peter Holtz: President, Peter Holtz CPA
  • Phani Nagarjuna: President, HBSANC
  • Phil Libin: Founder & CEO, All Turtles
  • Philip Lam: CoFounder, NEX Team Inc (HomeCourt)
  • Philip Kaplan: Founder and CEO, ADHD Labs
  • Phnam Bagley: Partner and Creative Director, Nonfiction
  • Pinaki Saha: Founder & CEO, Anshar Labs
  • Poon Da Qian: CEO, Butler
  • Pradeep Rathinam: Chief Customer Officer, Freshworks
  • Prem Kumta: Co-Founder Up All Night / CEO Flavor Group , Up All Night
  • Rachel Sheppard: Digital Strategist & Startup Mentor - Helping Female Founders Launch & Grow Their Businesses Around the Globe, Founder Institute HQ
  • Raj Singh: Managing Director, JetBlue Technology Ventures
  • Rajesh Setty: Rajesh Setty - Serial Entrepreneur and Author, WittyParrot
  • Rajkumar Sheth: CEO, Decalab
  • Raluca Bujoreanu: Product Management Consultant , Zalando
  • Randy Eager: Co-Founder, ResTec Solutions
  • Rashad Haque: Corporate V.P., New York Life Insurance
  • Rashmi Sinha: CEO, SlideShare
  • Ravishankar Gundlapalli: CEO & Founder, MentorCloud, Inc.
  • Razi Sharir: CEO, Product Management & Strategy, Xeround Inc
  • Rebecca Enonchong: Founder & CEO, AppsTech
  • Rich Foreman: CTO, Cordico
  • Ron Gentile: Founder, Moodfit
  • Ron Warshawsky: CEO, Enteros, Inc
  • Russ Fradin: Chairman & CEO, Dynamic Signal
  • Russell Brand: Member, Keiretsu Forum
  • Ryan Micheletti: Head of Global Operations, Founder Institute
  • Ryan Frederick: Principal, AWH
  • Sajiv Shrivastva: CEO, Milad Marble
  • Sam Merullo: CEO, ScootFleet Group
  • Sanjai Marimadaiah: Managing Director, Spinnovation LLC
  • Sathya Prasad: Director, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Scott Heiferman: CEO, Meetup
  • Scott Painter: Co Founder, BrightHouse
  • Scott Landers: Co-Founder, Systems Engineer, Figure 8 Logistics
  • Sean Casey: Managing Director, Silicon Valley Space Center
  • Sergey Sundukovskiy: Co-Founder, CTO and Chief Product Officer, Certemy
  • Seth Sternberg: co-founder & ceo, Meebo
  • Shaahin Cheyene: President
  • Shashank Shukla: Founder, Aiisvari
  • Shauna Turner: Founder Partner, Strategic Incite Investing
  • Shawn O'Garo: Business Development, Worldwide TechServices
  • Sheela Ursal: Founder, Fintech Next
  • Shervin Pishevar: CEO, SGN
  • Shubhit Khaneja: Product Manager, Olx Group
  • Siddharth Dalmia: Founder, Wealthisle Future Private Limited
  • Sneha Lundia Agrawal: Founder & CEO, Step2Growth
  • Srdjan Kovacevic: Vice President, Sizmek, Inc.
  • Stanley McChrystal: CEO and CoFounder, McChrystal Group
  • Stefano Tresca: General Partner, Purplehat Capital
  • Stephen Meade: Founder & CEO, MonetaPro
  • Steve Mc Kay: CEO, Entone, Inc. and others
  • Steve Bennet: Managing Director, Bodega Partners
  • Steven Frisch: Serial Entrepreneur & Advisor, CentralSpark.io
  • Steven Morley: Business Advisor, esguard.io
  • Subha Shetty: vice president, product and design, zenfolio
  • Suhas Ghante: Entrepreneur, SVEthos
  • Sujee Maniyam: Founder / Principal, Elephant Scale
  • Sukan Makmuri: CEO, Stealth startup
  • Suman Talukdar
  • Sunil Sharma: Managing Director, Techstars Toronto, Founder Institute Toronto
  • Surina Piyadasa: Lead Coach/Founder/CEO, Dynamically Speaking
  • Suz Somersall: CEO, KiraKira
  • Sylvester Kaczmarek: Executive, exCEO, exEntrepreneur, Board Advisor, NASA / ESA / Toyota
  • Tadhg Bourke: Head of People and Places, Nuro
  • Tanvi Shah: Product Lead, Zillow
  • Theron Mc Collough: CEO, fiifi
  • Thomas Hogan: Founder and Partner, Crowded Ocean
  • Thomas Buckholtz, PhD: Founder, T.J.Buckholtz & Associates
  • Tim Seears: Entrepreneur in Residence, Founder Institute
  • Timo Kilp: Associate, Sony Innovation Fund
  • Tom Charman: Co-Founder/CEO, Rassa
  • Tony Scherba: President, Yeti LLC
  • Torrey Smith: Co-Founder & CEO, Endiatx
  • Troy Foster: Partner, Perkins Coie
  • Tucker Hamilton: Commander, F-35 Integrated Test Force, US Air Force
  • Vasanth Shenai: VP Finance
  • Victor Chapela: Victor Chapela - Founder & CEO, Suggestic (Silicon Valley FI)
  • Vincent Lui: Managing Director, Rhapsody Ventures
  • Virender Ahluwalia: EVP Finance, Singularity University
  • Wade Larson: CEO and Co-Founder, Urthecast
  • Walter Roth: CEO, inward.me
  • Wayne Willis: Managing Partner, Nodal Partners
  • Wendy Ryan: Managing Director, Golden Seeds
  • Wendy Kam: Head of Ecosystem Partnerships, Google Assistant
  • Xiaoxu Kang: CEO, KangarooHealth Inc.
  • Yaschin Mohabir: Chief of Staff and Head of Special Projects, Qatar Freezone Authority
  • Yuval Schwartz: Retired, Having fun Advising Founders
  • Yuwei Shi: Academic Director, Blue Pioneers Accelerator, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Ziv Gillat: Co-Founder, Recogni Inc.`

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 billion. 

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 90+ 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 Virtual Fall 2021 Founder Institute program is enrolling founder applicants now. If you are interested in learning more or applying by October 3rd, 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 billion 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/journey


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