Founder Institute Silicon Valley Virtual 2021 Produces 26 New Tech Companies
The Silicon Valley Founder Institute, the local Palo Alto-based chapter of the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator, is proud to announce the newest Alumni from the Silicon Valley Virtual 2021 program.
Over 1,400 people applied to the program, and after an intense four months of aggressive business-building sprints and constant evaluation and feedback from investors and mentors, just 26 companies were able to make it through.
And now, without further ado, we present the newest Alumni of the Silicon Valley Virtual 2021 program:
AI Edge Technology - adds value to publishers by enhancing their traditional content with Augmented Reality
containerWORKS - leasing backyard space from homeowners in order to rent out shipping container rental homes - all at no cost to the homeowner
DatumNexus - supplies corporate legal departments and major law firms with "iData" audits to analyze data pertinent to Mergers and Acquisitions
DeskBazaar - an online marketplace provider of flexible work space serving the post-COVID suburban remote workforce
Droplets - ID barcode reading enabled mobile apps and tablet holders for brick-and-mortar retailers to stay in compliance with regulations - paperless, faster, and inexpensive with inspection-ready compliance tools
Emporium - a digital cross platform marketplace allowing recommerce sellers to showcase their products through videos
EzuNile Industries - serving the global Industrial Water Treatment, Desalination, and Water Reuse industry with enhanced tech advancement in water treatment methods, efficiency and sustainability
GreenShoot - a web-based public registry to help survivors of natural disasters recover faster by communicating on-the-ground needs with people who can help
Heal Me Fit - a mobile application to put in place preventative health measures for transportation companies and their employees
Hey Social Good -social impact SaaS delivering research, data and tech for social responsibility, ESG, and health for private and public companies
Inolitix - enabling SMBs to remove the risk of internal fraud, at a fraction of the median cost of $200k for internal fraud
Instructiv - SaaS-based special education program management that is child, parent, and educator-centric
Knowledge Satnav -universal knowledge visualization and modeling products that are accessible to everyone
Krado - proprietary sensors and mobile app empowering even first-time plant owners to take dramatically better care of their plants
LOVE MY CURLS - Custom Beauty and Wellness solutions to simplify wash day for women with curly, coily and kinky hair.
Metric Mate - the cost effective way to track your reps, sets, and exercises for your strength training workout
Modacity - helping musicians improve their practice with the science of mastery known as ‘spaced repetition’ and with easy tools to log a practice, track time, record and get feedback
Padbanque - a new way to shop for all your favorite information on period care products
PlaygroundIO - application dedicated to children aged 5-12 years, providing access to instructor-led fitness games in a first-person gaming environment
PTcircle CO - web application helping Physical Therapists create their own personalized virtual clinic with the ability to track patients’ adherence to the plan of treatment
Quoqo -contracting and negotiation services for growing businesses globally, initially targeting the Indian market of ~75M SMBs and ~13k+ SaaS startups
The Skin Consult - a digital platform for virtual skincare consultations, helping consumers find skincare professionals and personalized regimens
SpotSyt - a guided SaaS marketing platform for small businesses, including: strategy, content, micro site delivery, and analytics for solving the critical needs and problems that small businesses face
UBorro - a marketplace app that allows DIYers the ability to borrow & lend the tools they need to succeed
Xtampede - new generation smallsat (50-200kg) subsystems to fill the gap between low (CubeSat) and high-cost, highly reliable satellites (traditional space industry)
The new Alumni invited members of the public to join them on Wednesday, May 19th for a live online Graduation Event, featuring a keynote presentation by Charles Cathlin, Founder & CEO of Trugenomix, a successful FI portfolio company using genomic biomarkers to help diagnose PTSD - watch the video below:
The Silicon Valley 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 Suprovici, Ryan 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 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
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 Founder Institute program is enrolling applicants now. To learn more or apply to the Summer Virtual 2021 cohort, visit FI.co/apply/silicon_valley.