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Since 2009, Founder Institute Alumni have raised over $950M in funding, and today are building some of the world's fastest growing companies. On Tuesday, November 10th, the Founder Institute held a live Veterans Online Demo Day event - watch the full video below.

Hosted by Ryan Micheletti (Head of Global Operations at the Founder Institute), three of our fast-growing veteran-led portfolio companies pitched live, and answered audience questions about their businesses. Watch these newest pitches from a few of the fast-growing technology startups you'll be reading about tomorrow!

Founder & CEO: Charles Cathlin 

TruGenomix is a behavioral health company using the power of genomics to advance the diagnosis and treatment of PTSD. Charles Caithlin (CEO) is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and a FI Alum based in Washington D.C. 

Founder & CEO: Cheryl Netterfield 

POMMe-Health is a customizable digital communication platform to collaboratively develop a healthcare plan; eliminating gaps in care. Cheryl Netterfield (CEO) is a Reserve & Cadet Med veteran of the Department of National Defence (Canada), and a Toronto FI Alum. 

Co-Founder & CEO: Michael Fraser

Refactr is a radically simple DevSecOps automation platform that drives outcomes for cybersecurity and DevOps teams. Michael Fraser (CEO) is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and a FI Alum based in Seattle.


If you're an entrepreneur building a new business towards achieving traction or funding goals, then apply to the Founder Institute today!

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