The Founder Institute, the world's largest pre-seed accelerator, is proud to offer the best applicants from the CSU East Bay community with the CSU East Bay Fellowship to participate in our Silicon Valley Virtual 2021 program for free ($799 USD value).
Through this offer, anyone with a pre-seed startup or an idea can apply to the Founder Institute for free below, and the best applicants who are accepted will receive a fellowship to the Silicon Valley chapter of the global accelerator program.
Build the Future with Founder Institute and CSU East Bay
The Founder Institute helps you get to traction and funding with a support network of startup experts that are invested in your success, and through a structured business-building process that has helped alumni raise over $950M. Through the combined benefits of the Founder Institute and CSU East Bay we create an unparalleled global support network for early-stage founders to impact the present and influence the future:
- A combined global community of over 15,000 mentors and thousands of alumni
- Comprehensive education and structured support programs from the idea stage to the funding/ growth stage
- Over $3M in Partner Deals and Resources
Who Should Apply?
The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas.
What to Expect?
To apply for the CSU East Bay Fellowship for the Silicon Valley Virtual 2021 Founder Institute, simply complete your application below.
After completing the quick application, you will be invited to take our Predictive Admissions Assessment, which is our main criteria for evaluating applicants.