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Partners

The Founder Institute proudly partners with organizations that support global startup ecosystem growth.

Local Partners

Product/Infrastructure

Amazon Web Services provides Founder Institute Founders with up to 100K USD in AWS credits valid for 1 year and more. (Offer is country-specific.)
The Google Cloud Platform is offering up to $100,000 USD to qualified Founders. If you are a fairly new startup, a new Spark program is being instituted allotting 20,000 USD for Founders.
ConceptDrop connects companies with an invite-only community of elite creative professionals. Get agency-quality presentations, marketing and sales assets in as little as 12 hours.
Springboard and UX Design Career Tracks matches companies like yours with UI/UX Design Consultants—working professionals with expertise in adjacent areas (marketing, research, coding, visual design, etc...) who are up skilling through our advanced...
Polyform Studio is a design agency that transforms tech breakthroughs, business needs, trends, user feedback, & crazy ideas into digital consumer products that define categories.
Lander offers FI Founders 15% off on any plans for 3 months after the trial.
Dedicated creative resource and fractional CMO for technology-driven start-ups. LSS is here to assist with your ongoing sales, marketing and investor needs, including brand strategy, design, copywriting, web and pitch presentations.
Kworq is a Creative Agency based in New York City. They work with brands both big and small, including startups who have graduated from our Institute. Kworq believes in the importance of two things: story & informed design. Whether it’s ...
Algoworks is a technology company providing end-to-end product development services globally. Alumni receive 3% off your first fixed cost contract or 5% off your first Time and Materials contract.
Subject7 is a zero coding automation cloud and on-prem platform. It integrates with all major devops and CI/CD pipelines.
nResult is an innovative software testing company, where they act as an extension of your team. They are providing discounts on any offered testing service, as well as a free consultation for FI alumni. More information on how to redeem can be fou...

CRM/Marketing

Boost your startup journey with leading customer and employee engagement solutions from Freshworks including CRM, LiveChat, Support, Marketing automation, Project Management, and HRMS. The Founder Institute Alumni startups are eligible for up to $...
50K USD of credit for FI Alumni Companies. Segment is a customer data infrastructure (CDI) platform that helps you collect, clean, and control your customer data.
Zendesk is a customer service platform designed for companies that want to create customer relationships that are more meaningful, personal, and productive.
Autobound's B2B sales intelligence platform suggests fully composed, expert sales messaging for persona-based outreach. [40% off for FI startups for 3 months]
Subly simplifies the process of adding subtitles to your video
Growthdriver has developed a custom sales and marketing outreach system that delivers qualifies leads that will increases the growth of your business. Our best in class technology will supercharge your sales funnel and generate high quality leads ...
Palo Alto Software is the world's leading business planning software and it offers to Founder Institute Graduates 50% off from their Business Plan Pro along with other business and marketing planning solutions.
We build sales funnels, drive traffic, and execute marketing automation solutions for some of the fastest growing companies online. If you’re selling physical products, software, services, or coaching; we’ve got a conversion-based business model ...
(3 Months Free for FI Network) Onboard & engage users in 90s with phone identity, verification, OTP & SMS notification. Send reliable voice/SMS OTP with Twillio, MessageBird, Nexmo, Infobip, etc. from 1 API.
Verblio is a content platform that provides content marketing and SEO by creating high-quality content for leading digital marketers through its network of 3,000+ U.S.-based writers.Founder Institute Graduates can save 50% on your 1st month of con...
Dotmailer is an omnichannel marketing automation platform that allow you to import data, build segments and triggers, and create relevant marketing campaigns that engage your customers on their favorite channels.Dotmailer offers FI founders an exc...
With Contento you can automate the content your customer wants to see on social media. No unnecessary bells and whistles, but an all-in-one solution that will move your social media needle. (1 month free for FI Network)
Marketing Dashboard that pulls together content scheduling, publishing, task management, analytics, a marketing calendar and more – across all your channels.
Whitevox is a digital marketing agency, which gives a variety of digital marketing and web design services. Founder Institute grads are eligible to receive 3% off their first fixed cost contract or 5% off their first Man and Materials contract.

Finance/Legal

Stripe’s platform enables companies around the world to accept payments, expand globally and create new revenue streams. Founder Institute graduates are eligible for $20,000 of fee-free payment processing. More information how to redeem the credit...
MainStreet automatically claims tax credits, and advances interest-free capital, on behalf of startups. More simply put, we turn tax credits into immediate cash flow for founders. Most companies save $51,000 in under 45 minutes.
Carta is an ownership and equity management platform trusted by thousands of founders, investors, and employees.
DocSend is a secure document sharing and tracking solution that helps professionals build relationships and close business. DocSend is offering up to 90% discount from Standard or Advanced subscriptions for new, FI affiliated, users.
Finta is a secure online, cloud-based, operations center for your start-up. Founder Institute companies get a special friends & family discount to the platform.
EBANX is the payment partner for your business to reach the world’s fastest growing market and increase sales. Access more than 100 local payment methods, from cards to voucher payments and online alternative methods, only with one integration.
Foundersuite brings structure, speed and efficiency to fundraising and investor relations. FI Alumni receive 20% lifetime discount on the tool. More information on how to redeem is available in your FI alumni profile.
Mattermark and FI's partnership offers Founders 3 months free service service in exchange for information on your company and an integration with Google Analytics.
Hanson Bridgett is a law firm with more than 150 attorneys in offices in San Francisco, Sacramento, the North Bay, the East Bay and Los Angeles. Serving clients since 1958, they are well known in Northern California and have earned a national repu...
McCarter & English, LLP is a firm of approximately 400 lawyers with offices in Boston, Hartford, Stamford, New York, Newark, East Brunswick, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Washington, DC. In continuous business for more than 170 years, we are among ...

Accelerators/Events

Founder Institute graduates can receive exclusive support during the application process for Techstars. More information on this partner can be found in your alumni profile.
Shopify is the world’s leading cloud-based, multichannel, ecommerce platform, designed for entrepreneurs. Today, more than 500,000 merchants and 11,000 partners around the world trust Shopify to grow their business. Shopify for Startups (S4S) off...
Digital Ocean Hatch is a startup program designed to support startups as they launch and scale.
FI Alumni can apply for HubSpot's summer accelerator + 90% off HubSpot's Entire Growth Suite of Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service Software for Eligible Seed-Stage Startups (you must log in to get the application link)
4 Years from Now [4YFN] is one of the world's most influential startup events, and provides a platform for startups, investors, and corporations to make a global impact.
ChangeNOW is the largest positive-impact gathering in the world. 20,000 participants introduce over 1,000 actionable solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems and fuel the social and environmental revolution.

Logistics

WeWork is revolutionizing the way people and companies work. Get flexible workspaces, agile services, and leading technologies to move your business forward. More information how to redeem the offer from WeWork is available in your alumni profile
(1st Month Free or up to 15% for 1-Year) Upsuite is the easiest way to office for startups. Upsuite offers modern, well-appointed offices that are conveniently located for your startup, that meet your business’ budget, and on your terms. Upsuite...
SourceSelect is a 20 Year old Supply Chain and Logistics company that has partnered with The Founder Institute to provide a cost effective and seamless manufacturing and distribution Infrastructure to allow startup companies to get to market quickly.

Other Partners

Build a mindfulness and meditation practice to support your entrepreneur journey.
YouCanBook.me is a fast growing SaaS scheduling tool. It specializes in customer success, onboarding, sales and recruitment teams managing their customer appointments. To date they’ve processed over 25 million bookings and can boast some of the bi...
A virtual office for remote teams
Empower your team with career guidance and support to help them thrive in their role and careers. Through one-on-one virtual sessions with vetted industry Insiders, your employees will get career guidance that is personalized to their goals and ro...
One Month brings you the best online coding courses designed specifically for beginners. Learn python, html, javascript and other programing languages with our fun online videos, coding bootcamps, and mentors
Unlimited Downloads, users, and flexible licensing from over 12M high-quality stock images and 200K HD/4K video assets