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Leaders of the world's fastest growing companies have used our program to form and improve their business ideas, create an advisory board, recruit co-founders, improve their pitch, launch a product, raise capital, generate revenue, and more. The scale of our successful alumni is unprecedented.See our Graduates
Through a unique Liquidity Pool, the Founder Institute creates strong local communities where Graduates, Directors, and Mentors all receive equity in the companies formed. These strong local networks are also connected to a massive global ecosystem that spans six continents.Learn our Methodology
CEO & Founder
CEO, United Parcel Service Germany
I am a transatlanticist, having been born and raised in Chicago but resident in various European countries the past 35+ years. ...
Founder/Chief Scientist, BitTorrent
I'm Bram Cohen, mostly known for inventing BitTorrent and I now work as Chief Scientist at BitTorrent Inc. Previously I worked ...
Startup Business Development, Amazon Web Services
Omar identifies and develops strategic partnerships with emerging Incubators, Accelerators, Angel Investments and VC organizati...
Founder. CEO. Angel Investor, The Syndicate, AiHello
Matt Ward is the co-founder of AiHello, an intelligent ecommerce logistics and warehousing company focused on helping merchants...
Kamal Hassan has been an entrepreneurial CEO for the past 15 years, with In Your Pocket, Skymeter and most recently with IncMin...
Associate, Sony Innovation Fund
Timo is an associate at Sony Innovation Fund, where he investigates potential partnership opportunities for the various busines...