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The Founder Institute is the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program. Through a challenging curriculum and strong post-program support, we provide aspiring entrepreneurs with structure, mentorship, and a network to start an enduring company. Learn MoreApply to the Program
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
Human Resources Leadership, Independent HR Consultant
Experienced HR Professional with demonstrated success creating and scaling HR infrastructure and strategies for startup to mid-...
Founding Partner, Unshackled
Nitin is the Founding Partner of Unshackled, the only venture fund that invests in and supports startups with immigrant founder...
Startup Business Development, Amazon Web Services
Omar identifies and develops strategic partnerships with emerging Incubators, Accelerators, Angel Investments and VC organizati...
Managing Director, Crowded Ocean
Carol Broadbent is a corporate marketing leader with a blend of leadership and hands-on experience with global tech giants and ...
VP of Marketing and Business Development, OpsMx
Passionate about creating and evangelizing winning products with expertise in all aspects of business – product management, mar...
Chairman & Co-founder, Udemy
Eren Bali is the CEO & Co-founder of Udemy, a startup that aims to democratize education by allowing anybody to teach and learn...