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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
Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
Adeo Ressi is the founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, the world's largest startup-technology company accelerator. The In...
Associate Attorney, Shulman Rogers
Paul M. Schwinn is an associate in the Firm’s Business & Financial Services Department, counseling business clients on a variet...
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Phone2Action, Inc.
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Phone2Action, Inc.
Senior Business Development Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce
Facilitate introductions to procurement opportunities, cultivate strategic alignment for supply chain management and innovative...
Roger Yee - Investor/LP, Fortify Ventures , Fortify Ventures
Roger is a veteran of start-ups, having founded three companies that included investor-backed funding and successful exits thro...
Managing Director, Best Marketing, LLC
Elizabeth Sara has 25 years of experience in the local high tech community as an entrepreneur, business leader, angel investor ...
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