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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...
Henry is a serial seasoned entrepreneur; has exited a company and has launched a disruptive newco through Founder Institute
Partner, Co-Chair -- Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Group , McCarter & English, LLP
Joe Daniels represents startup to publicly-held technology, life science and consumer companies, venture capital and private eq...
Co-founder, Hire Mad Skills
Liza is the CTO and CoFounder of MadSkills, connecting military spouses with companies with distributed teams. Liza is an Entr...
President, Capitol Advisors on Technology, Former NASA Director
Mr. Taylor brings an exceptional combination of hands on experience in institutional management, technology development and com...
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...