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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
Victor Chapela - Founder & CEO, Suggestic (Silicon Valley FI), Suggestic
Victor Chapela is Founder & CEO of Suggestic, a Palo Alto, CA based company that creates a symbiosis between collective intelli...
Ken is a FinTech and Mobile Payments pioneer, who holds the distinction of being the first person to send $1 around the world b...
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 ...
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...
Partner, Cross Coin Ventures
Steve Bennet is founder and managing director of Bodega Partners and is an active participant in the Silicon Valley entrepreneu...
Co-Founder, Eye-Fi & Forq
Co-founded Eyefi & Forq: Eyefi has seen it's sales grow to 48 countries, while generating tens of millions of dollars of rev...
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