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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, Inara Ventures
As self-described “radical individualist,” Carter is currently the CEO and co-founder of MOX, which is an online 24/7 streaming...
Founder, MediaTech Ventures
Long time Silicon Valley technology and startup veteran, Paul O’Brien is affectionately known as SEO’Brien for his extensive pa...
Founding Partner, VETCON
My mission is to build world-changing organizations. My vision is to be a recognized leader and community builder who has d...
Associate, Sony Innovation Fund
Timo is an associate at Sony Innovation Fund, where he investigates potential partnership opportunities for the various busines...
Product Launch Strategist, Chain Reaction Accelerator
Gisele is a marketing executive with 25 years deep inside Silicon Valley helping technology startups start up, execute a launch...
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