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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
David Isaacs currently works with Jerusalem Venture Partners as President of two portfolio companies: Qlipso Inc, which include...
Shaahin Cheyene is the President of Accelerated Intelligence Inc. Born in Iran, Shaahin Cheyene is an award winning entreprene...
Managing Partner, CoVenture
Specialties:Information technology, enterprise software, technology-enabled services, financial technology
CEO, Skip Hop
Michael Diamant is CEO of Skip Hop, a leading baby products company founded along with his wife Ellen in 2003. As new parents...
Founder and President, Work Market
Jeff Wald is the Founder and President of Work Market a labor resource platform backed by Spark Capital and Union Square Ventur...
Director of Operations, NY Tech Alliance
Andy is the Director of Operations for NY Tech Alliance, a non-profit organization that runs the largest Meetup group in the wo...