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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
Managing Partner, Reservoir Venture Partners
Curtis Crocker, Managing Partner at Reservoir Venture Partners. General Partner, Alpha Capital Partners; General Partner, North...
Co-Founder, Loud Capital
Darshan is an investor and experienced entrepreneur with several successful ventures under his belt within the Healthcare indus...
Matt Veryser, Director - Venture Acceleration, Rev1 Ventures. Marketing Manager, Definity Partners; Principal Member, Raider Gr...
Brian Penick, CBDO, Soundstr. CEO/Founder, Musicians' Desk Reference; CEO/Founder, The Counter Rhythm Group; Mentor, Founder In...
Director at NCT Ventures. YEx Advisory Board Member, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center; Board Member, Heureka Software; Board Obse...
Mike Lanese, CEO/Co-founder, OnSeen Marketing, Inc. An entrepreneur with a diverse management background.Specialties: Tech Star...