Look Beyond Startup Scouting

Leverage an investment-focused approach to find startups that match your innovation goals, and then integrate them into your company in a structured manner.
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Corporate Innovation is Failing

Traditional Innovation Labs and Corporate Accelerators have excelled at ‘innovation theater’, but mostly failed to deliver the outcomes promised to corporations and startups alike.

Poor Targeting

Many initiatives fail immediately at the earliest stages, because the startups simply don’t match the financial ambitions and growth timeline of the corporation.

Mismatched Structure

Corporate accelerators use proven methods for startup building, but these structures are mismatched to the cultures, dev cycles, and budgeting processes of large corporations.

Little to No Integration

Onboarding a startup into the complexities of a large corporation is ripe with challenges, yet few innovation initiatives devote any focus to this critical part of the process.

Investment-Building: Corporate Innovation Done Right

Through a comprehensive four-step process, we not only find startups specifically matched to your company's growth goals, we also provide structure to seamlessly integrate them and quickly grow your core business.


Don’t settle for thematic targeting. We’ll help you micro-target by using a combination of quantitative and qualitative research to ensure you are looking for the exact startups needed to reach your innovation and growth goals.

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Get matched to the right startups through our 1M+ entrepreneur databases and a network of domain experts, ecosystem leaders, and fund managers across six continents. We don’t scout, we match.

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Simplify the ‘buy, build, or partner’ decision by quickly engaging with matched startups in a structured manner. Track data, source evaluations from experts, and engage in POCs right away - no “accelerator” needed.

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Through an “Open Investment” approach that fits into your innovation accounting, our team has developed methodologies that have onboarded startups into some of the world’s largest corporations. We can help you, too.

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10x Growth is a leading innovation partner for large CPG corporations looking to incorporate new waves of growth into their core strategy, and the Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute is world's largest network of startup accelerators, founders, and investors.
Together we blend deep expertise from the corporate and startup realms to help you accelerate new product development and strengthen your core business.
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Whether you want to test new assumptions or are looking to acquire new technologies, we can help future proof your core assets.

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About the Founder Institute

The Founder Institute is the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator. Since 2009, we have helped tens of thousands of employees and new/ idea-stage entrepreneurs validate, test, and launch startups worth an estimated $30BN. Our mission is to activate and empower talented and motivated entrepreneurs to build meaningful technology businesses worldwide

200+ cities
35,000+ Mentors & Advisors
$1.75BN+ in Portfolio Funding

The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 7,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.

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