The Founder Institute is looking for startup advisors and leaders near you. Learn more

The Innovator

The Innovator is always on the lookout for new and unconventional business ideas that disrupt existing markets. Armed with an adventurous attitude and a forward-thinking nature, The Innovator is all about exploring new and emerging technology, and conceiving new products before anyone else does.

Entrepreneurial Traits

High Openness

The Innovator is a creative and inventive individual with a flair for the cutting-edge.

High Agreeableness

Considerate, kind, and generous, Innovators are always interested in the needs of others.

Moderate Emotional Stability

Innovators can handle themselves in most tough situations, rarely letting adversity get to them.

About the Predictive Admissions Assessment

The Founder Institute , the world’s most challenging step-by-step program to start an impactful and enduring company, has a vision to launch enduring technology companies that create over one million startup jobs worldwide. In order to reach this scale, for the last 10 years we have worked with leading social scientists to develop an objective test that predicts the likelihood that someone can become a successful tech entrepreneur - regardless of their idea, locale, or demographic. Our research has been featured in The New York Times , CNN , Forbes , and more. To date, over 50,000 people have applied, and the Founder Institute has graduated over 4,000 technology companies across 6 continents. Through evaluation of performance both in the program and in the real world, along with frequent calibration, the assessment has proven to be over 85% accurate in predicting entrepreneurial success. Learn about Entrepreneur DNA here .

Think You Have Entrepreneur DNA?

Apply to the Program