The Machine

The Machine is someone who gets things done on time, every time. Equipped with a strong sense of duty and an aptitude for problem solving, this type of person can transform a simple proof of concept into a marketable product in even the tightest schedules.

Entrepreneurial Traits

Moderate Openness

A generally creative person, The Machine is often looking for new ideas to optimize their work.

High Conscientiousness

The Machine is always prepared, dutiful, and never lacks self-discipline.

High Fluid Intelligence

Machines have a knack for solving problems and overcoming unexpected challenges.

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 20,000 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 .

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