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Founders Institute



For aspiring and idea-stage entrepreneurs up to the challenge, the Founder Institute provides a comprehensive step-by-step program to launch a startup

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Programs & Services

The Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, with chapters across 185+ cities and Alumni that have built companies exceeding $20B in estimated value. They help you get traction and funding with a support network of startup experts that are invested in your success, and through a structured business-building process.

Founders Institute offers a 14-week program which includes a series of challenging growth sprints, in addition to weekly feedback sessions where you will receive ongoing updates on your progress from experienced Mentors and Investors.

Companies must apply to the program, pay a program fee, and agree to provide equity to Founders Institute from future growth. 

Prerequisites or Exclusions

Application required for some services. Some programming offered to the general public.

Getting Connected

Follow them on social media or visit their website for updated information on upcoming events and application windows for cohorts. 

Primary Contact

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Justin Williams

Additional Information

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