The Founder Institute is the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program. We are based in Silicon Valley but have chapters in over 150 cities and 60 countries worldwide.

Through a challenging and rigorous curriculum, we provide early-stage and aspiring entrepreneurs with the structure, training, mentor support, and global network needed to start an enduring company.

Graduates of the Founder Institute include Udemy ($173M+ funding), iCarsClub ($120M+ funding), RealtyMogul ($45M+ funding), and countless others. In total over 15 graduate companies have been acquired, and operating graduates employ over 15,000 people and have raised over $600M.

Our program is designed to help entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs across a variety of stages. For example:

1. If you currently still are FT employed, FI can help you validate your startup ideas, find co-founders and team members, and begin building your business before you take the risk of quitting your job.
2. If ...
The Founder Institute is the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program. We are based in Silicon Valley but have chapters in over 150 cities and 60 countries worldwide.

Through a challenging and rigorous curriculum, we provide early-stage and aspiring entrepreneurs with the structure, training, mentor support, and global network needed to start an enduring company.

Graduates of the Founder Institute include Udemy ($173M+ funding), iCarsClub ($120M+ funding), RealtyMogul ($45M+ funding), and countless others. In total over 15 graduate companies have been acquired, and operating graduates employ over 15,000 people and have raised over $600M.

Our program is designed to help entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs across a variety of stages. For example:

1. If you currently still are FT employed, FI can help you validate your startup ideas, find co-founders and team members, and begin building your business before you take the risk of quitting your job.
2. If you are at the idea or pre-idea stage, FI can provide you with a structured process to improve your ideas, launch your company, and begin building your product with the help of expert mentors.
3. If you are already building a company or have previous experience building a company, you can leverage the Founder Institute’s mentor and partner network to refine your offering, recruit advisors, prepare for seed funding, and launch a global company.

Learn more about the Founder Institute at fi.co/about.
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Adeo Ressi
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Jonathan Greechan
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Jonathan Greechan Co-Founder the Founder Institute. Executive Producer of the Founder Showcase.
Jonathan Greechan
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Jonathan Greechan Co-Founder the Founder Institute. Executive Producer of the Founder Showcase.
Ryan Micheletti
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Ryan Micheletti Founder Institute Global Operations Director