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Leaders of the world's fastest growing companies have used our program to form and improve their business ideas, create an advisory board, recruit co-founders, improve their pitch, launch a product, raise capital, generate revenue, and more. The scale of our successful alumni is unprecedented.See our Graduates
Through a unique Liquidity Pool, the Founder Institute creates strong local communities where Graduates, Directors, and Mentors all receive equity in the companies formed. These strong local networks are also connected to a massive global ecosystem that spans six continents.Learn our Methodology
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Partner, Co-Chair -- Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Group , McCarter & English, LLP
Joe Daniels represents startup to publicly-held technology, life science and consumer companies, venture capital and private eq...
Advisor, ABJJ Consulting
Accidental entrepreneur and passionate builder of things (companies, teams, products, markets). 30+ years of executive lea...
Founder and CEO, BetterMynd
Cody Semrau is the Founder and CEO of BetterMynd, a mental health and technology company that provides counseling and therapy r...
Founder & CEO, Uppidy.com
Joshua Konowe is the CEO & Co-Founder of Uppidy.com. Uppidy let's everyone search, store and publish their text/sms messages f...
Managing Partner, Harrell Capital Partners LLC
Harrell knows a thing or two about making things happen. The Chevy Chase, Md., resident has more than 30 years of experience in...
Sean Makulowich is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Makulowich Ventures dba IdeaFire™ Consulting. IdeaFire™ is a bout...
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