The Founder Institute is the world's most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. To date, FI has helped launch over 6,800 companies across 200+ cities and six continents.
We BELIEVE that
- Great companies start with great people.
- Great companies can be built anywhere.
- Great companies are not built alone.
- Anyone can change the world through entrepreneurship.
- Focus is one of a founder's greatest challenges.
- Startups are much harder than you think.
We help pre-seed entrepreneurs and teams build get to traction and funding by establishing a critical support network of local startup experts that are invested in their success, and by providing a structured and challenging business-building process that has helped our alumni raise over $1.75BN. Leaders of the world’s fastest-growing startups have used the Founder Institute to raise funding, building a co-founding team, get into seed-accelerators, generate traction, recruit a team, build a product, transition from employee to entrepreneur, and more.