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  • Founder Institute Kicks Off Global Female Founder Fellowship Program

    Founder Institute Kicks Off Global Female Founder Fellowship Program

    To counteract the egregiously uneven ratio of female startup founders to male (11% to 89% at last count) the Founder Institute, a co-op accelerator and entrepreneur training program, is announcing today that it will be offering a Female Founder Fellowship to worthy applicants. All ten of the current Founder Institute cities currently accepting applications will be awarding the most… Read More

  • Founder Institute on a Roll– Amsterdam Is Now Open Too

    Founder Institute on a Roll– Amsterdam Is Now Open Too

    Adeo Ressi of the Founder Institute was blown away by the comments and response he got from our post last week reporting the incubator’s new offices in South America and intention to keep expanding globally. Readers were invited to make the case for their city in the comments and more than 40 locations caught his attention. The post even wound up expediting the opening of a new… Read More

  • Founder Institute Expands to South America, Should Your Country Be Next?

    Founder Institute Expands to South America, Should Your Country Be Next?

    Adeo Ressi’s incubator the Founder Institute is expanding to its fourth continent, South America, with new local chapters opening in Bogata, Colombia in April and Santiago, Chile in September. Closer to home, the Founder Institute is also opening a new chapter in San Francisco, due to increasing Bay Area demand. This will allow the incubator to run four semesters a year in Silicon… Read More

  • The Founder Conference makes its first European stop in Paris

    The Founder Conference makes its first European stop in Paris

    Earlier this week was the first European edition of the Founder Conference, the conference put on by Adeo Ressi‘s Founder Institute. And just as the Founder Institute made its European debut in Paris, so did the Founder Conference. According to Alain Baritault, one of the organizers of the Paris Founder Institute, the organizers selected one of the hardest cities in Europe for the launch… Read More

  • Want To Know How You Rank As An Entrepreneur? Take The Founder Institute Test

    Want To Know How You Rank As An Entrepreneur? Take The Founder Institute Test

    It was just over a year ago that Adeo Ressi launched the Founder Institute, a very early stage startup incubator. Since then they’ve expanded the program well beyond Silicon Valley. Affiliated programs are now available in 11 cities around the world – with Houston opening up now. The Houston semester will be run locally by the Managing Partners of Enterprise Builders. Applications… Read More

  • The Founder Institute Launches In Boston, Now Incubating Startups In 10 Cities

    The Founder Institute Launches In Boston, Now Incubating Startups In 10 Cities

    On the heels of announcing the graduation of 25 companies from Adeo Ressi’s Founder Institute East Coast outposts, the startup incubator is launching in another East Coast hub: Boston. Announced in March 2009, the Founder Institute offers entrepreneurs and very early stage startups an environment designed to help foster their growth and education. The program, which is now active in… Read More

  • The Founder Institute's East Coast Outposts Graduate 25 Startups

    The Founder Institute's East Coast Outposts Graduate 25 Startups

    The inaugural East Coast semesters of Adeo Ressi’s startup incubator Founder Institute have graduated 25 new companies from the New York and Washington DC classes. Announced in March 2009, the Founder Institute offers entrepreneurs and very early stage startups an environment designed to help foster their growth and education. The program, which is now active in nine cities worldwide… Read More

  • Founder Institute adds 5 more mentors, extends deadline for Paris program

    Founder Institute adds 5 more mentors, extends deadline for Paris program

    The Founder Institute has just added 5 additional mentors and extended the deadline for their Paris program, which we covered in a previous post. While the Founder Institute claims to reduce costs associated with starting a company by up to 80%, the main incentive for applying to the program is being referred to the mentor list and the related networking opportunities. Thus, the additional… Read More

  • Founder Institute's San Diego Outpost Graduates 12 Startups

    Founder Institute's San Diego Outpost Graduates 12 Startups

    Adeo Ressi’s Founder Institute San Diego outpost has graduated 12 startups in its inaugural program. Announced in March 2009, the Founder Institute offers entrepreneurs and very early stage startups an environment designed to help foster their growth and education. The program, which is now active in nine cities worldwide, holds two four-month long sessions annually in each location… Read More

  • Founder Institute Now International, Launches In Singapore, Paris, LA, And Denver

    Founder Institute Now International, Launches In Singapore, Paris, LA, And Denver

    Adeo Ressi’s Founder Institute is going international. This Spring, the startup mentorship program will be expanding to Singapore, Paris, Los Angeles, and Denver, meaning that the Founder Institute is now active in nine cities worldwide. Interested entrepreneurs can apply starting tonight, with an early application deadline of February 15 2010 and a final deadline of February 28. … Read More