The Founder Institute is the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program. Originating from and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, the program has provided a strong base for several startups all across the globe. In 2015 and 2016 alone, Founder Institute Graduates raised over $225 million from investors, and 10 Graduate companies were acquired. It’s estimated that companies from the Founder’s Institute employ over 20,000 people and have raised over $550M. This fall, The Founder Institute has launched in Accra.
Just like a school, the program runs in semesters, and registration for the inaugural semester is already in progress. It ends on September 10, 2017, and classes commence on September 26, 2017 at the KPMG’s Marlin House headquarters in Accra!
Be sure you apply online at www.fi.co/join. For folks who apply before August 20, 2017, here’s what you enjoy.
- You will be invited to take the Predictive Admissions Assessment for free ($0 USD value)
- You will be eligible for the Early Course Fee (the early price of $400 USD increases to $550 USD after the Early Deadline)
- You will be eligible for several Founder Institute Fellowships, which provide the best applicants with a full refund to participate in the program for free.
Within the program, there’s the Girls in Tech Fellowship which is awarded to the most extraordinary technical female applicant for each semester. This gives her the opportunity to participate in the Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as a female with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.
The recipient will be awarded and notified within 5 days after the Early Admissions Deadline, and she will receive a full refund on their Course Fee within 1 week of the program start date. All applicants will be notified via email when the Fellowships are awarded.