Founder Institute

Founder Institute Overview

Investor Type Accelerator/​Incubator
Status Active
Professionals 7
Investments 494
Portfolio 288
Exits 201

Founder Institute General Information


Founded in 2009, Founder Institute is an entrepreneur training and startup launch program based in Palo Alto, California. The firm helps aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • 3337 El Camino Real
  • Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • United States

Founder Institute Investments (494)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Pelotea 18-Feb-2020 Accelerator/Incubator Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
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00000 27-Dec-2019 000000000000 Energy Storage Generating Revenue
0000000 14-Dec-2019 000000000000 Accessories Generating Revenue
00000000 23-Nov-2019 000000000000 Educational Software Startup
00è0 0000000 21-Nov-2019 000000000000 Personal Products Generating Revenue
000000 (0000000) 06-Nov-2019 000000000000 Logistics Generating Revenue
0000000 09-Oct-2019 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
Autobound 19-Sep-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Linxe 22-May-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Financial Software Generating Revenue
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Founder Institute Exits (201)

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Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Coachilla 07-Apr-2020 Out of Business
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00000 29-Oct-2019 0000000000
00000000 01-Sep-2019 000 00 00000000
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Feetz 22-Aug-2019 Out of Business
FaveChic 01-Aug-2019 Out of Business

Founder Institute Team (28)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Adeo Ressi Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer 0 Palo Alto, CA
Kevin Siskar Managing Director 0 Palo Alto, CA
Caroline Rute Co-Director Palo Alto, CA
Dmitry Gordienko Executive Palo Alto, CA
Gabe Zichermann Executive - Lecturer, Host, Mentor 0 Palo Alto, CA

18 Former Team Members