Founder Institute Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 10


  • Investments
  • 795

  • Portfolio
  • 389

  • Exits
  • 364


Founder Institute General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2009, Founder Institute is an accelerator based in Palo Alto, California. The firm prefers to invest in companies operating in hardware, food, e-commerce, brick-and-mortar, b2b, b2c, mobile, technology, media, telecommunications, and technology sectors.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Office
  • 3337 El Camino Real
  • Suite 60417
  • Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • United States

Founder Institute Investments (795)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
STEMperts 30-May-2024 Accelerator/Incubator Educational Software Generating Revenue
Truckers Finder 30-May-2024 000000000000 Database Software Generating Revenue
Gym Rat 08-May-2024 000000000000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Quickgredients 08-May-2024 000000000000 Social Content Generating Revenue
Sekco 08-May-2024 000000000000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue
Sqrz 01-Mar-2024 000000000000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
Trevor Labs 14-Feb-2024 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
LaborHack 11-Jan-2024 000000000000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue
MyTM 01-Jan-2024 Accelerator/Incubator Financial Software Generating Revenue
BeTuned 15-Nov-2023 Accelerator/Incubator Clinics/Outpatient Services Startup
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Founder Institute Exits (364)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Digital Marketing Connect 02-Jun-2024 Out of Business
Zunify 22-May-2024 000000000000000000
Birdhouce 19-May-2024 000 00 00000000
Fllip 12-May-2024 000 00 00000000
Cidekick 06-May-2024 000 00 00000000
Intu Skin 06-May-2024 000 00 00000000
Accelerate3D 09-Apr-2024 000 00 00000000
HandyMama 04-Apr-2024 000 00 00000000
Lessontrek 20-Mar-2024 Out of Business
Alfred (Logistics) 01-Mar-2024 Out of Business
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Founder Institute Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Founder Institute Management, Team & Partners (39)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jonathan Greechan Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Palo Alto, CA
Sunil Sharma Managing Director, Toronto & Waterloo 0 0 Palo Alto, CA
Álvaro Cabrera Director 0 Palo Alto, CA
Oriol Bes Director, Bercelona 0 Palo Alto, CA
Luis Branda Director, Cordoba Chapter 0 Palo Alto, CA
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Founder Institute Co-Investors (35)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Gianluca Guerra 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Alchemist Accelerator 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bonaventure Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Cleantech Open 0 Series chart Industry bar
KAUST Innovation Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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Founder Institute FAQs

  • What is Founder Institute?

    Founded in 2009, Founder Institute is an accelerator based in Palo Alto, California.

  • When was Founder Institute founded?

    Founder Institute was founded in 2009.

  • Who is the founder of Founder Institute?

    Jonathan Greechan, Adeo Ressi, Amaury Lesplingart, Chip Allen, and Uri Elhav are the founders of Founder Institute.

  • Who is the CEO of Founder Institute?

    Jonathan Greechan is the CEO of Founder Institute.

  • Where is Founder Institute headquartered?

    Founder Institute is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

  • How many investments has Founder Institute made?

    Founder Institute has made 795 investments.

  • What has Founder Institute invested in?

    Founder Institute has made numerous investments in companies like STEMperts, Truckers Finder, and Gym Rat within the Educational Software, Database Software, and Information Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has Founder Institute invested in recently?

    Founder Institute's latest investment was on 30-May-2024 in STEMperts, a company within the Educational Software industry.

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