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Founder Institute

Founder Institute

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

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

Founder Institute Investments (430)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Sustainable Energy & Agriculture Technology 01-Jan-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Other Energy Startup
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0000000000 0000000 30-Apr-2018 000000000000 Other Software Startup 0000 00000
0000000 20-Apr-2018 000000000000 Computers, Parts and Peripherals Startup
000000!0000000 16-Apr-2018 000000000000 Social/Platform Software Startup
0000000000 16-Apr-2018 000000000000 Communication Software Generating Revenue
00000000 (00) 01-Jan-2018 000000000000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue
0000000 24-Aug-2017 000000000000 Other Commercial Products Startup
Invoira 27-Jul-2017 Accelerator/Incubator Financial Software Generating Revenue
Bluezup 01-Apr-2017 Accelerator/Incubator Information Services (B2C) Startup
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Founder Institute Exits (149)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
SimpleReach 29-Mar-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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0000000 01-Dec-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000000 01-Nov-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000000 24-Oct-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
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000000000 01-Sep-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000000 0000000 01-Sep-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
Genii (English Vocabulary) 01-Sep-2018 Out of Business Completed
DESIGNATION Labs 28-Aug-2018 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Founder Institute Team (26)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Adeo Ressi Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer 0 Palo Alto, CA
Henri Duong Co-Managing Director & Mentor Palo Alto, CA
Kevin Siskar Managing Director 0 Palo Alto, CA
Caroline Rute Co-Director Palo Alto, CA
Igor Antarov Local Director Palo Alto, CA

13 Former Team Members

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Founder Institute Co-Investors (23)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Center for Advancing Innovation 2
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 0
LexisNexis Group 0
Orange 0 0
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