Founder Institute To Launch Program In San Diego

StartupBeat Team
By StartupBeat Team September 24, 2021

The world’s largest pre-seed accelerator Founder Institute has announced it is launching its virtual San Diego program, providing aspiring founders with an opportunity to further their startups.

The virtual program, which will start on September 28, is led by Mike Sherbakov, CEO of the Greatness Collective, and Ben Cote, and features many of the region’s top startup investors, founders, and executives as mentors.

Founders accepted will receive constant feedback and regular office hours with several dozen mentors and investors, and will receive help to design a proven, structured process to get traction, customers and funding.

The program will also provides a platform to get fast-tracked to a suite of post-programs, including Funding Lab, ensuring continued expert support for the alumni for years to come.

Based in Silicon Valley, the Founder Institute is on a mission to empower communities of motivated and talented people to address today’s most pressing challenges.

Many of the world’s fastest-growing startups have used the Founder Institute to transition from employee to entrepreneur, test their startup ideas, build a team, get their first customers, and to raise funding.

As part of its efforts to support entrepreneurship, the San Diego Chapter is holding a series of free online startup events, available to founders who are interested in developing their individual and team skills and finding more efficient ways to turn their ideas into successful enterprises.

Featured photo of Mike Sherbakov