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The Founder Institute

The Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator.

In the program, early-stage entrepreneurs and teams build their business alongside a critical support network of startup experts that share equity in their success, and through a structured and challenging business-building process that has helped alumni raise over $1B.

Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 200 cities and 90 countries, the Founder Institute’s mission is to Globalize Silicon Valley and empower talented and motivated entrepreneurs to build companies that will create one million new jobs.

The Founder Institute Food Ecosystems Accelerator is a global virtual acceleration program for early-stage entrepreneurs and teams in any part of the food ecosystem. Supported by 200+ specialist mentors around the world, a global network of food industry corporations, investors, and universities, it supports aspiring food and agri-founders to make their startups become success stories.