General

What does the Application Fee for the program cover?
The application fee covers the cost of processing the Admissions Assessment, which is handled by a third-party testing provider. The fee is non-refundable.v...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:17 PM
What does the course fee for the program cover?
The course fee covers the cost of operating the sessions and administering the program (including things like location fees, audio visual, food, etc). The c...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:18 PM
Are payment plans available?
We offer a payment plan of three equal installments of the regular course fee, in addition to a 5% service fee, with payments due monthly. Installments are ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:20 PM
What is the course fee refund policy?
You can receive a full refund of your course fee in your first Founder Institute program if you drop out before the start-time of the third program session ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:21 PM
What happens if I drop out after the third session?
After the Customer Development session, if you cannot finish the program for personal reasons or get dropped by the Founder Institute, you can use your alre...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:21 PM
If I am already accepted, what is the deadline for enrolling in the Founder Institute?
In order to guarantee a spot in the program, we encourage founders to complete their enrollment promptly. Typically we close enrollment approximately 7 days...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:22 PM
How do we pay as a team?
To pay as a team, email our support at admissions@fi.co for a link to the co-founder price.
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:23 PM
How do I start a Founder Institute program in my city?
The Founder Institute is always interested in speaking to qualified startup experts and local ecosystem leaders to start a local chapter. For more informati...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:24 PM
What is the difference between the "Launch Track" and "Growth Track" ?
Because founders and teams come into the program at different stages of the pre-seed stage, the Founder Institute program bifurcates between a "Launch ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:31 PM
How many founders will be in the program?
Between 20 and 50 founders typically enroll in a given cohort. A number of factors encourage limiting the group size, such as the capacity of reserved meeti...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:32 PM