Core Program

What is a typical Feedback Session like?
See a sample Founder Institute Feedback Session here.
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:38 PM
Can I find a co-founder in the program?
Yes. Since participants have shared areas of interest and hail from a variety of backgrounds, it is common for founding teams to be established with differe...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:39 PM
Do founders need to quit their day job?
No. The Founder Institute has a mix of full-time and part-time founders in the program. Many businesses get started with part-time founders until the compan...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:40 PM
What is the Founder Institute’s graduation rate?
Graduating from the Founder Institute is challenging. First, only roughly 30% of applicants are admitted to the program. Then, less than 30% of accepted fou...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:40 PM
If I drop out of the program or get dropped after the refund deadline, can I return to the next program for free? Can I join a different location?
If a solo-founder drops out after the Refund Deadline (the third session of the program), they are able to apply any course fees paid towards the next Found...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:40 PM
What is an example deliverable during the program?
Please visit for an example session and assignment.
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:18 PM
Can I update my deliverable before a deadline?
Yes. You can edit the entry for each deliverable at after logging in.
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:18 PM
How much time do the weekly deliverables take to complete? What is the time commitment?
Deliverables will, on average, require about 20+ hours per week. The program emulates the average amount of time Founders spend lanching their businesses to...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:19 PM