Mentors

How does the Founder Institute select Mentors?
The Founder Institute selects Mentors with a broad range of industry experiences, including hardware, software, manufacturing, biotech, entertainment, digit...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:41 PM
How do founders get paired with mentors?
The pairing process is informal. Founders have the opportunity to ask questions of mentors before, during, and after each session both online and in-person....
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:41 PM
I would like to mentor for the Founder Institute. How can I apply?
If you are a CEO or Founder of a technology company, you can apply to mentor for a city. You can find our Mentor application here: fi.co/mentor Once yo...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:04 PM
How involved are the Mentors in the program?
Mentor involvement is dependent on what they are currently working on in their own lives. Many successful CEO Mentors are working 100+ hours a week to keep ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:03 PM
Who is the best Mentor?
We have over 6000 mentors, so this is a very hard question to answer. You can see your local mentors by going to http://fi.co/mentors. New mentors are added...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:05 PM
How structured is the feedback provided by Founder Institute Mentors?
A large majority of the scheduled sessions will follow a Mentored format. In Mentored Sessions, between two and four seasoned CEOs or founders of fast-g...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:06 PM
How often will I meet with Mentors? How much time do I get with Mentors?
Apart from Orientation, you will meet with mentors every week at the sessions for 3-4 hours.  There are often networking opportunities after the session...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:07 PM
Who are the Mentors in my program?
Please visit our Mentor page here for more information. Almost all the mentors are technology company founders, so our founders can learn from the peopl...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:07 PM
How are Mentors compensated?
Mentors are compensated by joining the Equity Collective, so they can share the upside of all the companies that made it to the Showcase & Network Initi...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:08 PM
Do Mentors invest in Founder Institute companies? Do they join as team members or advisors?
Your greatest mentor in the early stages of your company is the structure of our assignments, the pace of the program, the camaraderie of your peers, and th...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:08 PM