Program Cost & Payment

Why is there an application fee? What does it 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, ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:48 PM
What does the Program Fee cover?
The Program Fee covers the cost of operating the sessions and administering the program (including things like location fees, audio visual, food for session...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:48 PM
How can I pay my program fees?
The Founder Institute accepts payments through Paypal, credit, debit cards, Stripe*, and eBanx. Payments cannot be made in person. *Available in select ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:49 PM
Can I pay the program fee in installments?
We offer a payment plan of 3 equal installments of the regular course fee + 5% service fee, with payments due monthly.  Installments are payable via Stripe ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:51 PM
What is the Program Fee Refund Policy?
You can receive a FULL refund of your Program Fee in your first Founder Institute cohort if you drop out before the start-time of the third program session ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:51 PM
What happens if I drop out after the third session?
After the “Research and Customer Development” session, if you cannot finish the program for personal reasons or get dropped by the Founder Institute, you ca...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:51 PM
Can I receive financial assistance with travel, food, room & board, and accommodations?
We do not reimburse travel or living expenses. Any living or travel expenses are the sole responsibility of the founder.  If this precludes you from par...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:52 PM
When is the drop-out deadline and how soon will my money be refunded?
The drop-out deadline to receive a full refund is before the Customer Development session of the program. This allows you to attend the Orientation and Visi...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:53 PM
When is the deadline for paying and enrolling in the program?
In order to guarantee a spot in the program, we encourage Founders to complete their enrollment promptly. Typically we close enrollment approximately 2 days...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:53 PM
Can I get the application fee for the Entrepreneurial DNA Assessment refunded?
Once the Entrepreneurial DNA Assessment is administered, there are costs involved in processing the results. Therefore we are unable to provide a refund for...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 5:53 PM