Warrant and Equity Collective

What is the Equity Collective?
Each alumni company contributes 4% of its equity into a collective, which is shared between each cohort's alumni, mentors, local leaders, and the Found...
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:36 PM
How does FI’s equity allocation work?
Graduating founders allocate 4% of your company to the Founder Institute through the form of a Warrant or Option, and the Founder Institute then contractual...
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:37 PM
How does the Equity Collective allocation work for co-founders or Teams?
Each Founder that contributes a company to the Equity Collective receives an equal share of the 25% allocated to founders. If there are 10 founders in the c...
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:38 PM
What are the potential returns?
Even in small acquisitions of $5 MM or less, the financial return from the Equity Collective far exceeds the average course fee by multiple times. Below are...
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:47 PM
How do I join the Equity Collective?
You will be asked to join approximately two-thirds of the way through the program, allowing you to fully understand the value the Founder Institute Network ...
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:47 PM
How does the Equity Collective generate returns?
When a founder in the Equity Collective achieves a liquidity event by selling their business or by going public, the Founder Institute distributes the proce...
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:48 PM
Do I have to join the Equity Collective to graduate?
Yes, it is a requirement for graduation.
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:48 PM
How long does the Equity Collective last? Does the warrant expire?
The warrants and the collective expire after 15 years from the issue date. The Founder Institute set a realistic timeframe for companies in the collective t...
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:48 PM
Does the Founder Institute have voting power in my company as a result of joining the Equity Collective?
The Founder Institute does not have any voting rights in our alumni companies, and we do not hold any board seats either.
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:49 PM
Why is the Equity Collective 4%?
The Founder Institute analyzed multiple equity programs, and choose 4% as the smallest amount of equity to contribute that can still return reasonable value...
Tue, May 25, 2021 at 2:49 PM