We want to make the process of launching a technology company better. Our goal is to help you launch meaningful and enduring technology companies.
It’s a four month program with 15 sessions. There is one session each week in the evening. It takes 20 hours per week.
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JAN KENNEDY• Co-Director of FI in Munich• Managing Director Meltwater Group• 200 to 1,000 people• 0 to $140M• Zero Funding• Silicon Valley, Austria, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Munich
STRUCTURE• Intros – Sponsors• Intro to The Founder Institute• Steffen Matz CEO/Founder Social Media Interactive• Jan Küster – Pitching Bootcamp Intro• Open Floor• 1 on 1 speed pitching• Drinks / Networking
The GoalThe Founder Institute has created a training andmentoring program, to help entrepreneurslaunching a new startup, create meaningful andenduring technology companies with shared equitythat encourages peer support.
The Processmonths15Sessions1Evening20Hoursper week per week
The Resultspercent survival rate75%+Strong42%+Funded
The FeesFee Amount DescriptionApplication EUR 50 For Admissions Test ProcessingCourse EUR 850 For Mentor Travel, Catering, Supplies, Etc.Bonus Pool 3.5% Optional upon GraduationTuition $4,500 Conditional on External Financing
The PositioningIdea-Stage IncubatorFounder InstituteFunding ProgramsTechStarsAngel InvestorsAngelListEntrepreneurial EventsStartup Weekend
5. partner discountsFree Services>75 Partners$20K to $2.5Kapply now: http://FI.co/join
Typical Founder• 34 years old• 60% have had a technical focus and 40% have had a productfocus• Has had professional experience• Has high fluid intelligence• Has high openness• Has moderate agreeableness• Remains employed whilst visiting FI• Wants to develop an idea or their recently launched startup toget more direction & support
Additional Benefits• Keep your day job• Build your dream company• Get expert feedback from top CEOs• Join the largest global startup network
1. OVERVIEW: What does your company do, and what need isyour product or service serving?2. MARKET: What market are you in and what are some factsabout the size?3. COMPETITION: What do you have that makes you unique ascompared to your competition?4. STATUS: Where are you in your growth plans and how doyou make money?5. THE ASK: What do you need, and, if you need money, whatbusiness milestones do you plan to achieve?
1. Find a Partner1. 60 Second Pitch• What does the business do?• What market is the business in?• What is the secret sauce?2. 60 Second Feedback• Did you understand it?• Was it compelling?• How to improve it?3. Switch Sides2. Find a New Partner
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