Austin Founder Institute Deadline: April 8
Great news for procrastinators! There’s still time to apply for the next Founder Institute startup launch program in Austin. But not much — the final deadline is this Sunday, April 8, at 11:59PM PT.
The Founder Institute provides an intensive step-by-step curriculum to help successful applicants build impactful companies, with help from some of the area’s top startup founders in locations around the world. The Austin Spring 2018 semester takes place from April 17 to July 18, with sessions one night per week.
The Founder Institute is designed to help entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs across a variety of stages.
If you currently have a job, the Founder Institute can help you validate your startup ideas, find co-founders and team members and begin building your business before you take the risk of quitting your job. Click here to read the experience of Jilliene Helman — an FI Graduate and Founder of Realty Mogul, one of the fastest growing real estate software companies in the U.S.
If you are at the idea or pre-idea stage, the Founder Institute can provide you with a structured process to improve your ideas, launch your company and begin building your product with the help of expert mentors. Click here to read the experience of Daan Weddenpohl — an FI Graduate and Founder of Peerby, a popular peer-to-peer lending app in Europe.
If you are already building a company or have previous experience building a company, you can leverage the Founder Institute’s mentor and partner network to refine your offering, recruit advisors, prepare for seed funding and launch a global company. Click here to read the experience of Do Tuan Anh — an FI Graduate and Founder of Appota, a leading content distribution platform in Southeast Asia.
This is not an ideal opportunity if you already have seed funding or significant revenue.
Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.