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Founder Institute Investor Summit & Graduation - New York


Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Angels and partners at early-stage venture firms are invited to a special Investor Summit and Graduation of the Founder Institute on Thursday evening, March 25th, in New York.

The Founder Institute helps new entrepreneurs launch the next generation of technology companies, and we are excited to invite regional investors to learn more about the various businesses. In this Investor Summit and Graduation of the semester, the strongest Founders will present their companies for critical and honest feedback, and you will vote for the best one. The winning company will receive a $5,000 cash prize on the spot.

Enjoy a free dinner and listen to pitches from 6:00 PM until 8:30 PM, after which the investor portion of the evening will be over. You are welcome to stay for the festivities. At 8:30 PM, hear a talk by Adeo Ressi on entrepreneurship. From 9:00 until 9:30 PM, there will be a diploma ceremony for the companies that made it through the rigorous four month program.

Pitches & Graduation
06:00 PM Welcome, Socialize & Dinner
06:30 PM Investor Pitches
08:30 PM Talk by Adeo Ressi
09:00 PM Diploma Ceremony
09:30 PM Conclusion & Drinks


The Founder Institute is a four month apprenticeship that helps entrepreneurs build enduring and meaningful technology companies through mentorship, training and incentives. The company bulilding curriculum is carefully designed to ensure that graduating companies meet stringent diligence requirements and have reduced risk of failure.

Space is limited to 20 guests in total, so please reserve your seat today. Hope to see you there!




A wide range of angels and investors have attended previous events by the Founder Institute showcasing participating companies, including:

  • Allegis Capital
  • ARCH Venture Partners
  • Azure Capital Partners
  • Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Biltmore Ventures
  • BlueRun Ventures
  • Callaman Ventures
  • Canaan Partners
  • Charles River Ventures
  • Draper Fisher Jurvetson
  • Emergence Capital Partners
  • First Round
  • Founders Fund
  • Google Ventures
  • Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
  • JAFCO Ventures
  • Javeline Venture Partners
  • K9 Venutes
  • Leapfrog Ventures
  • Maples Investments
  • Mayfield Fund
  • NetService Ventures Group
  • Nueva Ventures
  • Omidyar Network
  • Opus Capital
  • Partech International
  • Rose Tech Ventures
  • RRE Ventures
  • Sierra Ventures
  • Softech Venture Capital
  • The Angels' Forum
  • Transmedia Capital
  • Voyager Capital
Have questions about Founder Institute Investor Summit & Graduation - New York? Contact UNUSED

When & Where

Digital Sandbox
55 Broad Street
New York

Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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