Partner event: Founder Institute

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A supporter of Women 2.0 Labs, the Founder Institute startup accelerator program is currently accepting applications in 7 cities for Fall 2010 programs: Washington D.C., New York, San Diego, Paris, Berlin, Brussels, and Houston. The application deadlines for all 7 cities are coming up soon, and they would love to have more female applicants. For more info and to apply, click here. The Founder Institute identifies high potential entrepreneurs, trains them through weekly company-building sessions with experienced CEO mentors, and gives them access to free and discounted services from over 50 service providers. There is also a unique teamwork structure where equity is shared between all of the company founders and mentors so they have incentive to work together in building great companies. The Founder Institute has graduated 149 technology companies to date and operates in 13 cities worldwide. Follow @founding on Twitter for updates and valuable startup lessons from their CEO mentors across the globe.