Founder Institute’s Female Founder Fellowship program increased 30% female graduates globally.
By Jonathan Greechan (Partner, The Founder Institute)
Last year, we unveiled a new program – Female Founder Fellowship (FFF) – in an effort to grow the number of female technology founders by providing free course fees for our best female applicants.
At the time, 16% of our graduates were female, and our stated goal was to double that number and ultimately graduate 175 female-led companies a year.
The FFF program helped spur a 30% increase in female graduates globally in just a few months time.
By Andrea Lo (Founder, Piggybackr)
A year ago, I was working in a corporate consulting job crunching numbers and pushing papers, struggling to find a larger sense of purpose. Today, I am busier and happier than ever, founder of my own early stage startup with the help of the Founder Institute, a part-time startup incubator.
What I learned is that there are resources and people out there interested in helping you succeed, if you take the first step. And if you don’t know where to start, consider enrolling in a startup incubator. There are full-time, part-time, specialty, and…