Final application deadlines for the The Founder Institute’s Spring 2010 Paris, Singapore / Asia Pacific, San Diego / Orange County, and Denver / Boulder semesters are approaching. The four-month entrepreneur training program is for both new and seasoned entrepreneurs, and focuses on harvesting people (rather than ideas). Through weekly sessions guided by renowned CEO mentors, the Founder Institute breeds disciplined founders ready to lead the next generation of high-tech companies. Sessions take place at night, so participants are not required to quit their day job or discontinue their studies. Anyone starting a technology company or thinking to become an entrepreneur is invited to apply:

The Institute is run by founders for founders, providing a framework for successful entrepreneurs to share their experiences and to help. We’ve already lined up an impressive group of mentors for the Spring semesters, including Nolan Bushnell (Founder of Atari), Michael Robertson (Former CEO of, Aaron Patzer (Founder and CEO of, Phil Libin (CEO of Evernote), and many more.

If you can benefit from training and mentorship, please apply. For more information, click here or watch this informational video featuring the Institute’s Founder, Adeo Ressi.

–The Wall Street Journal proclaims “Start-Up Incubators Reborn” – so apply now! There are 2 weeks left to apply to i/o Startup Accelerator, a new 4-month program to help you launch a product and build a company (deadline: February 15, 2010). Meanwhile, gWallet launches gWallet Ventures, an early-stage fund to invest in social gaming companies and accelerate innovation within the already growing social gaming ecosystem. Also, The Funded goes global while DEMO Spring would like to remind you that applications have been extended to February 5th, 2010. YCombinator announces Summer 2010 Funding application is open so apply by March 3, 2010!