[Press Release] Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute Launches Pre-Seed Startup Accelerator in Indonesia

Online program aims to help build promising technology companies across cities in Indonesia 

The Founder Institute (FI.co), the world’s largest pre-seed accelerator, announced today that it is officially open the registration for a new batch in Indonesia. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 200 cities, the Founder Institute provides high-potential entrepreneurs and teams with the devoted support network and structured growth process needed to get to traction and funding. Any aspiring entrepreneur or team interested in building an enduring technology in Indonesia is invited to apply to the Indonesia Virtual 2021 Founder Institute at http://fi.co/join

In an effort to ensure the health and safety of the program’s mentors, partners, and participants, this Founder Institute cohort will be held completely online, allowing anyone to build a business alongside some of Indonesia’s top entrepreneurs and investors from the comfort of home. The Indonesia Virtual 2021 Founder Institute will also host a series of free online startup events, where attendees can learn how to build a company and learn more about the program. See the full list of events at http://fi.co/events/indonesia

Leading the efforts to launch the Founder Institute in Indonesia are startup leaders Andy Zain, Merry Riana, and Alva Tjenderasa. The program will also be supported by 50 top mentors in the country, representing founders of Indonesia top unicorn, partners from leading venture capitals, ecosystem leaders, executives, and subject matter experts to guide the candidates in their entrepreneurship journey through the program.

The Founder Institute Indonesia Virtual 2021 pre-seed accelerator program begins on Feb 22, 2021, and aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs looking to build solutions for the future will have the opportunity to: 

Get constant feedback and regular office hours with 50+ Jakarta Mentors, investors, and entrepreneurs.  

Make quick progress on their business using a proven, structured process to get to traction and funding that has helped alumni build great products and raise over $950M in funding. 

Get fast-tracked to a suite of post-programs, including Funding Lab, to continue getting expert support for years to come.
Expand their support network to include startup founders, CEOs, and investors from the Founder Institute’s global network of 4,500+ alumni and 18,000+ mentors across 200+ cities 

Anybody who is interested can apply to the Indonesia Virtual 2021 Founder Institute at http://fi.co/join and those that apply by the Early Application Deadline (Dec 13, 2020) are eligible for reduced pricing.

Learn more about the Founder Institute at FI.co

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About the Founder Institute

The Founder Institute (FI.co) is the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator. In the program, early-stage entrepreneurs and teams build their business alongside a critical support network of startup experts that share equity in their success, and through a structured and challenging business-building process that has helped alumni raise over $950M. Leaders of the world’s fastest-growing startups have used the Founder Institute to raise funding, get into seed-accelerators, generate traction, recruit a team, build a product, transition from employee to entrepreneur, and more. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 200 cities and 90 countries, the Founder Institute’s mission is to Globalize Silicon Valley and empower talented and motivated entrepreneurs to build companies that will create one million new jobs.

The Founder Institute was founded in 2009 by Adeo Ressi and Jonathan Greechan. It is operated out of Palo Alto, California.

The local Indonesian leaders, Andy Zain, is a tech entrepreneur, investor, and Managing Partner of Kejora Capital, a leading venture capital in Southeast Asia based in Jakarta. Alva Tjenderasa and Merry Riana are serial entrepreneurs & founders of Merry Riana Group, which oversee 12 businesses across multiple segments: education, event organizing, digital media, retail & consumer goods, and also F&B.

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