Founder Institute

The Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, with chapters across 180+ cities and Portfolio Companies that have exceeded an $20B in estimated value. We help you get traction and funding with a support network of startup experts that are invested in your success, and through a structured business-building process. Since 2009, we have helped over 4,000 startups raise over $800M funding, get into seed-accelerators, generate traction, recruit a team, build a product, transition from employee to entrepreneur, and more.

Perk: The Founder Institute is proud to offer the best applicants from the WeWork Labs community a 10% discount to our program. Through this offer, anyone from the WeWork Labs community can apply to the Founder Institute for free, and those who are accepted qualify for a 10% discount for the global accelerator program.

Application: To qualify for the WeWork Labs discount for any Founder Institute program, simply complete your application using this link:

After completing the quick application, you will be invited to take our Predictive Admissions Assessment, which is our main criteria for evaluating applicants.