The Final Admissions Deadline for the Toronto Summer 2018 Semester is April 22, 2018. 

The Founder Institute is the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program. Through a challenging and rigorous curriculum, we provide early-stage and aspiring entrepreneurs with the structure, training, mentor feedback, global network, and lifetime of support needed to start an enduring company. In addition, the Founder Institute is the only program of its kind that accepts founders with day jobs and shares equity with all participants.

Applications can be completed at

Those who apply by the Early Admissions Deadline on April 1, 2018 will:

  1. Be invited to take the Predictive Admissions Assessment for free ($50 USD value)
  2. Be eligible for the Early Course Fee (the early price of $1299 USD increases to $1499 USD after the Early Deadline)
  3. Be eligible for several Founder Institute Fellowships, which provide our best applicants with a full refund to participate in the program for free

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

If you would like to learn more about the Admissions Process and review criteria, visit