The Founders programme


A 3-month programme for Founders and Coders graduates


“From the start, Dan intended for Founders and Coders to support its graduates in founding companies, in particular when the enterprise aims to make a positive social impact.”
(from our 2018 strategic objectives)


Apply, pair up, set your objectives, choose your projects, team up with Palestinian developers.



Each project lasts for 4 weeks,
working Monday to Thursday.


Work on your agreed programme objective

What we expect of you

A clearly-defined objective for your participation in the programme.

A commitment to working with graduates of our Palestinian programmes

A commitment to support the next cohort on the Founders programme

A commitment to attend business meetings and take an interest in the running of the organisation

Sign up to the
Co-operators Charter

What you can expect from us

A bursary of £1,200/month for three months

Support from previous programme participants

Support in developing your leadership qualities and your practice as a software developer

Apply for this programme if...

All of the above gets you excited

Do not apply...

Just because you want to delay joining the job market for a couple of months

Express interest now if you think you might be interested

We are fundraising for the programme and want to know what the likely level of interest is going to be. (link to follow)

That's all