INSPIRE

EVENTS

We organize great talks with leading experts from the start-up scene and hackathons such as the Startup Weekend and Businesshack weekend. Stay tuned!

Coming soon

TRAIN

ACADEMY

We provide you with the most important dos and don’ts so that you can found a successful company – for example,implementing a Lean Startup and how to get the right financing.

ENABLE

CAMP

We believe in the spirit of coworking and will develop cool locations where all founders can work together and exchange information and experiences.

Coming soon

The Founders Foundation is educating the next generation of entrepreneurs!

NETZWERK

We give you easy access to other founders, mentors, and investors – both locally and worldwide. We also simplify the path to local universities and companies.

HOME ADVANTAGE OSTWESTFALEN-LIPPE

Silicon Valley, Berlin, Tel Aviv, OWL

Hardly any other region has so many hidden champions and global market leaders.

With a sustainable and attractive start-up ecosystem, the next ones will be digital.

Hardly any other region has so many hidden champions and global market leaders.

With a sustainable and attractive start-up ecosystem, the next ones will be digital.

Human capital

students

at 13 universities

Innovative power

patents

per year per 100,000 inhabitants

Financial strength

turnover volume (in bn €)

among the top 15 companies

The Founders Foundation was started by the Bertelsmann Foundation.

The start-up ecosystem in OWL is being systematically developed to sustainably strengthen the location.

First regionally, and then nationally.

Startups, corporations, SMEs, angel investments, and OWL.

Sebastian Borek, our cofounder and CEO, is at home with all of them.

How we do it? With a highly motivated team.

Stay tuned!

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+49 (0)521 - 156081-00.