MEET PASSION

We develop the entrepreneurial talent Germany needs to create a digital future.

Our mission

We create a founder-centric ecosystem and educate the next generation of tech entrepreneurs.

MEET PASSION

We develop the entrepreneurial talent Germany needs to create a digital future.

Our mission

We create a founder-centric ecosystem and educate the next generation of tech entrepreneurs.

Join our team

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We offer 3 entry points to our startup community

Inspiring Events

Educational Programs

Six Months B2B Accelerator

experience AND LEARN

Do I have entrepreneurial talent?

Do I have entrepreneurial talent?

EDUCATE AND VALIDATE

Which skills do I need?

Network quotes

"The Founders Foundation has created an ideal combination of expert support and motivational atmosphere for founders, and their new base in Bielefeld provides an optimal environment for early-stage startups. I am very pleased to be able to contribute to their project."

Graham Horton

“We gained a lot of practical understanding for coherences in the Startup-Economy at the Founders Academy”

Stefan Trockel, Founders Academy-Alumni & Founder mercury.ai

"Don’t think that founding is not „your thing“! Founders Academy will show you how to successfully create the world around you!“

Rubin Lind Founders Academy-Alumni

“To me the Founders Foundation represents a breeding ground for entrepreneurship, a stepping stone for founders and a platform for companies, the German Mittelstand and startups to exchange/swap ideas.”

Verena Pausder Founder Fox & Sheep

"The way Founders Foundation brings together potential founders, teams and good ideas is unique. They offer them a great ecosystem to develop themselves further. It’s a lot of fun to work with the Founders Foundation."

Martin Sinner Founder Idealo

“Any founder who has completed the Founders Foundation program automatically receives a seal of quality and raises interest for investors immediately.”

Christian Miele Partner e.ventures

"The Founders Foundation is important for all of Germany. They train and educate entrepreneurial talent early on and include the mittelstand on the way."

Maximilian Viessmann CEO Viessmann

Which skills do I need?

Network quotes

"The Founders Foundation has created an ideal combination of expert support and motivational atmosphere for founders, and their new base in Bielefeld provides an optimal environment for early-stage startups. I am very pleased to be able to contribute to their project."

Graham Horton

“We gained a lot of practical understanding for coherences in the Startup-Economy at the Founders Academy”

Stefan Trockel, Founders Academy-Alumni & Founder mercury.ai

"Don’t think that founding is not „your thing“! Founders Academy will show you how to successfully create the world around you!“

Rubin Lind Founders Academy-Alumni

“To me the Founders Foundation represents a breeding ground for entrepreneurship, a stepping stone for founders and a platform for companies, the German Mittelstand and startups to exchange/swap ideas.”

Verena Pausder Founder Fox & Sheep

"The way Founders Foundation brings together potential founders, teams and good ideas is unique. They offer them a great ecosystem to develop themselves further. It’s a lot of fun to work with the Founders Foundation."

Martin Sinner Founder Idealo

“Any founder who has completed the Founders Foundation program automatically receives a seal of quality and raises interest for investors immediately.”

Christian Miele Partner e.ventures

"The Founders Foundation is important for all of Germany. They train and educate entrepreneurial talent early on and include the mittelstand on the way."

Maximilian Viessmann CEO Viessmann

ACCELERATE AND GROW

I want to build a B2B unicorn (pony).

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I want to build a B2B unicorn (pony).

Selected community friends

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