Challenge your idea. How to get Funding. Get your first customer.


Master your skills and become the next CXO in Online Marketing, Sales, Product Design and Coding.


Three month scholarship in our lab to validate your problem-solution-fit based on the lean startup method.

Do what you love!

Founders have various backgrounds and mindsets. Do you feel limited in your capabilities at work or University or are even bored? Do you have a broad skillset in either a technical or non-technical field? Do you aspire change and financial independence?

We offer three types of education formats. The Founders Academy introduces you to a basic startup toolkit, our Founders Masterclasses deepen your skills in various fields and at the Founders Lab you have the chance to validate your idea. The Founders Foundation is the right platform for your next move.”

Our Expertise

On the way to success, entrepreneurs face countless challenges. We provide the necessary expertise to master them.

Europe's leading MBA Professors
Direct support and advice of europeans top founders
Unique entrepreneurial program
Strong track record of alumnis

Selected friends
from our network

"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

"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

"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

Hello opportunity!

Let’s talk about your entrepreneurial game – and how we can help you to elevate it.