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WHERE THE FUTURE UNFOLDS

Founders Forum is an event-powered community, forging connections to accelerate the positive impact of technology on our world.

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Our Community

Our community is a global network of the world’s most inspirational founders, global leaders, senior investors and disruptive rising stars, brought together to share ideas and discuss the profound impact of technology on society.

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Richard Branson

Virgin Group

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Natalie Massenet DBE

Net-a-Porter

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Kevin Ryan

AlleyCorp

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Arianna Huffington

Huffington Post & Thrive Global

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Sean Parker

Founders Fund

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Reid Hoffman

LinkedIn & Greylock Partners

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David Cameron

Former Prime Minister

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Marissa Mayer

Lumi Labs, Former CEO Yahoo!

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Niklas Zenstrom

Atomico, Skype

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HRH Prince William

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Byju Raveendran

Byjus

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Eric Schmidt

Ex Google, Alphabet

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Natalia Vadianova

Elbi

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Ana Botin

CEO, Santander

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Diane Von Furstenberg

Co-Founder, DVF

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Nancy Dubuc

CEO, VICE

"Everyone I want to meet in Europe is here "

Eric Schmidt
Former CEO & Executive Chairman,
Alphabet & Google

Our Ecosystem

Since our inception in 2005, Founders Forum has become Europe’s most vibrant and long-standing tech community, attracting superstar founders, heads of state, academics, thought-leaders and investors. Each year we host invite-only, not-for-profit forums tackling era-defining questions in iconic locations worldwide.

As our community has grown, Founders Forum has built a family of companies to support the needs of entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey. These businesses cover advisory, executive search, diversity and inclusion, venture creation, investment, education, giving and more.

Founders Forum

Facilitating conversations and connections to accelerate the positive impact of technology.

Founders Intelligence

Entrepreneur-powered consulting, working with industry leaders to navigate new business opportunities.

Founders Keepers

Executive search firm for the world’s most ambitious companies to hire transformative digital talent.

accelerateHER

Addressing the underrepresentation of women in technology.

Founders Academy

A new type of business school for a changing world.

Founders Pledge

Community of entrepreneurs committed to finding and funding solutions to global challenges. 

Founders of the Future

Programmes, events and tools for future founders and home of the The F Factor.

Grip

AI-powered intelligent event matchmaking and virtual-conferencing software.

SmartUp

Mobile peer-to-peer knowledge sharing platform.

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2020 Founder

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2020

Founder of the year

Daniel Dines, Co-founder and CEO of UiPath, was selected as the 2019-2020 'Founder of the Year' leading the fastest growing provider of 'Robotic Process Automation' (RPA) and AI software worldwide. Learn more about UiPath.

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Partnerships

Future of Flying

Future of Flying

To celebrate the BA’s 100 year anniversary, we teamed up to host a unique pitch competition – in the sky! Learn more about #pitchonaplane.

To celebrate the BA’s 100 year anniversary, we teamed up to host a unique pitch competition – in the sky! Learn more about #pitchonaplane.

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The Making Of...

The Making Of...

Join Vanity Fair, Founders Forum and Grow By Facebook for The Making Of, a podcast focusing on defining moments in the careers of those shaping society. Hosted by Clemency Burton-Hill.

Join Vanity Fair, Founders Forum and Grow By Facebook for The Making Of, a podcast focusing on defining moments in the careers of those shaping society. Hosted by Clemency Burton-Hill.

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FROM THE BLOG

UPDATES

Firstminute Capital launches second $111M fund, featuring a who’s-who of founders as LPs – TechCrunch https://t.co/tNwF7PumQv
.@TechCrunch @mikebutcher
Great to part of the momentum of European value added seed investors.

Listen live! @foundersforum x @LSEplc on EE Success stories & the path to scaling, ft.most-recognizable names in #UKtech! Matt Moulding, @TheHutGroup & @PoppyGustafsson @Darktrace with @Bliautaud https://t.co/nObeiwO7HR

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#FFLive

We're pretty close to being oversubscribed! Luckily, you can still catch the full debate on going public at home vs abroad via #LinkedInLive. 

Follow our page to get notified when we go live! 

👇(click) to join live stream @ 5pm

https://t.co/upWBVgQ9Q2

#FFLive
Darktrace@Darktrace

Happening today, don't miss @PoppyGustafsson, our CEO, at this @Founders_Forum and @LSEGplc event where she'll be discussing the future of European technology. Register now. #CyberSecurity #AI #technology
https://t.co/vLp8Zsxwmf

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