FounderX (fX) is the Founder Institute's premier bi-annual gathering of fast-growing Graduates, top-rated Mentors and leading program Directors from our global network of technology entrepreneurs. 


Over three days, hand-selected members of the Founder Institute network from six continents gather for a series of fun networking events, group workshops and formal dinners. The goal of FounderX is to facilitate meaningful connections and learning between members of our global #FIWorldwide network. 


FounderX went international, with our first "FounderX Europe" event in Sofia, Bulgaria on May 30th - June 1st, 2018. Learn more about this memorable event. 


Previous Event Speakers


Jason Calacanis (LAUNCH Conference, Angel Investor)


Chandini M Ammineni (Partner at 500 Startups, Startup Advisor)


Scott Painter (Founder of TrueCar, PriceLock, Fair)


Scott Heiferman (Founder & CEO of

Christine Herron (Managing Director at Intel Capital and Co-Lead, Intel Capital Diversity Fund)


Jeff Zias (Grassroots Innovation Leader at Intuit


Don Dodge (Developer Advocate at Google)


Jed Katz (Managing Director at Javelin Venture Partners)


Lauren Kolodny (Principal at Aspect Ventures)


Previous Event Partners


Inside the Event


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FounderX is a strictly private event for members of the Founder Institute Network.  Only Founder Institute Graduates, Directors, Mentors, Partners, and their colleagues are invited to attend.

To learn more, visit the links below.