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. 


The last FounderX took place on May 22-24, 2017 in Silicon Valley, and featured speakers like Steve Jurveston (Draper Fisher Jurvetson), Shervin Pishevar (Hyperloop One), Christine Herron (Intel Capital), Don Dodge (Google), Eren Bali (Carbon/ Udemy), Xiao Wang (Innospring Ventures), Jed Katz (Javelin Venture Partners), and many more. 


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)


Steve Jurveston (Partnerat Draper Fisher Jurvetson)


Don Dodge (Developer Advocate at Google)


Shervin Pishevar (Co-Founder & Managing Director at Sherpa Capital)


Lauren Kolodny (Principal at Aspect Ventures)


Previous Event Partners


Inside the Event


Learn More

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.