Customer Discovery: Tools and Resources
A collection of our top articles, videos, podcasts, worksheets, and other tools to help get you started with Customer Discovery
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Future Founders Announces 2020 National Fellowship Cohort
Check out the 20 founders joining our 2020 Fellowship Cohort.
Future Founders Announces Fall 2019 Residency Cohort
Meet the 19 ambitious young entrepreneurs joining our Fall 2019 Residency Cohort
Mi Terro Takes First Place at U.Pitch 2019
Check out the full list of winners from the 2019 U.Pitch National Collegiate Elevator Pitch Competition & Showcase
Future Founders Announces Semifinalists for U.Pitch 2019
See the list of 18 startups that will be competing in this year’s U.Pitch National Collegiate Elevator Pitch Competition
ChicagoNEXT Recognizes Future Founders
Future Founders awarded ChicagoNEXT Award by Mayor Lightfoot and other Chicago business leaders
Future Founders Empowers Its 35,000th Young Entrepreneur!
Future Founders crosses major milestone empowering its 35,000th student
Future Founders Helping Students Become Business Leaders of Tomorrow
Read the feature article on Future Founders from the Chicago Sun-Times
Future Founders Awarded Record Grant to Empower More Chicago Youth
Future Founders selected to receive prestigious Invest for Kids Grant to expand our work empowering Chicago youth
Future Founders & Ford Motor Company Award $15,000 in College Scholarships to Chicago Teens
Scholarships given to participants in Future Founders’ annual Summer Entrepreneurship Internship Program
Future Founders Chairman Named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year
Brad Keywell, Board Chairman of Future Founders, was named the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year for 2019.
Volunteer for Demo Day on May 30 & Meet Our 2019 School Partners
Join us on May 30 when selected students show off their apps and seek feedback from the startup community.
Future Founders Announces Spring 2019 Residency Cohort
Meet the 23 entrepreneurs from 19 companies who were selected to participate in its Spring 2019 Residency Cohort.
Future Founders Appoints EY Executive to Board of Directors
Future Founders welcomes the appointment of Ram Ramanan to its Board of Directors.
Economic Impact Report: Future Founders Fellows Achieve New Milestones
Learn about the tremendous economic impact achieved by our Fellowship cohorts of millennial entrepreneurs.
You’re Invited: Girls Camp Showcase @ Google on 4/19
Future Founders teamed up with Google to offer Startup Spring Break, a free week-long entrepreneurship bootcamp for middle school girls.
Making Moves In March: Meet our first Director of Development, Emily Summers
March is full of “madness” but it’s even more true here at Future Founders, where we’re making some big moves, including the addition of our first Director of Development.
Mingle with Chicago Entrepreneurs & VCs at Smart Bet Poker
Future Founders is honored to be one of two beneficiaries of Smart Bet and their Charity Poker Tournament on March 28 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Future Founders Introduces New Format for Spring 2019 Residency
The Residency Bootcamp is an experiential workshop series that exposes participants to the lean startup methodology.
Thank You for Your Support!
Future Founders celebrates our victory as one of 10 organizations to win the Google.org Impact Challenge Illinois.
Future Founders Announces 2019 Alumni Accelerator
Meet the 30 entrepreneurs who are part of the 2019 Future Founders National Fellowship Alumni Accelerator.
Future Founders Announces 2019 National Fellowship Cohort
Meet the 18 entrepreneurs who were selected to participate in the 2019 Fellowship program.
Quevos Takes First Place at U.Pitch 2018
The shelf-stable egg-white chips were delicious enough to win over the entire panel of judges.
Future Founders Receives $400k Grant to Expand Residency Program
Future Founders was selected to receive continued support from the Blackstone Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge.
Future Founders Launches National Accelerator for Fellowship Alumni
The Alumni Accelerator is a program designed to engage those Fellowship alumni who have demonstrated significant traction.
Why You Should Stop Asking for NDAs When Pitching Your Idea
They’re not as necessary as you might think
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