Fox32: Future Founders Fellow Kaeya Majmundar Proves Worth of Never Giving Up
Kaeya Majmundar is a role model for anyone who vows to never give up. Watch the video here!
Future Founders Fellow Kaeya Majmundar Featured on WGN
Meet the young CEO with two different startups: Ziptank and Bizzy Box
5 Questions to Expect When Pitching Your Idea to Investors
We have compiled the top five questions asked by judges at our own successful entrepreneurial competition.
Two Future Founders Collegiate Entrepreneurs Named to Chicago Inno’s "10 to Watch in 2016"
Future Founders Fellowship member TagPrints Digital and 2015 U.Pitch participant NuGrad named top 10 to watch.
READ: Future Founders Named One of Chicago Inno’s 50 on Fire
On November 30th, 2015, Future Founders was named one of Chicago Inno’s 50 on Fire!
U.Pitch competition shows off a harvest of student startups
The finalists presented 90-second pitches then answered questions from judges, including Shark Daymond John.
Meet the 24 U.Pitch Student Startup Founders
Future Founders is hosting U.Pitch Elevator Pitch Competition and Showcase, a national pitch competition for top student founders.
Announcing This Year’s 50 on Fire Winners
Future Founders part of the 50 on Fire, a collection of companies, CEOs, startups, and entrepreneurs that are driving Chicago’s innovation forward.
Build a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign in 5 Steps
5 steps to help you build a successful crowdfunding campaign as an early entrepreneur.
Future Founders Announces 24 Semi-Finalists for U.Pitch College Elevator Pitch Competition Featuring Shark Tank’s Daymond John
Future Founders announces the 24 semi-finalists for its 2nd Annual U.Pitch College Elevator Pitch Competition & Showcase.
Sourcing 101: Where Do You Begin?
Finding a factory, budgeting, and planning what you need are big steps in your sourcing process.
How to Read a Convertible Debt Term Sheet
As an entrepreneur raising capital, you have many options on what type of round to pursue.
The 2015 Winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards
Congratulations to Daniel Yu, the founder of Reliefwatch, on winning a 2015 Chicago Innovation Award.
How to Get an Angel Investment
To succeed at building relationships with angel groups and getting them to invest, you have to understand how they work.
Pitching Lessons from Applying to Shark Tank
How did applying for Shark Tank make the Packback team members better pitchers?
25 Chicago Startup Founders Under 25
Want a good way to evaluate the strength of a tech ecosystem? Take a look at a city’s youngest entrepreneurs.
What if we gave education an entrepreneurial facelift?
It’s no wonder that universities shy away from teaching risk, but what if the education system embraced it?
Entrepreneurs on Campus: Revenue Model Tips from the College Founders of VitaFive
Two students at Texas Christian University are launching the next best thing to happen to vitamins.
Chicago Startup Founder Named Finalists for Forbes’ $1M Change the World Competition
Daniel Yu is quickly becoming one of Chicago’s most celebrated young entrepreneurs.
7 Essential Entrepreneurial Resources to Build Your Startup
So much of succeeding in the entrepreneurial ecosystem is constantly learning from others who’ve been there before.
Future Founders Seeks New Role: Coordinator, Startups
Future Founders announces a new role that will support the execution of Future Founders programming and operations.
How to Maximize Your Internship While Building Your Startup
Here are 10 ways to maximize your internship as you’re building your startup.
Advice From a Shark Tank Alum
“You are not an entrepreneur” is what one Shark told then 20-year-old inventor Kaeya Majmundar.
How to Measure Valuation
As an early-stage entrepreneur, one of the first things you learn is that the valuation of your company is important.
Why You Don’t Need to Be a Unicorn
Understanding investors’ perspectives on risk will provide insights into how they make investments.
4 Ways to Achieve Work/Life/School Balance as a Student Entrepreneur
Time is a valuable and precious commodity and as a student entrepreneur with a busy schedule.
The Top 5 Ways to Secure Sponsors for Your Event
Follow these 5 rules and you’ll be sure to have a rocking event in no time.
Caffeinated Toothpaste, More Innovations Flow from Area High Schools
Meet Lizzete Manjarrez, 16, Luqman Muhammad, 17, and Shandale Watkins, 18, and see their stories first-hand.
How a UChicago Student-Run Startup Raised Funding
In an article from ChicagoInno, Founders Fellow Jason Li talks about UProspie, his college campus tours app.
UProspie Aims to Disrupt the College Admissions Tour
UProspie, a college tour platform, is looking to disrupt the university visit for millions of students across the country.
Future Founders CEO Scott Issen Published in Entrepreneur
“How to Show Investors Your Startup Is Worth Sinking Money Into” written by Future Founders CEO Scott Issen.
1776 Challenge Cup Winner Reliefwatch Uses Mobile Phones to Solve Systemic Stockouts
Daniel, a Founders Fellow, speaks what led to Reliefwatch’s founding and the company’s impact.
Student-Run Economics Club Connects Elite Chicago High School Entrepreneurs
Founders Fellow Samuel Lurye has just announced the creation of the Junior Economic Club of Chicago
Founders Fellow Wins Big at Urban Sustainability App Competition
Founders Fellow Elizabeth Zubiate and her team won the Urban Sustainability App competition with Purshable
Shark Tank Alum Kaeya Majmundar Talks Returning To Chicago, Pitching At Technori
Founders Fellow Kaeya Majmundar, founder of BZbox, was recently profiled in ChicagoInno.
Reliefwatch Wins Total of $100K at an International Startup Competition
Founders Fellow Daniel Yu wins the 1776’s Challenge Cup, earning a total of $100,000 for his company Reliefwatch.
Trinity Christian College Recognized by Future Founders Foundation
Read more about the award given to Trinity Christian College by Future Founders.
Reliefwatch Wins $50K (And Maybe $100K More) At International Startup Competition
Founders Fellow Daniel Yu has won big yet again, this time taking home $50,000 as one of two champions.
Chicago’s Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at Future Founders Challenge
The Future Founders Foundation hosted its inaugural Future Founders Challenge on April 24 in downtown Chicago.
Future Founders Foundation Highlighted on WGN Radio
Our CEO Scott Issen recently sat down with Steve Bertrand of WGN Radio to talk about Future Founders.
Women in Business: Kaeya Majmundar, Founder, BZbox
Kaeya Majmundar speaks about her goals and the challenges of being an up-and-coming entrepreneur.
CPS Entrepreneurs Pitch A Spellcheck App For Code (And More) At Future Founders Event
The Future Founders Foundation hosted its 10th Annual Citywide Business Plan Competition and Luncheon.
Middle Market Open™ Partners with Future Founders Foundation to Launch MMO Next Gen Golf Tournament
The Middle Market Open™ Golf Tournament is the premier golf tournament for Chicago’s deal-making community.
Future Founders Announces Finalists for 10th Annual High School Citywide Business Plan Competition
Future Founders Foundation and the NFTE hosted competitions for their partnership schools and student entrepreneurs.
Founders Fellow Daniel Yu Wins National Student Startup Madness at SXSW
Founder Daniel Yu once again made the news, by winning big at the National Student Startup Madness competition.
Founders Fellow Daniel Yu’s Reliefwatch Named Coolest College Startup by Inc.
Reliefwatch, the brainchild of Founders Fellow Daniel Yu, has been named as one of Inc.’s “Coolest College Startups of 2015”.
Founders Fellow To Speak At TEDxUChicago
Founders Fellow Jason Li, founder of iReTron and UProspie.com and University of Chicago student, will speak at TEDxUChicago.
ZipCar Partners With Big Ten Conference and Future Founders Foundation
For every hour one of these 14 branded vehicles is driven, Zipcar will donate $1 to the Future Founders Foundation.
Future Founders Foundation and Startup Institute Team for Raise the Rim Charity Tournament
All proceeds from the Raise the Rim event will go to benefit the Future Founders Foundation.
Founders Fellow Samuel Lurye Garners Chicago Media Attention
Our Founders Fellow Samuel Lurye has been garnering lots of media attention from a number of Chicago outlets.
Students Taught to Finish School, Create Jobs
On Saturday, February 7, the Future Founders Foundation was highlighted in a segment on ABC 7 Chicago.
Founders Fellow Daniel Yu wins Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneurs Prize
Fellow Daniel Yu, founder of Reliefwatch, awarded at a prestigious ceremony and dinner at The Guildhall, London.
Founders Fellow Garners Media Attention For New Dating App
Recently, Lurye and his company Social Synergy Media were featured in ChicagoInno.com
Future Founders Seeks New Program Coordinator
Future Founders is seeking an individual to join our team immediately to help expand our entrepreneurship programs.
Future Founders Names College Students for Inaugural Entrepreneurial Fellowship
Future Founders announces the top 12 college students who were selected to participate in the inaugural Founders Fellowship
"Shark Tank" Handshake Deals and Tenacity That Becomes "Near Lunacy"
Founders participant Kaeya Majmundar was interviewed by Kate MacArthur of the Chicago Tribune.
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