Founders Network 2017 Year In Review1 min read

In 2017 Founders Network added over 150 members with over $1 billion in financing raised and from eight different global cities.

We would like to give special recognition to the accomplishments of the following FN’ers in 2017:                           

Jeremy Almond (Founder, PayStand) raised $6M (Venturebeat Coverage)

Louis-Victor-Jadavji (Co-founder, Wiivv) Made Forbes 30 Under 30 All Star Alumni

Eric Dy (Founder, Bloomlife) raised $4.3M (TechCrunch Coverage)

Yu-Kai Chou (Founder, Octalysis Framework) was named one of the world’s leading experts in gamification in Forbes

Rajesh Kalidindi (Founder, Levadata) raised $3M (Spend Matters Coverage)

Ilker Koksal (Founder, Botanalytics) Made Forbes 30 Under 30

Johannes Waldstein (Founder, FanAi) raised $1.8M (Forbes Coverage)

Andrew Schulz (Co-founder, NoiseAware) raised $1.6M (Forbes Coverage)

Lukas-Karim Merhi’s (Founder, BioInteractive Technologies) Product is Being Tested at NASA

Congrats on a successful 2017! @jeremyalmond @LegendaryLVJ @eric_dy @yukaichou @waldsteinj @tufticus @BioIntTech tweet

Thanks to all the founders who participated in us collecting this data, and for continuing to foster and grow this incredible community!





Founded in 2011, Founders Network offers lifelong peer mentorship to over 600 tech startup founders globally. Our platform, programs and high-touch service facilitate authentic experience sharing, warm introductions and long-term professional relationships. Additional benefits include over $500k in startup discounts and promotion to 2,000 newsletter readers. Members are located in San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, London and other tech hubs. Each month our Membership Committee admits a new cohort of full-time tech founders who are nominated by an existing member.