Welcome to Founders Live

The Global Venue For Modern Entrepreneurs

Founders Live

About us —

The World's A Stage. Founders Live is the global venue that gives modern entrepreneurs the opportunity to earn global recognition, gain new business opportunities, connect with other world class entrepreneurs, access important growth capital, and truly become rockstars.

A place where world-class entrepreneurs are made, Founders Live was created by Nick Hughes to inspire, educate and entertain entrepreneurs around the world. The Founders Live experience is a global innovation platform and entrepreneurial community that inspires creative innovators through fun Live pitch events - virtual and in-person when the world allows - and builds and fosters community . by delivering thoughtful content and shared experiences every day through our Founders Live community and Founders Live Pro, our new entrepreneurial Intelligence Platform. Join in our crazy fun Livestreamed events include unique and unforgettable  99-second pitch competitions originating from more than 50 cities globally, which create local founder celebrities and bursts open additional pockets of creativity and entrepreneurial activity. 

We believe anyone who wants to be an entrepreneur deserves equal opportunity to become one with proper education, support and guidance.

Learn more about Founders Live and the vision to enhance entrepreneurship around the world.


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Founders Live Pro —

With your premium membership you now have access to a whole new experience within Founders Live – Founders Live Pro. The Index of 1,000 and growing startups from around the world is a new tool allowing you to search and find emerging and high potential companies based on location, gender, stage, and many other factors. These company profiles provide basic overview information on the startups, their website, their founders, the pitch decks they used for their Founders Live pitch and their pitch video from a recent Founders Live event (if applicable and if they have pitched at a recent event). You can also find all our our upcoming events, watch previous pitch competitions, find a Founders Live Mentor, listen to all our podcast and media, and connect with many other world class founders.  

Live Events —


Go here to find an upcoming Founders Live event near you.

More Cities launching soon!
Reach out if you want Founders Live in your city!

Core Values —

Learn more about the Founders Live Core Values

The Founders Live Social Impact Mission – We aim to help create a more diverse, inclusive and equitable community and ecosystem for entrepreneurs worldwide. 

Read more about our Social Impact Mission here. 

Community —

Learning —

Welcome to The Founders Live Learning Center. We’ve partnered with The Lonely Entrepreneur to bring you a FREE Entrepreneur Learning Community. 

In the Learning Center, you’ll find great benefits including:

  1. Access exclusive content. The Lonely Entrepreneur Learning has been designed to inspire, instruct, and engage.
  2. Meet new people. Your fellow students are as motivated as you are to master what we’re exploring in The Learning Community.
  3. Get results. As you dive into the course content and meet the community, you’re on a path of mastery. While it’s not necessarily easy, the transformation we’ll get together matters.

Jump into the Free Learning Center Here

Global Partners —

Women in Cloud - https://www.womenincloud.com/

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We're Listening —

You have thoughts, questions and ideas to help make us better, and we want to hear them! https://founderslive.listens.in/

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