WHAT IS FOUNDERS HOUSE?

Founders House is a shared invitation-only workspace for     ambitious technology startups and experienced tech entrepreneurs.

We like to see it as a tribe of startups building companies side by side and helping each other succeed.




BY THE NUMBERS

WHO LIVES HERE

The startups who live here (they spend so much time here, that “live” is probably the most appropriate term) are selected for their talent and sharing values of ambition and passion.

ECHO.IT

Turn company goals, values and strategies into actions and valuable data points.


SHAPE

Shape creates simple, beautiful iOS applications and are the team behind Outlay.com


OPEEPL INSIGHTS

Instant, valid and representative consumer insights through mobile surveys.

EVERPLACES

The community where people who love travel, food and design share recommendations.


OPBEAT

Defining web ops.


BODYBARISTA

Track and compare, the visual fitness app.


FOURPIO

Fourpio is a new medium designed to profoundly improve the current exchange of thought and opinion.


HELLO WORLD MOBILE

Building telecommunications infrastructure to combine mobile networks across markets.

LABSTER

Teaching experimental science through an award-winning edutainment platform.

ICONFINDER

High quality icons for webdesigners and developers in an easy and efficient way.


POCKET RISK

Risk profiling software for financial advisers.


JURA

Connecting businesses with legal services.

SORTEDAM VENTURES

Invests technology in startup companies within web and mobile.

CONTENTCUBE

Digital architects and developers of online ad campaigns; developers of Contentcube CMS.


MOVE IN

There’s no first-in-first-served concept, no waiting list, no fairness principle or selection criteria. We’re totally subjective in picking startups that will fit in and that can add value. But to join the house, you need to be:

  • A startup within software or mobile
  • Scalable tech
  • Ambitious and totally dedicated to your startup
  • Brilliant (We love people who are great at what they do)
  • Bring valuable skills or network, which you are willing to share
  • A team of 1 to 10 people, there's room to grow your company at Founders House
  • Social and friendly
To become a part of the workspace:
  • You have to be referred by someone who already 'lives' here.
  • Then you'll be invited to come in and pitch your concept. All residents will have their say in a black box vote, and the result will determine if you are invited to join the family.
  • We do it like this because trust is vital for Founders House to work.
  • You don't have to give up equity. Founders House is not a venture fund. We're on a non-profit mission to create the best workspace for die-hard tech startups.
See Founders House in action.

Get in touch with us if you want to know more.


EVENTS

We love to support the startup community around us, therefore we sometimes host events where people can learn more about technical and commercial aspects of building mobile and technology companies. There’s also a lot of social stuff happening here, some of it open for interesting people who don’t work here.

For information and invitations follow Founders House on Twitter.

If you’ve got something you’d like to host here you can tweet us too

PRESS

Founders House has been featured in different media, here you can see some of the articles and videos.

For official and not-so-official pictures, check the gallery.










A dip into Denmark's startup scene, The Next Web



Founders House opens its doors, Venture Cup TV



STUFF WE LOVE

These are some of the software and services we love because they make our life easier.


Podio - For helping us keep track of everything that happens at Founders House - events, milestones achieved by the resident startups, plus general fun and games.


Arctic Startup - For spreading the word. All the time.


Venture Cup TV - For keeping us updated about the startup scene in Denmark.


Ge.tt - For helping us share large files.


SCALEit - For bridging ambitious Danish startups with Silicon Valley.


HOUSE FOUNDERS

Founders House was started by 5 minds who felt Copenhagen was lacking a coworking space exclusively for talented die-hard tech entrepreneurs.

SIMON SCHOCK

Rock climber and passionate amateur chef. Co-founder of Sortedam Ventures, Evertale, Echo it, Opeepl and Contentcube.
        

TINE THYGESEN

Tribe maker and talent cheerisher. Co-founder of Everplaces.
Ex CEO of Venture Cup and 23.
        

ANGELICA VARGAS

Design addict and rock music lover. Co-founder of Everplaces.
Ex Venture Cup and AIESEC.
        

MICHAEL CLAUSEN

Digital architect #1 and leader of a movement called "Freaking Fridays". Co-founder of Sortedam Ventures, Evertale, Echo it, Opeepl and Contentcube.
    

CHRISTIAN RISOM

Gear freak, tree hugger and dreamer. CEO & Co-founder of Shape, Co-founder of Bronco and Importles.
    

CONTACT US

ZENIA W. FRANCKER

Zenia is in charge of the Founders House day-to-day, and coordinates our internal and external events.
Mobile: +45 3071 1216


Founders House
Gothersgade 8B, 2fl
Boltens Gaard
1123 Copenhagen
Denmark

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