Future founders

Entrepreneurship is all about making an impact. You are able to make your own decisions, full of courage and drive. On top of that, you can change the world with your innovative idea!

This is the time to discover what entrepreneurship has in store for you. Founded in Friesland challenges you to experience what your own startup entails.  

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Get inspired

With the discovery program, you'll experience what entrepreneurship means in practice: perseverance, having the courage to fail and making smart choices.

During our events you'll meet the right partners, bringing the launch of your own startup closer to success than ever.

Get inspired, meet ambitious people and discover your talent.

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Happy to help

Do you have a great startup idea or do you already run a startup? Nice! Whether you are making small steps or puzzling over the strategy behind your coming breakthrough. We are happy to help you. 

  • Boost your next step with the Startup Idea Scan. Dive into your business idea and find out what level of innovation your startup is at now.
  • Do you have a specific question? Go to Ask the Expert! We pair you with an expert who knows 100% about your struggle.

Let's get a coffee!

Do you have any questions regarding your startup idea or a problem you ran into? Let's meet and get a coffee! Project manager Future Founders Jornt is happy to talk with you about your ambitions and goals. 

Let's meet

Student with a startup dream?

Entrepreneurship: where do you begin? With a large dose of inspiration, tools and a network! The Frisian educational institutions will take you into the world of entrepreneurship. Are you a student and do you like nothing better than to be an entrepreneur? Then check out the options ánd partners below.

Our partners


ROC Friese Poort

Carlette van Dommelen

NHL Stenden

Hans Schülski

Friesland College

Paula Bijvoets

Van Hall Larenstein

Jacob Duinstra

RUG Campus Fryslân

Thomas Long

The minor entrepreneurship 

Anna Vellinga