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How It Works

Receive New Business Ideas

Join our mailing list and we’ll send you new startup concepts every few weeks. Its for students who want to practice their entrepreneurial skills while pursuing their academic training.

Form Teams & Start Working

If you like an idea, you can join a team - where you'll iterate fast to refine the business concept. You’ll typically be working with 2-4 other people and do 5-10 hours of research and analysis.

Get Feedback from Amazing Mentors

Projects won't last more than 10 days - at the end you'll present your findings and recommendations to a panel of experienced entrepreneurs and mentors.

Founders Basecamp is 100% free & we retain no I.P. on the ideas

Who we are

When you join Founders Basecamp, you'll get help from company builders, experienced entrepreneurs, senior corporate managers, and subject matter experts in areas like the Lean Startup and Fundraising.

Francois Blanc

Founder & Chief Social Experimenteur

Founders Basecamp was started by Francois Blanc, an ex-telecom executive turned entrepreneur, when he noticed a pattern after several lectures in business and engineering schools: Many students were interested in starting entrepreneurial projects, but had no clue how to find out if their business ideas were worthy or not.

Shafika Houcine

Mighty Advisor

Passionate about probably more things most of us could ever think about, but with a growing focus on well being, Shafika recently moved to Dubai to run the eCommerce operations of a large Telco.

Katie Lewis

Mighty Advisor

Katie has experience as a VC and tech ecosystem connector.

Katie is also co-founder of an international network of entrepreneurs, 9others, where over 4,000 entrepreneurs from over 40 cities around the world have joined for a meal in a format she co- created.

Nicolas Steiner

Mighty Advisor

Nicolas is an entrepreneur, advisor, mentor and investor in tech startups.

He is a founding member of FintechCircle Angel Network, and Level39, the Europe's largest technology accelerator for finance, retail, cyber- security and future cities technology companies​.

Ravi Lal

Mighty Advisor

Ravi is founder and CEO of Voxly Digital - Londons' leading Voice Design agency (think Amazon Alexa, etc!). 

Ravi spent over a decade working in Big Telco (and has the T-shirts to prove it).

He is also the former COO of Tech City UK and has been very involved in the London startup scene since at least 2014.

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