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Founders Forum is a community for the best global entrepreneurs, select inspiring CEOs and key investors, in media and technology. Our private network brings together over 3000 of the world's best, brightest and most dynamic digital entrepreneurs, who engage in open debate, brainstorming, discussion and problem solving. The invite-only forums are currently held in London, New York, Los Angeles, Mumbai and Rio de Janeiro. We will introduce Hong Kong in 2014 and more territories will be included for 2015.

Past guests have included: Sir Richard Branson (Virgin Group), Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn), Chad Hurley (YouTube), Sir Tim Berners-Lee (creator of the www), Niklas Zennstorm (Skype), Sir Charles Dunstone (Carphone Warehouse), Daniel Ek (Spotify), Michael Birch (Bebo), Dennis Crowley (FourSquare), Jeffrey Katzenberg (DreamWorks), Archie Norman (ITV), John Wren (Omnicom), Jason Kilar (Hulu), Natalie Massenet (net-a-porter), Ilkka Paananen (Supercell), Ashton Kutcher (investor), Hiroshi Mikitani (Rakuten), will.i.am and Sir Jonathan Ive (Apple).

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Next Event: FF LONDON, Wednesday 11th - Friday 13th June 2014

We look forward to hosting our ninth Founders Forum London this June. 

Confirmed guests include: Eric Schmidt (Google), Chad Hurley (YouTube/MixBit), Sir Charles Dunstone (Carphone Warehouse), Ben Horowitz (Andreessen Horowitz), Dr. Mike Lynch (Invoke), Vittorio Colao (Vodafone), Danny Rimer (Index), Errol Damelin (Wonga),  Martin Varsavsky (FON), Dan Rosensweig (Chegg), Duncan Painter (Top Right Group), Alex Asseily (Jawbone), Stephen Stokols (FreedomPOP), Archie Norman (ITV), Tim Davie (BBC Worldwide), Natalia Vodianova (Naked Heart Foundation / supermodel), Michael Acton Smith OBE (Mind Candy/Moshi Monsters), Sir Howard Stringer (ex-Sony), Andrew Fisher (Shazam), Peter Gabriel (RealWorld/musician),  Steve Hafner (Kayak), Natalie Massenet (Net-A-Porter), Baroness Martha Lane-Fox (ex-lastminute.com), Ynoz Kriez (Maker Studios), Marco Boerries (Number Four), Niraj Roy (Hungama).

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