Reflections from the 2017 Future Founders Mission to Silicon Valley

The 2017 Future Founders Mission just wrapped up it’s two-week stint in Silicon Valley, and in this post we share some of the insights and reflections from participants.

Who went?

This year we had 529 applications, from which we interviewed 71 to ultimately select the final 20 successful applicants.


The partners and sponsors

This mission simply would not be possible without our amazing partners, supporters and sponsors. The mission works on a scholarship model, where each participant is funded by a corporate, University, startup or Government department. This year our amazing partners and sponsors included:

Where did they go?

This year the cohort was in San Francisco and Silicon Valley from 29 October to 10 November, and had over 32 meetings, tours, and events as part of the intensive schedule.

Participant reflections and take-aways

The lessons and insights from the mission are best shared in the words of the participants directly. Here are some of their blog posts post-mission:

We will keep adding to this list as more participants publish their reflections and insights.

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