Your ambassadors are here to help. Get in touch with them to increase your network or ask questions.

"Life's an attitude. Take risks. Make things happen. Stay lean!"
"I am passionate about nurturing and supporting our local entrepreneurship ecosystem!"
"Don’t just think about it, just do it!"
Paul Marselis
Advisor at Multiple
"Entrepreneurs are a special breed full of energy, passion and perseverance. They inspire me and I enjoy working with them to build something awesome that has the potential to go global."
"As an entrepreneur, I like to think that everything I do is helping others make the world a little bit better. That’s the main goal in the end. "
Roxana Balan
International Projects at FUTURECANDY
"Having a strong interest into Human Centered Innovation and Emerging Technology, I believe that the Start-up World is the most fertile environment to find and foster innovation."
Jessica Stark
CEO & Co-Founder of SUP46 (Start-Up People of Sweden)
"Entrepreneurship will be one of the most powerful engines that drive the global economy. Entrepreneurial spirit is about innovation, creativity and imagination, but it is also about perseverance, hard work and guts. Entrepreneurs are the real life heroes of society."
"Entrepreneurship is like climbing a high mountain, when you reach the top, you feel very happy and eager to start climbing another peak. Enjoy Startuping! "
Youb Loukil
Senior Manager Growth Investments, SevenVentures
"The best way to predict the future is to create it."
Elizabeth Perry
Co-Founder of White Bull Summits
"Being an Entrepreneur: For me it’s creating something … with that everyday Christmas-morning-like feeling that THIS just might help make the world a better place."
Joerg Arens
Account Manager at Google
"Startups have the chance to change the world!"
"Nothing great was created without enthusiasm."
"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now ....."
"The secret of getting ahead is getting started."
Co-Founder General Manager at Whims & Waves
"entrepreneurship is the constant seek of new projects, new challenges, it is what allows you to go one step further, go beyond your own goals! It is definitively the fuel of my life!"
"You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions."
"Hamburg is a great city for entrepreneurs."
"Sales fixes everything.(Guy Kawasaki)"
"I'm deeply passionate about boosting the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Galicia. "
"Welcome to the German Ecosystem. My name is Su-Cheong Song and I work at Vertical Media, also known as Gruenderszene. I am highly interested in startups & entrepreneurship and would love to help boost the German Ecosystem. "
"Emil Abirascid is the founder and CEO of Startupbusiness. He is the chief editor of Innov’azione, a bi-monthly magazine fully dedicated to the Italian innovation ecosystem. Emil is also the author of Percorsi dell’innovazione, the area fully dedicated to innovative startups within Smau, the main Italian trade show on technology. "
"“Business Opportunities Are Like Buses; There’s Always Another One Coming.” (Richard Branson)"
"Entrepreneurs make this world a better place"
"Entrepreneurship is a life philosophy, an attitude that searches for continuous improvement. Working to make the environment better, instead of complaining."
Urs Rothmayr
Barcelona Ambassador at Foundum
"Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't."
"Entrepreneur in new technologies and startups. Regular organizer, teacher, mentor and speaker at conferences and initiatives related to entrepreneurship, startups, web 2.0… Currently helping companies expand their businesses throughout Europe. Originally from Madrid, living in Berlin now."
"Entrepreneurship helps everyone achieving their dreams."
Scott Mackin
Editor at Barcinno
"Good things may come to those who wait, but only the things left behind by those who hustle."
"Entrepreneurship is my passion. I am 'Chileno', currently residing in Hamburg always working on new projects and helping Spanish Speaking Entrepreneurs succeed in Germany! "
Enrique Dubois
CEO and co-founder at
"Entrepreneurship is an attitude, and it is the best route towards positive change, growth, freedom and achieving your dreams. "
"Entrepreneurship is what fulfills my life. Emotion, Hope, Anxiety and a dosis of satisfaction on a daily basis."
"Move fast and break things!"
Soenke Martens
Founder & Managing Director at loftville
"I believe that Start-ups are the future of Hamburg..."
"Help Canadian Startups succeed."
Claudio Di Gregorio
Account Manager at Gartner
"I'm an entrepreneurial enthusiast and Account Manager at Gartner. I am very happy to welcome you to the Rome ecosystem. If you have any interesting content, or you want to share an event or have any questions or doubts, don't hesitate to get in touch with me."
Laurent Granier
Advisor at UX services
"Entrepreneurship allows me to make my life what I want it to be."
Daniela Arens
Co-founder & Managing Director at Foundum
"Being an entrepreneur helps you achieve your very own dream. At Foundum we try to help you turn your dream into reality by helping you grow your Startup. I'd love to hear your thoughts and opinions how we can make this platform as efficient as possible for every member in this ecosystem."
Christopher Pommerening
Co-founder & Non-Exec. Chairman at Foundum
"Entrepreneurship is the most powerful concept to drive positive change and make the world a better place!"

What is a Foundum Ambassador?

The Ambassador of a local entrepreneurial ecosystem has a special membership status towards those members who strongly support the concept of entrepreneurship and who are well-connected to their local startup ecosystem. It’s an honorary position for committed entrepreneurial enthusiasts to boost and grow the local ecosystems by taking on its leadership and moderation.

It takes only a few hours per week, and there are multiple rewards for participating.

Who can be an Ambassador?

First of all, the ambassador who wishes to join our ecosystem needs to be well connected in the entrepreneurial space. A strong passion for entrepreneurship is key. Ideally he or she should be a young entrepreneur of an innovative high growth startup.

He or she should have some experience in the moderation of online forums, groups or communities. Foundum is an online platform that aims to foster the relationships amongst the players of the ecosystem and this will happen through interaction and communication within the community.

What is the role of a local ambassador?

Foundum Ambassadors will get a special Premium member profile free of any charge. More importantly your profile will be highlighted and you will play a vital role in the local ecosystem. With a growing number of entrepreneurs, you will hold a key position within this vibrant network of entrepreneurs.

Foundum Ambassadors will be involved in the development process of our website. We’d like to hear your opinion regarding the design of the platform (e.g. introduction of new features) and apply those to our strategic decisions.

Becoming an Ambassador will for sure be very interesting and enriching. The role of the Ambassador includes:

  • Upload useful and correct content.
  • Post interesting events for entrepreneurs.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local entrepreneurial stakeholders.
  • Make sure you adhere to the Foundum code of conduct.
  • Be reachable by members and direct them to the relevant information on Foundum.

What are the next steps?

If being a local ambassador is of interest to you, please send us an email to We will get back to you within a couple of days, and then we can start discussing specifics.

Please state briefly why you would like to hold this position. You can also use it to nominate someone else as Ambassador.

We look forward to your application. Enjoy!