The first steps you take are giant steps. What's important is to make the most out of these first days. Oussama Ammar, co-founder of The Family, will be providing tips on how to get started and build successful products-- wherever you're based. Come along if you want to start something or need extra help to grow your current product.

The Family is a fellowship of founders. Twice a year, The Family selects 50 startups from around the world. In exchange for 5% equity, we provide everything you need to build a scalable business: advice, mindset, network & a world-class investor demo day — no matter where you come from.

Speaker Bio

Oussama Ammar is the co-founder of The Family which was created in 2013. He has helped fundraise more than $700 million for startups in their portfolio and has participated in M&A, IPOs and lots of structural management across every startup stage. Ammar has been named to the Forbes 30 under 30 and has been a member of the Global Tech Panel, appointed by Frederica Mogherini alongside Bill Gates, Tom Fletcher, Brad Smith, Megan Smith, Borge Brende and Risto Siilasmaa as co-members.

He has advised many startup CEOs, including the co-founders of iconic companies like PayfitAgricool and Algolia and spoken at more than 100+ conferences for CEOs & executive committees. Ammar has given class and conferences at Sciences Po, Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, and many universities and schools. He has also advised the French government & multiples European institutions about Entrepreneurship Policy, including by participating in the Defense G20 on cybersecurity and new global threats.

Who can attend?

Open to graduate students, undergraduates, staff, and alumni.

Registration is required.