Grand Finals & ESG Cocktail

by Webit
Live

Jan 2025

Davos, Switzerland

What to expect?

Scaleups Investors Networking Innovation Entrepreneurship Ideas Founders Games

Join the most attended LP/VC event in Davos endorsing and funding the most impactful global growth founders.

Only 300 highly curated attendees (out of over 1300 waiting list) are invited to join the event to meet some of the world's most impactful growth stage founders (selected by 350+ VCs among over 4500 applications from 150 countries).

Meet and connect with other fellow investors, global ESG leaders, policy makers and innovators.
Previous attendees include Tim Cook, Ray Dalio heads of state, editors from major media including WSJ, Politico, CNBC, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg and others.

Previous Jury members include

Nityen Lal
Nityen Lal

Icos Capital

Bakhrom Ibragimov
Bakhrom Ibragimov

Molten Ventures

Renee Niemi
Renee Niemi

Mighty Capital

Adam Niewinski
Adam Niewinski

OTB Ventures

Alexander Galitsky
Alexander Galitsky

Almaz Capital

Omar Al Yawer
Omar Al Yawer

Ruya Partners

Dr. Plamen Russev
Dr. Plamen Russev

Webit Foundation

Oliver Holle
Oliver Holle

Speedinvest

Rich Nuzum
Rich Nuzum

Mercer

Karen McCormick
Karen McCormick

Beringea

Clemente Francavilla
Clemente Francavilla

Plug and Play ventures

About the Reception

Webit Foundation will host a reception where the finals of its annual startup challenge will be held. Globally renowned startups will share their impact solutions in clean and sustainable technologies, mobility, new materials and financial technologies. The cocktail will focus on ESG following the Founders Games mission is to identify, endorse as role models and support the high growth companies and their founders who lead the way to achieving the SDGs by creating successful, scalable, sustainable and resilient business ventures.

We will provide you with a full-fledged immersion in the Davos experience garnered with pure serendipity meetings with some of the world’s most sought after leaders. With our invitation, you will also have access to the other hotels in the security zone in Davos (Hilton, Seehof, Alpengold, Belvedere).

The Founder Games 2024 Finals is an invitation only event for up to 300 carefully curated attendees in Davos.

The list of the invitees of the event includes top executives from Fortune 500 companies, founders of growth stage companies with high SDGs impact, late stage VCs + family offices/LPs, policy makers/regulators, NGOs and media

Saving humankind is the best (business) opportunity of our lifetime.

Founders Games 2023 Winners

Founders Games 2023 Finalists

The 2025 Davos edition of the Founder Games Finals is an invitation only event for up to 300 carefully curated attendees, taking place in Davos.

The list of the invitees of the event includes:
1. Corporate world - top executives (Fortune 500 companies)
2. Founders of growth stage companies with high SDGs impact
3. Late stage VCs + family offices/LPs
4. Policy makers / regulators
5. NGOs
6. Media

Founders Games 2019 Awards Ceremony!

Collective Intelligence

FG is the only global platform powered by the collective intelligence of over 200 late stage VC investors who score over 3000 applications (in 17 verticals) from 140+ countries. The Finals All-Star-Jury is chaired by the legendary Tim Draper.

The finalists are selected among the top (highest) ranked companies (scaleups) after 5 rounds of selection.
You may see the previous finalists here and their success stories here.

Webit Foundation is the originator and producer of the Founders Games.


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Global Outreach and Impact

Global media refer to the Founders Games as the premier scaleup (high growth) innovation SDGs competition with the world’s biggest (ever) funding award of $6M (six million US Dollars) provided by over 750 investors through the publicly listed company - Webit Investment Network (BSE: WIN).

Over 3000 companies from 140+ countries apply for every season of the competition.

For the past 13 years the Founders Games Finals have been integral part of the Webit Festival global agenda. Starting 2022 Founders Games announced 2 seasons per year (winter and summer) and for the first time in 2023 the winter Finals was held in Davos.

Mission statement

Founders Games mission is to identify, endorse as role models and support the high growth companies and their founders who lead the way to achieving the SDGs by creating a successful, scalable, sustainable and resilient business ventures.

Saving the humankind is the best (business) opportunity of our lifetime!

SDG 2030

* The pictures are taken at Founders Games award ceremony during Webit. The Davos winter awards shall be smaller with up to 300 invitation only attendees.

Webit is doing an enormous service.

Eric Schmidt
Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures; Former CEO, Google

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