Peer Mentorshipfor Tech Startup Founders

A lifelong network of founders helping founders learn, grow and achieve success.

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“You’ll learn more in The Forum every day than most courses you ever waded through.”

Galen Buckwalter, PhDdr_galen_buckwalter-60x60

Serial Entrepreneur
Chief Scientist, eHarmony

"From a series of ideas to our Series A, FN continues to help every step of the way."

Domingo Guerraguererra-60x60

Founder of Appthority
Raised $25M

"The staff ensures value with thoughtful conversations and warm introductions.”


Becky Splitt
CEO of StudyBlue
15M Users

  • 600+

    Tech Founders

  • $1.1M

    Avg. Funding

  • $1B+

    Collectively Raised

Mentorship Platform

Solve Problems Faster

Members of Founders Network are part of an exclusive peer mentoring network and platform. Ask for advice, share anecdotes, and help the community instantly from a platform purpose built for heads-down founders. Create lifelong realtionships with entrepreneurs in your city and worldwide.

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Lifelong Programs

Share Your Journey

With over 100 intimate gatherings a year, there are ample opportunities to build lifelong relationships via biannual global conferences; quarterly regional events in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Toronto, London; and weekly virtual events with fellow entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists and partners.

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Proactive Support

Ensure Your Success

We’ll hold your hand from newbie to veteran, ensuring you are welcomed, connected and continually enagaging with your peers. Our goal is to help you build relationships that pay dividends for this startup, the next and the one after.

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Founders Network is invitation only.

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Partners & Deals

Cut Your Burn

Cut your burn rate with over $500k on deals from ACE Hotel to Zendesk. We’ve negotiated a unique set of deals that can easily cover the cost of membership. Save time and money by connecting with trusted and recommended vendors.

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  • August Capital
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • CRV
  • formation8
  • Greycroft
  • Maven Ventures

Investor Mentorship

Navigate Your Raise

Sometimes it helps to get outside perspective.  Our friendly community of over 50 [fn]Investors helps round out FN’s perspective with feedback, advice and occasionally, tough love. Investors typically host one mentorship session a year and receive inbound pitch requests.

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Membership For Every Stage

As your startup grows, problems don’t go away, they just change. We’ve structured membership to help you solve the problems you are facing today.

We have some amazing members.

With over 600 full-time tech founders, 90% Monthly Active Users (MAU) and 2.5 replies per post,
there’s no other network as experienced and helpful.

  • ifttt
  • docker
  • brightbytes
  • letote
  • match
  • pogoseat
  • uservoice
  • magisto
  • appthority
  • eharmony
  • iron
  • pley

Go further together…

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