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Founders Helping Founders ®

Founders Network offers full lifecycle mentoring programs for founders of tech startups.
Equity free and personalized to your experience level - membership is by invitation only.

Experience Levels

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Bootstrap

$41.62/mo
billed annually
For Founders with experience generating annual revenues or raising funding of less than $150,000.
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  • Access to Vetted Founders Only Forum
  • 30 Day Personalized Onboarding
  • Private Events in Major Cities
  • Investor Mentoring Sessions
  • $180,000 in Group Discounts
  • Access to Curated Library of Startup Advice
  • 12 Webinars
  • Event Invitations Personalized to Your Objectives
  • Lead Mentor Matching
  • 600 members on a Custom Online Platform
  • Quarterly Engagement Dashboards
  • Women's Leadership Committee
  • Leadership Development Opportunities
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Angel

$83.29/mo
billed annually
For Founders with experience generating annual revenues or raising funding of $150,000 - $1.5M.
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  • Access to Funded Founder Forum
  • Monthly Warm Intros
  • Thought Leadership Blog Coverage
  • 1-on-1 Investor Mentoring Sessions
  • $200,000 in Group Discounts
  • 50% off Deal Listing
  • $1,000 RSVP Credits
  • 1-on-1 Founder Mentoring Sessions
  • 1-on-1 Strategy Session with FN HQ
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Series A+

$208.83/mo
billed annually
For Founders with experience generating annual revenues or raising funding of $1.5M+.
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  • Speaking Opportunities to 600+ Founders
  • Unlimited Warm Intros
  • Comped Tickets to our 2 Global Conferences
  • Angel Investor Account
  • $900,000 in Group Discounts
  • Free Deal Listing
  • $2,500 RSVP Credits
  • Same Day Support from our Full Time Staff
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Lifetime

$10k
one-time fee
For Serial Entrepreneurs. A one-time payment and never pay dues again.

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  • All Series A+ Level Benefits, and:
  • $5,000 in Function Credits
  • $100,000 in additional Group Discounts
  • Platform-wide status as a Lifetime Member.
  • Access to Vetted Founders Only Forum
  • 30 Day Personalized Onboarding
  • Private Events in Major Cities
  • Investor Mentoring Sessions
  • $180,000 in Group Discounts
  • Includes Bootstrap Level benefits, plus:
  • Access to Funded Founder Forum
  • Monthly Warm Intros
  • Thought Leadership Blog Coverage
  • 1-on-1 Investor Mentoring Sessions
  • $200,000 in Group Discounts
  • Includes Angel Level benefits, plus:
  • Speaking Opportunities to 600+ Founders
  • Unlimited Warm Intros
  • Comped Tickets to our 2 Global Conferences
  • Angel Investor Account
  • $500,000 in Group Discounts
  • Includes Series A+ Level benefits, plus:
  • $5,000 in Function Credits
  • $1M in Group Discounts
  • Platform-wide status as a Lifetime Member.
  • Access to Curated Library of Startup Advice
  • 12 Webinars
  • Event Invitations Personalized to Your Objectives
  • Lead Mentor Matching
  • 600 members on a Custom Online Platform
  • Quarterly Engagement Dashboards
  • Women's Leadership Committee
  • Leadership Development Opportunities
  • 50% off Deal Listing
  • $1,000 RSVP Credits
  • 1-on-1 Founder Mentoring Sessions
  • 1-on-1 Strategy Session with FN HQ
  • Free Deal Listing
  • $2,500 RSVP Credits
  • Same Day Support from our Full Time Staff
 

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Approval Process

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  • 1 Min Application
  • Provide Requested Info
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  • Complete Application & Addendum

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Approval
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  • If approved, we'll contact you personally
  • Join onboarding call in following week
  • Review our Membership Criteria to see if you qualify.
  • If you qualify, request an invite.
  • We will review your request within 48 hours and may request additional information.
  • If you pass, we'll match you with a member to serve as your nominator.
  • Receive a nomination from a member with link to apply.
  • Complete 2 minute application before deadline.
  • Complete optional addendum.
  • Publicly available information from the web is added to your application.
  • Staff prescreens and disqualifies from initial pool of applicants.
  • Final list is sent to Membership Committee for review and applicants are notified.
  • Additional information from applicants may be requested.
  • If approved, we'll contact you personally by phone and/or email.
  • 30 Day high touch onboarding program begins with group onboarding call following week.

Hear Why FN'ers Love FN

As my startup has grown from Bootstrap to Series C, the problems haven’t gone away, they’ve just changed. This isn’t a community you outgrow, it’s a community that grows with you.

Rakesh Tondon (Feb '13 Cohort)

Serial Entrepreneur, Raised $60M+

CEO of Le Tote

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Not Sure What to Choose?

Whether it's your first startup or you've built a $100M business, you'll be grouped with founders at your experience level.
Just answer a few questions and we'll help you understand where you belong.
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Founders Network
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Bootstrap

$41.62/mo
billed annually
If you achieved less than $150,000 in revenue of funding
Request Invite
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Angel

$83.29/mo
billed annually
If you achieved between $150,000 - $1.5M in revenue or funding
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Series A

$208.83/mo
billed annually
If you achieved more than $1.5M in revenue or funding
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Frequently Asked Questions

FN is easily integrated into your daily routine. With our intelligent distribution system, we extend the information flowing through our platform to other channels that you are already monitoring, such as slack and email. We support many kinds of engagement, including over 100 events a year, our Online Forum and 1-1 support from our Success Team. Our busiest members usually end up as some of our best members.