Peer Mentorship for Consumer Internet Founders



Consumer Internet Founders Initiative

The Founders Network Consumer Internet Initiative brings together founders building the next wave of Internet startups. We provide full-lifecycle support to consumer internet founders, whether you’re solving architecture problems, building new features, or expanding into global markets.
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5 of the world’s 10 most valuable companies in the world were consumer internet firms in 2020.
- Fortune Global 500

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  • Personalized onboarding with Lead Mentor

  • Peer network of 600+ founders

  • Pitch practice with Tier 1 VCs

  • Global and local founders-only forums

  • Trusted Partner Directory

  • Exclusive Founders Network events

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$1B+
Total capital raised
$1.1M
average funding
600+
Global FN Members
50%
Serial Founders
100+
Global Events
Consumer Internet Founders Leadership Committee
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Andrew Schulz
Founder, NoiseAware
NoiseAware
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Oksana Gartvich
Founder, Kind Hearts Labs LLC
Kind Hearts Labs LLC
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Anubhav Srivastava
Founder, VocaTales
VocaTales, Inc.
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Shir Danishyar
Founder, Kolank
Kolank

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There are many benefits to Founders Network, but for us, the global reach was immensely helpful. Access to founders across the world is an incredible resource for anyone scaling an internet business or trying to navigate new markets.
David Cramer
Founder of Sentry
Founders Network has a personalized touch that you won’t find in many entrepreneur communities. They’re proactive in reaching out to new members, making sure you can take full advantage of your membership package. The community is fantastic, and the deals are pretty sweet too.
Neha Sampat
Founder of Contentstack
Without peer support, founding a startup can be isolating and lonely. Founders Network provides actionable advice, high-quality events, and a truly supportive network of founders at all stages and experience levels.
Charity Majors
Founder of Honeycomb

Upcoming Events

During COVID, we’re making our virtual events available to healthtech founders everywhere. Register for a complimentary ticket to learn from fellow founders, investors and partners. Already used your free guest pass? Request an invite to see if you qualify for membership.

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Partners

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Startup Compensation and Hiring Get a Reality Check in 2024

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Startup Funding for Black Founders Plummets in 2023

The year 2023 witnessed a stark reversal of progress for Black entrepreneurs in the venture capital landscape. After a period of heightened awareness and pledges of increased support following the …

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Business Model Canvas for Tech Startups: From Idea to Scalable Success

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