Peer Mentorship for Fintech & Crypto Founders

Fintech Founders Initiative

Whether you’re in crypto, microlending, payments or regtech, the Fintech Founders Initiative brings together founders fueling innovation in finance. We provide full-lifecycle support to fintech founders, from corporate partnerships to navigating regulations.

The fintech market will hit $460B by 2025, growing 11% annually
- Adroit Market Research

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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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Fintech Founders Leadership Committee

Meet experienced and knowledgeable startup leaders solving some of the biggest challenges in fintech

Chaitanya Vaidya
Chaitanya Vaidya
Founder, DeepRisk.AI
Sourabh Dadapure
Founder, CCAI
Dave Goulden
Founder, Fundshine®

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The support of Founders Network has been a great experience for me. Thanks to Founders Network, I met founders and partners with specialized insight that helped us tremendously in our expansion.
David Cramer
Founder of Sentry
My Founders Network membership opened doors that I never would have had access to otherwise, and the peer mentoring was extremely helpful in growing our operations with compliance and evolving regulations in mind.
Neha Sampat
Founder of Contentstack
Founders Network has been beyond helpful, providing education, connections and resources in multiple channels so you can engage in a way that works for you. It’s truly enjoyable and enriching to build relationships with founders across the world.
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.

Past events



Entrepreneurial Operating System for Startups: Boost Growth and Efficiency

As a tech startup founder, you’re constantly juggling multiple responsibilities, from product development to team management and fundraising. In this fast-paced environment, founders often lose focus and get overwhelmed. That’s …

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VC Investment Landscape 2024: What Founders Must Know to Secure Funding

As a startup founder navigating the complex VC investment landscape in 2024, understanding current trends is crucial for your success.  At the start of the third quarter of 2024, the …

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$4.2 Billion Invested: Robotics Startups See Funding Surge

2024 is proving to be a banner year for robotics startup funding. From workplace robots to surgical technologies and even humanoids, developers are securing significant capital to bring their visions …

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The Missing Piece: How to Find the Perfect Technical Co-founder for Your Startup

According to studies, startups with well-rounded teams, often including a technical co-founder, tend to be more attractive to investors.  Why? Because a technical co-founder brings not just the coding skills …

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Funding Your Startup in 2024: A Guide to US Programs

Securing funding is a critical step in launching your startup and turning your innovative idea into a thriving business. This guide will equip you with the knowledge to explore the …

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