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Denver Startup Mentor Programs

High in the mountains, the Denver tech area has a growing startup culture. Highlighted by the annual Denver Startup Week, the passion in this community is easily seen. Founders and entrepreneurs work in the Commons on Champa to access tools and have a place to showcase their work to Venture Capitalists and large businesses.

Founders Network’s mission is in connecting Founders in Denver with a global support network. Providing even more ability to access resources like peer mentorship, essential discounts, and investment connections is why Founders Network exists. We’re a mentorship program that supports Denver startup ecosystems and facilitates the growth of our local members.

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Mentorship from select Denver founders

Request Invite to Join Our Month Cohort!
Gain Access To:
Denver/Boulder
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  • Peer mentorship program with fellow tech founders

  • Global, stage and local founder forums

  • Pitch practice with tier 1 VC's

  • Proactive support and introductions from staff

  • Biannual global conferences

  • Accelerator grade discounts

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Founders Network Global Stats

Connecting Denver Founders with each other and the Founders Network community.

$1B+
Collective Capital Raised
$1.1M
Average Funding
600+
Global Founders
55%
Serial Entrepreneurs
100+
FN Global Events
You'll learn more from the threads seen here everyday than you did in most courses you've ever waded through. So dive in, everyone is here because this is exactly what we want to be doing.
Galen Buckwalter
Founder of eHarmony
I'm a very technical person. Not big on the business side of things. Thanks to Founders Network, I've received valuable, actionable business advice from both founders and investors alike.
Linden Tibbets
Founder of IFTTT
I would say it's a very reasonable cost to tap into a worldwide network of entrepreneurs who, as a group, have gone through just about everything you can imagine and have a world of experience they can offer to you.
Will Bunker
Founder of Match.com
Local Leadership Team

Each Founders Network Chapter has an appointed Chapter Leadership Team. Made up of founders who have chosen to volunteer their time, they are on deck to give advice, facilitate events, and lead the growth of the Chapter.

 
 
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Maren Wood
Chapter Chair
Beyond the Professoriate
 
 

Leadership Positions Available

Join 600+ Founders Who Love FN

In Africa, there is a saying: 'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.' The great thing about the Founder's Network is that it's not an either/or! We go together farther AND faster, and actually it's way more fun ;)
Alexandra Greenhill
Founder of Careteam
The fn community has been along for my journey through four startups including one dissolution, one major restructure, a successful exit and now a high-growth, funded SaaS company. Being a Founder is sometimes overwhelming and lonely. This community provides guidance and the lift you need when facing your most excruciating obstacles. More importantly, it's a community that genuinely celebrates your successes along the way!
Neha Sampat
Founder of Contentstack
Founding a business can be a lonely pursuit, but being surrounded by a like-minded community enriches the experience. Founders Network is a cadre who provides concrete perspective and insights. In my experience, it's just as enriching to me as a serial entrepreneur to see what and who is coming next, as it would have been to me years ago as a first-time founder to avoid (some!) rookie errors.
Lisa Shields
Founder of Fi Span

Events

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Webinars
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Private VC Office Hours
  • Founder Thought Leadership

  • Trending Tech Topic Panels

  • Pitch Practice Featuring Tier 1 VC's

  • Private Office Hours With Tier 1 VC's

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Global
Conferences

Partners

Morrison Foerster

Build your startup right: A growth panel on marketing, sales & SaaS

Our upcoming growth panel will cover a range of advice on communications, marketing, and founding a SaaS company. Below are some highlights of what you’ll learn from the panelists. Ataer …

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How to Leverage Moats to Attract Early Stage Investors with Michael Stein

The moat is a concept originally made popular by Warren Buffett. While so much of a company’s initial focus is on solving a problem, and achieving product-market fit, Buffett contends …

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Demystifying Product-led Growth with Mickey Alon of Gainsight

At the beginning of any startup, the focus is always going to be on closing the deal. It is a new startup’s job to prove the viability of its business …

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Hire and keep top talent for your startup: An HR panel

Early in the pandemic the employment crisis promised to head in the direction of forced unemployment for many. During the pandemic, those with jobs stayed put, opting for the secure …

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Pitch Deck and Hiring Lessons That Pay off With VC and Founder Michael Silton

“I love the pre-seed and seed stage of company formation, because this is where the hard work of understanding what makes a difference in customers’ lives comes about,” says Michael …

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