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Peer Mentorship for EdTech Founders



EdTech Founders Initiative

Whether you’re an adaptive learning platform or a management solution, the Founders Network EdTech Initiative brings together founders building the next generation of educational technology. We provide full-lifecycle support to EdTech founders, from fundraising and hiring to sales and partnerships.
EdTech

EdTech VC funding topped $4B in the first half of 2020
- Crunchbase News

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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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Founders Network Global Stats

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$1B+
Total capital raised
$1.1M
average funding
600+
Global FN Members
50%
Serial Founders
100+
Global Events
EdTech Founders Leadership Committee

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

 
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Marjan Panic

Founder, Zucchabar
Zucchabar
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Janine Yancey
Founder, Emtrain
Emtrain
 

Leadership Positions Available

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

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Founders Network was a great resource for me as a first-time founder. The partner directory came in especially handy as we were growing our operations. And the community makes it so easy to get quality recommendations and referrals on any support you may need.
David Cramer
Founder of Sentry
Founders Network was just as valuable when I was on my third startup as it was on my first. I’ve made a lot of valuable connections over the years that have served my business well, and it’s a great group of people that I’ve enjoyed getting to know as well.
Neha Sampat
Founder of Contentstack
As a startup founder, your time is valuable. The Founders Network team gets this, and provides programming, support and resources geared at busy founders. I really appreciated the personal outreach, and am thrilled to be part of this community.
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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Reflections Following a $450M Acquisition: Two Things Giles Palmer Would Do Differently Next Time

After 13 years as CEO and Founder of Brandwatch, Giles Palmer reflects on what he would have done differently to grow his company. These reflections come on the heels of …

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The Secrets to SaaS Startup Success with Dave Lambert

Dave Lambert grew up in Colorado and moved to the Bay Area to attend Stanford. Right after college he started a computer hardware company which he ran for a decade. …

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Wattpad’s Allen Lau on Founding a Company with Global Ambitions

Wattpad was started by two immigrants, Ivan Yuen and Allen Lau, in Toronto, which is known to be the most diverse city in the world. As CEO & co-founder Allen …

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How to Turn a Sales Presentation into a Conversation

“My belief is a presentation should be a conversation, and the dominant force in that conversation is not what to say — it’s what to ask.”  This is Greg Winston’s strategy …

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Should You Outsource Your Product Development?

According to Alvaro Chacon, founder and CEO of the creative and technical digital agency Stateside, developing a long-term product development plan is important from the start. He recommends founders ask …

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