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London Startup Mentor Programs
London has grown into a tech powerhouse and is the highest performing startup scene in Europe according to the Startup Genome Report (2018). The city only competes with New York City for being the Fintech capital of the world as it attracted $1.3 billion in VC funding in 2017. The Old Street Roundabout, AKA the Silicon Roundabout, is host to an estimated 50,000 digital tech employees, 30 accelerators, and over 2000 startups
Founders Network’s mission is to connect London Founders and startups with a global support network. The fact is that on average, Silicon Valley startups raise 2-3 times more money in the first stages of development compared to London. Based in Silicon Valley, Founders Network provides London’s Founders the opportunity to access resources from the tech capital.
Mentorship from select London founders
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Gain Access To:
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
Exclusive local Founders Network events
Why Join Founders Network London?
Listen to Natalie Torin's Experience as Membership Chair:
Connecting London Founders with each other and the Founders Network community.
FN functions provide a unique setting that allows one to really get to know a featured guest and fellow attendees. Over the course of one intimate breakfast, I was able to meet quality people, collect helpful insights, and walk out with 4 valuable connections!
This is no ordinary community, it is so much more, and the engagement of all its members is fantastic!
The Founders Network platform is awesome. The archives are a wealth of information. Any question I have about my startup, all I have to do is search the archives, and the answer is there.
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.
Leadership Positions Available
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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 ;)
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!
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.
Peer Advisory Roundtables
Thought Leadership Keynotes
Virtual Pitch Practice Ft. Tier 1 VC’s
Virtual Office Hours Ft. Tier 1 VC’s
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- November 15, 2018 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am PST
Join Chieu Cao, co-founder & CMO of UK’s fastest-growing employee engagement platform, Perkbox (Series C, Raised $14.3M) for a morning mentoring session at Modern Pantry! Prior to founding PerkBox, Chieu established himself as a ... Read Moreat WeWork Devonshire Square (3rd Floor)
- December 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm PST
Join Peter O’shea, MD at Morgan Stanley for ten years, entrepreneur and serial angel investor with which includes backing the very successful TransferWise & Daniel Conti, successful banker turned Cofounder of CommonRoom ... Read Moreat Ashfords LLP
- January 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm PST
Join Jonny Searle MBE, Executive Coach, General Counsel, Olympic Gold Medallist and World Champion Rower, for an evening discussion on how to build a dynamic team ready to achieve greatness. As a speaker, executive coach and mentor, Jonny draws from a unique combination of experience...at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (1st Floor)
- February 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm PST
Join this private evening event with fellow founders which includes a Q&A with Russ Shaw and a roundtable discussion to help each other succeed. Russ Shaw is the founder of Tech London ... Read Moreat RocketSpace Angel
- March 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm PDT
—We are going to hear a little bit from all of them and then give you the opportunity to get mentorship from all of these over the course of an ... Read Moreat Studio 8, Theatre Deli- Deli Studio
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Don’t let term sheets trip you up. Dentons associate Joe Collingwood and Aura founder Ataer Arguder explain term sheet basics for the early stage founder, and break down how to …
A Founders Network panel shares practical tips on reopening your workplace after COVID-19 lockdown, managing and securing the right talent, and preparing your startup for a post-pandemic revival. Pandemics may …
Adam Cheyer breaks down his step-by-step formula for sizing up a startup idea and making it a success. There may be no magic formula for launching the next Google, Facebook …
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Founder and product designer John Corcoran has spent 14 years working in user research and various lead designer roles—with the all encompassing goal of mastering product in order to scale …
A self-taught programmer turned venture capitalist, Nnamdi Iregbulem, who specializes in enterprise software, loves to dive into the guts of what makes a product work. Parsing out the technical details …
According to B2B investor Arjun Chopra, not every startup is venture-scale. He explains what makes a venture-scale startup and why a solid founder-market fit is so important. “We’re in the …
Failure is the part we hate talking about — but it’s a critical component of success. When Alan Wilson, co-founder of gaming company, Tripwire Interactive, was unable to get venture …