Los Angeles Startups
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Los Angeles Startup Mentor Programs
Los Angeles is the second largest city in terms on population in the U.S. and boasts the third largest startup ecosystem according to the Startup Genome Project (2018). Home to the aptly named Silicon Beach, the Los Angeles tech scene recently surpassed Silicon Valley with the largest number of gaming startups in the country. The LA tech scene is supported by leading VCs like Mucker Capital and benefited from the success of a number of major companies like Snapchat and nearby SpaceX.
Just like LAX, Founders Network aims to connect LA to the rest of the world. We utilize our mentorship program to provide Founders and their startups with a global network of resources and support. Founders Network provides peer to peer mentoring for our members along with access to critical startup resources.
Mentorship from select Los Angeles founders
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
Connecting Los Angeles Founders with each other and the Founders Network community.
This is the best professional network I've seen. The community is open, honest, encouraging and practical. While founders might hesitate to ask certain questions elsewhere that might betray "weakness" or doubt, FN lets me take advantage of the fact that everyone here has either gone through these things, or will do so.
Joining Founders Network was like being reintroduced to my best friends from High School and College. The Founders Network team has created this amazing tribe of people with whom I have kinship, and whose purpose is to help and be helped by people like me.... finding a long searched for brotherhood of startup founders.
FN meet-ups mean real, honest, and vulnerable discussions with other entrepreneurs. The ability to engage and ask questions in a more intimate format is something I find unique to FN. Love this incredible network of high caliber founders.
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
- October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
Join our fnDC Chapter as they talk about the lessons learned by Andy Richman to get the right Product Market Fit Getting Product Market Fit (PMF) right is fundamental to ... Read More
- November 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm PST
Join FN member Pete Crawford in a peer-to-peer discussion to support cannabis operators. If you are looking for a group to support cannabis operators, join June’21 Cohort Pete Crawford in ... Read More
- October 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Are you the founder of a tech startup? Join Founders Network for one of our intimate roundtable discussions featuring Roger Obando, Co-Founder and CTO of Baker Technologies. These intensive sessions ... Read Moreat SPACES
- January 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST
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- April 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
We believe that no one is more qualified to give founders advice than other founders. That is why our roundtables feature founders who have achieved noteworthy scale and want to ... Read Moreat Onepiece
- August 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
We believe that no one is more qualified to give founders advice than other founders. That is why our roundtables feature founders who have achieved noteworthy scale and want to ... Read Moreat Cross Campus
- July 16, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am PDT
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