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Marketplace Founders Initiative
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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.
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Founders Network has been a tremendous resource. We benefited from deals, pitch help and other content, personalized mentoring, and introductions to potential investors. Great investment!
Founders Network provides flexible benefits that were a perfect for me as an early-stage founder. I highly recommend this community to any entrepreneur looking for long-term support, concrete help and a place to feel at home.
Great opportunity to focus, hone in on your business plan and go-to-market strategy, and to meet, collaborate and network with folks also in the midst of launching a startup. I’m very grateful to this community.
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.
- May 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm PDT
Join Brian Dillavou as he hosts a webinar for Founders Network where he’ll detail customary provisions in venture financing term. Last year, global venture financing broke records. In 2021, $329.9 ... Read More
- June 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am PDT
Tim Sylvester details actionable insights on how to build a startup for tech founders who don’t fit the traditional Silicon Valley mold. According to a report released last year, San ... Read More
- June 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am PDT
Join Raja Mukerji as he explains the value of customer centricity and how customer centric startups have a unique advantage. No matter what kind of business you’re operating, prioritizing customers ... Read More
- June 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am PDT
Join Max Shapiro as he shares his secret sauce for building a great team and attracting investors for your startup. Multiple reports have identified that the top reason startups fail ... Read More
- October 12 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm PDT
Join Our 7th Annual Fall Conference! Three days with founders, investors, partners & off the record discussion, reflection and networking: Wed Oct. 12th – Fri Oct. 14th!
- May 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am PDT
Join Shahar Erez as he shares his founders journey and details how strategic networking helped him access key opportunities along the way. In November 2021, freelance marketplace Fiverr announced it ... Read More
- May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am PDT
Richard White discusses different go-to-market models in tech and how deciding on a go-to-market model early on can greatly benefit startups Since its founding in 2020, AI notetaker application Fathom ... Read More
- May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Join Founders Network members in Chicago for a National Small Business Week Happy Hour with our Partner, WeWork. Join Founders Network members in Chicago for a National Small Business Week ... Read Moreat Chicago
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