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Silicon Valley Startup Mentor Programs
Silicon Valley is the top destination in the world for tech startups. As the rest of the world races to catch up, the Silicon Valley startup scene continues to push forward with the attitude that built the tech mecca that it is. Silicon Valley is home to the world’s top Venture Firms (Accel, Benchmark, Greylock, and more), top startups (Facebook, Netflix, Slack, and more), and with so many people launching companies, the competition is high, but so are the opportunities.
Founders Network is based in San Francisco, just 45 minutes north of the valley and was built in true Silicon Valley fashion. We exist to connect Founders to a global network of their peers to create a supportive atmosphere to help them succeed. Founders Network offers a mentorship program designed to push our members for success and while supporting. Founders helping Founders.
Mentorship from select Silicon Valley 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 Silicon Valley Founders with each other and the Founders Network community.
I firmly believe entrepreneurs need a network of similarly minded people to use for ideas, a sounding board, some networking, and more. Whether you are raising seed rounds and want to get the real scoop on convertible notes vs. SAFEs, or are trying to hire your first VP, there are smart people who are happy to help each other.
I have nothing but love and respect for what Founders Network has built and I'm proud to be affiliated with it. The collaborative spirit, humility and peer mentorship are a safe haven from the ever-hectic world of entrepreneurship. No one has all the answers, and the members of FN have helped me answer so many questions I didn't even know I had.
The face-to-face interactions with founders, the global connections I make on the forum, and the expertise others provide. The list goes on, but the basis is this; Founders Network brings in awesome people who add value.
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 Closed
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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
Upcoming eventsThere are no upcoming events at this time.
- January 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST
At Founders Network, 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 pay it forward by sharing their journey. Please join fellow startup...at Morrison & Foerster LLP
- July 31, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
Join startup founders and investors for Founders Network’s 8th birthday celebration in Silicon Valley! How it Works – Mix of 60 founders & VCs – Select either founder or VC Speed ... Read Moreat Hacker Dojo
- September 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Meet with founders of tech startups to share objectives & solve problems faster. We believe that no one is more qualified to give founders advice than other founders. That is ... Read Moreat 449 N Santa Cruz Ave
- April 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Founders Network is invite only. If you are a full time tech founder interested in membership, you are welcome to join this event as a guest. Please RSVP below. Once ... Read Moreat Virtual
- July 16, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am PDT
Complimentary Ticket: Are you a full-time tech founder? Be our guest! During COVID, we’re making our events available to tech founders everywhere. Enjoy a complimentary ticket to come learn from fellow ... Read Moreat Virtual
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