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Washington DC Startup Mentor Programs

The startup culture in Washington D.C. has a unique feel being in the Nation’s Capital. Surrounded by politics, startups still made for 4 out of every 100 new businesses surfacing in the city according to the D.C. Policy Center. Local startup incubator 1776 has provided a place for local entrepreneurs and also showcased the potential growth and success that can come from the local area. Washington D.C. is an excellent choice for new startups.

Founders Network wants to help write more success stories in the Washington DC startup ecosystem. Based in Silicon Valley, Founders Network is a globally connected community of passionate Founders looking to help each other. As DC’s Founders find their fit next to the traditional nature of D.C., they can always find a helping hand as a member of Founders Network.

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Mentorship from select Washington DC founders

Request Invite to Join Our Month Cohort!
Gain Access To:
Boston Founders Network
Washington DC
  • 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

Request Invitation
Founders Network Global Stats

Connecting Washington DC Founders with each other and the Founders Network community.

$1B+
Collective Capital Raised
$1.1M
Average Funding
600+
Global Founders
55%
Serial Entrepreneurs
100+
FN Global Events
You'll learn more from the threads seen here everyday than you did in most courses you've ever waded through. So dive in, everyone is here because this is exactly what we want to be doing.
Galen Buckwalter
Founder of eHarmony
I'm a very technical person. Not big on the business side of things. Thanks to Founders Network, I've received valuable, actionable business advice from both founders and investors alike.
Linden Tibbets
Founder of IFTTT
I would say it's a very reasonable cost to tap into a worldwide network of entrepreneurs who, as a group, have gone through just about everything you can imagine and have a world of experience they can offer to you.
Will Bunker
Founder of Match.com

Local Leadership Team

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.

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Tony Ma
Membership Chair
Benten Technologies
 
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Anil Karmel
Chapter Director
C2 Labs, Inc.
 

Leadership Positions Available

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.

Events

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Interactive
Webinars
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Private VC Office Hours
  • Founder Thought Leadership

  • Trending Tech Topic Panels

  • Pitch Practice Featuring Tier 1 VC's

  • Private Office Hours With Tier 1 VC's

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Global
Conferences

Partners

Morrison Foerster

Why You Should Join a Startup Mentorship Program

You’re not the only one looking for the secret sauce to startup success. One recent study looked at thousands of companies in New York City’s tech sector in an attempt …

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Overcoming Social Impact Startup Challenges with Ernie Ting

Startups that aim to tackle important and extraordinarily difficult social problems are inspiring in concept. However, social impact startups require founders to craft and walk a special tightrope to success. …

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How to Bootstrap a Startup: A Guide for Startup Founders

It’s not possible to launch a startup without outside funding, right? Not quite. While some founders use venture capital, angel investment, or crowdfunding to raise funds in the early stages …

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Must-Have IT and Cybersecurity Compliance 101 with Danny Mizrahi

Last year, venture capital funding for cybersecurity companies broke records. According to data from Pitchbook, in the first six months of last year alone, cybersecurity startups raised $9.9 billion globally. …

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How to Get Startup Money for a Business

You’ve got a great idea. But without the funds to launch your business, it could remain just an idea. To get your startup off the ground you need money, and …

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