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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

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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
Notable Members

We have some amazing members. With over 600 tech founders, 100 events a year, 90% Monthly Active Users (MAU), there’s no other network as experienced and helpful.

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Linden Tibbets
Founder & CEO
IFTTT
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Neha Sampat
Founder & CEO
ContentStack
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Will Bunker
Founder
Match.com
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Barbara Tien
Founder
Ponga
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Domingo Guerra
Regional Director/Founder
Appthority

Leadership Positions Available

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Events

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20
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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Conferences

Sponsors

The Making of a Unicorn w/ Jason Gardner, Founder of Marqeta

Jason Gardner, founder and CEO of fintech unicorn Marqeta, says being an entrepreneur is an addiction. You get an idea, and it consumes you; you spend countless days and sleepless …

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‘How American Express Acquired my Startup’ with Tyler Dikman

In June of 2013, Tyler Dikman joined Founders Network with a project in beta called LoungeBuddy: A way for all travelers to discover, book and access airport lounges — no …

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6 Startup Founders Share their Hiring Mistakes

Today’s most successful startups thrive with the help and insight of eager, dedicated employees. But hiring the right talent isn’t always easy. We asked 6 Founders Network members with experience …

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5 Lessons from The Founder of Siri

There’s nothing like creating your own company. I believe, as many do, that a startup is the biggest change agent in the world. Why is it then, that so many …

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Founders Network Launches Seattle Chapter

Expansion Brings Founder-to-Founder Mentorship to Booming Startup Ecosystem Home to tech giants including Microsoft and Amazon as well as droves of other locally based tech startups, Seattle’s pipeline of locally …

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