The program was a great first step for my business in preparation for the next step. We are grateful for the opportunity that is so rarely given to early stage companies.

The program was a great first step for my business in preparation for the next step. We are grateful for the opportunity that is so rarely given to early stage companies.

The program was a great first step for my business in preparation for the next step. We are grateful for the opportunity that is so rarely given to early stage companies.

Just as the pandemic broke out in April 2020, we found hope in the FoundersBoost program – with an amazing set of mentors, a tactical curriculum, and a laser focus on storytelling, the team at Sunny Day Fund remained resilient and was able to position itself for success with customers, funding, hiring, and acceleration.

It was an amazing program to help us progress to the next stage. The team also provides great support to its alumni.

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About Us

Since 2017, FoundersBoost has helped to pre-accelerator 300+ pre-seed startups chosen from over 4,200 applicants globally. Our alumni have gone on to the world's top accelerator programs including YC, Techstars, and 500 Startups; and they have raised $85m+ to date.

We are a global tech startup pre-accelerator aimed at working with great early stage entrepreneurs to prepare them for accelerator programs, seed investment, and revenue through a six week part-time program.

Growing Globally

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Boosting startup success with no fee charged and no equity taken!

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Track Record

In 4 years, we've had the following impact on pre-seed founders.

$85m

Funding Raised

80%

Startups have an Underrepresented Founder

14

Programs Globally

1250+

Founders in our community

Locations

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Mentor Driven Program

Expert Speakers

from recognized domain experts to help you grow.

Pitch Coaching

to identify holes in the business and hone the startup's story.

One-on-One Mentorship

to help improve the startups impact.
Week 1: Induction & Customer Development

Meet the team

Meet your directors, peers, and mentors. Get a deep dive into what’s going to happen over the program and what you need to do to make the most from the program.

Know Your Customer

Learn how to make the most of your time with customers and get to the bottom of what they need from your startup.

Week 2: Pitch And Presentation Skills

Pitch Like a Pro

Get best practice tips on how to ensure your presentation and pitch skills communicate your company effectively and clearly, while also connecting with your audience.

Week 3: Market Sizing

Size the Market

Understand how to break down markets to see how big your potential customer can be and start working on how to take the right steps in addressing this new business.

Week 4: Building Products that Matter

Building Products People Love

Hear from industry expert speakers on the factors that go into making products that your users and customers will care about to make your startup a necessary item for their everyday way of doing things. Learn how to find Product-Market Fit.

Week 5: The Fundraising Process & Techniques

Finetune Your Fundraise

Learn the best practices on preparing for investment and how to appropriately attack your fundraising process.

Week 6: Venture Funding and Accelerators

Investment and Growth

Get insights into what role accelerators, angels, VC's, and other types of funding may play in the future of your startup; and how best to deal with them at the right time for your business.

FoundersBoost Ecosystem Partners

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Community

FoundersBoostX helps any early stage founders anywhere take the best next step in building their company with weekly member workshops featuring VC's, industry experts, and founders.

We're growing our library of on-demand workshops and now have over 20 available to view.

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