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Investors in our Alumni Include

Kleiner Perkins logoPlug And Play logoTechstars logoWavemaker logoWayra logoY Combinator logo
Alchemist Accelerator logoCrane logoMass Challenge logoMucker Lab logoRough Draft VC logo

Since 2017, FoundersBoost has helped to pre-accelerate 400+ pre-seed startups chosen from over 4,700 applicants globally. Our alumni have gone on to the world's top accelerator programs including YC, Techstars, and 500 Startups and they have raised $125m+ 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

Keep an eye out for new city program announcements. If you want to be considered to launch a new program in your ecosystem, contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.

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

Track Record

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

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$125M

Funding Raised
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80%

Startups have an Underrepresented Founder
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20

Programs Globally
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1250+

Founders in our community

Meet the Program Team

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Program Leaders

Arpan

Ajmera

NYC
Program Leaders

Adrien

Harrison

NYC
Program Leaders

Erick

Froede

NYC
Program Leaders

Pardees

Safizadeh

NYC
Program Leaders

Robert

Napoli

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Alice

Kuo

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Mentor Driven Program

Expert Speakers

from recognized experts.

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
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Meet the team

Meet your cohort, speakers, 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.

Week 2: Customer Development
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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 3: Pitch And Presentation Skills
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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 4: Market Sizing
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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 5: Building Products that Matter
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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.

Week 6: Venture Funding and Accelerators
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Investment and Growth

Get insights into what role accelerators, seed and venture funding may play in the future of your startup and how best to deal with them at the right time for your business.

Program Partners

Global Accelerator Network (GAN) logoF6S logoTechstars logo
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FoundersBoost Ecosystem Partners

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Perks Partners Include

1Password logoAWS logoBamboo HR logoBrex logoGoogle for Startups logoHubSpot for Startups logoSegment logoStripe logoUnbounce logoZendesk for startups logo
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Community

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

We're growing our library of on-demand workshops and now have over 35 available to view and over 1,250 members to meet.

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