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We find the best founders globally and prepare them for accelerators, investment and revenue.


For 1 week, Dec 19th - 23rd, watch the recorded demo days for the Fall 2022 cohort programs and see their startups' profiles!

For Demo Day

Gain Access to the Global Investor Showcase, July 22nd - 26th, to see all the startup pitches & profiles on-demand from the 2024 Spring cohort!

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Meet the Spring 2024 Startups

The newest cohort has been announced, yet. We'll update this section when they are!

Meet the Program Team

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Chief Officer


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Program Leaders

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Program Partners

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Since 2017, FoundersBoost has helped to pre-accelerate 600+ pre-seed startups chosen from over 5,700 applicants globally. Our alumni have gone on to the world's top accelerator programs including YC, Techstars, and 500 Startups and they have raised $230M+ 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!

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
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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
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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 3: 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 4: 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. Learn how to find Product-Market Fit.

Week 5: The Fundraising Process & Techniques
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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
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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.

Track Record

In 5 years, we've had the following impact on pre-seed founders.

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Funding Raised
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Startups have an Underrepresented Founder
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Programs Globally
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Founders in our community

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

FoundersBoost Ecosystem Partners

Global Accelerator Network (GAN) logoF6S logoTechstars logo

Perks Over $200k
with Partners Including

1Password logoAWS logoBamboo HR logoBrex logoGoogle for Startups logoHubSpot for Startups logoSegment logoStripe logoUnbounce logoZendesk for startups logo
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FoundersBoostX helps any early stage founder anywhere take the best next step in building their startup.

Here, you'll find a library of over 35 on-demand workshops to help you bring your startup to the next level.

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