Boost is a Founder Fellowship program for first-time tech founders. The 4-month program helps founders grow their network of investors and advisors to build their venture-scalable businesses and prepare them for fundraising. Applications for the next cohort have been extended until December 7th. Check out our info session from November 28th here.
Details and Criteria
You are a NYC-based tech founder*
YOU ARE A FIRST-TIME FOUNDER LEADING A VENTURE-SCALABLE** TECH STARTUP RAISING A PRE-SEED OR SEED ROUND AND WANT TO PLUG INTO A COMMUNITY OF INTERESTED INVESTORS, FOUNDERS AND CORPORATE SERVICES.
You must have an early product in the market and you seek financing of approximately $500K-$2M to build traction and scale.
You have some established traction, either through an early raise or revenue
You are willing to commit roughly 8-10 hours per month for the length of the 4-month program in hybrid programming and mentorship
* We encourage founders who belong to underrepresented communities, including people of color, Latinx, women, non-binary, and LGBTQ+ individuals, to apply.
** Venture-scalable means you seek to build a highly profitable technology company with ambitions to scale quickly, and you are willing to give up shares of ownership in exchange for the money to grow.
Mentorship from experienced investors and founders
Receive assistance from founders and investors in the form of small group coaching and individual mentorship, as well as workshops, templates and tools to help you meet your specific goals