Startup communities suck.
Founders Game is for founders that get sh*t done.
Monthly Pitch Competitions
Where founders pitch to top-tier VCs.
Get incredible insights from top founders.
A Vetted Community
Member quality is ensured through exclusivity.
Who We Are
FG founders have raised over $10b collectively
FG businesses average $5m per year in revenue
FG members always ask how they can help, not what they can get
FG businesses represent industries from SaaS to CPG
Co-founder of Netflix and a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor and investor.
Co-Founder of Soylent with expertise in marketing, ecom, engineering, and finance.
A serial founder best known for dropping out of MIT with Patrick and John Collison to build Stripe.
Co-Founder of Slate Milk and an expert in fundraising, retail strategy and more.
A Harvard graduate and founder of IQ Bar, he is a purveyor of random startup learnings.
What is Founders Game?
Founders Game is an exclusive community designed by founders, for founders. We're a close knit group of givers who've earned their startup bona fides, whether bootstrapped or VC backed.
Every member is someone we'd be happy to let crash on the couch if they needed a place to stay, and that's the energy we look for when we add new people to Founders Game.
What makes Founders Game unique?
- Exclusive Community: Limited memberships for a close-knit group of founders.
- Elite Network: Join founders from Netflix, Soylent, and more.
- Pitch to VCs: Monthly opportunities to present to top venture capitalists.
- Engaging Discussions: Deep-dive into founder-specific and relatable life topics.
- Monthly Events: Access AMAs with multi-billion-dollar company founders.
- Core Groups: Connect with peers across industries at similar business stages.
How can I join Founders Game?
To join Founders Game, you'll need to apply to become a paid member. We’re actively vetting applications. Please be patient as we get to yours.
Is Founders Game a paid community?
Yes. The current price is $2,000 for an annual membership. Future members will pay a higher fee.
What types of discussions can I expect in Founders Game?
Our community covers a wide range of topics, including:
- Startup strategy and growth.
- Entrepreneurial challenges and solutions.
- Personal development and well-being.
- Industry trends and insights.
- General life discussions to balance the entrepreneurial journey.
Do I need to have a successful startup to join Founders Game?
No, success is not the only criterion for membership. We value a consistent track record of personality, passion, and the entrepreneurial spirit. If you've been knocked down and dusted yourself off to come back for more, you'll fit right in.
Are there regular events in Founders Game?
Yes, Founders Game hosts a variety of monthly events, including startup pitches to top VCs and engaging Founder AMAs (Ask Me Anything) sessions. Keep an eye on announcements for event details and opportunities to participate.
Is Founders Game only for tech startups?
No, Founders Game is open to founders from various industries and backgrounds. Our community is diverse, and we welcome entrepreneurs from all sectors.
The only requirement is that you are building something with a big potential outcome. We vet members similarly to how venture capitalists vet members, and only accept individuals that we would be comfortable to call our cofounder.