Strategic expansion programs, coaching and resources to help you grow to $10M and beyond.
We are founders just like you. We understand the challenges you endure and can provide meaningful assistance to help you grow your business.
It is essential to our mission that we seek out and include people of color,
women, veteran and LGBTQ founders.
We work in your neighborhood by providing local resources. We currently serve: Chicago, Austin, Dallas, San Diego, Inland Empire, Philadelphia and Miami.
We help you construct a business growth strategy that is sustainable and fundable.
We will provide coaching and mentorship from people that have done it before.
Where small business growth happens.
You will meet and work with others in your same situation. You’re not alone.
If qualified, we can provide revenue-based growth financing to help you scale your business.
Challenge is for entrepreneurs with established businesses, earning between $50K and $250K in annual revenue, who want to achieve growth. 60-day Mini-Accelerator Program consists of four (4) workshops where you will learn how to work ON your business, not just IN your business! Program completes with Pitch and Graduation Event with opportunity to compete for up to $5000 cash and service prizes. Includes 18-months of post program support coaching and support.
Bootcamp is for entrepreneurs with established businesses, earning a minimum of $250K in annual revenue who want to achieve rapid growth. 90-day, weekly online 12 group sessions. Virtual Pitch and Graduation Event with opportunity to compete for up to $7500 cash and service prizes. Learn what it takes to develop an effective growth and funding plan that gets funders to say yes to your request to fund your business growth. Includes 9-months of post program support coaching and support.
The “invitation-only” FastPath Executive Program in Financing & Managing Growth is designed for companies generating $1 million to $5 million in annual revenues. The program is best suited for successful Founder/CEOs, needing up to $1 million in growth capital as well as professional development, including leadership skills, confidence, and vision to overcome challenges and realize opportunities in accelerating revenue growth.
Apr 20, 2020 – June 15, 2021
May 25 – Jul 20, 2021
Apr 28 – Aug 12, 2021
May 17 – Jun 8, 2021
Join the largest national platform for growing small businesses led by diverse founders.
Founders First can only accept a select number of applicants for each FastPath cohort to ensure each member has a premier, game-changing outcome for their growth plans.
The next cohort starts May 17th and applications are due April 23rd.
The sooner you submit your application, the more time we’ll have to review it and get to know you better so you have the optimum FastPath experience!