Valarie King-Bailey, OnShore Technology Group

  Bootcamp and FastPath Member Company Website: https://onshoretech.com OnShore Technology Group is a global independent validation and verification (IV&V) firm specializing in the development and delivery of innovative products and services that power lean validation processes. They built an application called ValidationMaster, which helps life sciences companies meet FDA regulatory mandates for computer systems validation.  […]

Dwayne Bryant, Inner Vision International

  Winter ’21 Bootcamp Member Company Website: http://www.inner-vision-international.com This month’s Founders First Community Member Spotlight is Dwayne Bryant, the Founder and CEO of Inner Vision International, Inc. Inner Vision provides mentoring services and online learning to various educational institutions to improve in-school climate, student academics and parental involvement, and to reduce self-destructive student behaviors. When […]

Breaking Through the Inc. 5000 Glass Ceiling, Part 2

Two minority, female entrepreneurs – and Founders First Fast Path grads – have joined the ranks of the historically white, male Inc. 5000. Here at Founders First, we’re proud to support diverse leaders with funding, growth advisory services, and recognition as they drive toward a more inclusive economy. We expect in the future, the inclusion […]

Breaking Through the Inc. 5000 Glass Ceiling, Part 1

Paulette - Founders First

Two minority, female entrepreneurs – and Founders First Fast Path grads – have joined the ranks of the historically white, male Inc. 5000. Founders First recently announced that two Los Angeles-based members of the Founders First FastPath program, a business accelerator program exclusively for diverse-led companies generating $1 million or more in annual revenue, have […]

Digna Gomez, Right of Way Acquisitions

Chicago 2021 Challenge This month’s Founders First Member Spotlight is with Digna Gomez, Founder and CEO of Right of Way Acquisitions, Inc. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Right of Way Acquisitions provides land acquisition services to public agencies for infrastructure projects. Digna works with property owners that are affected by construction jobs—like building new interstates, expanding […]