General Questions

  1. What does Founder Buddies offer?
  2. Is Founder Buddies limited to a certain geographic area or open to a global audience?
    • Founder Buddies is currently open to all English speakers.
  3. How do I recover my password?
    • We do not use passwords. Sign in with a secure magic link that will be sent to you via email.
  4. Who can see my profile data?
    • Your profile will not be public. Participants in the program will be able to see your profile and only once the cohort starts.
  5. How do I deactivate my account?
    • Go to the settings page and click Deactivate.
  6. How do I contact Founder Buddies if I have additional questions or feedback?

Power Pod

  1. What is the Power Pod?
    • Founder Buddies Power Pod is a peer group created for female entrepreneurs to stay engaged, continue learning, and propel their businesses forward with the ongoing support of the Founder Buddies community.
  2. Who can apply?
    • All female entrepreneurs.
  3. What is the time commitment?
    • You will have access to four 30-minute meetings monthly. You can attend as your schedule permits, with the option to pause anytime.
  4. When do meetings occur?
    • Wednesdays at 11 AM EST / 8 AM PST / 5 PM CEST. Additional sessions may be added based on demand, please share your requests
  5. How much does the program cost?
    • Our Standard Rate is $48 per month. If affordability is a concern, please contact us to see if you are eligible for a discount.

Founder Buddies Peer Matching Cohorts

  1. How does Founder Buddies work?
    • Founder Buddies matches female founders for weekly one-on-one meetings to support each other.
  2. What is the time commitment?
    • Just 30 minutes a week for a one-on-one meeting with your match. If you are eager for more, you are welcome to invest additional time, but we have found that just half an hour can make a substantial impact.
  3. How much does the program cost?
    • Varies by cohort; details provided per announcement.
  4. How will matching be done each month?
    • Matching will be done based on various factors (e.g. region, industry, business model, funding stage, topics of interest, etc.).
  5. How can I make my matches more relevant?
    • In order to assist us in making your matches more relevant, please fill in your profile data with accurate and up to date information. You can also update your monthly discussion topics each month as your needs change.
  6. Is there a specific platform or app for the meetings?
    • Participants can use any platform that works well for them and their match.

For Universities

  1. What services does Founder Buddies provide for universities?
    • Our pilot program is specifically designed to amplify the effectiveness of university entrepreneurial initiatives. This pilot is created to foster cross-university collaboration, allowing participants from different institutions to connect, share insights, and expand their networks.
  2. How can universities participate?
    • Contact us for collaboration details and program integration.

For Organizations

  1. What services does Founder Buddies offer for organizations?
    • Customized peer-to-peer connection programs to drive innovation.
  2. How can organizations benefit?
    • Enhanced internal growth, improved innovation, and stronger team dynamics.