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The leading global community to learn, connect and grow with like-minded entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders in entrepreneurship 

Enroll in the GUILD ACADEMY and take the leap into entrepreneurship

Join our global community of female entrepreneurs and investors 

Join online and offline EVENTS and grow your business

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GUILD ONLINE COMMUNITY

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GUILD ONLINE PLATFORM

  • Post, like and share content, success stories, make an ask (Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation, Self-Care, Job Search, Funding)

  • Browse the member directory of our local and global members

  • Choose from over 100 online events each year with innovators, serial entrepreneurs, investors, bestselling authors 

  • 24/7 support from like-minded womxn entrepreneurs and leaders

  • Join or start a small affinity group (e.g. pitch feedback)

  • Access our event library with 100+ educational webinars

  • Join startup group coaching sessions

  • Highlight your brand and get perks

  • Discover top online courses

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Launch Your Business Silicon Valley Style

Learn from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders how to launch, grow and fund a profitable and scalable company.

 

Lift the quality of your life and that of thousands of future customers.

8-week virtual program.

FREE RESOURCES FOR FIRST-TIME ENTREPRENEURS

JOIN THE GUILD AND GUILD ACADEMY and get access to dozens of templates, toolboxes and guides to help you accelerate building your business

WHY

THE GUILD?

Whether you are 

  • A FIRST TIME FOUNDER

  • STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS

  • HIRING YOUR FIRST TEAM MEMBERS

  • RECRUITING YOUR BOARD

  • FOUNDING YOUR THIRD COMPANY

 

you know how important it is to build a strong network and ask the right questions. We are here to answer them.

GUILD MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
TESTIMONIALS

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“I wanted to let you know that from the founder funder session, I got to meet a VC and they are making an investment. Thanks so much.”

Jill Bourque 
Founder & CEO RushTix

Read more on our blog "On The Table"

 
GUILD LIBRARY FOR GUILD PRO MEMBERS

Access 100+ webinars, inspiring talks and targeted workshops to gain an unfair advantage in launching your company

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Example titles in our "treasure trove" of recorded sessions:

Supply Chain 1:1  |  Mental Health for Founders  | Pandemic Parenting  | Women and Wealth: 5 Things You Need to Know  |  Thought Leadership for Entrepreneurs  |  Go To Market Strategies  |  The Future of Fashion  |  E-Commerce 101  |  Successful Fundraising Strategies  |  The Anatomy of a Deal  |  Catalyzing Change  |  How To Start A Business  |  IP and Patent Basics  |  From Failure to Prosperity - 3 Step Success System  |  Redefining Leadership in times of COVID and BLM  |  When Am I Ready to Pitch in Front of a Corporate Partner?  |  Beyond Burnout: 3 guideposts to nurture yourself and your business  | ... and much more

Fundraising Bootcamp for Early-Stage Founders

  • How to Get Your Startup Funded

 

  • Funding that does not take equity from your startup. What is it, where to find it, and what you should know. 

 

  • 4 Case Studies from founders who just raised for their startups through grants, crowdfunding, angels and VC funds

 

  • Opening your venture round to superfans - Crowdfunding 

 

  • The Pitch Deck that averaged $500k in Investment in 2020 

 

  • Understanding Venture Capital - Key Principals 

 

  • How to Think About Equity for Entrepreneurs and Founders 

 

  • Reaching out to VCs, Cold Emails and Pitches

 

  • 8 Startup Pitches

 

  • When and how to protect IP before, during and after the fundraising process

 

  • Practical Tips for Term Sheet Negotiations from an Angel Investor

 

  • How to Find Investors and Build your Investor Pipeline

 

  • Founder-Funder Matchmaking Tools