First Round Fast Track FAQs

Matching seasoned startup leaders with early-stage founders and team members in a unique mentorship community.


What is the selection process for Fast Track Mentors and Mentees?

Becoming a First Round Mentor or Mentee is by application only.

Do Mentors need a certain level of experience to apply?

You should have significant experience as an operating leader, founder, or executive. We are seeking folks across a diverse range of industries and roles — design, engineering, customer success, sales, HR, product marketing, etc. Most of our Mentors have 8+ years of experience — but we make exceptions for people with an uncanny ability to coach and wisdom beyond their years.

Who should apply to become a Fast Track Mentor?

We're seeking the best founders and operators at both early- and late-stage tech companies looking to work side-by-side and share their experiences with their Mentee. We're specifically seeking women, underrepresented minorities, and people who have had unconventional paths to tech.

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