Inc.'s Founder-Friendly Investors is a published list of founder-friendly private equity firms and a list of founder-friendly venture capital firms in America. Inc. Business Media will include additional categories specific to private equity and venture capital in the application.
All firms that Inc. Business Media determines to be founder-friendly will make the list and appear in the November 2023 issue of Inc. Magazine and on Inc.com. Here are a few reasons to consider submitting an application:
- National Recognition: Business owners across the U.S. will know that your firm helps founder-led companies accelerate growth and create value.
- Visibility and Media Exposure: You’ll be featured in the November issue of Inc. Magazine and see your firm’s listing on Inc.com.
- Seal of Approval: Inc.'s highly-respected distinction will confirm your impressive track record of helping entrepreneurs.
Early-Rate Deadline: June 9, 2023 (Fee: $995)
Regular Rate Deadline, June 23rd, 2023 (Fee: $1495)
The deadline to complete founder references is June 30th, 2023 at 11:59 pm PST.
The 2023 Inc. Founder-Friendly Investor awards are now closed.
Applications for 2024 will open in April, and you can request a notification to apply for the 2024 awards here.
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