Category Archives: Foundry

Foundry Group Network and Community

Building a strong network and community has been core to the ethos of Foundry Group since its inception in 2007. Our partner Brad literally wrote the book on Startup Communities in 2012 and has a sequel, The Startup Community Way, coming out next month. Our portfolio community (now 75+ active companies and 32 Partner Funds) […]

Gifts from the Foundry Group Network

Still looking for awesome holiday gifts? Maybe you just want to treat yourself to something for the new year? Look no further, our Foundry Group 2019 Gift Guide has something for everyone on your list. Inspired by our friends at Techstars and their Gift Guide, we thought it would be fun to highlight some of our direct investments and partner funds’ portfolio […]

Announcing Foundry Group Next 2018

We are happy to announce the closing of our seventh fund, Foundry Group Next 2018. The $750 million fund combines all of our prior fund strategies – our early stage, early growth, and partner fund investments – into a single fund. For historical reference, our early-stage funds (FG 2007, FG 2010, FG 2013, and FG […]

How can LPs conduct diligence on accusations of sexual harassment?: Start by asking the question.

Over the past year, there have been a number of sexual harassment scandals in tech, especially involving venture capitalists. The power dynamic in our industry has enabled bad actors to harass founders seeking capital and junior employees trying to work their way up in a very competitive and historically male-dominated industry. Some in the industry […]