About:

FirstGeneration is a community to help increase socio-economic, cultural and educational diversity in the NYC startup ecosystem. Our goal is to help immigrant and first generation founders raise their first $1m in funding and get to $1m in revenue.  

Vision

Build generational wealth for immigrant and first generation founders from underrepresented backgrounds.

Mission

 

Lower barriers to entrepreneurship and provide financial, emotional and network support to help immigrants and first generations start and scale businesses and mitigate execution risk.
 

Our objectives are to:

  • Increase socio-economic and cultural diversity in tech

  • Bridge educational and capital gaps for immigrant and first generation founders

  • Lower barriers to entry for immigrant and first generation founders

  • Create an active community to support underrepresented founders

  • Create networks and partnerships to enable our founders to outperform