About:

FirstGeneration is a founder community network committed to providing immigrant and first generation founders with access to capital, customers and resources.

As technology becomes a bigger part of NYC’s economy, we are working to ensure that NYC’s opportunities and economy remains diverse and inclusive to all.

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