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.

Vision

Build generational wealth for immigrant and first generation founders from underprivileged 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