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Founder Friendly Labs

Founder Friendly Labs

An equity-free startup accelerator focused on serving experienced technology professionals.

Founder Friendly Labs (FFL) is an equity-free startup accelerator focused on serving experienced technology professionals that is headquartered in Palo Alto, California that was founded in 2011 by Mendel Chuang and Samantha Quist. Founder Friendly Labs offers its startups over $200,00 in credit from FFL partners which include Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), First Republic Bank, and HubSpot. 



Companies participating in the FFL startup accelerator have access to peer mentoring sessions in Palo Alto, California, access to an online community of over 200 experience alumni, $15,000 to 100,00 in AWS credits, $100,000 worth of GCP credits, up to $1,200 in cash and fees waved for the first two years with First Republic Bank, and free CRM and 90% off HubSpot Marketing and Sales Software. 



Notable companies that have previously participated in the FFL startup accelerator are: Digital Staircase (acquired by Facebook), Amiato (acquired by Amazon), Pixelapse (acquired by Dropbox), Aviate (acquired by Yahoo), Wello (acquired by Weight), Carta, Osmo, Rentlytics, and Qventus. 

Investments

According to Crunchbase (as of September 11, 2019), Founder Friendly Labs has invested in a total of 126 companies and have had 23 exits. Notable investments made by Founder Friendly Labs are: Osmo, Earnest, Rentlytics, ActiveHero, Disconnect, and SourceNinja. 

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David Murray

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Mendel Chuang

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Samantha Quist

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