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Apply by 9/22!Women's Accelerator Cohort:+founders+exe­. coaches+startup advisors


- Founder's Circle - 

Women's Accelerator Cohort


Female Tech Founders


Apply here.

Application deadline 9/22

Program begins 10/1


You, a woman and a startup founder.

 Women’s Startup Lab’s Founder’s Circle cohort is uniquely designed for your success.

 We created this startup acceleration program to bring out your best leadership qualities and your best business thinking, ensuring you get kickass results in life and work.

 Are you ready?!

- Professional Executive Coaches to

train you to create exceptional results, lead others and accelerate the growth of your startup.

- Well-connected & Experienced Startup Advisors to

guide you on your startup journey

Fran Maier


and many more....

"It takes a village to raise a founder!"by WSLab

 Collaboration, Community, Commitment

 for women leaders... because we need more of us kicking ass!

Accelerator Cohort:  "Founder's Circle"

Facilitated by professional leadership skill development coaches

Weekly Tuesday meeting w coach & cohort founders

Weekly Office Hour to work collaboratively with other founders

Access to the Valley's renowned founders as your startup advisors

Form deep and meaningful relationships with a team to prepare for the challenges of your startup journey

Learn to facilitate and mentor others. You'll empower them and gain skills that help you build a powerful startup team your own

Access to the power of collective intelligence & problem-solving

Intimate advisor sessions, house-party, etc.

Increase your visibility when WSLab promotes you and your business

Includes additional features

VIP Session - min. of 2 admissions to the VIP session with our guest speaker

Lunch with speaker - (Ann Winblad, Heidi Roizen, Cindy Padnos..etc)

An evening w/ speaker - Authentic conversation with high-profile speakers from the Valley

Co-working office - Work collaboratively among other female founder


An Exceptional Leader

 During our 3-month program, you’ll be guided by highly skilled executive coaches at each weekly cohort meeting. You’ll adopt skills that help you find your voice, raise your level of productivity and increase your effectiveness to create exceptional business growth. Isn’t that what you want?

Stand Strong with Fellow Founders

The cohort is group of 5-8 female founders together. The access to collective intelligence and problem-solving, the authentic relationships they develop with their peers, a team to share the victories and the momentary defeats. Our founders get all that and more to support them on their difficult startup journey.

Mentored by Startup Advisors!

 Gain advisement and mentorship from the Valley’s most respected and experienced leaders.  

 Fran Maier ( a Lead Startup Advisor 
and many more.

Your Net-Worth by Networking

 Develop deep relationship with people in the valley who want you to succeed. They’ll support your growth, speak for you and connect you to others that who can help.  Your coach, startup advisors and WSLab’s weekly speaker events all give you the exposure you need and the connections that take you to next level.  


Application link here!

Fee:  $25. 

Deadline:  Apply early due to limited capacity

 Deadline 9/22

Interview day (save the date!) :  9/24  20min.  1:00 - 5:30pm

Location: 1020 Marsh Road, Menlo Park, CA


1) Make a payment of $25, application fee

2) Fill out your application: Click here 

3) Ask your advisor or investor to fill out the recommendation form 

4) You'll hear from us by Sept 25th!

Invitation and referral only

After applying, you'll need to provide a referral or a letter of recommendation from your advisor, investor, others who will endorse you.


$1,050  ($350 per month for a 3-month commitment)  

Oct - Dec. - every Tuesday (see below for the detail)

10-11:30 Executive Coaching session with founders

Starting Date:  Oct. 1st, Tue (1st session is 10-12) 

  Kickoff with lunch with Heidi Roizen.

Details:   Every Tuesday Office Open 9am-5pm 

9:00am  Open co-office - get a coffee, get work done!

10-11:30  **Cohort works w/ coaches & founders

12-1pm  Lunch w/ advisor/speaker (1st & 3rd Tue)

1-5pm  Collaborative team session between founders & consultant


Each founder grants Women's Startup Lab 2.5% to 4% of her company's equity. .5% of the grant is reserved for WSLab's scholarship fund

to support future female founders, your Kohai (don't know what Kohai means? Ask Ari!).   

Questions, contact us:



Our Sponsor

Procopio is a full service law firm, with attorneys in the Emerging Growth & Technology Practice group representing start-ups at all different stages, from formation to exit.  Procopio's attorneys are dedicated to understanding the businesses and industries of their clients and collaborate with them to develop tailored, relevant business and funding strategies. Procopio is one of the largest business law firms in California.


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Our Sponsors

  • Procopio

    Full service law firm committed to supporting female tech entrepreneurs.

  • Eastwick

    PR firm, specialized for Tech Startups

  • SoftLayer - IBM

    Supporting Startup Eco-System

  • Panasonic

    Innovation Leader - Panasonic

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