Primary Mastermind Network

A premier destination and community for startup operators to build their networks and fast track their careers through best-in-class programming

What you'll get out of our program

New York's most in-depth career development resource.

​​Leveling up

Gain tactical, on-demand advice that you can immediately apply to your job

Career guidance

Connect with top leaders and experts through roundtable discussions, office hours, and curated introductions

Network of peers

Access a private, members-only digital platform & forum

Pulse on jobs

Get first looks at new career opportunities within the Primary portfolio and get access to our network of recruiters to discuss your career interests

Apply here to join

Our community is growing as we launch Engineering/AI at the end of Q3. A quick glance at some of our upcoming programming:

  • Cloud and AI - build vs. buy
  • How Eng can work better with cross-functional teams (and vice versa)
  • Incubating a company with a technical background
  • How to future-proof your career with AI
  • What are you building in your world?
  • Staying ahead of the AI arms race

Join a trusted community of startup operators

1.6K+ members working at companies like:


"This network is the most engaged, thoughtful, responsive professional network I've encountered. I have gone to folks for everything from financial modeling help to growth hacker recommendations to offsite planning needs. The group feels like an extension of my Hummingbird coworkers in the frequency with which I contact them and trust I feel in their responses." Chief of Staff, Hummingbird

"The programming is so meticulously well-curated. From carefully planned workshop sessions to open office hours, the Mastermind Network has provided many opportunities for professional and personal growth and, most importantly, has connected me with quality people who will be a part of my network for a lifetime. You’re in good hands!" Chief of Staff, Ro

“Since I joined in early 2021, this network has been an invaluable resource. As a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary operator, relationships are at the heart of the work I do, and this network gives me direct access to ambitious, thoughtful peers who I simply wouldn't know otherwise.” Sales, Spring Health

"As a growth marketer, this was exactly what I wanted. As a member, I am able to meet other like-minded marketers, share best practices and exchange ideas with each other. The programming has been helpful at shaping my perspective and leveling up my career." Growth Marketing Manager, Rent the Runway

Types of Programming & Features

Cross-functional learnings

Cross-functional learnings across events & resources to help propel you to the next level

Roundtables & AMAs

Attend talks on highly relevant topics with industry’s experts to learn best practices

Intimate working sessions

Gather in small groups to discuss common challenges you experience in your role

1:1 matches

Get paired with peers and expand your network

Member directory

Gain access to a directory of cross-functional operators, including Chiefs of Staff, Sales, Marketing, Product

Resource hub

Enjoy ongoing access to a database of resources and recorded sessions


Ready to accelerate your career?

Access to Primary’s Mastermind Network is $250 annually. If accepted, we’ll work with you to help get it expensed through your employer. Admission is on a rolling basis.