Primary’s NYC Founders Fellowship

A free, part-time, no-equity program that helps aspiring entrepreneurs launch new startups.

Core programming

The fellowship experience

Startup 101

Primary Partners share best practices on topics like understanding your market, building a team, and fundraising

Peer Groups

Join a four-person peer group that you’ll work with throughout the program and meet with on a weekly basis

Expert Events

Tune in for panels and fireside chats with leading operators and investors from the NYC tech ecosystem

Office Hours

Connect with the Primary team, founders in our portfolio, and other partners for one-on-one support

“The NYC Fellowship program is mission critical for any founder who needs to level up the company and themselves as a founder. The programming focuses on operational subtleties that go beyond what you read on Twitter and Medium.”

“Extremely high quality, thoughtful lessons and peer groups for professionals in New York who are thinking or just starting to build their company. I wish I had this when I first started—would have saved me from so many mistakes.”

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Meet Our Program Partners

Through partnerships with top startup banks and resource companies, we can connect you to best-in-class support.