A little over three months ago, we announced the inaugural On Deck Fellowship.
An experiment in community building among future founders, the Fellowship was designed to take the magic of the one-off On Deck events we’ve run since 2016, and build it into an 8-week program for 100 of the very highest potential founders across the broader On Deck network.
What happened next was incredible. What started as a room of 104 strangers became a close-knit family of talented founders, with no fewer than 40 new startups between them. …
Since launching On Deck three years ago, our mission has always been to help top talent start or join their next company.
A few months back we doubled down on helping high potential founders start a company, with the launch of the On Deck Fellowship.
Now, we’re thrilled to announce Via, a product dedicated to helping people find and get referred to join a breakout startup.
The best hires often come through trusted referrals, particularly in the earliest stages of startup growth.
Via is a referral-based hiring tool designed to help…
Being “on deck” — the state of being between things or thinking of moving on — can be a time filled with uncertainty. Especially if searching in secret, it’s not always clear where to turn first. How do I find co-founders? How do I evaluate whether my idea is any good? How will I get people to try it?
It turns out this feeling is a common one. In the days following that Product Hunt post, over 1,500 people applied…