Description

Transcend Network is a community for early-stage founders working full-time on a project centered around the future of work or learning.

To join, you have to be an early-stage founder working full-time in your startup. You can be at the idea stage, but you have to be actively experimenting in the space to be eligible to join the community. Additionally, your startup has to be in the work or education space. If you meet the requirements, you can fill out a form and express your interest to join the next cohort.

When you get accepted, you will enter a 6-week cohort with other fellow founders. The Transcend Fellowship runs several cohorts through the year (the next one will begin in January 2022). This program supported over 120 founders from 33 countries around the world since the community's inception.

The program has two weekly meetings. On Tuesdays, you will join "Founder Labs", facilitated sessions to help you connect with other members. These meetings' purpose is to share each founder's journey and to get accountability. On the other hand, on Thursdays, you will participate in "Skill Labs". These are tactical workshops on company-building, with leading experts in the sector.

Additionally, you will enter a Slack group. This online group is a supportive community of founders, a safe space where you can open up about your journey as a founder. The Slack group also offers continuous masterminds programs. Furthermore, you will access optional events like the "Expert Roundtables". These are weekly sessions led by top founders, operators, and investors working in the future of work or learning.

Lastly, the "Transcend Toolkit" contains all the resources you need to successfully build your startup. It has lots of content and exclusive research around company-building. These resources have been compiled over the years of experience that founders of Transcend Network have.

The last 2021 cohort cost $1280. Besides the actual programming and the weekly meetings, this fee gives you lifetime access to the Slack group, the additional masterminds, and the Transcend Toolkit.

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Details

  • Membership: Paid Community
  • Year Founded: 2020
  • Founders:

    Michael Narea and Alberto Arenaza

  • Online Group: Yes
  • Online Platform: Slack
  • Job board: No
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual

Benefits

Join a global community of founders:
Since its founding in 2020, Transcend Networks has supported over 120 founders from 33 countries around the world. The Slack group is a safe space where you can share your journey as a founder with fellow peers that get it.

Learn in a 6-week cohort:
The Transcend Fellowship is a selective, 6-week cohort for early-stage founders that are working full time in a project centered around the future of work or education. You will get all the resources and support needed to find your product-market fit.

Leverage the community's network:
As a member of the fellowship, you will get access to a network of operators, investors, and industry leaders that will help you tremendously in the company-building process.

Price
  • One Time Cost
    $1,280

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Requirements

To join, you must be a startup founder working full-time on your project. Your startup must address in some way how people learn or work to be a good fit for Transcend Network. This community incorporates only early-stage founders into the program. You can be at the idea stage, but you must be committed to it and experimenting actively in the space.

Place

Meetings

Members who participate in the Transcend Fellowship meet two times per week. They hold a meeting on Tuesdays at 8-9.30 AM PST, called "Founder Labs". These facilitated sessions have the purpose to help you connect with fellow founders. Members exchange experiences, stories, and insights from their own journeys. It gives you the much-needed accountability component to keep you motivated.

On the other hand, there is another meeting on Thursdays 8-9 AM PST. "Skill Labs" are weekly workshops with leading experts in the sector. In each session, you will participate in tactical lessons around company-building.

Learning Events

Besides the weekly workshops that are part of the Transcend Fellowship (which lasts for 6 weeks), with your membership, you will get lifetime access to the "Expert Roundtables". These are weekly sessions led by top founders, investors, and operators. Those experts have relevant experience in startups centered around the future of learning and work. Founders who are accepted to the fellowship have a startup in those areas as well, so the roundtables can be very insightful.

Additionally, you will have lifetime access to the continuous mastermind programs that are announced in the community's Slack!

Networking Events

Community members connect and interact mainly in a Slack group. If you are accepted to the fellowship, you will get lifetime access to Transcend Netowork's Slack online group. This is a supportive community and a safe space where you can open up about your journey as a founder, sharing your struggles and wins along the way. 

Besides the Slack group, by being part of Transcend Fellowship you will enter a network of operators, industry leaders, and investors. It will help you tremendously in the company-building process!

Content Library

The Transcend Fellowship provides you with tons of content to further expand your knowledge. You will also access exclusive research in the space. The community's team gathers all of these resources into the "Transcend Toolkit", where you can find all the research and the company-building insights from the founders' years of experience.

Courses/Cohorts

The Transcend Fellowship is a selective 6-week program. It helps early-stage founders who are building a startup full-time in the work or learning space. The fellowship helps you connect with a global community of founders but also to operators, investors, and industry leaders. It provides you with the necessary resources and support to find product-market fit. Once the program ends, you will still have lifetime access to the community! The next fellowship will begin on January 2022.

Benefits with other companies

By enrolling in the Transcend Fellowship, you will get $150K in free product credits from the community's partners. Partners are Notion, Brex, Mixpanel, Drift, Carta, Zendesk, Hubspot, among others.

Quote

"Being part of the Transcend has leveled up my founder journey. In a short time, I've built authentic relationships with innovators rethinking how we learn and work across the globe. The fellowship was amazing." -Ope Bukola

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