Founder Experience

We understand and respect the founder journey. We've set out to deliver the founder experience we want as entrepreneurs ourselves.

Pre-Investment

We view diligence as a two-way pitch.

By sharing our values and expectations, we aim to make the fundraising process more approachable and predictable.

Clarity

We promise to continually provide clear next steps.

You promise to share your expectations of the round and updates on your progress.

Transparency

We promise to share actionable feedback behind our decision.

You promise to share your authentic story.

Efficiency

We promise to work thoroughly and swiftly to communicate an investment decision.

You promise to provide timely and comprehensive due diligence responses.

Integrity

We promise to negotiate with a win-win perspective.

You promise to share your honest expectations of investors.

Clarity

We promise to continually provide clear next steps.

You promise to share your expectations of the round and updates on your progress.

Transparency

We promise to share actionable feedback behind our decision.

You promise to share your authentic story.

Efficiency

We promise to work thoroughly and swiftly to communicate an investment decision.

You promise to provide timely and comprehensive due diligence responses.

Integrity

We promise to negotiate with a win-win perspective.

You promise to share your honest expectations of investors.

Post-Investment

Seed stage is the most formative period in a company's life cycle.

We help build foundations to scale by focusing on the most important relationships: team, investors, customers, and self.

Collaboration

We promise to provide the combined resources of our full team.

You promise to be an engaged member of the Corigin family.

Empowerment

We promise to help founders realize their potential.

You promise to invest in yourself and your team.

Challenge

We promise to ask the hard questions.

You promise to participate in constructive debate.

Vulnerability

We promise to be transparent about our strengths and weaknesses.

You promise to share your challenges and ask for help.

Evolution

We promise to listen and continually iterate on the experience.

You promise to give us feedback on how we're doing.

Collaboration

We promise to provide the combined resources of our full team.

You promise to be an engaged member of the Corigin family.

Empowerment

We promise to help founders realize their potential.

You promise to invest in yourself and your team.

Challenge

We promise to ask the hard questions.

You promise to participate in constructive debate.

Vulnerability

We promise to be transparent about our strengths and weaknesses.

You promise to share your challenges and ask for help.

Evolution

We promise to listen and continually iterate on the experience.

You promise to give us feedback on how we're doing.

Recent Founder Event

LA Startups…Assemble!

David and the teams of Ocean Freight Exchange, VNTANA, and Forge recently got together for an intimate dinner in Santa Monica.

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