10k MRR is our north star
We’re a group of lifelong founder friends who help each other get their first 10k MRR
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This is a highly selective community.

Only those I work with on a 1:1 basis will be let in.

The community

Weekly group
Members meet each week in the group call, sharing issues that happened thorughout the week and getting support from other members.
Maddie meets with every member on a weekly basis. She helps you reach your first paying customer using her framework
Quick questions
Members respond to each others questions in <1 hour. I've never seen a single question go unanswered
When you join, I'll intro you to 3-5 members who I think you'd love! Members intro each other to others all the time
In the beginning of the week, we all share our goals for the week. At the end of the week, we share updates.
Once you get enough traction (5-10k, repeatable persona), I will open my network to folks from PearVC, SignalFire, YC, a16z, Stanford, etc., and help you raise.
Maddie Wang founders of founders cafe solo founder
Maddie Wang
Gay / Stanford / Bootstrapped to 450k

I'm building Founders Cafe because being a solo founder can be really tough. When I left Stanford to work on another startup, I lost 4 co-founders and a best friend. I woke up with anxiety, coded all day alone, and slept alone.

This community and 1:1 coaching was the only thing that pulled me out of that nightmare. They helped me get my shit together. Build a profitable business, get VC money, and have an amazing founder support network.

Since then, I've helped Siraj (Apple Pay/Google Pay exec), Robert (PearVC), Charles (prev raised 10M), and more get their first paying customers.

I use the frameworks that helped me build several business and get first paying customers in 1-2 months. I also draw from my experience getting tons of community members their first revenue.
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