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We’re on a mission to build the school that entrepreneurs deserve, and changing the way ambitious professionals break into the world of entrepreneurship. By joining Day One, you tap into a curated community of builders, enroll in world-class cohort-based education programs, and tap into real world coaching and guidance  - all designed for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs.
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Our cohort-based bootcamps are designed for emerging entrepreneurs to connect and level up with the most ambitious builders on the planet. Learn through a mix of hands-on working sessions, AMAs with guest speakers, 1:1 coaching, and lectures — available live and on-demand.
We design every curriculum collaboratively with world-renowned entrepreneurs and investors, distilling the insider knowledge and insights that early stage entrepreneurs need to know in today’s environment.
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Raised $1.7M from Afore Capital, Halogen Ventures, MGV Capital, and others.

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yehong zhu, founder & ceo
Raised $2M from M13, Mac Ventures, The Venture Collective, and Adventure Fund.
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Jeff Danko
“This community has been like supervision over the decision making of my business, and it’s been tremendously positive and huge in value. I’ve decided to defer on Columbia University - my attention and electricity is all on the biz!”
Grace Duong
Founder at Mystic Mondays
"I feel more confident in running my business, transitioning from a founder to CEO, and understanding the valuation of my company. Had I not joined Day One, I'd still be questioning my proper valuation, not sure what is a fair investor offer, and continue to go in circles in my own head."
Laura Rubin
Founder at Nurture & Herbalist
“It was really helpful for me to have this sense of structure and regularity, where it can be isolating as a Founder, it's nice to be in a creative space with other entrepreneurial folks.”
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A special series by Day One featuring top tactical tips and vulnerable stories about the earliest stage of entrepreneurship.
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Am I a fit for Day One?

Day One is designed for early-stage founders and entrepreneurs.

You might be in the idea stage, focused on talking to customers, building and testing early versions of your product, and planning how to fund your business and build your team. Or you could be in the traction or growth stages, where you have your first customers, your product is live, and you're continuously learning, building, growing, and perhaps preparing to raise capital.

You could be full time on your startup or still working a day job or freelancing - we've supported both very successfully. And you could be fully bootstrapped, or funded from angels or VCs.

Our approach to coaching and support, as well as our community, network and resources, are designed for founders in all of the scenarios above.

How much does Day One cost?

Day One costs $2,999 for the first 3 months of support, and includes lifetime access to the Day One community and resources.

We offer payment plans that spread the cost over 3 monthly payments.

Is Day One virtual?

Yes, we’ve designed everything in Day One to be virtual. This allows us to reach entrepreneurs wherever they are in the world. 

We do love to host in person gatherings and informal events in cities where we have critical mass, and we always encourage founders in our community to meet up whenever possible.

What is the time commitment?

Each week you will have a 30 minute 1:1 with your co-pilot and a 1-hour mastermind session with your peer group of founders.

Outside of those two core sessions, we hold talks and office hour sessions with experienced founders and investors a few times each month.

To get the most out of Day One, we recommend you allocate ~2 hours per week and commit to joining the 1:1 and mastermind sessions, and allocating some time to take advantage of the connections, events and resources we make available to you.

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