Who We Are
Flatirons Development was founded in 2018 with a mission to build beautiful consumer facing software that improves business metrics for early-stage companies.
Flatirons Fund was launched in 2020 to encourage innovation during a troubled economic climate and the years beyond. Our goal is to advance and support a new wave of founders, particularly women and people of color who have traditionally been underrepresented in venture capital.
HOW IT WORKS
We provide product development and design resources to early-stage companies. Our goal is to get you to a place where you can go out and raise funds or hit your next big milestone. In exchange, founders can choose from two investment routes:
Part Note / Part Paid
We develop disruptive web and hybrid mobile applications. You will be matched to developers on our team depending on your unique needs.
Our team of talented UI & UX designers provide a full-range of design services from user research and usability testing to high fidelity designs and style guides.
We are invested in your long-term success and will work with you to ensure all projects meet the highest quality standards and are completed on time and on budget.
Benefits & Perks
Startups admitted to Flatirons Fund receive access to discounts worth up to $220,000 from our partners. Our goal is to help you keep your overhead costs down so you can spend money where it counts most for your business.
$50,000 in Mixpanel credits
$1,000 in Notion credits
50% discount (up to $1,500 in savings)
$5,000 in Twilio credits
$10,000 in Freshworks credits
$50,000 in Segment credits
$5,000 in Sendgrid credits
6 months free then 30% discount
Up to 90% discount
$5,000 in AWS Activate credits + AWS Business Support
1st year free, 2nd year 50% off, ongoing 20% off
STEP BY STEP
We are currently only accepting applications for certain technologies.
We are currently only accepting applications for the following technologies: Ruby on Rails, React, and React Native.
Companies must be located in the United States and incorporated as a C Corporation before applying.
We invest in startups throughout the year and accept applications on a rolling basis.
The more thorough your application, the faster we will be able to determine whether we are a good fit for each other.
Those selected to advance will be interviewed about their business, team, and what they're building.
Now Accepting Applications
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