In just 18 short months, we’ve already done a lot of what we’ve set out to do — launch. A very select few of our most notable founders include Neil Parikh from Casper Sleep, Alex Mesmej from Showtime, and Ben-Zion Benkhin from Wombo.
Nope! Launch House is open to any and all builders. There is no need to quit your job to participate. Although we should warn you, this has been a side effect of building the next big thing!
Believe it or not, most of our members have some form of founder experience before heading our way. In addition to basic support and community, only some of our resources are below to give you an idea:
We recognize every journey begins differently. Many of our members utilize the community aspect of Launch House and have chosen not to do a residency program. But — if you’re interested in participating in the future, let our Admissions team know that you'd like to be kept in the loop as future schedules are announced!
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core principles of our community, and have been since day one. We know that diverse backgrounds, thoughts, and opinions help our community become stronger and allow the best outcomes to be achieved. We have a council of members from various backgrounds who meet regularly with our founding team to advise and brainstorm new initiatives. We also work with consultants regularly to craft surveys with inclusive language, a guiding dei statement, and more.
We strictly follow CDC recommendations and are constantly on the lookout for updates.
Since our founding, we’ve had an industry-leading policy, including a quick-response action plan to prevent outbreaks, as well as multiple medical professionals working as consultants for our team.
Launch House is designed to be open to anyone. While many of our members come from blue-chip institutions, many others do not.
Some of our most successful applicants and community members exhibit the following characteristics:
The companies within LH range in a bunch of areas — from fintech to defi, crypto protocols to nft marketplaces, we even have some incredible CPG brands and healthcare startups. Our members, and their missions, are as diverse as they are endless, and make everyday exploring that much more fun.
Our member base is already 700+ builders with a total market cap of $1 billion — yup, with a b. These future leaders are incredibly diverse, both in industry, school of thought, geographic location, and background. The more people we bring into our community, from more unique spaces, the better off we all are.
Our IRL residencies are 21 and up for obvious reasons. But, for those who just can’t wait, our digital-first programs, we can and do accept anyone over 18!
Launch House is stage and sector agnostic. While most Launch House members are early-stage, we also have members in our community beyond that, and we still provide as much support as possible, regardless of stage. If you’re curious about this, let us know, and we can always connect you with those members specifically to share their experiences.
That’s totally okay! The probability of failure is extraordinarily high in the world of venture capital, and we’re behind you either way. Keep your head up, look to solve problems, and don’t be afraid to try again — we weren’t!
Maybe, but we’d need to know more! Feel free to connect with firstname.lastname@example.org for all sponsorship and partnership inquiries, and email@example.com for all event requests.
Totally! To be considered as part of our perks offering, please submit this form and a member of our partnership team will be in touch.
Awesome — some of our most impressive founders come through referrals! To let us know, please submit a referral here.
Honestly, for the right people, almost always! Browse and apply to open roles here.
Membership gives you full access to launch house's orbit, with benefits changing near daily. A few highlights include sprints, squads, and a directory that connects you to other members. Basically, membership unlocks the power of 700+ of the world’s most driven and innovative founders and builders, and puts them all in your corner. Endless possibilities, right?
Our bread and butter! Our community is filled with founders of impressive backgrounds — examples being Airbnb, Harvard, Google, Coinbase, Y Combinator, and many other great institutions. Whether irl or url, these members are at your disposable, and ready to lift each other up. We also have many past speakers to learn from, with a small highlight reel including Fred Ehrsam (co-founder of Coinbase), Ryan Breslow (founder of Bolt), and Andrew Chen (Partner at a16z).
We help members level up, regardless of their objectives. For fundraising specific goals, we’ll facilitate investors intros via demo days, mixers, and access to our expanded directory, empowering members to reach out directly and control their own destiny.
If brand development is the target, we support our members by running sprints on topics like content creation and making the most of twitter, and by hosting kickbacks and fireside chats with social media gurus.
Yes, it sure does — after an initial 12-month period.
While our membership is over 20% international, we can’t assist with visa requests. We have members who can offer anecdotal information and tips, but in case that’s not enough, we offer digital membership and metaverse residencies, which you can have a peep at here.
Launch House is a professional environment, and it is expected that members act accordingly. While we never want to get to this point, we will. If conduct by a member is deemed to be damaging, disruptive, harmful, or prejudicial, to the Launch House community or its members, it may result in suspension or expulsion.
This is only the beginning of the Launch House experience: a 1-month program, either irl or url, with other builders, where you get to live, learn, and launch together. You should consider this time as your onboarding to a membership with the power of 500+ of the world’s most driven and innovative founders and builders. For House specific residency questions, please see each program page for full deets.
Launch House is what you make of it. Most of the day is free time, and we have 1-2 hours of optional programming Monday through Thursday.
Members often find that most of the magic comes from the serendipitous nature of spending time around the rest of your curated cohort-mates, so we encourage you to soak in every moment.
This is a tough one as weeks vary based on each program, but the day is usually the same - working, building, thriving.
Here’s a sample week of evening programming to really paint the picture: