The growth partner of choice for diverse-led businesses

Founders First Capital Partners was formed to support businesses led by women, people of color, military veterans and businesses in low to moderate income areas by providing revenue-based funding and acceleration services.

The growth partner of choice for diverse-led businesses​

Founders First Capital Partners was formed to support businesses led by women, people of color, military veterans and businesses in low to moderate income areas by providing revenue-based funding and acceleration services.

Why Choose Revenue-Based Funding?

Revenue-Based Financing is more flexible than traditional bank debt with no equity dilution.  It is similar to a Term loan format, but instead of a fixed payment every month, we take a percentage of revenue. This allows for a smaller payment during slower revenue months, and larger payments in stronger months.

Flexible Payments

Payments vary depending on monthly revenue. Our facilities are sensitive to the fluctuations in your business.

Retain Control

You keep full control of your company. Our facilities are non-dilutive.

Founder Friendly

Unlike bank loans and venture capital, RBF doesn’t require specific personal credit score or business experience.

Why Choose Revenue-Based Funding?

Revenue-Based Financing is more flexible than traditional bank debt with no equity dilution.  It is similar to a Term loan format, but instead of a fixed payment every month, we take a percentage of revenue. This allows for a smaller payment during slower revenue months, and larger payments in stronger months.

Flexible Payments

Payments vary depending on monthly revenue. Our facilities are sensitive to the fluctuations in your business.

Retain Control

You keep full control of your company. Our facilities are non-dilutive.

Founder Friendly

Unlike bank loans and venture capital, RBF doesn’t require specific personal credit score or business experience.

Financing Your Success

As diverse entrepreneurs ourselves, we’ve been in your shoes and you can leverage that experience to help you succeed. We don’t just give you the money. We provide ongoing funding, support and services to help you to grow.

We focus on funding and growing service-based companies generating $500,000 to $10 million in annual revenues. Over 80% of our investments are to companies led by diverse founders including people of color, women, LGBTQ+ and military veterans.

Investing In Your Success

As diverse entrepreneurs ourselves, we’ve been in your shoes and you can leverage that experience to help you succeed. We don’t just give you the money. We provide ongoing funding, support and services to help you to grow.

We focus on funding and growing service-based companies generating $500,000 to $10 million in annual revenues. Over 80% of our investments are to company’s led by diverse founders including people of color, women, LGBTQ+ and military veterans.

“Founders First understands the challenges and needs of a diverse, women-owned business. Not only did they provide me with a flexible loan structure, but they provided me ongoing support, advice and services I needed to grow my business.”

Linda Amaro
Founder & CEO,
Klarinet Solutions
RBF Funded – FastPath 2021

“Founders First understands the challenges and needs of a diverse, women-owned business. Not only did they provide me with a flexible loan structure, but they provided me ongoing support, advice and services I needed to grow my business.”

Linda Amaro
Founder & CEO,
Klarinet Solutions
Spring 2018 Bootcamp

Michele Courton Brown

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Founders First Investors

NEWS: Learn more about our work in The Rockefeller Foundation’s ZGF: State of the Portfolio report