Built by New York’s leading VC firms, the Factor Fellowship connects top talent to startup careers. Together, we are building an innovation economy reflective of NYC’s diversity, hustle, and grit.

The next round of applications open in Fall 2024

The Factor Fellowship connects top talent from diverse backgrounds to careers in high-growth roles at venture-backed startups in NYC.


The Factor Fellowship is a sixteen-week program for working professionals from diverse backgrounds who want to break into in-demand roles at NYC’s fastest-growing startups.

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Selected by leading VCs and investment firms for their motivation, hustle, and grit, Factor Fellows gain the skills, tools, and networks to thrive in NYC's innovation economy.

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Factor is fully funded through philanthropic commitments and investments from participating member companies.

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