As an early operator in a startup, you have exposure and access to so many parts of the business. And the great news about that is that you start to actually think, could I go and start my own organization one day?
— Emily Pik, Co-Founder of Propel

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Emily Pik, Co-Founder of Propel

Founder Visibility is an interview series that highlights founders that inspire us and shares how they found their firsts: co-founder, customer, capital, and confidence.

Meet Emily, Co-Founder of Propel, a community for future builders that captures and supports people in the pre-idea stage as they look to launch their own business or…


As an early operator in a startup, you have exposure and access to so many parts of the business. And the great news about that is that you start to actually think, could I go and start my own organization one day?
— Emily Pik, Co-Founder of Propel

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Emily Pik, Co-Founder of Propel

Founder Visibility is an interview series that highlights founders that inspire us and shares how they found their firsts: co-founder, customer, capital, and confidence.

Meet Emily, Co-Founder of Propel, a community for future builders that captures and supports people in the pre-idea stage as they look to launch their own business or…


In Summer 2021, Visible Hands will bring together an inaugural cohort of exceptional individuals from across the U.S. to support them in finding co-founders, validating business ideas, and building transformational technology companies. Selected fellows will each receive an initial investment of $25,000 as well as the opportunity for an additional $150,000 investment at the end of the fellowship.

Who is this fellowship for?

  • We are focused on investing in underrepresented talent who would make exceptional venture-backed entrepreneurs. This includes women, non-binary people, and Black, Latinx, and Indigenous American people.
  • We are seeking proven builders, technologists, industry experts, community leaders, and/or people who are looking to…


Our world is changing. Our communities are changing — they are becoming stronger and more vibrant in their diversity, and face fresh possibilities and challenges as a new generation looks increasingly different from the last. We believe that as new opportunities arise, anyone should have the chance to seize them. The best solutions come from those closest to the problem — as our problems evolve, so should the problem-solvers.

We believe that investing in women, people of color, and other underrepresented groups is key to creating a more prosperous and equitable future for everyone.

We celebrate the bold, the curious…

Visible Hands

Visible Hands is a pre-seed accelerator and fund that invests in the most talented BIPOC and women across the US to support them in building tech startups.

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