The first global network of founders building the future of learning and work.

Meet our Fall 2020 fellows

The Network

Join our growing network to unlock:
■ Support from founders

Feel supported through themed accountability groups with other founders in the network.

■ Expert sessions

Participate in small group experiences led by experienced builders and investors across the industry.

■ Founder Labs

Attend a monthly founder lab series to share and learn from other founders in the space

■ Talent for hire

Hire or contract intentionally curated experts to build your company at prices that work for your stage

■ Thought leadership

Elevate your company’s voice within the industry by contributing as a thought partner alongside other founders to form Transcend’s open theses.

■ Monthly digest

Subscribe and contribute to our monthly digest for upcoming event details, Transcend updates, partner offerings, think pieces, and community wins.

■ Exclusive discounts

Access exclusive discounts and services from our Product Partner network of top companies.

Our founders by the numbers
$ raised since Q1 '20
female founders

Founder Community

The first global network of founders building the future of learning and work.
Los Angeles, US
Dulma Altan
Summer 2020
Makelane is the MasterClass for women starting businesses
Vartika Manasvi
Winter 2020
Stackraft is a tech recruitment platform that allows employers to assess the candidates' technical skills
Wes Wagner
Summer 2020
Align helps online schools quickly start and scale deferred payment programs anywhere in the world.
San Francisco, US
Mehak Vohra
Winter 2020
On Delta is a growth marketing school that's $0 until you get a job.
Lagos, Nigeria
Duke Ekezie
Summer 2020
Africave connects the brightest remote software engineering talent in Africa to early-stage global technology companies
San Francisco, US
Erika Hairston
Summer 2020
Edlyft is a paid support program for college CS students.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Santiago Yelmini
Winter 2020
Edutive is a SaaS platform for bootcamps to manage their offerings and operations
North Carolina, US
Jacob Stiglitz
Summer 2020
Parade builds programs and technology that enables connections between members of online learning communities
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Talent for Hire
Experienced operators who've scaled projects in the space.
Office Hours + Workshops + Contracting opportunities
Product development and software engineering
Customer and community experience
Branding and experience design
Experience design and remote tech production
Product Partners
Top products offered with exclusive discounts and services to Network founders
$1,000 off the Notion Team Plan
Free Carta Launch + exclusive programming
6 months free access to Zendesk Support Suite
25% off first 6 months Pilot Core/Select
$50,000 in credits of Mixpanel Growth
25,000 points and $5K in AWS credits
93% discount, monthly office hours and support.
Intros to top engineers and $500 per job post


The Transcend Fellowship is a highly selective 4-week virtual experience that will inaugurate you into the Transcend Network.

Applications for the Fall 2020 Fellowship
are now closed.
Get notified when we re-open
applications again

Step 1


Sept 14th - Oct 5th
Step 2


Oct 26th - Nov 23rd
Step 3

Graduate to the Transcend Network

Access our founder network, talent for hire, exclusive products, expert sessions, and more.


We are building deep expertise in the future of learning and work, and the founders building it around the world.

Theses research

Partnering with top funds and corporates to help them develop theses around the future of learning and work.

Transcend Newsletter

Leading bi-weekly publication exploring global trends and the founders building it.

Open theses

Our updated, open thinking on the most impactful trends in the space like remote work, new universities or learning communities.

Learning circles

Facilitated discussions with top founders, investors and stakeholders in the space to promote collaboration.

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The Team

We are a tight-knit global team who have been building together for years.

Alberto Arenaza
Michael Narea
Megan Cho
Program Manager