Seed memberships are reserved for entrepreneurs and non-service provider executives.
An entrepreneur must be a full-time founder, or co-founder of a company. The company must have a founder or a co-founder who identifies as a woman or as non-binary. The company must have near term business plans to substantially scale operations.
An executive must identify as a woman or as non-binary. This person must work full time, be retired, or in transition after having at least 10 years’ industry experience and having served in a C-level or senior executive capacity, or as a recognized thought leader.
Consultants, solo-practitioners, and employees of service focused businesses are not eligible for seed memberships (they are encouraged to apply for a sun membership).
Any business including those primarily working in a service focused business (for example, law firm, coach, realtor, recruiter, money manager, financial advisor). Consultants, solo-practitioners, and employees of service focused businesses are encouraged to apply for a sun membership.
A Sun membership is open to those who identify as women or as non-binary. The professional may be a full-time partner, senior employee, consultant or a solo-practitioner. The business may include those who are primarily working in a service focused business (for example, law firm, coach, realtor, recruiter, money manager, financial advisor).
A Professional Investor membership is available to professional investors who work in private equity, a family office, or in venture capital. This membership is open to all genders.
Developing diverse talent isn’t just good for business; it’s a competitive advantage. The Fourth Floor can bring empowering events to your company or community. A corporate membership invests in your employees, extends your commitment to diversity and inclusion, provides leadership and development opportunities, and supports your employee resource groups.
Corporate memberships and sponsorships are available to a business or community who enters a customized relationship with The Fourth Floor. We add value to diversity and inclusivity initiatives, leadership and development goals, and employee resource groups. Reach out to us to talk about how we can work together.
The Fourth Floor will work with your organization and plan around your objectives.
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The Fourth Floor was founded on the theory that womxn can work together to raise up each other’s careers and companies. We expect that every member abides by our Community Guidelines and treats each other with respect.
All paying members have access to The Room, The Fourth Floor’s private, online board seat exchange, once they have an active listing in The Room. Founders can post Open Roles for mentors, sponsors, advisory board members, angel advisors, board observers, or directors. Founders can also search through qualified professionals to fill these roles. Candidates can post information about their background and interests to, hopefully, attract an opportunity.
In other words, aspiring board members can search through posted roles with companies. And companies can search through information on aspiring board members. You must submit yourself as a Candidate or submit an Open Role in order to gain full access to The Room or to be considered for a listing in The Back Room.
All paying members have access to the Job Board+. The Job Board is bi-directional and goes beyond just open positions to include internships, speaking opportunities and projects.
All paying members have access to the Directory. You may search and filter active members by profession, employer, skills, alma mater, industry and community Give/Gets.
All members have access to certain Events. The Fourth Floor Events are designed to connect, educate, and inspire. Programming includes conversations with industry leaders, social events, educational events, and workshops. Some events are open to all members, some are open to paying members only, and some are open to the public. Events may also be hosted by members or curated by The Fourth Floor.
All paying members have access to Groups, which are organized by commonality. For example, The Fourth Floor offers a general Discussion Group, Professional Groups, Industry Groups and other community Groups. Members may access private events, content, resources, and ongoing discussions within each Group.
All paying members have access to the Resource Room, which contains recordings, templates, resources, and other content.
The Marketplace is a place to shop our Founders, Experts and Friends!
Members of our Investment Club can access deal flow, virtual demo days, and exclusive invites via The Back Room.
Qualifying members who purchase our Investment Club Upgrade will have access to The Back Room.
You must be a Professional Investor Member or a Seed or Sun member who is also an accredited investor to qualify.