Founders First Capital Partners provides funding and advisory services to B2B service-based companies run or owned by diverse leaders such as women, minorities, veterans, LGBTQ+, and those located or serving in low and moderate-income areas. Despite the economic downturn, Founders First is a fast-growing, exciting business with an important mission: to provide opportunity and growth acceleration to companies led by founders from groups who have been routinely and structurally underserved for mentoring and financing. Founders First’s relationships with large financial institutions like the JP Morgan Chase, Kaufman Foundation, and Rockefeller Foundation contribute to its success.
The Regional Business Development Manager at Founders First Capital Partners (Founders First) will play a crucial role in the growth and success of diverse-led companies in the Philadelphia and New Jersey region. Founders First is dedicated to providing access to capital, advisory services, and small business accelerator programs to underrepresented entrepreneurs, fostering economic growth and bridging the wealth gap faced by minority-owned businesses. In this position, the candidate will be responsible for identifying and sourcing potential clients, building relationships within the small business ecosystem, and ultimately connecting companies to capital sources. This role requires a proactive, goal-oriented individual with excellent communication and networking skills, who is passionate about entrepreneurship and making a meaningful impact on diverse founders' lives. The Regional Business Development Manager will work closely with the marketing team and other partners to ensure the continued growth and success of the diverse-led companies.