Work With Us

The Lightspeed Founder Success Team is made up of experienced Specialists ready to support our CEOs navigating challenges, building teams, and searching for needle-moving connections. We’ve designed operating programs to empower early stage founders and help them build strong foundations to last through all phases of company growth. Our Operations Teams work together to move quickly and effectively to deliver a transformative Founder Experience.


Lightspeed Scouts

The Lightspeed Scout Program brings together exceptional entrepreneurs, future investors, and operators, to advance their skills and track record as early-stage investors. Lightspeed supports Scouts with capital, programming, and community. Scouts work with Lightspeed Partners and their fellow Scouts to invest in aspiring entrepreneurs in their network and build their personal investment strategy.

The Lightspeed Founder Experience

We create custom programs for each Lightspeed Founder globally, with a focus on early stage when they need us most. Our approach is craftsmanship at scale—providing custom operating programs focused on People, providing tools to grow you as a leader and help you build a high-performance team, Foundations, identifying and solving operational challenges specific to your company, and Community, making connections that matter to your business.

Join the Lightspeed Community

Lightspeed’s 400+ global portfolio companies are united in their mission to bring world-class leaders together to build tomorrow’s companies, today. We invite you to learn more about opportunities within Lightspeed’s portfolio here.

CIO Forum

Comprising of more than 500 CIOs, CTOs, and IT executives who oversee technology initiatives across major industries, the CIO Innovation Forum puts industry thought-leaders directly in conversation with founders around topics of technology innovation and market trends, leading to new opportunities to partner.