For CEOs ready to scale and break through the status quo.

This is an exclusive network for the most promising DC area CEOs in emerging tech companies.

Mindshare has a reputation
as the hub for CEOs in tech.

We are a coveted, invite-only network of 1,100+ CEOs of high growth, tech startups. It's support for leaders of companies from seed stage to exit. These are your people.

A few reasons why CEOs join Mindshare:

proactive CEO Network

Access to a vibrant online CEO community + daily email + quarterly newsletter

Access to experts

Get access to recognized thought leaders via our Alumni, speakers & board.

Find solutions faster

Members constantly tell us how this group saves them critical time & resources.

Advice & Best practices

Get quality, actionable, real-world mentorship and tips from other CEOs.

Lasting Connections

All new members attend live events with 50+ CEOs. Helping foster real relationships.

Membership for life

After the first year, you're an Alumni for life. There are no additional annual fees.


Why CEOs join:
Insights & support from folks who've been there.

We get it. Being a CEO is a lonely and challenging job. You tackle countless obstacles and demanding choices…daily. 

Imagine the time you’d save and the connection you’d gain, if you had access to over 1,000 CEOs who’ve faced similar issues?

Mindshare isn’t a club. It’s a network and FORCE MULTIPLIER.  Leveraging connections, experience, and heart… so you can move faster, stay sane, and build a company that thrives. 

Our goal & mission

Be THE spot for startup CEO support.

We’ve created a highly engaged, proactive network of CEOs. Our Alumni Network, Program speakers & Board include renowned thought leaders and advisors. 

Creating a CEO hub with thriving peer-to-peer mentorship is how we tackle our mission:

To help tech CEOs launch their companies into the stratosphere by fostering innovation, collaboration, and mentorship across the DC startup ecosystem.

By invite only

Access in an exclusive & powerful network.

Mindshare is designed for CEOs who want to grow their company smarter, faster.

For 27 years our invitation-only network has brought together CEOs from the most promising, high growth technology companies across the DC region. 

Today, we have over 1,100 Alumni. Currently we select only 50-60 new members a year to join our Program and Alumni Network. 

Don't miss our next event:

Usually the 3rd Thursday of the month! 

What our alumni
have gotten out of Mindshare.

Real Results. Real Impact.

Current Alumni
In Our Network
Years as a CEO
hub and network

“Consistently one of the best places to identify promising new companies and hear the latest from-the-front sagas.”

– Shannon Henry –
The Washington Post

New members start with The Program.

A series of monthly events to foster growth & community.

Have questions about The Program & Mindshare membership?

No problem. We have detailed info about The Program to help you decide if Mindshare membership is right for you.

Dig in to find out more about requirements for new members, timelines, and benefits of The Program (and Mindshare Alumni status).

Invited to join Mindshare?
Congrats! Take the next step...

Only a current Alumni or Board member can nominate folks for one of our limited spots in Mindshare. 

If you got an email from our Board inviting you to apply for a spot in The Program and become a member of Mindshare, you can start the application process now via email.  (Please make sure you have your email notification handy.).