Amazonians, meet Venture Out

For aspiring entrepreneurs who have a shared culture of Amazon LPs and are seeking to build the next great company, our Lab helps you get there faster.
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Life after PR-FAQs and OP1s

Long gone are the days where we can afford to hire a two-pizza team just by writing a PR-FAQ. That’s okay.

Cutting the cord of your day job to pursue a startup requires more than a leap of faith, it requires a vetted community to support your venture. We know because we’ve been there.

From past engineers to present PMs, VO’s community of Amazonians support those bold and peculiar enough to change the world.

Elena Zhizhimontova
Co-Founder & CEO at Spiral
Former Amazonian
“As a first-time founder, Venture Out connected me with a group of other founders in my area. It’s awesome to meet and get advice from seasoned founders who’ve exited several times, as well as help others with problems I’ve experienced before.”
Former Amazonian
Amazonians are an exclusive group of talent that continues to raise the bar.
Venture Out is the startup network within that ecosystem.

Join an Amazonian‑Led Startup

Seeking your next opportunity? Join the startup world as a key early hire and decide for yourself if the grass is really greener. Our job board introduces members to interesting new work opportunities including many led by former Amazonians.

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Opportunity to Help Others

Not ready to leave your vesting scheduling just yet? Spend the time now to expand your network and leverage your experience to support other founders. Utilize your subject matter expertise to build a better world and guide startups that wish to do the same.
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Kevin Lin
Co-Founder and CEO of Dendron
Former Amazonian
"Get them on your cap table—that’s the only advice I can give you."
Former Amazonian

A Community of Amazonians
Supporting Other Amazonians

Access valuable feedback and insight from vetted technologists from Amazon and other big tech companies. Network with others in the Pacific Northwest ecosystem who you might work with some day.

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