March 30, 2022
Get your startup’s first check from Contrary to quit your job, skip an internship, or take time off of school.
With our First Check program, 5 teams will receive up to $100k (as an uncapped note) to build companies.
It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from. We also don’t let visa status or sector get in the way of investing in great teams.
The only requirement is that you commit to working full-time on your company this summer. Applications open now, and will be evaluated on a rolling basis until 4/8. You can submit here.
The process is simple:
We invest in people, and like to build relationships from the very start. With support from the Contrary investing team, the broader Contrary network of backers, and, depending on city, office space to work, we’re excited to get working.
May 13, 2022
We're thrilled to announce that Kyle has joined our investing team as General Partner.
May 11, 2022
Announcing Leland's $4M seed round.
May 26, 2022
Announcing our investment in Red Leader