Our Story

Harlan started Foundational in 2016 to solve the challenges his teams faced while raising their first rounds of venture capital.

Prior to Foundational Harlan co-founded Reonomy, a commercial real estate data analytics platform that received $125MM in VC backing prior to its acquisition by Altus Group. He has also been a founding member of venture-backed blockchain, IoT, and gig-economy companies.

Harlan graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Harlan Milkove
Managing Partner

Harlan connects the mind of a technologist and the accountability of a COO to help startups really focus and succeed.

Founder, Seed-Stage B2B Marketplace

Our Clients

"I really appreciated the disciplined thinking Traction Science forces. We're finally working together as a team." - Founder, B2C post-seed FinTech startup


startups we work
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