Founder University 2-Day Intensive

Founder.University is a two-day curriculum for founders who have launched their product but haven't raised Series A.

Available to 200 startups

December 5-6, 2022

General Admission - open to all pre-series A founders



(updated frequently β€” all times in PST)

DAY ONE - December 5th

10:00AM-11:00AM: Checklist for Talking to Investors & Breakout Pitching: Jacqui Deegan, LAUNCH

11:00AM-11:30AM: What Investors Look for in Due Diligence & Data Rooms: Caroline Casson, Vitalize VC

11:30AM-12:15PM: Finding and Owning Your Initial Acquisition Channels: Craig Zingerline, Growth University

12:15PM-1:00PM: Accounting Essentials: Mike Savino, LAUNCH

1:00PM-2:30PM: Perfecting Your Pitch: Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH & Dave Samuel, Freestyle VC

2:30PM-3:30PM: 5 Things to Consider When Negotiating a Term Sheet: Becki DeGraw, Wilson Sonsini

3:30PM-4:00 PM: What is Venture Capital and How to Raise it in the Current Market: Clara Brenner, Urban Innovation Fund

4:00PM-4:30PM: How to Acquire Customers with Social Media: David Park, JenniAI

4:30PM-5:00PM: Breakout Activity

DAY TWO - December 6th

9:00AM-9:30AM: Audio for Business: Brian Landau, Vennly

9:30AM-10:15AM: Marketing Strategies for Scaling at Early Stage: Presh Dineshkumar, LAUNCH

10:15AM-11:00AM: Personal Branding 101 for Founders - Why it’s critical & where to start: Alison Desmond, Velocity Growth

11:00AM-11:30AM: Creating a Qualifying Sales Deck: Whitney Sales, Forum VC

11:30AM-12:00PM: Why Compliance Wins Deals - The Value of SOC 2 for Growth: Eric Martin, Vanta

12:00PM-1:00PM: Legal Lunch and Learn: Jonathan Chan, Wilson Sonsini

1:00PM-1:45PM: How to Design Loved Products: Scott Bair, Timewell

1:45PM-2:00PM: Breakout Activity

2:00PM-2:30PM: Raising Your Round without a Lead: Zach Hudson, Deft

2:30PM-3:30PM: Perfecting Your Pitch: Jason Calacanis, Mike Savino & Molly Wood, LAUNCH

3:30PM-4:15PM: How to Build Features that Move Your Metrics: Jesse Venticinque, Fitbod

4:15PM-5:00PM: Storytelling for Investors, Hiring & Growth: Molly Wood, LAUNCH

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