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.

When: November 8-9, 2021

Available to 200 startups

All founders are eligible to apply.



November Class Agenda:

(frequently updated, time in PST)

DAY ONE - November 8th

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

11:00AM-12:30PM: Perfecting Your Pitch: Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH & Zach Coelius, Coelius Captal

12:30PM-1:30PM: Legal Lunch ‘n Learn: Michael Pestana, Wilson Sonsini

1:30PM-2:00PM: 6 Steps to Healthy Financials: Lil Roberts, Xendoo

2:00PM-2:30PM: Maintaining a Low-Burn Culture: Ben Seidl, Neyborly

2:30PM-3:00PM: How To Show Signal Before Traction: Jed Katz, Javelin Venture Partners

3:00PM-3:30PM: Reducing Churn & Delighting Customers: Nicole Beals, Techmate

3:30PM-4:15PM: Finding and Owning Your Initial Acquisition Channels: Craig Zingerline, Growth University

4:15PM-4:30PM: Breakout Session

DAY TWO - November 9th

10:00AM-10:30AM: Breakout Session

10:30AM-11:00AM: Building to $10M in ARR without Taking a Series A: Christina Cacioppo, Vanta

11:00AM-12:00PM: Perfecting Your Pitch: Jason Calacanis & Mike Savino, LAUNCH

12:00PM-12:30PM: How to Close Your Round by Building Community with Investors: Dejan Pralica, SoleSavy

12:30PM-1:00PM: Marketing Strategies for Scaling at Early Stage: Presh Dineshkumar, LAUNCH

1:00PM-1:45PM: Creating a Qualifying Sales Deck: Whitney Sales, Forum VC

1:45PM-2:00PM: Break

2:00PM-3:00PM: 5 Things to Consider When Negotiating a Term Sheet: Becki DeGraw, Wilson Sonsini

3:00PM-3:45PM: How to Create a $1M Campaign: David Sanghera

3:45PM-4:00PM: Breakout Session

4:00PM-4:30PM: Using TikTok Marketing to Supercharge Growth: Mehak Vohra, Skillbank

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