Turn your startup idea into a reality

Turn your startup idea into a reality

In this 12-week interactive course, you'll:

  1. Build an MVP
  2. Identify target customers and business model
  3. Onboard first users
  4. Test and iterate!
  5. Explore next steps, from company formation to fundraising

One MVP will receive a $25,000 investment from Jason Calacanis

Upcoming Cohorts

2nd cohort → In Progress 3rd cohort → July 11, 2022 4th cohort → October 2022

Founder.University 12-week format

Weekly Live Session

  • Attendance Required
  • 60-90 minutes a week (Monday)
    • Weekly presentations from industry experts
    • Review activities and learnings
    • Founder Q&A with the LAUNCH team

Weekly Check-in

  • Attendance encouraged
  • 30-60 minutes a week (Thursday)
    • Discuss learnings with the LAUNCH team & cohort members
    • Review activities and learnings
    • Network with other founders

Asynchronous Learning

  • Expect 5-10 hours of videos + reading each week
  • Additional hours spent on weekly activities that focus on building an MVP


  • Collaborate with cohort members
  • Interaction with other founders in the portfolio
  • Knowledge sharing and live Q&A


Tuition: $700*

*The $700 will be returned to you if you attend all live sessions and launch your MVP

In other words, Founder.University is FREE if you #DoTheWork!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Founder.University cost?
Are there any prerequisites to attend Founder.University?
Can I apply if I don't have an idea for a product?
Can I apply if I have an idea but no product yet?
Can I apply if I already have an MVP or product in market?
I have several customers and some recurring monthly revenue — can I apply?

How many founders will be accepted? Who will they be?

  • Each cohort is limited to ~100 participants
  • Acceptance notifications will be sent a couple weeks prior to the kickoff of each cohort
  • If you are not accepted — please apply again for the next cohort!

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Deadline to apply is 2 weeks prior to the kick off of the next cohort