Startup Founders Academy

From Idea to Funding and Growth

* Opens For New Members in The Fall of 2018

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ABOUT THE STARTUP FOUNDERS ACADEMY


LEARN HOW TO LAUNCH YOUR IDEA. BUILD A BUSINESS. FIND INVESTORS. GROW.

Learn best practices, strategies and methods that help you create, launch, and continuously evolve and improve your idea, your product, and your business. The Startup Founder Academy gives you hands-on examples and expert advice about the most powerful 'Lean Startup' concepts and practices.

Build a scalable, profitable business

Learn how to build a business around your idea or product. A business is much more than a great product or service. The Startup Founders Academy shows you how you can build a repeatable, scalable, and profitable business around your product, and towards your vision.

Grow your sales, your team, and operations

Learn how to grow your business. The Startup Founders Academy teaches you the best marketing, sales, and growth-hacking strategies, as well as the most important principles to grow your sales, your team, and your operational processes. 

Find investors, pitch like a pro, and close a great funding deal

Learn how to tell your story to get investors interested, how to talk to investors on eye-level, and how to close a great funding deal. The Startup Founders Academy shows you concrete examples and strategies to identify and contact suitable investors, how to get investors excited, and what the important deal terms and legal aspects of a great funding deal are. 

Improve as a leader, business owner, and as a person

When your business grows fast, you will have to grow personally, too. The Startup Founders Academy shares the mindset and methods you can adopt to continually grow as a leader, business owner and as a human being. So that you can attract and lead a strong team, run a successful business, and lead a happy and balanced life at the same time.

ABOUT THE STARTUP FOUNDERS ACADEMY


LEARN HOW TO LAUNCH YOUR IDEA. BUILD A BUSINESS. FIND INVESTORS. GROW.

Learn best practices, strategies and methods that help you create, launch, and continuously evolve and improve your idea, your product, and your business. The Startup Founder Acadamy gives you hands-on examples and expert advice abt the most powerful 'Lean Startup' conceptand practices.

Build a scalable, profitable business

Learn how to build a business around your idea or product. A businss is much more than a great product or service. The Startup Founders Academy shows you how you can build a repeatable, scalable, and profitable business around your poduct, and towards your vision.

Grow your sales, your team, and operations

Learn how to grow your business. The Startup Founders Academy teaches you the best marketing, sales, and growth-hacking strategies, as well as the most important principles to grow your sales, your team, and your operational processes. 

Find investors, pitch like a pro, and close a great funding deal

Learn how to tell your story to get investors interested, how to talk to investors on eye-level, and how to close a great funding deal. The Startup Founders Academy shows you concrete examples and strategies to identify and contact suitable investors, how to get investors excited, and what the important deal terms and legal aspects of a great funding deal are. 

Improve as a leader, business owner, and as a person

When you business grows fast, you will have to grow, too. The Startup Founders Academy shares the mindset and methods you can adopt to continually grow as a leader, business owner and as a human beeing. So that you can attract and lead a strong team, run a successful business, and lead a happy and balanced life at the same time.

CONTENT


LEARN FROM FLORIAN KANDLER, OTHER EXPERTS, AND THE COMMUNITY

VIDEO COURSES

Dozens of video courses and webinars (see list below). You get step-by-step guidance and actionable strategies.

FOUNDER COMMUNITY

Access to all other founders inside the Startup Founders Academy. Boost your network, get feedback, help and support on your journey.

INTERACTIVE LIVE SESSIONS

Interactive live sessions with Flo Kandler, experts, and the community. Share your challenges. Get your questions answered.

INCLUDED VIDEO COURSES

Each video course consists of 1 - 3 hours of hands-on video tutorial content, and a series of checklists and reference documents. 

Fundraising

Courses that will teach you how to find investors, pitch like a pro, and close a great funding deal

  • How to identify the right investors
  • How to build relationships with investors (before you need their money)
  • How to get your ongoing fundraising un-stuck
  • Valuation and how much money you can/should raise
  • Fundraising no-nos
  • How investors think and why they invest
  • How investors work and how you get in
  • Are you fundable?
  • How to craft the perfect pitch
  • The complete set of fundraising material you need
  • The 4 phases of fundraising, and what to do in each
  • Understanding Term Sheets
  • How to do Due Diligence on your potential investor
  • Should you apply for an Incubator or Accelerator?

Build a scalable, profitable business

Courses that will teach you how to get started and build your business.

  • How to create a financial model
  • The importance of managing your expenses
  • How to create visibility for your startup and yourself
  • How to do PR the smart way 
  • Networking strategies for conferences to get in contact with the most important people
  • Networkng strategies for your local ecosystem
  • How to find a co-founder
  • Legal paperwork you should have with your co-founders to start your company
  • Do you even want an investor?
  • Is your startup fundable?
  • What is "scalability", and how do I build it?

Grow your sales, your team, and operations

Courses that will teach you how to grow your sales, your team, and operations

  • How to attrackt the best employees
  • How to manage an Employee Stock Option Pool
  • How to attract and engage advisors and mentors
  • The importance of building scalable and repeatable processes
  • Processes vs. creativity?
  • How to build a scalable, repeatable innovation machine that harnesses creativity
  • Sales-processes to scale up revenue
  • The Growth-Hacking mindset
  • Communication between founders and your team

Personal growth & productivity

Courses that will help you stay productive and improve as a leader, business owner, and as a person

  • The myth of working 24/7
  • "Inbox Zero" and other ways to tame our email tsunami"
  • "Getting Things Done" and other productivity hack
  • How to find your productivity drains
  • How to "hack yourself" to more productivity and fun
  • Time management strategies
  • The best tools to reduce time waste and increase output
  • The 3 areas of personal mentorship
  • How to start your own Mastermind Group
  • The power of Accountability Partners

YOUR COACH


Dr. Florian Kandler

Dr. Florian Kandler

Florian Kandler is a three-time founder, publisher of Startup Report, host of the popular Startup Milestones podcast, speaker at conferences across Europe, and teacher at Accelerator and Incubator programs internationally. 

His own startups have raised millions from Angels and VCs in Europe and the USA, including Rocket Internet and Oliver Samwer. He lived in Silicon Valley, Copenhagen, Munich and currently Vienna.

Florian is one of the few startup coaches in Europe who has actually pitched for his own startups in Silicon Valley, London, Berlin, etc. and successfully negotiated and closed deals. So his know-how is hands on, practical, and fire-proven.

Founders from 15 countries successfully raised capital from investors and built scalable businesses with Florian's help through 1:1 coaching, in workshops, and via his online programs.

MAIN BENEFITS


PROVEN STRATEGIES

Actionable fundraising strategies, methods, and hacks, based on my experience of 10 years in 3 startups with €3.000.000 in 3 funding rounds.

ENGAGING CONTENT

No boring lectures! Enjoy engaging video tutorials where I explain everything. And you get templates, checklists and guides to implement what you learned.

INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE

Access to bi-weekly live video hangouts with me, guest experts, and the other founders. Learn, get your questions answered, get support from other founders.