“So you wanna be a founder?” course

Dive deep into the fundamentals to become a top tier founder with this thorough 6-week course: “So you wanna be a founder?”  Pave the way for your path to success with clear next steps on your founder journey.

Created & taught by Melissa Kargiannakis who’s coached more than 300 founders through early traction to raise their first $1M – $10M with a Net Promoter Score of 96. Learn from her live for 1.5 hours every week for 6 weeks with fellow course cohort. Optional 1:1 time available for an additional fee.

  • Build the best founder mindset 
  • Develop relentless hustle
  • Master persuasion
  • Learn core growth strategies
  • Become familiar with Silicon Valley

We also offer a range of options at different price points to suit different needs. Check it out below! 

Coaching world-class founders in 4 core areas

Who is this for?

People with big ideas to build:

  • Dreamers looking to become doers
  • Could be early career or still a student 
  • If you’ve got a big idea you want to build, but just don’t know where or how to start, then this course is for you

People looking for a career change & freedom:

  • Bored with the daily 9-5 grind
  • Uninspired by your current job
  • Know that you are capable of more / doing something bigger
  • Deep desire to drive change
  • Want the freedom to work on what you love, on your own schedule

If you’ve got a big idea you want to build, but just don’t know where or how to start, then this course is for you.

What you'll do

Embark on your founder journey with 6 intensive modules, diving deep into:

1. Mindset: Cultivate belief, relentless hustle, and master persuasion to turn your vision into reality.  

2. Work skills & hustle: Develop grit and resilience, plus learn how to communicate effectively across to all stakeholders. 

3. Team building: Embrace the power of teamwork, from co-founders to scaling a team. 

4. Traction & Sales: Unlock sustainable business growth by seamlessly executing the sales process from prospecting to closure, covering both B2B or B2C tactics.

5. Metrics & Data: Make date-driven decisions supported by key metrics and growth strategies to drive your business forward.

6. Fundraising: Navigate the fundraising process with clear strategy to effectively engage investors to become a venture-backed business.

Course Cohorts

Class 2402 – Pacific Time

Starts: Monday, April 15th
Ends: Monday, May 20th

6-weeks for 1.5 hours

Mondays at 4:00pm (Pacific time)

Class 2403 – Eastern Time

Starts: Thursday, April 18th
Ends: Thursday, May 23rd

6-weeks for 1.5 hours

Thursdays at 10:30am (Eastern time)

Accelerate your path to becoming a Founder:

We offer a range of options at different price points to suit different needs. 


Premium 1:1 Package

$2,497

✓ 2 months of 1:1 coaching (3x)

✓ 6-week live course

✓ Access to 10+ templates


Complete Founder Package

$897

✓  One 1:1 coaching (1x)

✓ 6-week live course

✓ Access to 10+ templates

Most Popular!
Basic Founder Bundle

$673

✓ 6-week live course

✓ Access to 10+ templates


Docs-only Bundle

    $200

     ✓ Access to 10+ templates and                     supplementary materials

Meet your Instuctor

A futurist, founder, & tech advisor. She’s won awards from The Queen of England, The Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, and the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada. All before 30.

Those achievements are built on a foundation of insatiable curiosity and a strong sense of excellence. People say that she exemplifies tenacity, grit, and impressive intellectual horsepower. Inspired by inequity all around since childhood, Melissa’s life purpose is to rebalance power in society.

Melissa is an executive coach to world-class founders. Her 4 core areas of expertise are: (1) fundraising, (2) traction / GTM / PMF, (3) operational excellence (OKRs/KPIs), and (4) confident & authentic B2B sales. She’s coached more than 300 founders with glowing reviews and an NPS of 96.

Beyond coaching, Melissa ran a VC-backed AI start-up for 4 years and now works at Cloudflare on go-to-market customer retention.

 

Develop relentless hustle.