30 Startups to Receive Investment: Founder University Cohort 6

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Cohort 6 of Founder University begins August 11th, 2023.

  • Our 12-week program is focused on founders building their MVP and closing their first customers.
  • The program is remote, with an optional in-person kickoff in San Francisco with Jason and the team.

The LAUNCH Team will invest in 30 companies from Cohort 6.

  • 10 companies before the program
  • 10 companies during the 12 weeks
  • 10 companies at the end of the program

In this 12-week course, you'll:

  1. Build an MVP or iterate on your product
  2. Hone in on your target customers and business model
  3. Onboard early users and improve marketing and sales efforts
  4. Sharpen your fundraising pitch
  5. Participate in a passionate community of builders holding each other accountable and celebrating wins along the way

Cohort 6 applications are now open and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Kelly is a Principal at LAUNCH, an investment firm founded by angel investor Jason Calacanis. She spends her time supporting founders. She co-hosts Founder University’s 12-week program and Founder University Podcast. Prior to LAUNCH, Kelly was VP of Operations at, and helped grow revenue from <$1M to $4M+ in 3 years. She's spent over 10 years in early-stage startups, as a founder and early employee focusing on growth and operations.