Founder University Cohort 5 Achieved 45% Revenue Growth

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The 5th cohort of Founder University ended July 14th, 2023.

During the 12-week program, 215 founders worked on their MVP, connected with customers, and grew revenue.

Based on self-reported data, the companies gained over $108k in new revenue during the 12 weeks, representing 45% revenue growth.

Prior to the start of Cohort 5, companies reported $240,780 in revenue. Upon completion of the program, companies reported $348,768 in revenue.

Founder University is a 12-week program for builder founders to launch an MVP and land their first customers.

Cohort 6 begins on August 11th. The program is remote, with an optional in-person kickoff in San Francisco with Jason and the LAUNCH team.

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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.