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We bring together the brilliant work of top lean startup masters to help you take the guesswork out of launching, funding, and growing your startup.

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"After launching one year ago, SmartSweets has sold over one million dollars in product with a presence in Whole Foods, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and growing a presence in retailers across North America."

Tara Bosch, Founder of SmartSweets | LEAP Alumni

by Vivienne Decker | Forbes | May 29, 2017


We bring together the brilliant work of top lean startup masters to help you take the guesswork out of launching, funding, and growing your startup.

Steve Blank

"Godfather" of Silicon Valley.

Creator of the Customer Development methodology.

Eric Ries

Author of "The Lean Startup"

Creator of the Lean Startup Movement.

Ash Maurya

Creator of the Lean Canvas.

Author of "Running Lean" and "Scaling Lean"

Alistair Croll

Author of "The Lean Analytics"

Creator of the One Metric That Matters (OMTM).

Ben Yoskovitz

Author of "The Lean Analytics"

Creator of the One Metric That Matters (OMTM).

Dave McClure

Founder of 500 Startups

Creator of the Pirate Metrics AARRR.

"Lipsi officially launched about six months ago, but it has recently started climbing the App Store's top free apps chart. Right now, it's the 16th most-popular free app, beating out apps like Twitter and Pinterest."

Matthew Segal, Founder of Lipsi | LEAP Alumni

by Avery Hartmans | Business Insider | Mar 21, 2018

Praised for offering some of the best and most practical advice for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs all over the world. 

Ash is also a leading business blogger and his posts and advice have been featured in Inc. Magazine, Forbes, and Fortune.

Ash regularly hosts sold-out workshops around the world and serves as a mentor to several accelerators including TechStars, MaRS, Capital Factory, and guest lecturers at several universities including MIT, Harvard, and UT Austin.

In Partnership with Ash Maurya, Author of the International Bestseller "Running Lean" and the Creator of "Lean Canvas"


Designed and delivered to you by a team of successful serial entrepreneurs, startup advisors, and angel investors.

Ray Walia

CEO at Launch Ventures

Co-Founder & Advisor, Victory Square Technologies | CEO, Launch Academy | Co Executive Producer, TractionConf.io

Alex Chuang

Co-founder & CEO, Shape Immersive

Co-founder, Launch Academy | Director, VR/AR Association - Vancouver | Co-Founder, TractionConf.io

Hussein Hallak

Founder and CEO, Next Decentrum

Evangelist, Launch Academy | Co-Founder of VanFunding

Rama Ibrahim

Founder, Women in Emerging Tech

CEO, Emrj Growth Marketing Agency | Co-founder and COO, Next Decentrum

Ryan Supeene

Sr Manager, BasicGov Systems

Previously Scrum Master, Aequilibrium | Strategic Solutions Manager, Traction On Demand

Kenny MacKenzie

Chief Product Officer, Predictable Revenue

Founder & Director, Vandrico Inc | Founder, Acen.ai

Alim Jaffer

VP Product, Heroic Labs Inc

Advisor, Finaeo | ReadWrite Labs Alumni

"AVA Technologies has raised $2.6 million in a seed round meant to support the launch of its smart garden product. The round was led by Vanedge Capital. AVA Byte initially launched on Indiegogo in June 2017, and pre-sold over $130,000 worth of gardens."

Valerie Song, CEO & Co-founder of AVA | LEAP Alumni

by Jessica Galang | betakit | June 5, 2018


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"Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, who stars in Disney’s Queen of Katwe, is a supporter of Soular Backpack. Nyong’o and Disney went with the Soular team to Katwe in Uganda to distribute backpacks there in July. Soular will also be showcased at the premiere of the movie."

Salima Visram, Founder, The Soular Backpack | LEAP Alumni

by Vivienne Decker | Forbes | Sep 9, 2016







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