GUILD OF FOUNDERS

Venture Unlocked for startups at idea stage

GO FROM AN IDEA TO LAUNCH TO TRACTION

Discussion and Debriefs

  • Connect with a network for life, find opportunities, investors

  • Interaction with successful founders

About

Venture UNLOCKED

Launching a Startup is a hard and complex journey. Venture Unlocked is a comprehensive practical "on the ground" program to go from idea to traction.

VENTURE UNLOCKED

A Self-Paced Program for idea stage founders to quickly launch and get into Pre-Seed. Reduce your time to launch and avoid pitfalls. More than 53 startups have benefited from our program.

10 reasons to join Venture Unlocked

Founder  Playbook

30+ hours of content to navigate from idea to launch. Curated from founders and experts

ask guild

 Founder help desk for instant support. From product design, legal, marketing to sales

Investor Leads

7000+  investor connects, Spend  more time raising less time searching

Pre packaged insight

Curated insights on venture development. Learn and iterate quickly by leveraging solid insights

funding assessment

21 point assessment to provide a realistic funding readiness. Learn early to avoid pitfalls 

idea validation

Tap into expert pool, solve problems faster. Get connected to mentors and experts to prune your idea

founder forum

You're not alone. 24x7 online forum to collaborate and interact with other founders.

Pitch & storytelling 

Craft a winning pitch using  unique storytelling techniques and one on one reviews.

sETUP bOX

Quick setup with incorporation, website, legal contracts through our top notch partners.

digital tools

Founder friendly digital tools on valuation and planning

Our Mentors

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Ravi Iyer

Entrepreneur | Expert Storyteller | Data driven fundraising

Ravi is a entrepreneur and expert storyteller. He works with start-ups and corporate on delivering high impact pitches. He is a graduate from IIM Ahmedabad and CA.

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Ganesh Kalyansundaram

VP- 24X7.ai | M&A Expert | Startup River Guide

Ganesh is a fund raising/ M&A specialist with more than 20 years of experience. Ganesh has worked with 50+ founders in venture development. He is  PhD scholar from IISc Bangalore

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Chirag Jain

CEO- Get My Parking, Raised INR 25 Crores 

Chirag leads Get My Parking and raised more than 5 million in venture funding, Chirag holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electronics & Tele-Com.) & Masters in Business Management from IIT Bombay. 

Mohit Seth

Managing Partner, Greenshoot Capital

Mohit is Managing Partner at Greenshoot capital. He leads investment as part of Greenshoot portfolio

Our Founders Speak

Have Questions?

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Program LENGTH

This is a self paced program for founders. However, we've seen most founders graduate within 8-10 weeks

Who Should Attend

The program is designed for founders who are at idea stage or have launched in less than 6 months. 

Delivery medium

We understand launching a startup is lot of work, We donot want to distract founders. Out program is fully online delivered through Guild of Founder platform and mobile app.

pROGRAM COVERAGE

  1. Idea development and filtering

  2. Customer validation and iteration

  3. Basics of fundraising

  4. Founder Equity and setting up a company

  5. Go Live Support /Launch set up box

  6. Managing Investors- Time wasters or value add

  7. Growth & Traction- First 10 customers 

  8. Practical Insights from 200+ scenarios lets, avoid pitfalls and learn from case studies

  9. Legal and contract

  10. Funding Assessment - Start investor engagement