Why Our Training?
Startup experts agree that great execution leads to success. But most founders struggle with long lists of unfamiliar tasks. Random hacks or disorganized tips & tricks don't produce healthy startups. Founders need help to transform high-level concepts into real-world business improvements. We fixed these problems with the following:
Structured training organized into a repeatable process / methodology.
More Breadth & Depth
Not just a few high-level ideas. Broad, low-level blueprints.
Color-by-numbers templates to implement best practices.
Improves learning by 400%. No one learns calculus from a fireside chat.
About Your Instructor
Sam Wong is a five-time startup executive (1x CEO, 1x CTO, 3x Tech VP) with three exits. Sam also wrote a book on startup execution.
Sam has led multiple business and technical functions, crafting both strategic direction and tactical implementation — which makes him well-qualified to address the many-faceted needs of a startup. Sam strives to build clear, detailed, actionable content, which is why our training is very visual and includes ready-to-use tools. Sam is:
- Seasoned: 5 startups; 30+ years experience; not a lucky, “one-hit wonder”
- A Well-Spoken Coach: popular event speaker with consistently strong audience feedback
- A Published Author: one book on startup execution (with a second in the works)
What Our Students Are Saying
Start for Free, Get More When Ready
Note: a small registration fee applies for the group coaching sessions.
What classes are in each tier?
- Core training: classes every founder needs
- Expanded training: classes founders should take
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For more details about each course, click here.
Don't Ignore the Savings in Legal Fees!
Several of our training classes cover key concepts that founders usually learn in billable meetings with their startup attorney. Learning these concepts in advance can reduce founder legal bills, focusing budgets on higher-value legal matters.
With partner-level billing rates, saving just 1.5 hours in legal fees can pay for the entire Pro training!
More Testimonials on Our Content and Services:
"Hard to understand concepts are broken down into layman’s terms so that even first time founders (like me) can understand it. I’ve been searching for an entrepreneur’s road map but haven’t found one anywhere online … until now."
"Great Insights from a “been there, done that” founder turned advisor. Sam has some really great frameworks for logically derisking your business in the most effective order."
CEO, Venture Validator
"Full of practical guidance with tons of specific examples that are easy to understand and apply. Detailed coverage of important topics such as MVP, valuation, exit strategies, and balancing family and friends in the midst of heavy startup stress."
"As an advisor to our company, Sam’s technical depth, business breadth and clear, methodical approach has proven first-hand his expertise at startup execution. Our only regret is not having him as an advisor earlier."
"Sam can be defined as a Dedicated, Determined, and Brilliant mentor and advisor … The advice was given in a manner that any inexperienced person can understand. He goes above and beyond to make sure no stone is left unturned even if it means to add extra hours of his time."
"Practical, Personal and Poignant! … Excellent advice on topics ranging from financial planning to mental health. Clear, crisp explanations and examples."
Author, Slicing Pie
With our training, many founders have averted painful (and even fatal) mistakes, while optimizing fundraising and increasing founder payouts. Startups are hard. Our training helps build the knowledge and skill needed to make the path easier.
Avoid painful errors
Improve funding terms
Reduce founder dilution
Reduce legal fees
Avoid tax problems
Reduce founder stress
We guarantee your complete satisfaction with our all-access startup training. Dig into the classes for 30 days. If you are not 100% satisfied, just email us at [email protected] and we will refund your payment, no questions asked. You must be 100% satisfied with this course material or your money back! You can check the non-hassle refund policy right here.
Still Not Sure? There's Very Little Risk!
Our free classes have attracted 1000s of attendees. Many founders would pay several hundred dollars to attend our "7 Keys to Build a Fundable Startup" and "Founder's Guide to SAFE Startup Fundraising" classes alone. Both are included in our no-cost Basic tier!
With 13 different classes, our Starter tier provides INCREDIBLE value. Our annual subscription is about the cost of a couple of cups of coffee each month. The best practices taught can help you avoid thousands of dollars in legal, financial or fundraising mistakes.
Our Pro tier includes 18 different classes to help you execute and build a fundable company! Learn the right way to build your startup and reduce wandering, avoid misdirection, and build confidently. If our training doesn't add value, request a hassle-free refund within 30 days.
Our Premium tier includes all 19 startup classes along with our color-by-numbers tools! If you want proven, high-value content to scale your startup, then Premium is for you. If you are not completely satisfied, request a hassle-free refund within 30 days.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Hard Work Ahead! ⚠
DISCLAIMER: Startups are hard. They require a ton of skill, expertise, and commitment. We don’t believe in quick hacks or simple tips and tricks that purport to bring success. There is no “get rich quick” method to building a company. Even with great training and tools, most startups still run a very high risk of failure. Many startup variables such as the team, timing, idea, business model, funding, and your ability to work hard and persevere can have a dramatic impact on your success.
Fundable Startups is designed to provide support and guidance to help entrepreneurs move forward faster and better. But we cannot and do not guarantee any specific outcome from our ideas, information, training, or tools. We worked very hard to execute well and achieve our results in our previous startups and cannot guarantee similar results, as there are many factors beyond our control. Examples and scenarios are illustrative only, or represent past results that have no bearing or promise on future performance.
Fundable Startups, Execution Matters, LLC, and our coaches or instructors provide any and all resources and tools as-is with all faults and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including any warranty of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. This disclaimer is necessary because the content and tools are offered for a comparatively low price. If the purchaser desires any type of warranty, then a commercially reasonable price would be at least one to two orders of magnitude higher.
None of our resources, content or tools are meant to serve as financial, legal, tax, investment, or management advice for your specific situation. We provide general information only. You are strongly advised to consult your own qualified counsel regarding any data, information, or decisions related to your particular situation. By using these resources and tools, you accept all risks and liabilities related to their use.
In summary, startups are very demanding and risky ventures. Most will fail. Your results will vary and depend on many factors, including but not limited to, the environment, your background, experience and work ethic. If these terms are not acceptable, please do not use or purchase our services or products.
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