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Find your Big Growth Levers

Great startups don't waste time on small stuff.

Is your team focused on the most impactful work? Find your big growth levers and pull them.

Join our 10-week live online program.

For impatient founders and their teams.

Our programme: Develop rigour around growth. Work side-by-side with our team of coaches to develop and execute your growth playbook and transform your team. In our 10-week virtual accelerator, you'll zoom out and figure out where to focus, and move faster with a metrics-driven process of rapid experimentation.”

You’re not the first person to try this startup thing. We can help.

Teams we’ve been fortunate enough to work with

Past Results

Second Nature

100x

100X

Fy

70X

so-sure

50X

Popsa

40X

Storemaven

30X

Mina

20X

Zenjob

17X

Thriva

12X

Simply Cook

12X

Houst

Ooni

Rebank

11X

SO-SURE

2,000%

1,000%

Our Path

600%

Get Agent

600%

KEKO (MOVIVO)

500%

Zen Job

500%

Storemaven

Airsorted

300%

900%

POPSA

550%

Qunomedical

300%

Settled

Thriva

300%

300%

CODEC

"They helped us shift our employee’s mindsets from perfectionism into a more entrepreneurial/hacky approach, so everyone behaves much more like founders. In an 8 person team that is priceless!"

Billie Quinlan

Co-Founder and CEO, Ferly

Revenue +3.5X in 3 months after our programme

Who Are We?

After watching hundreds of startups waste investors’ money on bad marketing hires and expensive non-scalable tactics, we founded Startup Core Strengths to help startups learn the foundational mindset and habits to drive sustainable growth.

After 20 years as Silicon Valley operators and investors, our mission is to enable early-stage startups to get much much better at customer acquisition. We know it’s not only possible but repeatable. And, We’ve seen that it’s not only repeatable but also teachable.

Steal this.

Hyper-curated. Two minutes per week: 

  • Growth tactics worth stealing

  • Interview questions

  • Useful mental models

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Steal This Newsletter

Our two-minute email brings one actionable growth idea per week for impatient founders & their teams. Here are some highlights:

“We asked ourselves if we had $5M in funding, would we even know what to do with it? That’s why we needed a program like Startup Core Strengths. To show us the proper levers and execution strategies for rapid, sustainable growth.

Darina Garland

Co-Founder and CEO, Ooni Pizza

See how Ooni Pizza Ovens grew by 13X in 2 years