Antler Launch Academy


Summer & Winter Schools

Location (s):

  • Online


Antler Launch Academy provides access to Antler's worldclass startup generation and company building playbook through our 5 week online course. Apply below to begin building the future with us.


  • Learn from our worldclass playbook: Listen to our online masterclasses, the same lessons we use to help launch hundreds of companies around the globe.
  • Put theory into action: Take on our weekly challenges, browse our best in class pitch library and hear practical tips from our current portfolio founders.
  • Receive support on your entrepreneurship journey: Join Antler’s network to receive the latest news, exclusive invitations to events, and potential opportunities for VC investment.
  • Online masterclasses: Listen to 2 masterclasses per week sharing practical lessons from Antler investors, venture builders, founders & guests. Classes and Q&As are live, but recordings are available.
  • Pair-ups: Opt in to be paired with another participant with a complementary skill set to converse, consult & co-create throughout the course
  • Antler office hours: Connect with the Antler team directly via our course office hours & receive personalised advice.


  • Week 1: Ideas
    • Masterclass 1: Conceiving & evaluating startup ideas
    • Masterclass 2: Ways to innovate & business model archetypes
  • Week 2: Strategy & design
    • Masterclass 1: Strategic fundamentals of market size, demand & competition
    • Masterclass 2: Design thinking & demand testing
  • Week 3: Team & build
    • Masterclass 1: What makes a great startup team & evaluating co-founders
    • Masterclass 2: Working with technology founders & building rapid MVPs
  • Week 4: Go to market
    • Masterclass 1: Launch & go to market strategy
    • Masterclass 2: How to sell
  • Week 5: Growth
    • Masterclass 1: Startup fundraising & pitching to investors
    • Masterclass 2: Startup growth & hiring
    • Masterclass Bonus: How to set up your company and things founders forget about
  • Post program opportunities
    • Opportunity to apply to the Antler generator program

    • Opportunity to apply to pitch to Antler for funding

    • All participants join Antler's global network for ongoing updates & invitations

At Antler, we know a thing or two about building companies ....

‘Antler Launch Academy’ is brought to you by Antler, a global early-stage venture capital firm enabling and investing in the world's most exceptional people building the defining companies of tomorrow.

  • 12 locations across six continents (with more to come!)
  • 150+ companies built
  • 1,000+ current and alumni entreprenuers
  • 50,000+ Antler program applications per year


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We are all curious, ambitious and want to make an impact

There are no prerequisites for this course, below are some of the key reasons people join our course:


Deadline: As soon as possible

Cost/funding for participants:

Free to enroll.

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