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LEANSTACK Entrepreneur Academy

Systematically Validate, Launch, and Grow Your Next Big Idea.

An academy membership bundles cohort-based workshops, tools, and coaching that help you systematically validate and grow your idea.

Learn by doing.

Delivered 100% virtually.

Participate from anywhere in the world.

Stop wandering aimlessly.

Yes, the early stage is uncertain but it doesn't have to be messy. LEANSTACK helps you systematically go from your Plan A to plan that works before running out of resources.

Who's it for?

We built LEANSTACK Academy for early stage entrepreneurs, innovators, and product managers seeking to level up and build the next generation of products that matter.

You're a great fit if any of these are true:

  • You're an aspiring entrepreneur or innovator in the idea stage.
  • You're working on a digital, physical, or services product.
  • You've built and launched a new product (MVP) with few or no paying customers yet.
  • You're pre-product/market fit.
  • You've been operating like Steve and are ready to level-up and transform your mindsets.

You're not a great fit if:

  • You aren't actively working on an idea. Our program is for doers.
  • You have a mature product with 20+ team members.
  • You have a working product with lots of customers getting ready to scale.
  • You're post-product/market fit.
  • Your current process is working and you aren't interested in changing anything.

What you get?

Membership includes access to our stage-based playbooks, full suite of business model validation tools, community, and coaching resources that help you systematically validate and grow your idea.

Stage-based playbooks

Our step-by-step playbooks teach you how to systematically validate and grow your idea to product/market fit. These playbooks are built on a battle-tested curriculum that is also taught in many of the top universites and accelerators around the world.

Business Model Validation Tools

Our proven software tools (Lean Canvas, Traction Roadmap, Customer Forces Canvas, and Sprint Board) help you put everything you learn to practice with your team.

Step-by-step playbooks

Workshop Discounts

As a member, you get priority access and a 20% discount to our cohort-based workshops. These workshops combine best-in-class entrepreneurial education with deliberate practice and external accountabilty where you learn by doing. See our workshops


You'll be part of a growing community of like-minded entrepreneurs, innovators, and product managers going through a similar journey and get to learn from each other using our built-in community tools.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your cancellation policy?

You have 14 days after the date of purchase or renewal to request a full refund for your subscription. After this period, refunds are not available. To request a refund, please email us at team@leanstack.com.

Is there an additional cost to attend a workshop?

Membership includes a 20% discount to all our cohort-based workshops.

Do you offer team subscriptions?

We believe that great products require great teams which is why an academy membership includes access for up to 5 people working on the same project by default.

Why should I join this program? Can't I get the same learnings from your books and free videos?

For the same reason that we attend schools and universities, or elite athletes hire coaches -- for experience, advice, community, and external accountability.

How much time will I be required to dedicate?

We recommend allocating at least 10-15 hours a week to get the most from our programs.

Can you introduce me to investors?

Yes. We partner with a number of accelerators who teach our playbooks in their programs and we are happy to introduce you to investors if fund-raising is part of your goal.

I still have questions!

Just drop us an email at team@leanstack.com or use the chat widget in the bottom-right corner of your screen.

Are You Ready To Level Up?

Our free Foundations course teaches you key mindsets, strategies, and tactics for unlocking your entrepreneurial potential.

Take the course (FREE)

Includes Lean Canvas and Continuous Innovation course.