Courses

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About TSS Courses

At TSS I want to meet you where you are in your entrepreneurial journey. To do this, I have crafted several courses. Below you will find the title and a brief description of each course. Regardless of where you fall, I encourage you to explore each course. To do so, just click on the title to view the classes that fall into each course.

Like always, I want to hear from you! If you have an idea on how to make the site better or if you have an idea for a course do not hesitate to contact me.

– William
Slingshot Master
@william_griggs

Dream

This course is specifically designed for individuals who have an idea that they’d like to turn into a business, or know they want to start a business, but do not have their idea yet.

Topics Include:

  • Idea Generation
  • Idea Evaluation
  • Idea Testing
  • Business Plan Help
  • Help Pitching Your Business
  • Customer Development: Discovery, Validation and Creation
  • Business & IP Law 101
  • Accounting 101
  • Building Your Team
  • Plus, so much more!


Launch

This course is tailored for individuals who have taken their idea and made it into a business. Considered the startup and ramp up phases of a company, entrepreneurs in this course will learn how to further establish and grow their company.

Topics Include:

  • Raising Angel Capital
  • Pitching Investors
  • Sales Strategies
  • Hiring & Firing
  • Leadership
  • Branding & Marketing Strategies
  • The Ins & Outs of Commercial Real Estate
  • Building Your Board
  • Business & IP Law 201
  • Account 101
  • Plus, so much more!


Grow

This course is focused on offering help to entrepreneurs inside fast growing organizations. Entrepreneurs tackling this course are hiring at a rapid pace and have been through at least one round of VC funding.

Topics Include:

  • Raising Venture Capital
  • What To Look For In Service Providers
  • Leading A Fast-Growing Organization
  • Managing Growth
  • Advanced Hiring & Firing
  • Potential Exits & Liquidity Events
  • Plus, so much more!


The Startup Slingshot

This course covers the gamut and is structured in the following three formats:

  • Mentorship Series: I interview experienced entrepreneurs in hopes of pulling out sage advice.
  • Startup Spotlight: I interview entrepreneurs about their current startup including: what they do and what they have learned a long the way.
  • Educational Series: I interview experts from a variety of fields in an effort to teach you the skills necessary to succeed.


TSS MBA

The Startup Slingshot MBA is focused on providing you the business basics you need regardless of the stage of your company.
Topics Include:

  • Raising Capital
  • Sales Strategy
  • Hiring & Firing
  • Branding & Marketing Strategy
  • Negotiation
  • Business Law
  • Plus, so much more!




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  • How To Raise Money For Your Startup

    Even If You Don't Live In Silicon Valley

Raising money is one of the toughest tasks you will have to face as an entrepreneur. This course will take you step-by-step through the fundraising process.

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About William Griggs

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William Griggs is a product and customer acquisition strategist who has helped numerous startups including companies backed by Andreessen Horowitz, FLOODGATE, & 500 Startups. In addition to his consulting work, he has written for Mashable, VentureBeat, & ReadWrite. You can check out his podcast on iTunes (The Startup Slingshot TV) or follow him on Twitter @william_griggs for Tweets chock-full of delicious knowledge nuggets.

In addition to everything tech startups, William loves breakfast tacos, dogs, short emails, and Amazon Prime. He currently resides in Austin, Texas with his beautiful wife Elizabeth.

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