Invest in rapid growth πŸš€

Don’t waste your time and money getting to market.

Your co-founders as a service

We are The Upstarters 🀘
We get your startup launched in 4 weeks ⚑️
1️⃣st week = Planning, 2️⃣nd week = Customer Development,
3️⃣rd week = Build MVP, 4️⃣th week = Launch Marketing.

πŸ€” Right now you have extremely limited resources.
The choices you make now will drastically impact how much money you spend on product development and how long it takes you to start getting traction.

πŸ’ͺ Why is speed everything? Because it’s the only advantage you have as a startup over bigger competitors. The faster you test & learn after launching, the faster you grow. If you aren’t launched, you’re not growing and you’re giving competitors the chance to get ahead.

Our experience and expertise will:
βœ… save you money
βœ… save you time
βœ… get you launched
βœ… and put you on the path to success.


The Upstarters

Meet the team that will help you launch

Nathaniel Smithies

πŸ‘‹ Hello! I'm Nat, entrepreneur and scale-up consultant.

I'm the founder of PlusGuidance the online therapy platform which was acquired in April 2017. I now use my expertise & experience to help startups grow. You can find more about me here.

Company that was acquired

Ben Tossell

πŸ€— Hey! I'm a serial product maker and community advisor.

I used to run Community at Product Hunt where we were acquired by AngelList. I build projects, advise startups, test new products, give feedback and help people build MVPs. Most recently I launched 10 MVPs in 24 Hours.

Companies I've worked with

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Our services

Launch πŸš€

Planning & preparationCustomer developmentBuild shit, fastLaunch that rocket
4 week program
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Growth πŸ“ˆ

Growth dashboardBuild a growth engineImplementing experimentsScaling up
4 week program
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Legal πŸ‘©β€βš–οΈ

Terms & ConditionsPrivacy PolicyShareholder agreementLegal advice from Hugh James
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Launch Program

Planning & Preparation πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»

Start at the end. Agree long term goalMap out the problemInterview experts & contactsTarget a Minimum Viable Segment

Customer Development πŸ‘‹

Proposed flowCreate storyboard & wireframeDesign material for feedbackDo customer interviewsReflect and learn

Building shit,
fast πŸ”₯

Current solutions in the marketProposed solutionsMake decisionPick tools & buildRun through & testTweak & iterate

Launch that rocket πŸš€

Execute launch planAnalytics implementationSubmit online & outreachEngage customers from week 2Final learnings & revisionsWhats next

Bonus Material:

Refer to us as your 'co-founders' or 'advisors' Financial plan Pitch deck analysis Help with hiring Post-launch strategy Fundraising strategy


Growth Program

Growth Dashboard πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»

Splitting into AARMRTracking tools implementationDefining metrics

build a Growth engine βš™οΈ

The growth processExplaining and assigning prioritiesIdea generation

Implement Experiments πŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬

Launching experiments FeedbackImportance of the scientific method

scaling up πŸš€

Quarterly & yearly planConsolidating financialsAligning business model with growth

Standard Package: Β£4,000

Ready to launch? πŸš€


Apply now and we can make it happen πŸ™Œ

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