The Academy delivers experiential hands-on learning through structured courses and interactive workshops that teach founders essential concepts and advanced strategies for business growth.
Level up you and your team’s knowledge to grow and scale your startup
In the Growth Marketing track, you’ll learn proven methods for identifying your target audience and adopting their perspective to understand their needs and challenges. You’ll learn how to transform insights into impactful marketing messages and strategies that convert leads into customers.
You will leave this track with a customized ready to execute marketing strategy for your startup.
In the Finance & Fundraising track, you’ll learn what it takes to set up your business to be attractive to funders. You’ll cover important finance & fundraising activities including financial planning, forecasting, and more. You and your team will walk away with an investor-ready pitch deck and financial models for your startup.
You will leave this track with a pitch deck and financial model for your startup.
Attract and retain the talent you need to scale your startup. Our resident experts help startups develop talent management strategies, systems, and processes.
You will leave this track with a workforce planning strategy for your startup.
As a Academy participant, you’ll receive exclusive discounts for services from our preferred partners and vendors.
Harvest Academy 2021 Calendar. Upcoming tracks and sessions.
Access our free startup resources and tools for recruitment, talent management, and workforce planning.
A track is a series of sessions and interactive workshops on a specific startup growth area, developed by our resident experts.
Sessions are led by resident experts who have experience using Harvest’s playbook to build some of North America’s fastest growing companies.
Each track runs for 4-6 weeks.
Signing up is easy. Hit ‘Register Now’ for your chosen track and provide a few details. Someone from our team will be in touch to learn more about your business and provide a link for payment. You’ll then receive a confirmation email to mark your sessions on your calendar.
Harvest Academy sessions are hosted through Google Meets. You’ll receive an email from your program coordinator with a link to your first session after completing your payment.
You’ll have access to your resident expert through tutorials, one-on-one coaching sessions, as well as access to the Harvest Exchange Community where you can stay connected to your cohort.
Harvest Academy participants receive all required course materials ahead of each session via email, and can also be accessed through an online dashboard.
During a virtual workshop, you’ll learn about strategies and techniques for a particular startup growth topic before participating in interactive activities and breakout rooms to apply the lessons to your own startup. You’ll be able to continue the conversation and collaborate with members of your cohort through your Harvest Exchange membership as well as schedule one-on-one tutorials with your resident expert.
Harvest Academy is a flexible learning program. You can select 1, 2, or all 3 learning tracks. You can also get in touch to learn more about customized learning plans for you and your team.
As an Academy participant, you’ll receive a free six-month Harvest Exchange Membership that gives you access to a private community of startup founders and tech leaders in Canada, premium content, and exclusive events. You’ll also receive exclusive discounts with Harvest’s preferred partners across marketing, legal, technology, and more.