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Accelerate your startup 

from idea to traction 

Save Time (& Money!)

Focus your limited spare time on building your startup versus learning about entrepreneurship

Find Focus

Follow a clear roadmap and stop drowning in a sea of conflicting advice

Avoid Common Pitfalls

Bypass the 9 riskiest elements of launching, funding and growing a startup

Start immediately with startup emails, online videos, actionable examples, and over 1000 carefully curated startup resources, case studies, examples and tools.

Create your startup strategic action plan using the lean canvas

Build Your Strategy


Discover the key problems your target customer want solved

Solve Big Problems


Know Your Customers

Know and understand your target customers


Measure your progress and track

your metrics

Measure Metrics


Craft Your UVP

Create, communicate, and test your value proposition


Hack your growth and gain traction

Gain Traction


Build Your MVP

Design and build your MVP - minimal viable product


Find investors and raise capital

Raise Capital


Pitch Investors

Perfect your pitch and present with confidence


Learn how to

Why Join LEAP? 

"I was only halfway into the program and I got my first round of investment."

Anthony King

Founder of Origin Athletics

Key Program Features

Perfectly designed for entrepreneurs by other serial entrepreneurs, startup advisors, and angel investors


online videos with actionable examples and guidelines


key focus areas that startups must master to succeed


curated content that include case studies, tools and resources

Hussein CEO and founder of Next Decentrum is a serial entrepreneur and startup founder with over 25 years of business experience.

Over his career, he has developed 20 startups and used his extensive experience as the General Manager of Launch Academy to mentor and train thousands of entrepreneurs.

(Launch Academy is one of North America’s leading tech incubators with over 600 early-stage tech startups and $150+ Million raised.)

As a strategic advisor, he has played an important role in several successfully funded tech and crypto startups including Fintrux, Traction Health, and Peace Geeks.

He also provides guidance and organizational expertise for conferences including Fintech & Funding, Traction Conf, CIX, and Van Funding.

Hussein holds a bachelors in electronics engineering and has been featured in Forbes, BBC, Entrepreneur, Roundhouse Radio, and Notable.

Program Instructor

CEO @NextDecentrum | Evangelist  @LaunchAcademy | Advisor @Fintrux | Creator of The Startup Course & The Startup Growth Roadmap

Hussein Hallak

Join 1000+ entrepreneurs who started 600+ startups and raised $150+ Million

For: Early Stage Startup Entrepreneurs



  • Receive startup emails delivered to your inbox.
  • Access to weekly video online sessions with actionable examples and guidelines.
  • 9 key focus areas that startup entrepreneurs must master to succeed
  • Access to over 1000 curated content, case studies, tools and resources.
  • Receive daily startup emails delivered to your inbox.
  • Get selected content, case studies, tools and resources.


For: Idea Stage Startup Entrepreneurs

  • Options For Every Startup Stage  
  • Blockchain Focused Program
  • Build and grow a viable blockchain business
  • Utilize Canada's strong history in innovation
  • Gain access to world-class resources, talent, and connections
  • Headquarter Your Startup in Canada

For: Blockchain Startup Entrepreneurs

Sr Manager, Partner Operations & Projects @BasicGov Systems

Senior Manager at BasicGov, and previously played an instrumental role in the success of Vancouver's tech mainstays such as Elastic Path, Appnovation and Traction of Demand, Ryan now sits at the BasicGov table. 

With fever for agile project management and a gift for authentic relationship building, Ryan focuses on how to drive sales, build efficiencies and create organized chaos. And he’s no slouch on the climbing wall.

Ryan Supeene

Co-Founder @Vancouver Founders

A serial entrepreneur, engineer, startup mentor, instructor and community organizer.

Co-Founded 5 startups. Mentored and trained 100+ young entrepreneurs. Worked with Fortune 500 companies and World's Top 100 Brands.

20+ years of comprehensive large-scale project, business and engineering experience. Extensive knowledge of startups, management, events, hackathons, software engineering and team management. 

Rama Ibrahim

VP Product @Heroic Labs

Alim Jaffer is the VP Product and member of the founding team at Heroic Labs (Y Combinator S15) which builds Nakama - the open-source, distributed server for realtime games and apps. He has been involved in startups for the last 4 years and has lived in San Francisco and London, England.

He has experience in SaaS offerings, open-core business models, growth, business development, and product iteration in order to find product market fit.

Alim Jaffer

Program Instructor

"A budding entrepreneur takes off around the world to discover the best healing practices, on a quest to create wellness environments that blend ancient and modern methodologies."

"Our app is now the most trending app in the US among teens. We surpassed Tinder yesterday morning. Thank you for the guidance throughout the program. Learned tons"

"LEAP is directly responsible for our first round of funding."

Our Alumni

"Two months after recipe testing, and in less than a year, Bosch brought the idea of innovating candy that kicks sugar into national retailers in Canada."

"Virtro is now a diverse team  where we are grateful to say we are creative, productive, and proud of the appls, games, and experiences we make." 

Ash Maurya is the author of the international bestseller "Running Lean: How to Iterate from Plan A to a plan that works" and the creator of the one-page business modelling tool "Lean Canvas". His new book is "Scaling Lean: Master the Key Metrics for Startup Growth".

Ash is praised for offering some of the best and most practical advice for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs all over the world. Driven by the search for better and faster ways for building successful products, Ash has developed a systematic methodology for raising the odds of success built upon Lean Startup, Customer Development, and Bootstrapping techniques.

Ash is also a leading business blogger and his posts and advice have been featured in Inc. Magazine, Forbes, and Fortune. He regularly hosts sold out workshops around the world and serves as a mentor to several accelerators including TechStars, MaRS, Capital Factory, and guest lecturers at several universities including MIT, Harvard, and UT Austin. Ash serves on the advisory board of a number of startups, and has consulted to new and established companies.

In Partnership With

Bestselling author of Running Lean | Creator of the Lean Canvas | Founder of LEANSTACK

Ash Maurya

“the world needs you to do it”

Dustin Moskovitz

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