Growth Guide: A Training Program for Founders

We work with your founders. You supercharge your portfolio.

Finding traction and strategizing scale for early-stage startups is challenging. We’re here to help with in-depth growth marketing training and hands-on executional help.

Growth Guide is a two-month training program that provides founders with:

Structured courses on growth marketing strategy, acquisition channels, and more

Weekly workshops on a variety of Growth Marketing strategies

Tactical hours to help preliminarily build and test campaigns for you in real time

Check out a sample Workshop List

Structured Courses

We help craft rock-solid, actionable growth marketing strategies and sharpen valuable execution skills.

First: We’ll dig into your historical data and emerge with actionable insights that will help us create a fully custom-to-you quarterly growth marketing strategy.

Next: We’ll help you level-up on growth marketing strategy and execution by sharing our experiences growing seed-stage companies. We’ll answer your questions and help you tackle the biggest growth marketing challenges: process, testing, traction, measurement, and more.

Then: We’ll look at tens of thousands of keywords to see how our audience is searching, who’s currently doing the best job at capturing their attention, and how we can show up in the right place at the right time.

“Tuff has been an incredible value-add to our business.

They’re effective, flexible, communicative, and bright. I feel like I have another set of 6+ eyes on the growth of my business at all times.”

Michael Corrao, Founder, Team Bootcamp

Weekly Workshops

Empower your founders to dig deep with a robust curriculum covering growth marketing strategies.

We’ve spent years creating a stacked, evergreen (and ever-updated!) course list that’s always on rotation. When you enlist in Growth Guide, you’ll have the opportunity to opt in to any and all workshops on the calendar.

Tactical Hours

We get our hands dirty preliminarily building and testing campaigns for your portfolio companies in real time.

The learning doesn’t stop in the classroom. While you’re enrolled in Growth Guide, we’ll be on hand to provide 5 weekly hours of tactical execution. This includes things like…

Creating retargeting campaigns on Facebook.

Launching ads on new channels like TikTok or Snapchat.

Deploying test campaigns on YouTube.

Then, we’ll teach you how to analyze the data and make optimizations so you’ll find success long after Tuff.

  • Learn With Us!

The best part of Tuff? The team! Hear from each one of us as we dive deep into our areas of expertise, of-the-moment trends, and what it’s like being part of a small, remote, scrappy crew.

“The Tuff team is made up of true pros.

I am most impressed by their creativity – as it is so so rare to find creative, independent thinkers at an agency. They are always thinking of strategic ways to improve and always have the best interest of their clients in mind.”

Brittany Murlas
Founder, Little Feminist

Think your accelerator could use a team like Tuff?

We’ve been a valuable addition to accelerator resources, helping new founders and young startups across industries find traction and create their scaling strategy. Let’s talk about what this looks like for your program!