Building Impactful Unicorns

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(6 ratings)

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3 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

Aspiring to build a highly successful startup with great positive impact? Join this masterclass with changemakers to unlock the secrets.

Invited experts on tech entrepreneurship

Stanford University
MIT research group
Harvard University
Google
Draper University

Course overview

Amidst the turmoil of global crises, the world needs companies that are both financially successful and have a strong positive impact on people and our planet. This course is designed to give you the best frameworks and strategies to build & scale your Impactful Unicorn to maximize your triple bottom line for People, Planet & Profit.


Our core foundation is based on deep mindfulness, mutual respect, ethics, integrity, empathy & compassion. We couple these assets with a drive for scale, growth and profitability to create the largest sustainable impact possible.


When you enroll you also join an exciting community of like-minded changemakers with whom you can explore opportunities to collaborate and co-create. To ensure we stay focused on the mission, we will all sign a pledge to support one another and grow together towards shared prosperity.


Course Pre-requisite: Startup Fundraising Demystified.


Limited Scholarships: available for members of our AstroSapiens community. For more details contact us on LinkedIn.

Who is this course for

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Impact-driven entrepreneurs focused on building highly successful companies.

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Tech innovators keen to create significant positive impact: people, planet & profit.

What you’ll get out of this course

Build a better startup that can develop into an Impactful Unicorn

Discover the best frameworks and strategies for building an Impactful Unicorn

Maximize triple bottom line while scaling with integrity and purpose

Understand the key approaches and metrics to achieve triple bottom line success

Get direct experience with unique frameworks & expert feedback

Engage in a hands-on workshop with live interaction with your peers & experts

Join a community of founders driving positive change and impact at scale

Grow, collaborate and thrive with our vibrant community of impactful founders

This course includes

5 interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

2 in-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

3 projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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    Modules

    • Guided Workshop with Feedback

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Meet your expert instructors

Jorden Woods

Jorden Woods

Lead Instructor

  • Successful 3-time Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur and pioneer in advanced tech
  • Author of Enterprise Blockchain Has Arrived, Amazon #1 Best Seller, accurately predicted rise of web3, AI & peer-to-peer technologies
  • Advocate & proponent for Tech4Good and beneficial use of advanced technologies
  • Led US operations and/or business & tech strategy for many high-tech companies generating $MM in revenue 
  • Member of the 2021 Digital Consultation to the UN Secretary General for accelerating DEI and sustainability with tech, plus technology and policy
  • Leader for the AstroSapiens community and Foundation focused on increasing DEI in tech and access to capital
  • Raised $220M+ for own companies & as advisor to startups in advanced tech in US & globally
  • Extensive experience advising top startups in US & globally across SaaS, marketplaces, ecommerce, apps, mobile, web3, AI/ML, and GenAI
  • Invited speaker at Stanford, Google, Berkeley, MIT, Draper U + major AI/GenAI and advanced tech conferences, events & podcasts
  • Tech advisor to Fortune 500: Apple, VMware, Verisign, HP, GE, and Cisco with $MM ROI
  • 1st company, GlobalSight, generated $MM in revenue, leader in enterprise globalization, acquired 2005
  • BS (Astrophysics) Caltech, MS (Physics) University of Washington
Radhika Iyengar

Radhika Iyengar

Lead Instructor

  • Top 100 Women of the Future, TEDx Speaker, Silicon Valley Woman of Influence, recognized female trailblazer, SV serial entrepreneur 
  • Author of Enterprise Blockchain Has Arrived, Amazon #1 Best Seller, accurately predicted rise of web3, AI & peer-to-peer technologies
  • Advocate & proponent for Tech4Good and beneficial use of advanced technologies
  • Member of the 2021 Digital Consultation to the UN Secretary General for accelerating DEI and sustainability with tech, plus technology and policy
  • Leader for the AstroSapiens community and Foundation focused on increasing DEI in tech and access to capital
  • Member California Gov Ops Blockchain Working Group advising State Legislature & Governor Newsom on the responsible use of web3
  • $165M+ raised advising startups directly and via premier programs globally in advanced tech
  • Extensive experience advising top startups in US & globally across SaaS, marketplaces, ecommerce, apps, mobile, web3, AI/ML & GenAI
  • Advisor to multiple governments, accelerators & top startups for advanced technologies in the US, Europe and emerging markets
  • Keynote speaker at Google, Intel, Stanford, Harvard, MIT, UC Berkeley, Draper U, major CxO forums, AI/GenAI & women’s conferences + podcasts
  • Interviews w/ Forbes Japan, CNN International & Business/Tech Insider
  • AB Bryn Mawr College, MBA Chapman University, Certified Network Engineer (CNE)
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Course schedule

Total course commitment is 12-14 hours
  • Last Day to Register

    February 29, 2024 5 pm PST

    Friday, February 29 is the last day to register and pay.

  • Tuesday March 5, 2024 Start Date

    Homework will take 2-4 hours

    Our course runs from March 5 until March 19

  • Tue (3/5), Thu (3/7), Tue (3/12), Thu (3/14)

    8:30 am - 10:30 am PST

    There are 4 classes meeting on Tuesdays & Thursdays

  • Workshop Presentation on March 19

    8:30 am - 10:30 am PST (2 hours)

    All founders present their impactful Unicorn plans & receive feedback

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Active hands-on learning

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

Learn with a cohort of peers

Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

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