This "Founders' FAQ" is work in progress as of March 2023. Please bear with us while we push more of our content in here.

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We divide up this knowledge space along the “six F” drivers of the MidstageMomentumMethod™:

  1. Follow-Through: about Execution and Results
  2. Folks: about People and Engagement
  3. Focus: about Strategic Choices
  4. Fruition: about Growth and Valuation
  5. Flow: about Efficiency and Runway
  6. Facing: about Leadership and Direction

Reviews from Workshop Participants:

Data Analytics Tech Startup

“A structured way to have discussions and to focus on things that will matter most for strategy and decision making.”

Head of Operations, Data Analytics Tech Startup
Head of Operations, Data Analytics Tech Startup, San Francisco, CA


About Midstage Institute

We focus our practice on midstage startup companies that need to remain agile, and where what used to work for the smaller startup just isn’t as effective anymore.


We ensure founders and leadership teams win, with our over 40 years experience in venture-backed tech startups. We are Silicon Valley veterans with the scars and wins to prove it. We don’t use an inflexible off-the shelf methodology, we adapt best practices to you, your market, your company, and your leadership team.


We always:

  • Focus on right sized best practices to get to the next level
  • Focus on the 20% of effort that will yield you 80% of the benefits
  • Teach Perfection is the enemy, better is your partner and ally
  • Align with your business needs so you can thrive