Are You A Coder, Data Scientist, Designer, Marketer and did you graduate? Join our Growth Hacking Academy.

Let us teach you the growth skills of the future in our growth hacking academy.
Join a fully-immersive high-intensity 3-month programme.

Wait up!...What's A Growth Hacker?

Growth Hackers have ushered in a new era
of data and product-driven growth.
Growth Hackers are a mix of product, data and marketing.
Growth Hacking is a skillset and a mindset.
Growth Hackers are in high demand by employers but in low supply.
Growth Hacking is a skill of the future.

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What Is This Growth Hacking Academy?

This is a full-time course created by Growth Tribe backed by
Startup Amsterdam , Facebook, Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship, which is
a partnership of The University of Amsterdam (UvA),
VU University and the Amsterdam School of Applied Sciences .

The course lasts 12 Weeks:
1st week = full-time course.
2nd…12th week = 1 day coaching & workshops + 3 days in a startup.

There are only 24 slots open.

If chosen, you’ll be part of a team of 3:
1 coder + 1 creative + 1 analyst
You’ll work on a real live project

This is a paid course for people with a bachelor or master degree.

Ready to become a growth hacker?

See What Growth Hacking Is All About

“Growth hacking includes CRO, customer acquisition, a technical skill-set and a company culture which rewards rapid experimentation.” - David Arnoux

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Quick Checklist

Who Is This For?

  • Graduated with a Master or Bachelor degree
  • Data Analyst Background
  • Developer Background
  • Business & Marketing Background
  • Designer Background
  • What Do You Get?

  • 176 hours of practical workshops
  • 12 hours of personal coaching
  • 96 dedicated exercises
  • Access to our exclusive Slack channel
  • A real live project
  • A powerful network
  • An exclusive online learning environment with lifetime access
  • Making yourself highly valuable on the job market
  • 22 high profile workshops by guest speakers
  • What Do You Learn?

  • Growth Hacking
  • Conversion Rate optimization
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Funnel Marketing
  • Persuasion Design
  • Web Analytics
  • Web Scraping
  • Copywriting
  • Usability Testing
  • Data Journalism
  • Agile Scrum
  • We Want To Turn You Into A “T-Shaped” Player


    Only 24 Spots left!

    This is our third course.

    The next course will be more expensive.

    Testimonials Are Usually BS We Know.. But These Are Actually REAL

    Tom Goulooze - Growth Marketing Analyst @ Usabilla

    The Growth Tribe Academy: How to 180 your career perspective in 3 months. Although I did not really know it when I signed up; joining the academy has been the absolute greatest thing I have decided to do with my time (weirdly specific youtube clips being a distant second).

    In three months I learned real practical skills, did 14 scientifically based experiments with 2 amazing kick-ass team members in a rocketship scale-up and went from smart kid with a so-so trajectory to a professional working at aforementioned rocketship-scale up.

    Above all, they taught me not to fear stuff you don’t yet understand (like javaScript, MySQL) and who I’d want to be in 4 years (David). Buy the ticket, take the ride.

    Sjors Mahler - Growth Hacker @

    So yeah, you could say I'm the odd man out in marketing land. Upon receiving my diploma, I wanted to challenge myself. In my search to combine online marketing with data analysis, I found out about Growth Tribe Academy. Six weeks later I was sitting in one of UvA's classrooms, ready for a 3-month rollercoaster ride with Growth Tribe. Growth Tribe Academy made me more data-driven, taught me web analytics and most importantly allowed me to meet awesome, intelligent and like-minded people. After three months I was hooked on growth hacking. Growth Tribe Academy was a hell of a ride, but it made a freakin' big impact on my career.

    Margo van der Laan - Online Marketing Manager @ Foodora

    I think one of the most important things you learn at the Growth Tribe Academy is the growth hacker mindset! Growth Hacking isn’t just a compilation of techniques, it’s much more a way of thinking. And it’s helping me a lot in my new position at Foodora. I also learned to apply a bunch of super powerful tools that would’ve made my life A LOT easier if I had known them before.

    After the academy, I had the luxury to choose between jobs. Unfortunately, I can’t say that all ex-marketing students of my age are in the same position. In short, if learning turns you on and you’re looking to up your game on the marketing job market: this is one of the best things you can do!

    Andrea Giordano - Growth Hacker @ Catawiki

    While I had a permanent job in Rome, I did the only “rational” thing. I packed my bags, and moved to Amsterdam to join Growth Tribe. Everything you thought you knew about marketing is obsolete. Believe me… life begins at the edge of your comfort zone. Let the Tribe Growth Hack your Life!

    PS: Where I am now? Happily growth hacking for Catawiki, the fastest growing company in Europe

    Who Should Join?

    Business & Marketers

    Loves marketing, sales and is tech-savvy. Understands how to listen to customers and knows how to use new online channels.


    You're a kick-ass full stack coder, who is not scared to build things that might break and who loves to execute fast.

    Data Scientists

    Curious about data mining and knows how to translate data into insights and decisions.

    Front End Coders & UXers

    You live for Design, UI and UX. You can execute fast and preferably have good front-end development skills.

    The Main Dates

    Complete Curriculum

    Crash Course (1 week bootcamp)

    A history of Growth Hacking
    What is Growth Hacking
    What is a Growth Hacker
    Lean Startup Fundamentals
    Funnel Marketing
    The Growth Hacking Process
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    Vanity Metrics vs. Actionable Metrics
    One Metric That Matters
    Customer Journey Flows
    Google Analytics
    Events Based Tracking
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    Customer Development
    Talking to users
    Usability Testing
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    Identifying Opportunities
    Prioritizing Efforts
    A/B Testing Done Right
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    Do Things That Don’t Scale
    Other People’s Network
    Free Acquisition
    Paid Acquisition
    19 Customer Acquisition Channels
    Measuring ROI
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching

    Deep Dives (1 day a week during 12 weeks)

    UX Principles
    Behavioural Psychology
    Persuasive Design
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    Startup Metrics
    UTM Tracking
    Google Analytics vs. Event Tracking Tools
    Getting Deeper Events tracking
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    Customer Development
    Psychographic Personas
    Channels That Don’t Scale
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    Prioritizing channels
    Facebook Ads
    Twitter Ads
    Google Display Network
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    Content Marketing
    Social Media Marketing
    Email Marketing
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    First User Experience
    The AHA Moment
    Exercises, Tools and Coaching
    Retention is King
    Hook Model
    Drip Campaigns
    How To Reactivate Users
    What Are Viral Loops
    Inherent Virality
    Artificial Virality
    How To Build A Referral Programme
    Measuring Virality
    Innovation accounting
    Working in teams

    Meet Some Of Our Teachers/Speakers

    What The Startups & Partners Say About Us

    Peak Capital
    Neelie Kroes

    Growth Hacking Is A Team Sport

    Join a multidisciplinary team of 3 to start growing products.



    How will the 24 participants be selected?

    Trust us, we have a team of hardcore growth hackers who know how to pick the real talent.

    What does full-time mean?

    This means you can’t work next to it or do it part time. It’s an intense course with a real project at a startup.

    Do you teach in Dutch or English?


    Do you get a salary or compensation?

    No. It’s an investment in yourself.

    What are the costs

    For now the price is €1795, this can change when we adjust the program

    I’m a startup and I want to supply a growth project for the Academy

    Great, please email

    Do I get an official Degree?

    Yes! You get an official Growth Tribe certificate that you successfully finished the Academy.

    When will I hear if I’m selected?

    Before or on Monday 1st of August 2016.

    Where does the Academy take place?

    At the UvA at the Plantage Muidergracht in Amsterdam.

    What's the name of the guy with the indian mask on your awesome logo?

    He's called the "Medicine Man". This info will come in handy later ;)

    I don’t feel like I match with the profiles you describe on your website, can I still apply?

    Yes please try :)

    Is there a 4th programme coming?

    Yes this will start in Q1 2017

    I want to learn more about growth hacking! Any tips?

    Read these articles and follow us on twitter @growthtribe
    Read this foundational article by Andrew Chen
    View this slideshare by one of our founders David Arnoux
    Check out this talk by Andy Carvell on Mobile Growth at Soundcloud
    View this talk by Alistair Croll, the author of Lean Analytics

    I work at a corporate and I want to learn these growth skills. Any tips?

    Please email We can build a curriculum for your organisation or give a workshop.

    Seriously…what are you waiting for!

    Get a spot while it’s still possible.

    Only 24 spots

    The Growth Tribe Academy is Europe's first Growth Hacking Academy and the only academy backed by the Universities of Amsterdam.

    We're the real deal