Entrepreneur 101

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Here's what you'll learn:

  1. 1The Idea
  2. 2The Business Plan
  3. 3The MVP
  4. 4Securing Funding
  5. 5Getting it Off the Ground

Introduction to the Pack

5 Courses

The Idea

So you think you have a good idea? Think again. What separates a good idea from a bad one? Think of it this way: What need are you going to solve with this idea, and how pressing is that need for the people who have it? The crux of a successful idea is the underlying problem you intend to solve.

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  1. 1 Validating the Idea Start Course
  2. 2 What Makes a Good Idea?
  3. 3 Brainstorming
  4. 4 Scalability and Profitability
  5. 5 Research Principles
  6. 6 Networking
  7. 7 Taking it to the Next Level
  8. 8 Quiz

The Business Plan

The business plan is the glue that holds everything together. It’s the key to setting a business in motion: it focuses on which problem you intend to solve, and how you will solve it. The plan includes details of why the need is pressing and how the business solves the problem while making money.

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  1. 1 Writing the Business Plan Buy this Course
  2. 2 The Mission Statement
  3. 3 Define the Problem
  4. 4 Your Solution (The Goal)
  5. 5 Market Size
  6. 6 Pricing and Competition
  7. 7 Organizational Structure
  8. 8 The Pitch
  9. 9 Quiz

The MVP

We’re not talking about the most valuable player, no. This is the minimum viable product. The MVP has just the most core features that are essential for launch.  So how do you decide what’s essential and what can be left out?  Simple – if you can’t solve the customer’s problem without it, then its essential.

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  1. 1 What is the MVP? Buy this Course
  2. 2 Core Features
  3. 3 Minimum Viable Team
  4. 4 What is a Pivot?
  5. 5 Products, Services, and Features
  6. 6 The Value Proposition
  7. 7 The Business Model
  8. 8 Quiz

Securing Funding

So you have a great idea. You even have a plan to make it happen. But where does the money come from? You could ask your friends and family for money, but that only goes so far. So unless you’re independently wealthy you have two choices: Debt and Equity. This course will walk you through how different funding options can shape the future of your business.

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  1. 1 Debt and Equity Buy this Course
  2. 2 Putting It All on the Line
  3. 3 Testing and Feedback
  4. 4 The Angel Round
  5. 5 The Shareholder Agreement
  6. 6 Valuation
  7. 7 Bootstrap Companies

Getting it Off the Ground

So you’re amazing idea has finally come to life. You have a plan and know exactly what is essential to your product. You even have people backing you with their wallets. That’s great but where do you go from here? This course will go over what happens as your company grows beyond your control and business operations switch to going concern.

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  1. 1 Building a First Generation Product Buy this Course
  2. 2 The Board of Directors
  3. 3 Going Public with an IPO
  4. 4 Employee Stock Options
  5. 5 Series A Financing
  6. 6 The Effects of Dilution
  7. 7 From Startup to Going Concern
  8. 8 Quiz

Jim J.

This is just great! These courses make a lot of sense and are pretty easy to understand. Looking forward to taking even more of them.