The crash course guide to starting up

This course is meant for first-time entrepreneurs aiming to start high-growth technology companies. Over the next ten days, you’ll receive a comprehensive overview of what it takes to get a new venture off the ground, and learn the main “pillars” of business design. After completing the course, you’ll have a rock-solid foundation to further explore and validate your ideas.

   138 students completed this course

   100% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: Alex Schiff


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Course plan

Lesson 1. The Art of Hacking Chicken-Egg Problems
Lesson 2. Product I: Charting Product-Market-Fit
Lesson 3. Product II: How to Talk to Customers
Lesson 4. Growth I: Finding Your First 1,000 Users
Lesson 5. Growth II: Building a Product-Driven Growth Machine
Lesson 6. Team I: Building Your Initial Team
Lesson 7. Team II: Leading an Early-Stage Team and Being CEO
Lesson 8. Legal: Creating a Legal Structure
Lesson 9. Finance: Fundraising and Capital Sources
Lesson 10. Closing Thoughts and Next Steps
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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