Silicon Valley Business School

Entrepreneurship: Planning & Company Navigation
Free Extracts from the Entrepreneurship Course
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  • Welcome Video ~ Planning & Company Navigation Section
This video provides an introduction to the "Planning and Company Navigation" section of the Entrepreneurship course.

  • Video ~ Top 10 Tips for Forming a Fundable Startup
This voice narrated slideshow explains how you can build your startup company and make it appealing to Venture Investors.

PDF slides for the learning material titled: "Video ~ Top 10 Tips for Forming a Fundable Startup".

  • Video ~ The Lean Startup
In some industries, it is possible to build a minimum viable product, solicit customer feedback, undertake rapid prototyping and iterative product releases before a winning product is identified.

  • Video ~ The Business Plan


PDF slides for the learning material titled: "Video ~ The Business Plan".

  • Video ~ Finance, Startups & Entrepreneurs

  • Video ~ 10 Key Questions To Address: Business Plans

  • Video ~ Q&A with Diana Benedikt, Venture Advisor and Professional Business Plan Writer


  • Video ~ How to Write a Mission Statement

  • Video ~ Difference Between Vision & Mission Statements

  • Video ~ Seven Point Travel Plan


  • Video ~ Business Model Canvas

  • Video ~ The Lean Canvas Business Model

  • Video ~ Business Models


“Marketplaces” (with regard to "ecommerce") are large websites that allow other companies to set up shops within their website. For example, you make shoes so you set up your shoe store website inside Amazon. The Amazon marketplace handles product descriptions, photos, the catalog, warehouse storage, ordering, transaction (payment), shipping, and returns, all for a small fee.

  • Videos ~ SWOT Analysis

  • Videos ~ SWOT Analysis
This video explains how to perform a SWOT Analysis.

  • Video ~ Key Parts of a Business Plan With Product Description

  • Video ~ Market Size & Competition

  • Video ~ Market Research Ideas for Business Plans

  • Video ~ How to Size your Market: Tips & Pitfalls

  • Video ~ Financial Model

  • Video ~ Four Steps to Making Great Financial Forecasts

  • Video ~ Correctly Assessing Business Plan Expenses
This video provides information regarding how to determine the expenses that will be incurred in starting a new business.

  • Video ~ 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid for Financial Projections

  • Video ~ Executive Summary & VC Investors

  • Video ~ Funding Requirements, Team & Executive Summary - Key Elements of a Business Plan



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