BUS 101: startup best practice

SCHEDULE

final presentations

Charge2Go | Bubbly | V&C Washer | So HOT | Schultz Strings in Sioux City | Just for Jess | IHaveTime | Student Benjamin’s

WEEK 1

5/15 (W): Introduction | The Founder

5/16 (Th): Formulate Your Idea | How to Get Startup Ideas | Brian Chesky

5/17 (F): Product Market Fit | David Friedberg

WEEK 2

5/20 (M): Primary Market Research | Ben Silverman

5/21 (T): Do Things That Don’t Scale | Stanley Tang

5/22 (W): Drew Houston’s YC Application | Kevin Hale’s How Investors Think

5/23 (Th): Evaluating an Opportunity: Jeff Bezos | Designing a Product: Steve Jobs | Debbie Sterling

5/24 (F): Miniluxe of Cue Ball | Andrew Mason | Customer Discovery Interviews by Steve Blank | CDI Guideline

WEEK 3

5/27 (M): Memorial Day | No Class

5/28 (T): Marc Lore | Business Model Canvas by Alexander Osterwalder

5/29 (W): Career Dilemmas | Paul Graham: Before the Startup

5/30 (Th): Stephen Kaufer | Tony Hsieh: Delivering Happiness

5/31 (F): How to Design a Better Pitch Deck | Presentation Guideline

WEEK 4

6/3 (M): What it’s like to work for Stripe | Ben Horowitz

6/4 (T): Hot or Not | How to Raise Money: Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, and Parker Conrad

6/5 (W): Facebook | Mark Zuckerberg

6/6 (Th): Business Plan Note | Peter Thiel

6/7 (F): Final Presentation