In this course, you’ll learn how to pitch your business and secure the funding you’ll need to launch your new company. We’ll show you how to write clear, compelling, and targeted mission and vision statements, set quarterly and annual goals, and find mentors, co-founders, and contractors to provide help along the way. This will help you establish a strong foundation for your business and confidently pursue viable funding models, including bootstrapping, crowdsourcing, accelerators, incubators, and more. As the culmination of all of your hard work, you'll complete the course by developing your own unique pitch deck that you can use to secure investment, and launch your business.
Lesson 1: Common Considerations
Learn the business lingo you'll need to succeed as a tech savvy entrepreneur.
Lesson 2: Identifying Needs
You’ve got a business plan, a prototype, and a plan to acquire users. Now what? What do you need? Learn how to assess where you are now and establish where you want to go.
Lesson 3: Skills, People, and Resources
Acquire the skill, people, and resources you need to get started. Finally, establish a funding plan to get you to your next milestone.
Lesson 4: Stories from the Trenches
Get inspired from entrepreneurs who have been where you are and can provide a unique and battle-tested perspective.
Shanea King-Roberson is a Program Manager at Google managing the Tech Entrepreneurship Nanodegree, a program aimed at teaching students how to build sustainable, revenue-generating businesses. Shanea is passionate about entrepreneurship: she started her own company through which she gained first-hand experience in small business ownership. In her spare time, she salsa dances and runs half marathons with her dog Tommy.
Udacity est une entreprise fondé par Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, et Mike Sokolsky offrant cours en ligne ouvert et massif.
Selon Thrun, l'origine du nom Udacity vient de la volonté de l'entreprise d'être "audacieux pour vous, l'étudiant ". Bien que Udacity se concentrait à l'origine sur une offre de cours universitaires, la plateforme se concentre désormais plus sur de formations destinés aux professionnels.