Skillshare Class of the Month: Launch Your Startup Idea for Less than 1k

Now is the time to turn your idea for a business into reality. The best part is, you don’t need a ton of money out the gate. There are plenty of free and/or affordable tools available to get you to a point when you not on;y have the attention of your audience but potential investors. Learn from the CEO & co-founder of Skillshare, Michael Karnjanaprakorn who, with his team, turned a small initial investment into raising millions of dollars of funding.

Every entrepreneur has a startup idea they’d like to get off the ground. Gone are the days where you have to spend millions of dollars to find out if your business idea will succeed or fail. Whether you’re looking to launch a tech startup or open a new restaurant, enroll in this class if you’d like to learn how to quickly validate your ideas.

In this class, I’ll share the secrets behind the early success of Skillshare. We spent less than $5,000 to launch Skillshare and ended up raising over $3.6M. A lot of the early success with Skillshare is directly correlated with talking to users, iterating, and moving fast.

What You’ll Learn

  • Communicate Your Idea. I’ll define what an MVP is by using Skillshare as an example, then I’ll discuss how to develop and communicate your idea with others.
  • Conduct Customer Interviews. You’ll find the holes you need to plug based on customer interviews.
  • Build Your MVP. You’ll define your MVP and begin setting initial goals.
  • Test Your MVP. You will optimize your MVP and share your plan with your peers.

What You’ll Make

You’ll leave this class with a finalized Minimum Viable Product and the skills to define a great MVP for any future venture. You’ll be able to do the following by completing your project: Clearly communicate your startup idea in one sentence Identify the holes in your startup idea and the top 2-3 solutions to plug them Create an action plan with your first five (5) action steps towards validating your startup idea for less than $1,000 Choose one key metric you’ll use to measure success.

Class is in session, sign up for the class here.

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