Module 1

Workshop instructions for today:

  • Meet your mentor
  • Pitch your startup using 7 words or less
  • Overview of Gdrive + SIF platform
  • Business Model 1st draft
  • Select top 3 riskiest assumptions
  • Develop strategy on how to test customer hypothesis + problem hypothesis (What do you need to test?, who will you talk to?, how to contact them?, what is your script?, when will you do it?
  • Develop/revise customer interviewing script
  • Schedule and plan 1st mentoring session

Tasks to complete before October 14th

On October 14th every team will present for 3 minutes. The presentation should include: What you set out to test, how you tested you hypothesis, what you learned, what you will do next.

Tasks to complete before Oct 14th:

  • Conduct 10+ interviews
  • Capture insights from interviews on Gdrive
  • Update your business model
  • Meet with your mentor at least once (prepare for this meeting and write meeting minutes)
  • Prepare a short presentation with what you’ve learned and what’s next (3min)

How to select your customer segment?

How to narrow your customer segment

What to ask during your interview