Startup Ignition BUILD is an intensive bootcamp where you will receive advanced instruction and then be expected to execute to the benefit of your entrepreneurial venture.
You should have a substantially validated business model in order to participate. You will be working on building your infrastructure and platform preparatory to scaling.
The course will be built around the 5 essential elements a new company with a recently validated business model should have. The curriculum will help your company with preparing systems to avoid inconsistency and a cadence of scaling that will get the venture to the finish line:
Validated and profiled customer Value proposition CEO is head of sales Website Development
Pricing and packaging Marketing system Sales system Onboarding system Customer service system Commission plan
Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Entity formed
Entity formation Governance Advisors Minimum Awesome Product (Version 1.0) Minimum product/service stability Secure product/service Ready-to-scale platform
Understand the special role of Founder-CEO: delegating, predicting, rainmaking, fundraising, team development, “Pied Piper” Understand the Founder Problem - weaknesses, holding back, ego Understand roles & responsibilities - generalists
Organization chart with clear roles Prepared Founder (Business Leader) Mission, Vision, Values Identify specialization evolution (divisionalized roles: VP, directory, etc.)
Validated per lean startup method Understand your venture’s creation, capture, and delivery of value
Ready-to-scale beyond MVP Feasible creation, capture, and delivery of value
Entity Formation All legal structures and documents Bank account Bookkeeping system Cap table - equity plan
Superior cash flow management Real financial projections Fundraising plan
Google Docs/Drive. Microsoft Office.
Email. Text. Slack. Asana.
Facebook. Google Drive.
What You Should Know - These are the elements a venture should have or milestones a venture should have achieved coming into BUILD. If any item is deficient, Startup Ignition will help that participant “catch up.”
What You Will Learn - These are the elements or milestones achieved that a venture should have after completing the BUILD experience. Startup Ignition cannot and does not guarantee results since results are largely upon the shoulders of participants.