BMC and Start-up Funding for Early-Stage Start-ups

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In this Guided Project, you will:

be able to create a Business Model Canvas for your start-up idea.

learn some basic skills in Google Sheets.

be able to create a Start-up funding table for your start-up.

Clock1 hr 40 minutes
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this 1-hour 40-minutes project, you will be able to learn how to create a Business Model Canvas for your start-up idea. Additionally, you will be able to calculate how much money your start-up needs as an investment. Along the way you will learn some basic Google Sheets skills that are needed to help you in your start-up financial analysis. This guided project is for beginners in the field of entrepreneurship, especially the ones who have not a business academic background . It gives the learner a simple introduction about how to develop their start-up idea using the Business Model Canvas tool. Furthermore, it equips entrepreneurs with basic Google sheets skills, fundamental knowledge about calculating start-up funding needs and the concept of depreciation Note: This project works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

Google SheetsStart-up FundingBMC

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. By the end of Task 1, you will get introduced to the project, tools we will use and the Business Model Canvas.

  2. By the end of Task 2, you will start creating the first three blocks of the BMC.

  3. By the end of Task 3, you will complete finishing the BMC by creating the last 6 blocks.

  4. By the end of Task 4, you will be able to apply cross-referencing in Google sheets.

  5. By the end of Task 5, you will learn how to calculate some basic mathematical functions in Google Sheets and be able to create charts in Google Sheets to express your data visually.

  6. By the end of Task 6, you will be able to calculate the start-up funding table for your start-up to know how much money you need for investment.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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