Education

Education 2019-04-07T19:21:35+00:00

Our friends from Startarium have selected for you a few useful educational materials from their platform to help you build a strong application for this spring’s competition organised by Venture Cup Romania. Launched in 2016 by Impact Hub and ING, Startarium is a complex platform offering existing and aspiring entrepreneurs access to a broad range of educational materials like business tools, online courses, interviews with Romanian entrepreneurs, a crowdfunding platform, mentoring, networking and pitching thus covering 3 main topics of interest for any early-stage entrepreneur: learning, testing and financing.

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A business model canvas is a great tool to help you structure, test and identify the strengths and weaknesses of your business idea.
Click here for a guide on how to fill out the nine building blocks of the canvas.
The Design Sprint Methodology can help you test a new concept/a new solution to an existing problem in just 5 days but can also be used to test updates/improvements you want to make to an already existing service. Click here to get access to a course on how to efficiently use this methodology.

Prototyping is the most important part of the experience design methodology. Click here to find out what tools you can use to showcase your ideas efficiently.

Conducting market research helps you minimise risks and guides you through the process of making important decisions regarding your product/service, customers or communication strategy. Click here to learn how to conduct thorough market research.
Last but not least, pitching is a vital skill. It’s very important for any entrepreneur to invest in preparing a strong pitch for her/his business idea. A strong pitch will increase your chances of finding mentors, attracting partners and getting your idea financed. Click here and learn how to become a skilled pitcher.