E145: Technology Entrepreneurship
E145: Technology Entrepreneurship (Stanford Univ.). This course introduces the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley and now influencing other locations around the world. You will learn the process used by technology entrepreneurs to start companies. It involves taking a technology idea and finding a high-potential commercial opportunity, gathering resources such as talent and capital, figuring out how to sell and market the idea, and managing rapid growth. The class demonstrates the entrepreneurial mindset ... when others see insurmountable problems, people look for opportunities in technology and business solutions. A technology entrepreneurial perspective is also a wonderful way of thinking in order to tackle new opportunities in social entrepreneurship, whether it is in government or NGOs (non-profits).
|Lecture 12 - Why is Customer Development So Tough?|
Chuck Eesley continues to talk about customer acquisition as well as the lean start-up model. In this video, he tries to answer the question of why customer acquisition is so difficult, describing it as a balancing act between many different factors and encourages teams to be flexible to changes in their plan.
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