Building Successful Startups: Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Share Ideas for Next-Stage Growth

CSP-XBUS45W

Stanford Continuing Studies


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Description

Builders of successful startups never stop thinking about new ways to innovate and improve their businesses. It’s just as important that they never stop learning about entrepreneurship. This course will introduce you to Silicon Valley CEOs, advisors, and investors, and will zero in on ways in which these experts have guided startups to success. Guest speakers and experiential exercises will guide us through fundamental questions that a new company must address as it proceeds from launch to more advanced stages.

What you will learn

  • The pros and cons of applying to an accelerator, and how can a startup increase its chances of being accepted
  • What new skills a founder must develop and master
  • How the initial and later stages of fundraising differ
  • To take actionable ideas away from this course and use them to build and improve your startup

Questions?

Contact continuingstudies@stanford.edu.

Tuition

$725

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