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Technology Entrepreneurship

Stanford University via NovoEd

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  • Provider NovoEd
  • Subject Entrepreneurship
  • $ Cost Free Online Course
  • Session Finished
  • Language English
  • Certificate Certificate Available
  • Effort 10 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 6 weeks long

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Overview

This course introduces the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley and now spreading across the world. You will learn the process technology entrepreneurs use 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. To gain practical experience alongside the theory, students form teams and work on startup projects in those teams. This is the second offering of the class. Last time, nearly 40,000 students from around the world participated and worked in teams together. The top teams were matched with Silicon Valley mentors, and the best teams at the end of the class pitched their ideas to investors. Many of the alumni of the last class are continuing to build their startups and will be mentoring teams this time. By the conclusion of the course, it is our hope that you understand how to: 1. Articulate a process for taking a technology idea and finding a high-potential commercial opportunity (high performing students will be able to discuss the pros and cons of alternative theoretical models). 2. Create and verify a plan for gathering resources such as talent and capital. 3. Create and verify a business model for how to sell and market an entrepreneurial idea. 4. Generalize this process to an entrepreneurial mindset of turning problems into opportunities that can be used in larger companies and other settings.

Technical Requirements:

You need a computer that allows you to watch the video lectures, and the ability to upload your assignments which will be reports and powerpoint/video presentations.

Taught by

Chuck Eesley

Reviews for NovoEd's Technology Entrepreneurship
4.5 Based on 21 reviews

  • 5 stars 71%
  • 4 stars 14%
  • 3 stars 10%
  • 2 star 5%
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Anonymous
4.0 2 years ago
Anonymous is taking this course right now.
First of all its free, and then you can do it on your own time with people who are like minded, I wish if i had planned much ahead to get the right people for the team, may the next time i will look for people in linked-in and i think this course will be the future best stage for startup program to start and grow with people who might be like minded. the content is necessary, but the duration to do the project is minimum, i wish if we had 2 weeks time to do assignment, then probably could have done better. the instructors have given the video, but i have not talked with anyone yet for any questions, as i got some mentors that were good, the provider is the best in the education, it could be improved if there was some examples that were set and also some startup resources
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Mathews J
4.0 2 years ago
by Mathews is taking this course right now.
First of all its free, and then you can do it on your own time with people who are like minded, I wish if i had planned much ahead to get the right people for the team, may the next time i will look for people in linked-in and i think this course will be the future best stage for startup program to start and grow with people who might be like minded. the content is necessary, but the duration to do the project is minimum, i wish if we had 2 weeks time to do assignment, then probably could have done better. the instructors have given the video, but i have not talked with anyone yet for any questions, as i got some mentors that were good, the provider is the best in the education, it could be improved if there was some examples that were set and also some startup resources
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Carlos R
5.0 3 years ago
by Carlos completed this course.
The course carriers the student through the process of starting with an idea and developing a new product according to modern theory & practices, which allow for faster & cheaper development - not to mention more focused products with a better chance of survival. The process is taken at a slow but consistent pace and every step adds some value, so the student can take some time to appreciate the importance of each one of the steps. The course also requires team building and communication and provides many valuable exercises and assignments. Even for a experienced entrepreneur like myself (I'm in my late 40's) I've learned a lot during the course.
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Alex K
5.0 3 years ago
by Alex completed this course.
Fantastic and motivating course, exceeded all expectations. Only criticism i have is that i was not prepared for the amount of work involved to both follow academically and excel on the actual deliverables, especially if you believe the idea is pursuable.
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Anonymous
5.0 3 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
Best hands-on entrepreneurship course online... and free. Connect with other entrepreneurs, form a startup team, develop your own startup idea, validate using lean principles, pitch the project, and plan execution with the support of an exceptional teaching team and real life entrepreneurs as mentors.

Highly recommended!
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Nerijus Ž
5.0 3 years ago
by Nerijus completed this course.
This course is one of the best that I've taken. I've completed this course 3 times and there is a great progress in study material and delivering. I recomend this course higly
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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
This is one of the best courses I've undertaken. The experience is unique; fun, challenging, rewarding. I met amazing people - mentors and colleagues= I will stay in touch with beyond the course. I've gained confidence in myself and my ideas. The experience far exceeded my expectations. I'm looking forward to continuing. Big thanks!
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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
I would highly recommend this course for all tech entrepreneurs. For me the course was invaluable.

The course showed me a clear path on how to start from an idea and taking it to market, and how to gauge your progress, successes and failures.

The course had a perfect combination of lectures, instructors, community and mentors.
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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
I would highly recommend this course for all tech entrepreneurs. For me the course was invaluable.

The course showed me a clear path on how to start from an idea and taking it to market, and how to gauge your progress, successes and failures.

The course had a perfect combination of lectures, instructors, community and mentors.
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Sara C
5.0 3 years ago
Sara completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
The class vidéos were good and thé assignments were interesting. Working as an international team was an excellent way to get different viewpoints. A good class for those thinking about starting a company.
3 people found
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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
It is a course not to be missed for those people who want to start with their projects or learn to make them because In addition to great professors allows us to be in contact with professionals from different industries and have by mentors distinguished people with a lot of experience.
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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
The course contains tons of practical and theoretical information. The core of the course is around a practical assignment in teams that should lead to launching a successful startup.
1 person found
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Karthik G
5.0 2 years ago
by Karthik completed this course.
One of the best courses I took online. Integrations of mentors and student reviews of my assignments made all the difference
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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
This was the best online course I ever encountered, I highly encourage you to take it if you are planning to become an entrepreneur
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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
Anonymous is taking this course right now.
If you want to be an entrepreneur or even if you are and want to improve your skilla, you are at the right place.
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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
It is a great experience. Like so many things in life, you get out what you put in. It is not the gospel for success but it does widen the road and equips you many of the tools you will need. I am thankful to Chuck and his team for creating this platform.
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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
This is a very good course to take if you're thinking of pursuing a startup or just want to learn the mechanics of creating and introducing a product. The exposure is very good and you will make useful contacts.
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Anonymous
3.0 2 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
It has been a fantastic course. I liked the course because it started with my own brainstorming, which lead into a great idea with the help of my team mates.
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Swap S
3.0 4 years ago
Swap completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Good for start ups. The material was quite theoretical , nevertheless helps in Long run for the entrepreneurs. Good if you complete the Part-II also.
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Sauro G
2.0 3 years ago
by Sauro completed this course.
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