Have an Idea? Don’t know where to start?
You’ve got a great idea for a startup – but where do you begin? If your business already has some traction you can check out all of the Incubators & Accelerators on the resources page for more information or you can check out some of the recommended reading below.
No matter what stage your business is in or if you’ve just got an idea and are looking for some guidance join the Blackstone Launchpad USC mentor network and sign up for a meeting on our Venture Board System (use your USC email, we’ll send you a link to confirm your signup) and then you can schedule a meeting with one of our venture consultants on campus through the system.
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A collection of our favorite videos every entrepreneur should watch:
Business Model Canvas
A 2 minute overview of the Business Model Canvas, a tool for visionaries, game changers, and challengers. This method from the best selling management book Business Model Generation is applied in leading organizations and start-ups worldwide.
Sam Altman’s: How to Start a Startup
How to Start a Startup is a series of video lectures, by Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator, and Dustin Moskovitz, Cofounder of Facebook, Asana, and Good Ventures. Everything you want to know about how to start a startup, for free, from some of the world experts.