A Practical Process for Startups

A platform for startup projects
About Me
Serial Entrepreneur
Startups
AP DealFlow (present)
E-Finet.com (8317.hk)
Fortitude Securities
New Media Research
...
A Short video
Game 1 – Guess the startup ?
Game 2 – Guess the Founder

Mark Zukerburg

Kai-Fu Lee

Jerry Yang

Elon Musk

Jerry Ma

Yat Sui
How did they start ?
Issues at startup
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•
•
•
•
•
•

Idea
People
Resources
Hardware
Software
Clients
Investors
The paradox of startup process

FAIL REASONS
Run out of money, No clients
Bad product, Founder dispute
Legal, marketing, s...
A Practical Process for Startups
APStartup.com
Create, Build, Promote and Fund
An online social
network platform for
entrepreneurs
A Practical Process for
...
Social Communities
A Practical Process for Startups
Apps for Startups – help you Start, Plan, Build, Promote, Admin and Fund
Single login, te...
Apps for Startups - Features
APPLICATIONS
• Practical Process for
Startup - a step by step
management process
• Open sourc...
APStartup – getting Started
1.

Register on
www.apstartup.com

2.

Choose group CityU
Student

3.

Complete personal profi...
Personalizing your profile
• Add picture or avatar
• Bio - Interests
• Personal Goals
A Practical Process for Startups

IDEAS
Mindmaps : Map your Ideas

http://thinkbuzan.com/articles/view/how-to-create-a-mind-map/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind...
The Lean Startup methodology

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_Startup
Lean Startup intro
Lean Startup Model
The most significant goal of a startup is finding a
scalable and repeatable business model and
the proc...
Lean Canvas – validation tool

http://leanstack.com/LeanCanvas.pdf

http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/canvas
Business Model Canvas tool
Create – Lean canvas
Assignment1 for GE2304
• Register your profile on APStartup. join Group
CityU - GE2304
• Using Lean Canvas app (under the ...
Steve Blank – Lean Launchpad
ADV

Steve Blank - 4 Steps
Customer Development Worksheets:

1. Product Hypothesis
2. Customer Hypothesis
3. Channel/Prici...
ADV
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  1. 1. A Practical Process for Startups A platform for startup projects
  2. 2. About Me Serial Entrepreneur Startups AP DealFlow (present) E-Finet.com (8317.hk) Fortitude Securities New Media Research Career Thomson Financial SBC Warburg Offshore Banking Family Office mgmt. Education Masters in Intl Management Strathclyde University Bsc (Hons) Computer Science and Economics
  3. 3. A Short video
  4. 4. Game 1 – Guess the startup ?
  5. 5. Game 2 – Guess the Founder Mark Zukerburg Kai-Fu Lee Jerry Yang Elon Musk Jerry Ma Yat Sui
  6. 6. How did they start ?
  7. 7. Issues at startup • • • • • • • Idea People Resources Hardware Software Clients Investors
  8. 8. The paradox of startup process FAIL REASONS Run out of money, No clients Bad product, Founder dispute Legal, marketing, sales
  9. 9. A Practical Process for Startups
  10. 10. APStartup.com Create, Build, Promote and Fund An online social network platform for entrepreneurs A Practical Process for Startups DealFlow for Investors A show window of projects for investors and customers
  11. 11. Social Communities
  12. 12. A Practical Process for Startups Apps for Startups – help you Start, Plan, Build, Promote, Admin and Fund Single login, team collaboration and external sharing. • START – Mind maps – Lean canvas • PLAN – Project Management – Biz Plan Writer • BUILD – Freelance – Data Room • PROMOTE • Blogs • Newsletter • CRM • Webinar • FUND • VC Pro • Angels • ADMIN • Expenses • Hiring Module
  13. 13. Apps for Startups - Features APPLICATIONS • Practical Process for Startup - a step by step management process • Open source and commercial software apps for specific uses • Shared code, separate data • Apps are supported independently and updated frequently DATA • Data can be shared between apps • Data can be shared between teams • Data can be used by be exportable and • Data acts as log for startup history • Data is backed up on a daily basis
  14. 14. APStartup – getting Started 1. Register on www.apstartup.com 2. Choose group CityU Student 3. Complete personal profile - Works like any other social network - FB, LN - Post comments, videos, pictures, thoughts
  15. 15. Personalizing your profile • Add picture or avatar • Bio - Interests • Personal Goals
  16. 16. A Practical Process for Startups IDEAS
  17. 17. Mindmaps : Map your Ideas http://thinkbuzan.com/articles/view/how-to-create-a-mind-map/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map
  18. 18. The Lean Startup methodology http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_Startup
  19. 19. Lean Startup intro
  20. 20. Lean Startup Model The most significant goal of a startup is finding a scalable and repeatable business model and the process for doing so follows the same validated learning loop. You start by documenting a set of business model hypotheses, then systematically validate those assumptions against reality and make course-corrections, or pivots, along the way.
  21. 21. Lean Canvas – validation tool http://leanstack.com/LeanCanvas.pdf http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/canvas
  22. 22. Business Model Canvas tool
  23. 23. Create – Lean canvas
  24. 24. Assignment1 for GE2304 • Register your profile on APStartup. join Group CityU - GE2304 • Using Lean Canvas app (under the applications menu) to design a startup idea that you have. • Select Lean Canvas , read the summary below before starting a brainstorm a business idea you have. • Outline the problem, solution, value proposition and customer segments Also outline the possible cost structure and the revenues of the idea.
  25. 25. Steve Blank – Lean Launchpad
  26. 26. ADV Steve Blank - 4 Steps Customer Development Worksheets: 1. Product Hypothesis 2. Customer Hypothesis 3. Channel/Pricing Hypothesis 4. Demand Creation Hypothesis 5. Market Type Hypothesis 6. Competition Hypothesis
  27. 27. ADV

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