Starting a Business: a step-by-step guide by Slidebean CEO

Everything you need to know when starting a business, from choosing the right co-founder to your first investor meeting.
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (476 ratings)
7,026 students
Starting a Business: a step-by-step guide by Slidebean CEO
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (477 ratings)
7,028 students
Everything you need to know before starting a business
Steps to be completed before fundraising
Building the most basic MVP
Startup Founder Agreements and Vesting
How to Create a Pitch Deck
How to approach investors

Requirements

  • Curiosity about the Startup world
Description

Starting a business is not an easy task. There are plenty of steps to complete before beginning this very long journey. In this course, we talk from our own experience. Caya, Slidebean CEO, shares useful tips he learned throughout the years: from starting his first company, failing, getting back up, starting a new one (Slidebean) and succeeding.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested in starting their own business
  • Founders of a Startup
Course content
5 sections • 15 lectures • 1h 54m total length
  • Introduction
    01:11
  • Startup CEO Roles and Responsibilities
    07:11
  • Is your business a traditional business or a startup?
    04:49
  • Early Testing: Building the most basic MVP
    05:57
  • Should you compete against an established business?
    05:25
  • Finding a Co-founder
    07:39
  • Startup Founder Agreements and Vesting
    07:52
  • Managing money when there is no money
    08:33
  • Stock Options for Employees
    05:06
  • When to incorporate a business in the US: cost and expenses for startups
    08:34
  • How to Create a Pitch Deck
    11:34
  • Seed Funding for Startups
    10:46
  • Equity and Convertible Notes
    14:44
  • How to approach investors
    07:01
  • Demo Days
    07:40

Instructor
Founder + CEO
Jose Cayasso
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 477 Reviews
  • 7,028 Students
  • 1 Course

Caya has been featured as a 40-Under-40 innovator, he's been a TEDx guest and an alum of accelerators like 500 Startups and DreamIt.

Caya is a serial entrepreneur with a background in graphic design and digital animation. He is one of three company founders and aside from management and operations tasks, he leads the marketing team efforts.