Start a Company Without A Technical Co-Founder

No Technical Co-Founder? No Problem! How to bring your idea into reality without having someone to code it!
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Instructed by Zvi Band Business / Entrepreneurship
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  • Lectures 19
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

We have dreams of that perfect business idea. It’s amazing. It’s everything we know it could be. All we need is someone to build it.

And the dream dies there.

Well, no more.

  • At the end of the course, students will:
    • Gain the confidence to execute on an idea without having a technical co-founder on their team.
    • Understand how a technical co-founder actually fits into the overall business.
    • Have made at least a basic attempt at learning how to code.
    • Will know how to work with outside resources to execute a technical project
    • Will understand the basics of wire framing and product development
    • Will know how to recruit a technical co-founder onto their team.
  • Who should take this course:
    • This course is for people who are passionately pursuing an idea of theirs, but lack the technical know-how to get started on building it.
    • It’s also beneficial for entrepreneurs who want to have a better relationship with a technical co-founder.
    • This course is not if you’re already a developer.
  • What will students need to know or do before starting the course?
    • Have an idea that you know you want to start, and ideally have vetted it out by developing a business plan or using Lean Canvas.

What are the requirements?

  • Have an idea that you know you want to start, and ideally have vetted it out by developing a business plan or using Lean Canvas.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Gain the confidence to execute on an idea without having a technical co-founder on their team.
  • Understand how a technical co-founder actually fits into the overall business.
  • Have made at least a basic attempt at learning how to code.
  • Will know how to work with outside resources to execute a technical project
  • Will understand the basics of wire framing and product development
  • Will know how to recruit a technical co-founder onto their team.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for people who are passionately pursuing an idea of theirs, but lack the technical know-how to get started on building it.
  • It’s also beneficial for entrepreneurs who want to have a better relationship with a technical co-founder.
  • This course is not if you’re already a developer.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome & Getting Started
Welcome!
Preview
07:09
The Why, the What, the Who of the Course
Preview
06:37
Some Basic Truths of Startups
06:27
How Technical People Fit into Your Vision, And Why You Can’t Find One
02:00
Will someone steal my idea?
01:16
A Quick Example of Why You Don’t Need a Developer
06:17
Section 2: Giving it a Try Yourself
Learning How to Code Yourself
02:45
Section 3: Outsourcing
Introduction to Working with Outsourcing
01:46
Working with a local freelancer
01:45
Working with a local development firm
01:09
Working with a remote contractor
10:20
Working with a remote firm
01:25
Working with a Designer
01:39
Section 4: Spec’ing out your idea
Introduction to Specifications
01:38
But I know nothing about development!
08:34
Basics of Wireframes
06:32
Basics of Product Specifications
00:38
Section 5: Getting the Work Done
Getting the Work Done
05:11
Section 6: Wrapping Up
What are you looking for?
00:37

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Instructor Biography

Zvi Band, Developer, Founder, CEO

Zvi is the founder and CEO of Contactually, a venture-backed CRM for relationship- based businesses. An accomplished technologist and software leader, he previously led Workstreamer as CTO from its initial product development to acquisition. Prior to Contactually, Zvi ran a software consultancy firm, working for clients such as Ford, NYSE and Volkswagen. He serves as a mentor to two DC-based incubators—1776 and Acceleprise. He also founded ProudlyMadeinDC to promote DC entrepreneurship


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