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How to Start a Startup

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  • 16 hours
  • 20 lessons
  • 0 quizzes

Certificate of Completion Offered

In this course, Sam will lead us through 20 killer sessions with the likes of startup experts like Peter Thiel, Aaron Levie, and Reid Hoffman to discuss how to come up with ideas and evaluate them, how to get users and grow, how to do sales and marketing, how to hire, how to raise money, company culture, operations and management, business strategy, and more.

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Description

In this course, Sam will lead us through 20 killer sessions with the likes of startup experts like Peter Thiel, Aaron Levie, and Reid Hoffman to discuss how to come up with ideas and evaluate them, how to get users and grow, how to do sales and marketing, how to hire, how to raise money, company culture, operations and management, business strategy, and more.

Syllabus

All the lessons in this course
  • How to Start a Startup
  • All video lessons
  • How to Start a Startup (Sam Altman, Dustin Moskovitz) 43:53
  • Team and Execution (Sam Altman) 46:19
  • Before the Startup (Paul Graham) 48:07
  • Building Product, Talking to Users, and Growing (Adora Cheung) 52:22
  • Competition is for Losers (Peter Thiel) 50:16
  • Growth (Alex Schultz) 47:27
  • How to Build Products Users Love (Kevin Hale) 48:02
  • How to Get Started, Doing Things that Don't Scale, Press 52:13
  • How to Raise Money (Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, Parker Conrad) 50:10
  • Culture (Brian Chesky, Alfred Lin) 50:26
  • Hiring and Culture, Part 2 (Patrick and John Collison, Ben Silbermann) 50:37
  • Building for the Enterprise (Aaron Levie) 46:20
  • How to be a Great Founder (Reid Hoffman) 49:46
  • How to Operate (Keith Rabois) 46:39
  • How to Manage (Ben Horowitz) 49:43
  • How to Run a User Interview (Emmett Shear) 46:27
  • How to Design Hardware Products (Hosain Rahman) 47:16
  • Legal and Accounting Basics for Startups (Kirsty Nathoo, Carolynn Levy) 48:19
  • Sales and Marketing; How to Talk to Investors (Tyler Bosmeny; YC Partners) 48:50
  • Later-stage Advice (Sam Altman) 48:29

Course Details

16 hours of video
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20 lessons
Certificate of Completion
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Taught by: How To Start a Startup
Taught by: Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator