Do you have an innovative idea and an entrepreneurial spirit? This course will teach you the fundamentals to take a technical idea and build it through the startup process. Hard work and technical innovation are only part of the equation to bringing a product to the market. Increase your chances of being successful by embarking on this path with your eyes wide open. In this course you will learn about start up culture, product development, resources, incubator, partnerships, marketing and financials. Our goal is to assist more entrepreneurs to take advantage of advances in geospatial capabilities to build marketable products.
24 hours of online instructional time. All software included in our development sandbox.
Lesson 1: Create an Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Plan
Lesson 2: Perform market research
Lesson 3: Learn the Agile Development method
Lesson 4: Build a financial model
Lesson 5: Select your marketing channels
Lesson 6: Build your startup tribe
Lesson 7: Locate funding sources
Lesson 8: Layout a pilot project
Lesson 9: Create a pitch presentation deck
Andres has 22 years experience as a GIS consultant to the BLM. He has taught analysts at every State Office and over 50 Field Offices on how to use GIS within their program missiions. He has run major BLM projects in Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming, Arizona, and Washington DC.