How to Build a Startup

We meet 7pm Tuesdays at Cisco Building 22 Willow Conference Room, 821 Alder Drive, Milpitas. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome!
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Before coming to the meeting, watch videos at:
http://www.udacity.com/overview/Course/ep245/CourseRev/1

Study Group Meetings (the latest is on the top)
Study Group Meeting
Date
Attendees
Summary
7th
2-19-2013
Jenny, Heather
Discuss Lecture 8
What are your most important assets to make your business model happen?
What are the costs to operate the business model?
Pay attention to:
8.5 Get a mentor for you and an adviser for your business
8.6 A employees and B market always win B employees and A market.
6th
2-12-2013
Jenny, Heather
Discuss Lecture 6, 7
How does your company make money?
Who are your key partners & suppliers?
5th
2-5-2013
Jenny, Jun
Discuss Lecture 4, 5
How does your product get from your company to your customer?
How do you get, keep, and grow customers?
4th
1-29-2013
Jenny, Heather, Eric
Discuss Lecture 2, 3
What product or service are you building, for who and what does it solve?
What's the archetype who you're building the product for?
3rd
1-22-2013
Jenny, Heather, Pardeep, Franko, Clement
We started from
Lecture 1.5B: Business Models and Customer Development, section 6, Minimum Viable Product
Each of us had an idea about a product. We discussed how to start marketing the product in parallel to product development.
2nd
1-15-2013
Jenny, Heather, Pardeep
We started from
Lecture 1.5A: Business Models and Customer Development
1st
1-8-2013
Jenny, Heather, York, Eva, Julia
The team talked about "implement the minimum feature and talk to potential customers." York talked about "accumulate your competency. When an opportunity comes, you'll see it."