Get Awesome Startup Idea in One Week

Learn techniques that will lead you to ideas that will work

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About the Course

How do you come up with the best startup idea for you? Where do you look for ideas? How do you know if a startup idea is right for you? Do you have what it takes to pull off your startup idea? Where do you start — do you rely on your passion, or look for emerging technologies or just have an inventory of your skillsets? How many times, have been you a part of a brainstorm session to think of a business idea?

And yet, what has been the result of all those efforts?

Getting a good startup idea is not easy.

Why is it tough?

For people who aren’t into an entrepreneurial mindset, the toughest part about making the transition to the founder is coming up with a profitable business idea.

Some of the reasons for this are:

  • You confuse a ‘plan’ a.k.a. “how” with a ‘product’ a.k.a. “ what”.
  • You wait, read, network, and learn until you get a good idea.
  • You search for business ideas on the internet. 
  • You get bogged down with domain knowledge constraints
  • You believe in that “apple on Newton’s head” moment
  • Not confident if ideas that you are thinking are good and more particularly for you
  • Not confident if you can do it.
  • You romanticise with sexy business models of new successful startups a.k.a. Uber and Airbnb.

Business ideas don’t come from the back of napkins in coffee shops.

The course will help you learn to find awesome business ideas that have greater chances of success, so you can get on to launch the startup project.

How will this course help you?

With this course, what you get includes –

  • Online tutorial with actionable and practically useful learning - on-demand resources,
  • Lessons covering underlying concepts as well as relevant tools
  • Working in real life situation
  • One on one interaction
  • Unlimited support for refining, clarifying thoughts, articulating action plan through emails.
  • Discussion platform

What outcomes can you expect?

Some of the possible outcomes for your startup, as a result of this course, are :

  • Discover opportunities that might work
  • Minimise wasteful efforts
  • A step by step guide to starting off
  • Launch of your startup project

Intended Audience: Wannabe entrepreneurs, First time entrepreneurs, Startup founders who just took a plunge, Student entrepreneurs, Homepreneurs, Professionals looking for side hustle projects

Course Curriculum

About the course
What makes an idea awesome?
Why you should avoid using techniques used traditionally for getting an idea?
Why is a finding good startup idea hard?
Identify your filter that blocks your potential to get an awesome idea.
Do you need a passion for your business idea?
Are you building a cathedral with your startup ideas?
Learn the two techniques that will get you awesome ideas
How and where can I get good startup ideas?
Find problems that are worth solving
Customer Forces Canvas
What do you do when you have an idea?
Course assignment
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Summing up & going forward

Shashank Rajurkar


Presently, I am involved in entrepreneurship training, mentoring and startup consulting.

My prior work involved a stint in an early venture fund and launching and building two businesses.

My current focus area is - early stage starups, early traction, lean business model, value proposition, product-market fit, minimum viable product (MVP), strategy, growth, lean business model validation process and more.

In recent time, I have worked with developers and makers working on side-project, solopreneurs and early stage founders with small teams, to bring in ideal customers for the startup projects. This covers all kinds of new businesses in search of product market fit - B2C or B2B; entirely online or partly online; from any geography. The startup projects that I have worked are a diverse stage of product development - from a stage when you just have an idea to a stage where you have a landing page or an MVP or some functional product ready.

My core strength is about experimenting and an efficient way of building early traction by focusing on "ideal" users.