Pre-funding Protocols: What To Do BEFORE Seeking Investment.
This is the 8th episode of Studio Upstart and it's all about how to prep for fundraising. From determining how big your team needs to be to developing your legal structure- this is the episode to watch if you're serious about launching a Startup Studio and are looking to fundraise. Here are some of the links mentioned in this episode: eFounders Blog: https://blog.efounders.co/sidecar-funds-corporate-vehicles-club-deals-how-do-startup-studios-get-financed-c6763c826ac0 Studio Upstart Blog: https://www.studioupstart.com/ Fundraising for Startup Studios (in-depth articles): https://medium.com/futuresight/understanding-startup-studio-structures-e4482dd3b6a9 https://blog.efounders.co/launching-a-startup-studio-how-to-finance-it-d847bbc11477 Let us help you pitch your startup to the right Studio: https://forms.gle/ixoxXrjs41V58mjo9 To get weekly updates on Startup Studio industry news and announcements, sign up for our newsletter:
How To Finance A Startup Studio
If you're thinking of launching a Startup Studio, you're going to need to raise money for operations and new startup creation. But, how do you explain Startup Studios to investors and what funding structure will you propose? This episode answers all of those questions by giving you two clear-cut options (+ the pros and cons of each) for structuring the financing of a Venture Builder/ Startup Studio. - Join our Startup Studio membership community for access to exclusive research, industry content, A-list events, live forums, valuable databases and more: www.su-build.com - This episode would not have been possible without the hard work and transparency of eFounders. Read the in-depth article that inspired this video here: https://bit.ly/32oIhKA
Launch and Run a Successful Startup Studio- The Blueprint.
Startup Studios are the future of venture creation and there's never been a better time to launch one than right now. In this video you will learn: -The exact blueprint for taking your studio from idea to execution. -How to navigate finding partners and investors. -What to do at each phase including creation, testing, and spin-out. -When to expect profit and how to manage studio operations. As always, if you enjoyed this video, it would be amazing if you would give it a thumbs up and subscribe to the channel 😁 If you're looking for additional help and/ or news from the Startup Studio industry- check out www.studioupstart.com.
Top Startup Studio Trends in 2020
Startup studios have to be on top of the latest in innovation and ensure they are aware of emerging trends before they become mainstream because it is their mission to launch new startups early. Being late to the party basically ensures that they will fail. In this episode, I look at the focus of startup studios and help predict how the emerging trends of 2020 are going to impact the overall landscape!
Business Model Canvas for Startup Studios
The business model canvas is a powerful visual business planning tool that lets you and your team see every part of your business model on one page. Creating your business model this way is important because otherwise, you work on each section of the business model in silos and it's hard to see where one element will influence or impact another. Here is a link to a blank version of the business model canvas: https://qc-free-pdfs.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/online-startup-business-model-template.jpg Here is a link to the article I wrote about the 9 building blocks of your business model: https://medium.com/the-second-act/the-9-building-blocks-of-your-business-model-e9cdfe996ff5 To access ore tools for free check out: www.gvibo.com/startup-toolbox
What is a Startup Studio?
The point of Startup Studios (also called Venture Builders) is to find the best possible talent, match them with a disruptive idea, and give them the resources to launch that startup. In this video, you'll learn: -What Startup Studios are -Why and how Startup Studios began -How Startup Studios are different from Startup Accelerators and more! - - - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diannalesage/ Blog: https://www.blog.quantified.coach/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/degasel_ Studio Upstart: Episode 1
What Is The Startup Studio Business Model?
Knowing the differences between Startup Studio business models is important so that you don’t waste your time or the Studios. Finding the best fit for your needs is the result of research but in order to conduct useful research, you have to know what you’re looking for. This episode covers the 6 fundamental ingredients that, when mixed together, create the Startup Studio business model. Also covered in this episode is a level-scale model for visualizing the differences between Startup Studios in an effort to systematically categorize and organize them. Studio Upstart: Episode 2 If you loved this episode be sure to click the Subscribe button!
How Do Startup Studios Make Money
Startup Studios are innovative new concepts that combine hands on building with financial backing. But where does this backing come from and how do startup studios make money to pay themselves and their investors back? In this episode, I explore the fundamentals of Startup Studio financials. Be sure to like and subscribe. New videos every Sunday!
Betaworks | The Startup Studio Making a Dent in NYC
betaworks started as a sort of umbrella for all of John Borthwick's investments and startup projects. It has become akin to what Borthwick claims is a creative agency or gaming design studio, but for startup companies. With an impressive roster that includes the Digg relaunch to Instapaper to Giphy and more, it seems like they have tapped into a sort of secret that other startup studios are emulating. Subscribe to TechCrunch today: http://bit.ly/18J0X2e TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
Startup Studios: A model for building successful tech companies?
We can see ever more Startup Studios popping up across the US and Europe. So, we asked our startup experts where Startup Studios will go next. Is this model of building tech startups applicable beyond the digital sector? Is it sustainable? What lies in store for the future? What do you think? Speakers in videos: Valerie Mocker, Senior Researcher at Nesta Nick Marsh: Co-Founder of Makeshift Mike Butcher: Editor of TechCrunch Europe Nic Brisbourne: Managing partner at Forward ventures. Reshma Sohoni: Partner at Seedcamp
A new model for building companies | Ansel Santosa | TEDxUofW
In his talk, Ansel discusses the concept of ‘de-risking’ the startup and how we can build the next generation of great companies in the PNW. This new method he proposes for supporting startups allows for democratizing access to people, processes, and networking - enabling more entrepreneurs to succeed then ever before. Ansel is an engineer and educator. He graduated from the University of Washington Information School in 2013 where he now serves as an advisory board member. He works as a software engineer and early business validator at Pioneer Square Labs, a local startup studio and seed stage venture fund. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs be successful and building great companies in Seattle. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx