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Thank you for taking this journey with us through the entrepreneurial process. In the three weeks, you’ve got introduced to the key steps of the entrepreneurial process, from opportunity recognition, …

How to finance your startup

In this video we explain how to work systematically on your funding plan. A projection of all cash needed should be the foundation for your funding plan. If you have …

Exercise on Analysing a Business Earning Model

In this exercise, you will be analysing the financial foundation of a fictional company Triple Tech. Case Beginning of 2018. Triple Tech, technical consultants in research, development, and time to …

The financial aspects of a startup

In the financial analysis of business startups, we distinguish three perspectives. First, specifying the market you are aiming at and quantifying your revenue potential. Second, analyzing whether the startup has …

Best practices for managing networks

In this video, University of Twente entrepreneurs share their best practices for managing networks. Watch the video. List the three aspects which are most important to you. Why do you …

How do you evaluate your business network?

After you have visualized your business network and described in more detail which partners control what resources and conduct what activities that are essential for your start-up, it is time …

Step 3: Share your improved network picture

In the previous step, you learned that you can effectively improve your network picture by positioning your network and drawing appropriate network boundaries as well as including actors, resources and …

How Can You Improve Your Network Picture?

Network pictures are personal, dynamic, and incomplete. Therefore, there is no such thing as a ‘correct’ network picture. You can make your network picture more insightful by considering five dimensions: …

Step 1: What is your network picture?

In the previous step, you learned what network pictures are and why they are important. Now it is time to draw a network picture for your own start-up: List all …

Networks pictures: Why and what?

Research has shown that entrepreneurs are more successful if the collaborate with other people, businesses and organizations. Entrepreneurs need to use their network of personal, business and organizational contacts to …

Did you get a better view on your customer?

You have now come to the end of week 2. Congratulations! You realize how customers in different market segments have different needs. This is crucial for developing just the right …