Picking Your Idea

Picking Your Idea

Where do I start? You probably are thinking what to work on for this class and how to find the right thing to work on, bad news. I will address this for two types of people. The first, people who already have worked started working on something before the class and...
Building the Right Team

Building the Right Team

Before thinking of team members, first get a piece of paper, and write down all the goals you would want to achieve this semester with your project. Those goals do not have to be highly definitive or in depth (5 bullet points does the trick), they should just give you...
Expectations & Agreements

Expectations & Agreements

Remember the whole goal is to turn this project into a business right?? To make sure you’re on the same page with the people on your team, try and have an agreement with all the different members of your group (considering you’re the person who came up...
Building an Image for Your Brand

Building an Image for Your Brand

What are a few things every business has in common?? They obviously have a name, most likely have a logo and probably a ‘gimmick’ formally referred to as a slogan. For starters, all you need really is a name. The moment you start pitching to other people,...
How to build my logo and branding material

How to build my logo and branding material

As for your logo, you should make a sketch for what you want. If you don’t like making sketches like me and just want to get a logo straight away, ¬†there are a few sources to explore for depending on what you want. You can get a ready made logo or build logo...
Why go online?

Why go online?

  Whether or not you are manufacturing a tangible or intangible product or offering a service, you have to at some point showcase your products to people. Many people showcase their products through brochures, pictures or by just presenting the physical product...
Building my website and accessing photos

Building my website and accessing photos

Website, website website We already spoke about establishing your brand on social media, however you may be interested in going one step further in building your own website. Building a website doesn’t actually need to be a hassle today, depending on what you...
Funding

Funding

So you have an idea of your own prototype of your product service. No matter what you’re working on , chances are you need funding to help accelerate progress with your work. Or you may have just reached a point where you are at a read black and you need money...
Gustie Cup

Gustie Cup

You don’t want to put in all these effort and miss out on good opportunities to network, raise money and get feedback on your business. Apply to the Gustavus Entrepreneur Cup, even if you think your idea is stupid. This may help you gain more exposure on your...