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Chuck Eesley discusses some of the popular theories on why Silicon Valley has succeeded as a startup hub.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at eesley.blogspot.com

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Free online courseTechnology Entrepreneurship by Stanford

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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the worlds leading research and teaching institutions.

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0h21m

1. Technology and Entrepreneurship Overview

Chuck Eesley provides an introduction and overview of the course on Technology Entrepreneurship (ENGR 145). Including topics such as what you will learn in the class, course design and logistics, "technology entrepreneurship" defined, and other options for entrepreneurship education at Stanford.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

0h08m

2. Silicon Valley

Chuck Eesley discusses some of the popular theories on why Silicon Valley has succeeded as a startup hub.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

0h19m

3. Nine Key Frameworks for Entrepreneurship

Chuck Eesley examines what he describes as the frameworks for entrepreneurship. He describes nine basic models and frameworks for entrepreneurship and hopes that by giving a very broad sense of what entrepreneurship is and what separates the successes from failures.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

0h17m

4. Business Model Testing, OAP Projects

Chuck Eesley discusses entrepreneurship as a search for a repeatable, scalable business model. In this video, he discusses the group projects in the class, using the business model canvas, including creating a low-fidelity website and market size analysis.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

0h13m

5. The Founding Team

Chuck Eesley discusses some of the basics of forming a founding team for an entrepreneurial venture. He stresses that without a strong central team a project will often have very little chance of success -- everyone needs to be willing to make sacrifices.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

0h18m

7. Brainstorming

Chuck Eesley discusses how to organize productive brainstorming sessions. In this video, he covers the factors that inhibit idea production in brainstorming and how brainstorming is useful in startups.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

0h17m

8. Technology Life Cycles and Diffusion

Chuck Eesley discusses technology life cycles and technology diffusion. The typical industry cycles of product and process innovation are discussed. This video also covers some insights that technology entrepreneurs might take away from these patterns when planning their technology strategy.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

0h16m

9. Case Discussion and Business Models

Chuck Eesley discusses the case method style of instruction and some guidelines for analyzing cases and case discussions. He also introduces the idea of the business model which will be discussed in greater detail in the following videos.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

0h16m

10. Customer Development and Lean Startups

Chuck Eesley discusses the customer development methodology and the lean startup. In the video, he talks about how the scientific method can be applied to the process of entrepreneurship.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

0h14m

11. Customer Development and the Business Model Canvas

Chuck Eesley discusses the customer development methodology and the business model canvas. In this video, he talks about how the scientific method can be applied to the process of entrepreneurship. Also discussed are some examples of ways to run experiments and the value of being balanced between optimism/pessimism and being persistent/flexible.

Take the quizzes and find the rest of the course at http://eesley.blogspot.com

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Management Science and Engineering at Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford