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Startup Creation Simulation

Participants embark on a journey to build a successful startup from scratch

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Simulation Overview

The Startup Creation Simulation is a highly engaging entrepreneurial game designed by venture capital experts and startup advisors. It authentically replicates the entrepreneurial journey from ideation to scaling a startup.

Students step into the shoes of entrepreneurs, tasked with evolving innovative ideas into sustainable business models.

This simulation places a strong emphasis on innovation, strategic planning, and execution, with students' performance evaluated based on their ability to secure funding and propel their startups towards success.

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6-10 hours1 BRIEFING2 ANALYSIS3 PITCH CREATION4 NEGOTIATION5 REFLECTIONSTARTUPSVCsIMMERSION IN BRIEF, ROLES, AIMS AND STRATEGYTEAMS NEGOTIATE WITH EACH OTHERLEARN FROM RESULTS AND PERFORMANCEMarket research, define investment criteriaReview startup models and pitch Create business idea, model and canvasCreate pitch decks and send to VC teamsSTARTUP CREATION - GAMEFLOWPlayer-adaptivedifficulty andincreasing realism
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Key Features

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Duration

6 to 10 hours

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Ideal for

All levels

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Pre-requisites

Beginners

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Approach

Adaptive learning by doing in a competitive team setting

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Grading

Simulator provides assessment data

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Instructions

Explained by videos, case studies, pop-up windows

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Real-time feedback and scores

Provided by simulator

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Facilitator

Simulator runs by itself (coaching is optional)

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Clocks, rules and validation

Managed by the simulator

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Location

Virtual, in-classroom or hybrid

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53 seconds

Overview: Startup Creation

  • Embark on the entrepreneurial journey of building a startup
  • Guide your venture from ideation to fundraising
  • Walk in the shoes of a founder
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Pricing

Per participant (pricing valid for 50+ students)

DIY
Primed
Guided
Facilitated
Participants
$33
$46
$59
$69
Intense competitive gaming
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Feedback on concepts and work
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See ranking and performance stats
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Gain certification upon completion
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Intel: Data and Analytics to grade students
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Onboarding: Assistance on setup and deployment
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Support: Receive live support during a simulation
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Branding: Your logo and name on the interface
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Prep talk: Scene setting to increase student excitement
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Facilitation: Whole simulation run by Finsimco
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Benchmarking: Cohort performance stats
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Creators of the Startup Creation Simulation

The following industry professionals were involved from the beginning in the inception, creation, development, testing, and optimization of the simulation.

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Tech entrepreneur, VC investor & startup advisor, Steve Kelly.

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VC Investor, Raushan Kretschmar.

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Assistant Corporate Finance professor, Fatemeh Hosseini.

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Ex Finance Director, Precomp Tools, Aatmay Upponi.

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Facilitator Resources

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Enquire

Webinar 23 May 2024 15:00

Join this 20-minute webinar, followed by a Q&A session, to immerse yourself in the simulation.

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Private demo

Book a 15-minute Zoom demo with one of our experts to explore how the simulation can benefit you.