Dragon’s Den

The time had come. It’s time for our first ‘Dragon’s Den’. It is the same concept as seen in the tv show of the same name. Major difference is that the judges are much less harsh, and are there to help us develop our product. It all went very well. There some very nice feedback…

The Big ‘Idea’

After forming the team, the next task was to come up with a problem, for which we can develop a product. It doesn’t need to be a huge problem, but just something that people that people experience daily. We call did brainstorming, searched for some problems, we shared what problems do we personally experience regularly….

The Rain problem

After presenting our idea for the steamer mug ‘Trusteam’, we decided we will work on it more, but also look for other problems that people experience. We did this because we thought, to produce ‘Trusteam’ we have to go into technical details and outsource the production which will be a headache. That is why we…

Last three months..

After three months of intense lectures, fun and interactive workshops and an exciting strategy game, the module ‘Managing the creative business’ ended this week. This post is about what I learned through three months and how much my thinking has changed during this time. It all started with the Business Models. ‘It describes the rationale…

New Venture Development

In the second week of ‘Managing a creative business’, we learned about how to develop a new business/startup. The lecture was about New Venture Development. We had some pretty interesting pre-reading to do. Firstly we had to read ‘The Lean Startup’ by Eric Ries. It was a very interesting and exciting book to read. It…