Udemy has over two million students who are learning Machine Learning on the platform. Many of these students are aspiring entrepreneurs.
Here is a list of Udemy entrepreneurship courses based on the 1Mby1M methodology that would help them put one foot before the other to get a startup strategy figured out.
Among the issues you would have encountered in the above course is the question of how to bootstrap your way to enough validation such that you can attract some funding.
Remember the 1Mby1M mantra: Do not go to VCs as beggars, go as kings.
While investors are keen on AI startups, they’re keen ONLY on startups that show a clear validation strategy, domain knowledge, data strategy, and unfair advantage.
One strategy, for example, to overcome the chicken and egg problem of gaining access to data to build your AI models on is to bootstrap your product startup using services.
So here we go:
You should also know how investors think before going to VCs. Don’t go prematurely. Pre-seed funding is very difficult with extremely high rejection rates.
All the best!
If you need help, come talk to me at a 1Mby1M roundtable.