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How Smart Founders Prototype Solutions

Instructor: Knowable

When you apply your personal knowledge and skills to business problems, you offer a unique set of insights that can help inform valuable solutions. In startups, this process is known as the “founder-product fit,” and it can be quite useful, especially if you’re interested in exploring your own expertise. In this audio-only course from Knowable, MIT professors Erdin Beshimov and Eric von Hippel teach you how to identify and apply your special skills to create products that solve problems for customers just like you. Get started by reviewing a case study featuring STEEZY founder Evan Zhou, who combined his love of dance and engineering to build an online platform for dance education that’s used by people around the world. Along the way, learn how to identify and develop your own unique skills to craft solutions to problems that exist at the intersection of your passions and expertise.

Note: This course was created by Knowable. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

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