SILICON VALLEY MENTORSHIP FOR STARTUPS WORLDWIDE
SiliconValleyHQ is a virtual ecosystem providing proprietary startup templates, mentorship access to 150+ experts, industry insights and a virtual acceleration program. Now anyone, anywhere can be a Silicon Valley insider.
EXCLUSIVE FUNDRAISING 4 DAY BOOTCAMP:
1. When? Fri 13th November – Mon 16th November
2. Who? This round we are targeting Female entrepreneurs in South Africa (other regions please stay tuned)
3. What? Live online Insights How to design an elevator pitch that attracts investors + The 4 types of investor personalities + 10 secrets for successful fundraising + Top principles for a successful rolling closing seed round.
4. Why? Learn from a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur who has raised money from 100+ investor and his last startup he sold to Google
5. How? Register below. Limited seats.
Bonus: Top 10 entrepreneurs will pitch to panel of Silicon Valley Investors on Day 4.
Building your startup foundation is key. Access SiliconValleyHQs 10+ proprietary templates with support from industry experts.
Whether your communicating to investors, clients, partners or employees, your messaging needs to be short, impactful and correct. HQ’s executive summary is a template that outlines everything about your business in 1 page.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARYWhether your communicating to investors, clients, partners or employees, your messaging needs to be short, impactful and correct. HQ’s executive summary is a template that outlines everything about your business in 1 page.
VALUE PROPOSITIONProving the value of your product or service and ask yourself - Does it actually work? Will people pay for it? Am I adding value to my customer? Will it scale?
TARGETS / KPIsWe live in a world filled with opportunities and it may distract or deviate us away from achieving our goals. Important to agree and prioritize short term targets (daily/monthly) in your team that are specific, measurable and feasible.
PRODUCTBuilding an amazing product or service people would love relies on understanding, learning & validating from your real customer. Design sprints to map your customer journey.
CUSTOMER PERSONASHQ’s platform believes in a Customer first model. Whether you are a consumer or business product or service, building your customer personas is important. Find out who they are, how to reach them and evaluate message that resonates.
GOTOMARKETEach Industry and Market is constantly evolving and changing. Once you have an MVP, it is important to give it to your real customers to get feedback. Establishing a GoToMarket plan includes marketing, sales, messaging, milestones and metrics.
PR & MARKETINGMarketing & PR is fundamental for startups to communicate effectively their product or service. Articulating your value proposition, being authentic and inspiring others is important to your audience.
SALES STRATEGYDifferent for consumer vs business startups but both relies on first searching for product market fit. While focusing on your real customer & implementing their feedback. Then build a repeatable, scalable and profitable model.
INVESTOR DECKJust like each startup is different, each investor has different criteria for evaluating an investment. Fundamentally, they look for big market opportunity, validation, differentiation and an awesome team.
FORECASTSBuilding a real business is one of the biggest challenges a startup faces. Creating a solid forecast with validated assumptions and feedback from your customers and real usage will give you that edge.
Keep your finger on the pulse with industry trends, the latest in technology innovation via curated insight videos and webinars.
Enterprise software market is comprised of ERP systems, Business Intelligence, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relationship Management, Web Conferencing and other software as a service platforms. Its a $643B industry in 2018 according to Market Watch.
ENTERPRISETypically Startups will focus on the ‘problem’ they are solving, others look at ‘market opportunities’ or an ‘emotional experience’ or journey. Ensure your story is authentic, unique and there is an emotional connection with your audience.
MOBILITYMega trends like urbanization, Congestion, Connectivity, Globalization is powering the shift from private vehicles to new business models like carsharing, ride hailing and Integrated Mobility. From connected cars to digital drive economy, Shared Mobility market is worth $619B by 2025 according to Grand View Research.
COMMERCEThe Commerce industry is evolving dramatically with the advent of eCommerce. DIgital commerce transactions will reach $5.8T by 2022 nearly 25% of Global Retail sales worldwide. This has been fueled by online marketplaces and the on demand economy enabled by the proliferation of mobile.
FINANCEBuilding a foundation for your startup is key, so you can focus on your business. Access HQ’s 10+ proprietary templates & follow-up mentorship options. Repeatable, scalable and profitable business models.
AI/MLAritificial Intelligence has already created tremendous value in leading technology companies, while much of the additional wave of value creation will benefit every industry. Advances in Machine Learning technology have combined with high-performance compute options plus big data to create a storm for AI to transform every organizations and industirals. Between now and 2030, AI/ML will create an estimated $13T of GDP growth.
CRYPTOCURRENCYEach Industry and Market is constantly evolving and changing. Once you have an MVP, it's important to give it to your real customers to get feedback. Establishing a GoToMarket plan includes marketing, sales, messaging, milestones and metrics.
EDUCATIONThe education market in US is about $1.3T USD and digital learning content is expected to completely replace printed textbooks by 2026. Technology trends includes Learning Management systems, Gamification, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality, coding and robotics and smart classrooms.
MARKETINGBuilding a great product is one thing, but if no-one knows about your product or service then what’s the point? From mobile marketing thats set to reach $184 B by 2024 to social media marketing that will reach $48 B by 2021, key trends today include personalization and hyper targeting your core audience in their effective channels.
FINTECHThe largest segments within fintech include digital payments (mobile POS and online commerce), personal finance (person-to-person payments and robo-advisors), alternative lending (marketplace lending) and alternative financing (crowdfunding). The largest segment, digital payments, will have a total transaction value of almost $1T in 2019.
CYBER SECURITYAs more sensitive data is stored in the cloud and the emergence of disruptive technologies like AI, big data analytics, IoT devices have amplified the amount of security threats and attacks. The global cybersecurity market was worth $152B USD in 2018 and expected to be $248B USD by 2023.
HEALTH TECHThe global Health care spend is ~$8B USD every year. Due to the aging and growing populations, growing crisis of chronic diseases health care demand and expenditures continue to rise. And Digital health or HealthTech is improving the situation via technology like databases, applications, mobile and wearables.
GAMINGGaming is expected to hit $180B in total revenue by 2021. The rise of cross-platform, free-to-play games like Fortnite have driven massive growth recently, and the prospect of on-demand game streaming technologies will open up even more homes and devices to high-end gaming in the near future.
FASHION TECHTechnology is changing the Fashion industry. From Robots that are revolutionizing manufacturing to AI and Machine Learning algorithms predicting consumer behaviors and style trends to tech making inventory transparent and traceable to AR/VR dressing rooms. The $2.4T USD Fashion Industry is evolving.
CLOUDCloud computing services are used over the internet and paid for by the cloud customer on an as-needed basis. There is a explosion of new cloud services and solutions from email SaaS (Software as a Service models) to network storage from AWS Amazon Web Services to Netflix streaming services. The global cloud computing market size is expected to grow to $623 B by 2023.
BLOCKCHAINMega trends like urbanization, Congestion, Connectivity, Globalization is powering the shift from private vehicles to new business models like carsharing, ride hailing and Integrated Mobility. From connected cars to digital drive economy, Shared Mobility market is worth $619B by 2025 according to Grand View Research.
AR/VRAR & VR is shaping the future of our work, life and how we learn. The technologies enhances our reality by letting us interact virtually with people, places and objects we may not have access to otherwise. The combined industry is expected to grow to $215B by 2021.
BIG DATAThe global Big Data market is expected to reach $118.52 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 26%. Hasty growth in consumer data, superior information security, enhanced business efficiencies are some of the key factors fueling market growth.
I-APPSIntelligent Apps or Smart Apps apply artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to apps, autonomously learning, adapting, and discover patterns of behavior aimed at making everyday tasks easier. Some examples of I-Apps are Chatbots and virtual assistants. The market will be worth $48B by 2023 according to Markets & Markets.
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