Online Business Start-Up Resources – You Tube

Throughout each stage of your start – up business, there are some great You Tube clips that are worth watching, for example:


Getting from business idea to business model. Watch the story of Beth, Carl, and an idea they believed could become a great business.

 Visualizing your business model - learn about the business model canvas, a visual tool to craft powerful business models.

Prototyping - Avoid falling in love with your first idea, and learn how to prototype multiple business model options.

Navigating the environment map in which your business model will fight for survival

Proving it by testing all aspects of your business model to find out what works, what doesn't, and what needs to change.   


Telling your story. Pitch your business model in a clear, simple, and compelling way.


Elon Musk: How to achieve 10x more than your peers

 Creating a Business Canvas

 Practical example of filling in the Lean Canvas for a new business idea


A 2 minute overview of the Business Model Canvas, a tool for visionaries, game changers, and challengers. This method is applied in leading organizations and start-ups worldwide.

Building Your Start Up

While you focus on the search phase of your start up, ensure you’re learning skills that can help you stay through the build and execution of your company. Steve Blank tells you how to tackle challenges and build a team that complements your skills and personality.

Minimum Viable Product

Basic information about the MVP as Eric Ries describes it in the Lean Startup. Use real customer data to develop your product.

"The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses", written by Eric Ries teaches how to launch a product successfully by creating an MVP. A Minimal Viable Product gets the product to the market as soon as possible to allow for the fastest changes in the product so it will fit the market even better and sell quicker. Through continuous innovation and validated learning, you will learn the best method to build and sell your products as an entrepreneur.

Making sense of MVP (Minimum Viable Product)


Value Proposition Canvas to Help You Design Products and Services

The Value Proposition Canvas allows you to design products and services that customers actually want. See this short video to know how it works.

Product Testing - Lean Start Up

How to go about testing before a product is ever created is the topic of discussion for Eric Ries, author of The Lean Start up, and Intuit founder Scott Cook in this Lean Start up Lesson.

Measure – Pivot, Proceed or Quit?

All entrepreneurs face tough questions about the progress of their start up. Pivot? Proceed? Quit? Steve Blank helps you understand how to think about these challenges. 

Customer Development Data

As you go through the process of customer discovery, Steve Blank says you'll want to hypothesize, experiment, get the data – but not just to add up columns of numbers. What you're really looking for is insight. Learn from example about how to find insight.

Lean Start Up Explainer

Overall Lean start up explainer video.