Course Overview

The entire course broken down

A 20 weeks hand-on learning experience that covers all areas of the tech and startup world.

Week 1

In our intro week we will set up the core working tools. We will use Slack for the communication during the class and Notion for organizing our weeks, tasks and learnings.

Week 2
Digital Business Models

We will learn the fundamentals of digital business models. How B2B and B2C work and what differentiates the two. Why SaaS products dominates the software markt.

Week 3
Venture Capital vs. Bootstrapping

We will learn about the journey of a startup. This can either be with venture capital or the bootstrapped way. What funding rounds there are and why investments are taken.

Week 4
Startup Terms

We will learn about the most important startup terms and what the lean startup approach is. What an MVP is, how a pitch deck is build and why validating an idea is crucial.

Week 5
Tech Company Structure

We will learn about the different roles that exist in tech companies. What kind of developer, designer, marketer jobs are doing what kind of tasks.

Week 6
Website Architecture

We will learn the core principles of websites. How and where websites are stored. What a Server and DNS is. How a website is build with HTML, CSS and Java Script.

Week 7
Web Applications

We will learn how web applications are build and what a front -and backend is. What Java Script frameworks are and how they help to develop web apps.

Week 8
Mobile Applications

We will learn how mobile apps are developed. What the differences between Apple and Android apps are and how cross platform apps combine both worlds in one.

Week 9
Google & SEO

We will learn how the Google evaluates websites. Why SEO help websites to rank higher and how to optimize websites for the Google search results. What tools provide insights.

Week 10
Designing with Figma

We will learn how to use Figma for creating website layouts. How to design illustrations and how to build interactive prototypes and click-dummies.

Week 11
Building Websites with Webflow

We will learn how to build websites with the no-code tool Webflow. How a website is structured from header, to body, to footer and what the box model is.

Week 12
Building Apps with Glide

We will learn how to build an app with the visual development tool Glide. What the three major pillows of web development are and how UI, data, and logic work together.

Week 13
Automation & Productivity Tools

We will learn how automation and productivity tools such as Zapier allow everyone to build workflows and transfer data without coding.

Week 14
Organic Marketing

We will learn about the different organic marketing channels and how each of them work. What a marketing funnel is for and how it describes the journey of a customer.

Week 15
Paid Marketing

We will learn all about performance marketing. How advertisment on Google works. How social media marketing is made and how to calculate a conversion rate.

Week 16
Growth Hacking

We will learn three different growth hacking strategies. From launching a product on Product Hunt, to doing non scalable things to find the first customer, to creative growth strategies.

Week 17

We will learn the fundamentals about sales.  For which tech products a sales process make sense and how the individual steps in a sales funnel look like.

Week 18
Co-founder Matching

We will learn how teaming up when starting a tech project can be beneficial and how to find like-minded people in the tech industry.
What tech communities exist and how to find them.

Week 19
Startup Programs

We will learn how to get involved in the startup and tech world. What different startup programs are out there. From conferences, to hackathons, to accelerator programs.

Week 20
Resource Library

We will discover my resource library that I build over the last couple of years. How to start your own startup journey and where to find the best information on the web.