Startup CEO: An exclusive mobile app for entrepreneurs

Just a couple of weeks after Facebook selected the Edtech startup, EduRev, for its FB Start program, it has partnered with startup business accelerator, Jaarvis Accelerator to launch the Startup CEO app. According to the company, the rationale behind the app is to help an entrepreneur through the the complete startup journey cycle starting with idea validation, to finding a co-founder, creating a business plan, forming a team, raising funds and ultimately making a sustainable business. Kunaal Satija, Founder & CEO, EduRev said, “Since it wasn’t humanly possible to help everyone, EduRev with its tech and Jaarvis Accelerator with its knowledge merged forces to create the ‘Startup CEO App’. Available on Google Play Store as a free app for the startup ecosystem, the app claims to have a compiled list of contact details of more than 100 investors and accelerators as well as the ‘wisdom’ of entrepreneurs such as Paul Graham, Peter Thiel, Elon Musk and Vijay Shekhar Sharma to name a few. Anil Chhikara, Principal, Jaarvis Accelerator said, “Time and again we saw first time entrepreneurs approaching Jaarvis Accelerator with similar fundamental queries on different stages of startups. On our side, we felt this is basic knowledge that any entrepreneur should have and asked them to Google it. However, they would end up getting confused with so many conflicting and unstructured entrepreneurship resources available on Internet.” “Startup CEO app was born from this need to put all the knowledge, experience and expertise of Jaarvis Accelerator’s working with startups into one comprehensive resource available at any entrepreneur’s finger tips – just like a personal side kick for all the basic stuff.”

App features

Validating the Idea: This section takes the user through a series of insights about validation of an idea along with videos to guide the user with the same. Getting a Co-Founder: This section will guide the user with advices and learning of successful entrepreneurs on how to go about finding the right Co-Founder with the right skill set, similar vison and domain expertise. Building a Prototype to Releasing a Product: As prototype enables the user to test and refine the functionality of your product design and helps to shape the product more efficiently, hence the section has covered this along with product building loop. Registering a Company: There are different types of registration a startup can opt for. This section guides the user about the type of company registration to choose at what stage. Raising Funds: This section covers everything about funding and financial aspects of startups. Starting from the revenue, bootstrapping, equity, Series A, Series B, Series C to debt funding, the section gives the user a holistic view of the entire funding process. The app also has other sections that talk about customer acquisition at different stages, startup methodologies for sustainable growth and inspirational content from the best serial entrepreneurs and mentors.

Abhinav Mohapatra

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