Entrepreneurship Learning Center

A starting point for first time entrepreneurs

Welcome to our Self-Paced Entrepreneurship Learning Center!

Starting a new venture but don’t have much experience in innovation and entrepreneurship? You’ve come to the right place.

Tufts University’s Self-Paced Entrepreneurship Learning Center provides you with the concepts, frameworks and skillset needed to build a new venture from scratch. Feel free to go in order or start exploring any module at will.

Building a new venture from scratch

Introduce yourself to key frameworks, concepts and skills that will help you build a new venture from the ground up

Module 1: Entrepreneurship Fundamentals

Define your “why”, choose a problem to solve, and master entrepreneurship frameworks.

Module 2: Market and Customer

Define your target market, estimate the market opportunity, and build knowledge about your customer

Module 3: Solution and Competitive Advantage

Define, build, and test your Minimum Viable Product – and build a strong case for your competitive advantage.

Module 4: Go To Market Strategy

Develop buyer personas and map their buying process, and understand your sales funnel

Module 5: Making And Raising Money

Develop revenue models, create financial forecasts, and explore ways to raise money

Module 6: Team and Company

Build a high performing team and address legal, finance and operations concerns

Additional Resources

Browse additional resources to help you learn at your own pace

Educational Videos

View recorded Zoom videos from an entrepreneurial bootcamp held at DEC in 2021

Self-Guided Accelerator

Follow the structure of our 2022 10-week-long accelerator and make progress on your venture

Pitching resources

Learn to put forward your very best pitch