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20 Questions to Help You Start a Business

via LinkedIn Learning


Got a great idea for a business? Learn the 20 questions you should know the answer to before you get started.

Starting a business can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you find customers? How do you market and scale your business? In this course, learn how by answering 20 essential questions that can help you get a clearer picture of the kind of business you want to run. Serial entrepreneur Dana Robinson poses questions that can help you examine your financials, select partners, create a backup plan, secure a mentor, and much more.This course was created by Madecraft. We are pleased to host this training in our library.


  • Your business is 20 answers away
1. 20 Questions to Start a Business
  • What are you going to call your business?
  • Are you going to have partners?
  • What is the type of entity that you want to form?
  • What’s your money situation?
  • What’s your time situation?
  • Do you have access to capital?
  • Do you know your customer?
  • What is your skill?
  • What is the worst that can happen?
  • What is your backup plan?
  • Who are your competitors?
  • What networks can you leverage?
  • What are the industry events relevant to your industry?
  • Where do you find mentors?
  • What does success look like?
  • What does copyright mean to you?
  • What does patent mean to you?
  • Why are you going into business?
  • Is there a unified management solution for your business?
  • What is your core competence?
  • The path forward

Taught by

Madecraft and Dana Robinson

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