Stanford CS183B: How to Start a Startup (Part 1)

A 3 month Stanford Executive Program costs USD 63K (approx MYR 220K) per person, and that's just tuition. Stanford CS183B is brought to you free over the internet by successful technopreneurs as part of their efforts toward paying forward for their success and immense wealth. Although the course is about startups, it is relevant to established businesses as well. These are lectures, not slickly produced elearning videos. Thus may you pay attention and not nod off at the back of the class, and may you gain some gems from them. Part 1 consists of lectures 1-10, Part 2, lectures 10-20. [Recommended videos are marked with a tick ]


Lecture 1: How to Start a Startup
Sam Altman, President, Y Combinator & Dustin Moskovitz, Cofounder, Facebook


Lecture 2: Team and Execution
Sam Altman, President, Y Combinator


Lecture 3: Before the Startup 
Paul Graham, Founder, Y Combinator


Lecture 4: Building Product 
Adora Cheung, Founder, Homejoy


Lecture 5: Competition is for Losers 
Peter Thiel, Founder, Paypal


Lecture 6: Growth
Alex Schultz, VP Growth, Facebook


Lecture 7: How to Build Products Users Love
Kevin Hale, Founder, Wufoo


Lecture 8: Doing Things That Don't Scale | PR | Get Started
Walker Williams, Teespring | Justin Kan, Twitch | Stanley Tang, DoorDash


Lecture 9: How to Raise Money 
Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz + Ron Conway, SV Angel + Parker Conrad, Zenefits


Lecture 10: Culture
Alfred Lin, Ex COO, Zappos + Brian Chesky, Founder, Airbnb