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The Entrepreneurial Toolkit

This section comprises the essential tools and methods that will help you build and develop your entrepreneurial project efficiently. Created by SKEMA Ventures and its research fellows, these tools and methods will provide you with reliable techniques and strategic tips that will support you in starting up your business and running it successfully! Have a look at it and download the ones you need.

Strategy canvas: The tool to differentiate your value proposition

Designing the value curve of your value proposition helps to highlight the features of your value proposition that you wish to differentiate from alternatives.

Download strategy canvas template

DEFI: The tool to design your financial forecasts

DEFI software is a financial planning tool for entrepreneurs. Simple and educational, it can assist you in designing the first simulation in a few hours. Users can then refine the simulations and access in-depth financial analyses.

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Strategic analysis toolbox

This toolbox guides entrepreneurs through external and internal analysis of the project contingencies as well as the evaluation of the viability of a possible scenario.

SKEMA Ventures - Strategic Analysis Toolbox

Download the strategic analysis toolbox

Business planning: From strategy to the business model to business plan

This lecture gives you guidelines to formalize the business plan of your entrepreneurial project and transcribe your strategic choices and the associated business model into a reader-friendly document. It also illustrates the best practices of the pitched business plan.

Business planning-SKEMA Ventures-Prof Philippe Chereau

The pitched business plan

The pitched business plan is a pitched formalized presentation of your project likely to convince stakeholders (partners, employees, investors, clients, suppliers, ….) to support it. Here is a checklist of the 14 slides structuring this presentation and the questions you should ask yourselves to validate their relevance.

The 14-slides of the pitched BP




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SKEMA Ventures is a business unit created by SKEMA Business School dedicated to entrepreneurship and innovation. Through a unique value chain, that encompasses teaching, coaching, incubation, and acceleration, SKEMA Ventures allows each SKEMA student and alumni to think, design, test and launch an entrepreneurial project in a global context, on six innovative territories on four continents, benefiting from the best of each local ecosystem. With SKEMA Ventures, GloCal entrepreneurship is born!
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