Marketplace School is a self-guided online course that we've created to help aspiring marketplace founders learn how to build, launch, & scale a marketplace startup. We cover every step along the way of going from initial idea, launch, to even considerations when scaling at the later stages. Marketplace School is self-guided, online, and helps you launch a marketplace in 1-2 weeks.
The self-guided online course is broken down into the following stages
Marketplace School is available to all Everything Marketplaces members, so included in our community membership. This is an initiative by Everything Marketplaces and we believe that marketplaces are some of the most complex, challenging, but rewarding types of startups, so it should be easier to start one. We want to inspire, educate, and bring together the most ambitious marketplace founders, so we're not charging an additional cost for our members to access Marketplace School.
Marketplace School is for aspiring and current marketplace founders. We've broken down the course & curriculum into 12 lessons with 100+ modules, covering every step from idea stage to fundraising, hiring, and later stage topics. If you're ambitious, motivated, and looking to start a marketplace startup, Marketplace School is for you. You will probably find going back through some of the earlier lessons & modules helpful to reinforce specific learnings.
Yes! We welcome everyone and that includes aspiring marketplace founders that might not even have their big idea yet. The curriculum is designed to help you think through your idea, help you understand the nuances of marketplaces, and we even provide you with specific resources you can use at the earliest stages to help go from idea to launch.
By being part of Marketplace School, you're immediately part of an ambitious group of marketplace founders, teams, & leaders. You'll gain access to a course that's broken down into lessons & modules where you can go from idea to launched marketplace in 1-2 weeks. The course is self-guided, but you'll be able to interact with the instructor(s), other Marketplace School students, and also have access to the Everything Marketplaces community following.
To get started with Marketplace School, you'll need to login to your Everything Marketplaces user account and can then access it directly in the community here. You'll also see our user manual we've created to help you get started.
If you're not a current Everything Marketplaces member, you can request to join the community here.