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Stage 1: ideation

Being in the ideation stage means you are just starting your business. You may have a working prototype, a pilot, or you're in the process of launching your first product to market. You are most likely pre-revenue, and you may have raised some outside capital. Scroll down to learn how IFundWomen can support you as you take your business to the next level.

 

 

STAGE 1: IDEATION  STAGE 2: PRE-REVENUE  STAGE 3: PROVEN DEMAND

   

IDEATION

Based on your stage, we suggest the following next steps. Click the links below to get started.

Complete these steps to move on to the pre-revenue stage.

 

○ CREATE AN IFUNDWOMEN ACCOUNT

Create your free IFundWomen account today to access more resources.

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○ HONE YOUR BUSINESS PITCH

To start working on your pitch, fill in the “Hone My Pitch” tab of the IFundWomen Method Playbook.

Want more guidance? Watch the Perfect your business pitch workshop in the IFundWomen Workshop Library. (Note: You will need any paid IFundWomen plan to access our Workshop Library). 

○ CREATE YOUR PRODUCT OR PROTOTYPE

At this point, you should be designing, creating, and researching solution(s) to the problem you’re solving. This is done by creating a bare bones product, simplified prototype or mock-ups—you may hear this referred to as your MVP (minimum viable product)!

Your prototype can start as:

  • A website, web application, or chatbot
  • An interactive community
  • A marketing or explainer video
  • A physical sample of your good or product

Creating your first product is an important step for your business! Not sure where to start? Work with a coach 1:1 to help you create your first product, prototype, or MVP.

○ GET SAVVY WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

Get your business out there on social media to raise awareness, collect customer insights, and test ideas quickly with your community.

Here are our tips on getting started: 

  1. Develop your voice by filling in the "My Brand" tab of our IFundWomen Method Playbook.
  2. Create a content calendar with recurring themes for Monday, Tuesday, etc.
  3. Utilize stock image sites and Canva templates so you don't waste time or money on content production.
  4. Use a scheduling tool like Later to help you schedule your content ahead of time.

Developing your brand and positioning your business takes effort—and time! Our team of marketing coaches are standing by to support you on your journey. 

○ EXPLORE OUR FREE WORKSHOPS

Learn about a wide variety of important business topics in our upcoming workshops.

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○ WORK WITH A COACH 1:1

Want more guidance? Our expert business coaches are ready to provide you with individualized support. IFundWomen Coaches teach on several topics ranging from sales and marketing to tech and business. Together, your business will go forward, faster. Sign up to book a private, 1:1 session.

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IFundWomen Method Playbook

The IFundWomen Method Playbook is designed to be with your guide to your entire business journey. 

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Ready to take the next step?

Find the right plan for you.

Workshop Access Plan
For the side-hustler who is just getting started with their idea

Unlimited access to All IFW Workshops

Access to live replays, resources, and documents in the IFundWomen Workshop Library

Invitation to the IFW Slack Community

Monthly Coaching Plan
For the entrepreneur looking to take their business to the next level with on-demand support

Everything in the workshop access plan

2 Private coaching sessions per month

Consistent email support with the coaches

Annual Coaching Plan
Year-round support for the entrepreneur that's ready to go big and level up

Everything in the workshop access plan

2 private coaching sessions per month

Consistent email support with the coaches

Members who invest in IFundWomen's Coaching program raise 27X more than those who go it alone.

 

 

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