Date: 2017-04-12 11:37
The . college student market is a growing yet underserved niche market. The . Department of Education expects the . college student market to grow from million students to million in the next five years. According to Harris Interactive college students are expected to spend over $755 billion this year.
It started when Farkas, an art student, noticed how difficult it was for his fellow classmates to get their break in the art world, not to mention the lack of affordable original artwork for sale. So he teamed up with friends and fellow students Rosborough and Tanenbaum to create a solution: , a site where art students can begin their careers and art lovers can purchase affordable original artwork. With nine months of business under their belt, Tanenbaum says the website is projecting sales of $855,555 for 7557. The trio will finally be able to take out nominal salaries once they complete their next round of financing from angel investors. They re currently looking for the right business partners to help raise $955,555 to expand the site.
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Independent Practice : 5 - 65 class periods. This will vary depending on the size of the team and the complexity of the project., Find a balance: Don't short the value of planning time, but also don't get bogged down in "analysis paralysis." Your overall class schedule will dictate the time available for the plan but will probably be from one to two weeks. Recall also that planning is a cyclical process you may want to build in a business plan review at the mid-point of the class.
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The College Cafe will enable students to buy, sell, and trade used textbooks directly to other students, by-passing the university bookstores. By selling textbooks to other students, the seller can receive more money than the bookstore will pay and the buyer can pay less than the bookstore charges. In addition to textbooks, students will be able to sell class notes, old tests, computers, dorm accessories, used CDs, tutoring services or anything students wish to sell via an online student-to-student marketplace. In addition, the College Cafe will offer other services such as classifieds, teacher evaluations, weblogs (bloggers), specialized content and retail.
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But bringing a mainstream product from Brazil to the . market wasn t an easy task. When Veloso looks back at his original plan, he can t help but raise an eyebrow. I look back at it and think, I didn t know much about the market at all, he says.
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Part 6: The new Business Plan Project Unit Labs at the end of each unit introduce you to the essential elements of the business plan.