"Saint Startup is the web application through which founders guide their project, while incubators & accelerators are able to effectively monitor startups progress."
Saint Startup™ is a web application where startups can keep a record of their entrepreneurial journey from the idea to the market: what is already done as well as suggestions of what is to be done. By using Saint Startup founders can:
Based on ‘Lean Startup’ and created by practitioners of the startup ecosystem, users are not asked to provide any confidential information.
In order to use Saint Startup founders need to answer 4 basic questions. Based on the responses, the application opens 11 to 14 categories in which the user gets steps enabling the "conversion of an idea into a product and a product into a business". Completing the steps, founders visualize their maturity level rise. The fact that each time users make a progress they get a higher score, is adding a gamification aspect to the process.
For every step, a small text of up to 500 words is guiding users on the ‘how’. All texts form a book entitled "Saint Startup: The Founder's Guidebook".
By using 'Saint Startup Analytics' incubator managers can measure the maturity of their startups over time and assess their progress. Supported startups get an organizational code providing access to their ‘Saint Startup profile’ to the incubator managers.
More specifically, by using 'Saint Startup Analytics', an incubator manager can:
By using ‘Saint Startup Analytics’, incubator managers are able to create KPIs (Key Performance Indicators), enabling them to:
Guiding startups from the idea to the market
Creating KPIs for educators, accelerators and incubators
Monitoring tool for students and startups
Creating and exporting performance & benchmarking reports
Startup teaching and guidance material through the "Founder's Guidebook" book
Identifying and correcting procedural weaknesses in the acceleration process
Keeping a progress report
Performing a sanity check
Visualising effort and progress
Developing the first startup maturity index
Saint Startup is used to:
Saint Startup can be used by startup teams and supports multiple teams from accelerators, incubators, and entrepreneurship educators.
Saint Startup provides users with tutorials but also help is given for every step of the way: the book created by the Saint Startup team called "The Founder's Guidebook" provides a roadmap of the tool's usage but is also extremely useful in building a sustainable business.
Saint Startup's target groups are: