How To Masterclass: How To Build An MVP (without a technical co-founder)

Wednesday 22 March, 12:30pm - 14:00pm
Learn how to build an MVP in the absence of a technical co-founder.

About this event


Do you have a great idea for building a new app or digital product but worry you can’t code, can’t find a technical co-founder, and don’t know what to do next? If so, this is the masterclass for you. Working alongside Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence, Dr Maria Vigliotti, this session will show you how you can design and build simple ‘no code’ prototypes that you can use to help you test and validate your ideas.

Who is this Masterclass for?

If you want to stop worrying about what you don’t have and put your creativity and imagination to the test in working towards developing practical digital prototypes you can actually test with users.

Please note, this is not a masterclass to learn programming, or an opportunity to find a technical co-founder, or a masterclass to learn about trending technical topics like AI or Blockchain

You will get the most out of this masterclass if you *:

  • have attended the How To Test Your Idea Masterclass and applied some of the tools and techniques
  • have a working idea of your product and have identified some of its key features and/or services

(*Not mandatory)

This event will be held in person at the Enterprise Lab, South Kensington campus.

About the speaker

This session will be led by Dr Maria G. Vigliotti . Maria is a is the Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at Imperial College London. She works on Green Finance at the Sustainable Tech Lab and at the latest venture Greenway Analytics. Her career in computing spans more than twenty years, many as an academic at Imperial College London. Maria is the first author of “The Executive Guide to Blockchain”( Palgrave MacMillan). The book demystifies blockchain by offering a jargon-free explanation on all aspects of the technology. She is also the CTO of Sandblocks Consulting a boutique consultancy specialising in blockchain technology and cybersecurity. .


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