Preflight: Build, Test & Learn

Ready to take flight? We’re right here beside you.


It’s confirmed: your idea will solve a common local or global problem. It’s time for the next step. You’re ready to build a prototype or MVP (minimum viable product) to start testing. Dive into design thinking and explore your customer journey. We will work with you to identify what you should be measuring to gauge your progress. Discuss when to double down or pivot your idea. 

This is for you if:

  • You have completed Business Model 101 and the Discover & Validate Series.

  • You’ve talked to numerous potential customers.

  • At least one person you talked with said ‘I need this!’

  • Your product/business model is tech-enabled, meaning through technology it’s highly scalable and can grow beyond your own personal expertise, availability and geographic location.


  • How to create a prototype or MVP.

  • Customer and product mapping.

  • Designing your company and roadmap to build it.

  • When to double down or pivot your idea.

  • Demonstrate there’s a viable problem to solve.

  • Interviewed at least 25 potential B2C customers or at least 10 B2B customers.

  • Coming Up:

    • Click the button above for upcoming dates and to register.

  • 6 weeks of two-hour live, online sessions.

  • $0, made possible by Alberta Innovates through the Edmonton Regional Innovation Network.

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