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No-Code MVP - Build and validate startup ideas without code.

Bram Kanstein
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January 14, 2020

Learn the mindset, process and tools to rapidly turn your startup idea into a first product you can test with potential customers. All without writing a single line of code - view the course page here (if you're a Makerpad PRO member, log into Makerpad and use the 'Get Access' button for a discount).

Build and validate your startup idea without code.

If you have a great startup or product idea that you want to pursue, it's important to quickly validate if it has any potential.  Building a "Minimum Viable Product" (MVP) without code is a great and cost-effective way to figure out if it makes sense to spend more effort, time and resources on the idea.

In this course, you will learn how to define, build and launch a first version of your product that you can test in the real world.

On top of that, I'll show you how to quickly build that product yourself, without learning or knowing how to code.

- Bram

What will I learn?

This course is divided into 9 chapters to make sure you get the best learning experience possible. Starting from the fundamentals all the way to launching and learning from your very own Minimum Viable Product.

1. Introduction

To get started I will share my personal story and journey, show the importance of the right mindset, introduce you to the Lean Startup Framework, teach you the value of using a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and present you the MVP Experiment Canvas that will structure your path towards your own No-Code MVP.

2. Your big idea
The MVP Experiment Canvas is designed to break down your big business idea into an MVP that you can design, build (without code!) and launch within 2 weeks. But first, we're going to map out your big idea before we can narrow it down to an MVP.

3. Understanding your potential customers and their problems.

New business ideas are mostly about end-products (which is good!), but you have to take a step back to investigate and understand who's problem(s) you want to solve.

4. Turning your idea into a value proposition.

When you understand who's problem you want to solve, it's time to construct an offering for these potential customers.

5. Setting up your MVP Experiment - Part 1

After defining WHAT you're going to offer to WHO, we'll continue with setting up our experiment. How are we going to reach our target customer segment? How are we going to engage them? What are we going to test and how are we going to do that?

6. The tools to build an MVP without code.

Before continuing with our experiment setup, you will get acquainted with 10 tools you can use to build your own No-Code MVP.

7. Setting up your MVP Experiment - Part 2

Now that you know the types of tools you can use and what type of experiment you want to run, it's time to sketch your MVP's scenario and workflow. We're also going to define what metrics your are going to measure and determine the criteria of a successful outcome.

8. Step-by-step building guides.

To show what you can do without knowing how to code, I'm taking you through the setup, process and tools to build 6 real life, and working, "No-Code MVP's".

9. Launching & Learning from your MVP experiment

You launched your MVP experiment and analyzed the feedback and information you gathered. Did you learn enough? and (how) should you move forward?


Bram, I have to say… WELL DONE!! I’ve loved your videos and couldn’t get enough of it! Well worth the price. Thanks so much for putting this together. Being able to follow your guide and get straight to the validation step is a huge time-saver. I’m so inspired and ready to start my next MVP!" - Michael Gill - Entrepreneur & Developer

"Bram is able to introduce a very important concept in bite-sized videos. It's very helpful to see someone follow a structured approach and later on launch an MVP through easy to learn No-Code tools and building guides. This should be a no-brainer for anyone with an entrepreneurial mindset." - Lucas Huizinga - Entrepreneur