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10 steps you can take to Build A Profitable Business

Build A Profitable Business will inspire, educate and equip you to build a profitable business that positively impacts your community.

Written by StartupRunner founder Derick Thompson to inspire millennial entrepreneurs to discover the intersection between their passions and a customer job. Educate entrepreneurs to find and use the voice their customer (VOC) before they start product development. Equip entrepreneurs to get admitted into StartupRunner's growth marketing accelerator, become a cast member on a season of StartupRunner and build a business StartupRunner would buy a minority or majority stake in.


Filmed at The University of Texas At Austin McCombs school of business lecture series, Derick Thompson explains how to start putting the 10 Build A Profitable Business steps into practice.



The Build A Profitable Business workbook will help you design value propositions and test your assumptions about which customers will buy from your business. It's amazing how helpful a simple spreadsheet can be in the early stages of business building.