Entrepreneurship 2: Launching your Start-Up Quiz Answers

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Entrepreneurship 2: Launching your Start-Up Week 1 Quiz Answers

Quiz 1: Module 1 Quiz: Products, Pitches and Pivots

Q1. Which of the following describes the Lean Approach?

  • Helps entrepreneurs minimize cash burn while learning about their market
  • All of these options are true
  • The lean approach is a method for dealing with the inherent uncertainty in entrepreneurship
  • Entails running tests on your minimal viable product, pivoting, and achieving product market fit

Q2. Which of these would not be an approach to a Minimal Viable Product?

  • Business Model Canvas
  • Smoke Tests
  • Prototypes
  • Surveys

Q3. Which group is the most important to interview?

  • Members of the press
  • Potential beachhead customers
  • Follow-on customers
  • People you have access to

Q4. Which of the following can you not learn from customer interviews?

  • What frustrates people about a problem
  • How people solve a problem today
  • What alternatives people considered when trying to decide how to solve a problem
  • The price you should charge

Q5. A good hypothesis is:

  • Complex and Multi-stepped
  • Falsifiable and Testable
  • True and Accurate
  • Easy and Fast

Q6. Which of the following is an example of a strong “high concept pitch”?

  • The “AirBNB” of “LinkedIn”
  • The “Zocdoc” for teachers who shop at Whole Foods
  • The “Uber” for dogs
  • The “Facebook” for professionals

Q7. Which is NOT a category of risk you should consider before taking the leap to start a venture?

  • Known Unknowns
  • Known Knowns
  • Unknown Knowns
  • Unknown Unknowns

Q8. ____ pay more attention to the style of your pitch, _____ pay more attention to substance.

  • Venture Capitalists / Private Equity Companies
  • Angel Investors / Venture Capitalists
  • Private Equity Companies / Angel Investors
  • Venture Capitalists / Angel Investors

Q9. Making your product seem visionary can help with:

  • Showing your product is easy to make
  • All of the options are true
  • Decreasing competition
  • Making your product seem plausible

Q10. Which of the following is a potential method to limit the chances of needing to pivot?

  • Work to develop a potential product or solution prior to conducting in depth research and analysis
  • Commit significant time and resources to studying all possible solutions, even if not viable, before selecting a solution to focus on
  • Pivoting is inevitable in entrepreneurship, there is nothing you can do to limit the chances of it occurring.
  • Consider several possible alternatives from the outset and conduct research to determine the solution to focus on

Entrepreneurship 2: Launching your Start-Up Week 2 Quiz Answers

Quiz 1: Module 2 Quiz: Building the Founding Team

Q1. What percent of venture-backed firms fail because of problems within the senior management team?

  • 65%
  • 55%
  • 35%
  • 45%

Q2. What are the three Rs of founding teams in Noam Wasserman’s model?

  • Relationships, Rules, and Rewards
  • Relationships, Roles, and Resources
  • Relationships, Rules, and Resources
  • Relationships, Roles, and Rewards

Q3. What percent of high growth startups have co-founders?

  • 74%
  • 84%
  • 64%
  • 54%

Q4. Prechelt (2000) found that programmers in the top 25 percentile (by performance) can perform ___ higher than those in the bottom 25 percentile.

  • 27x
  • 6x
  • 4x
  • 2x

Q5. Research within the video game industry showed that ___ percent of variation between the performance of games can be attributed to middle managers at the video game developer.

  • 21%
  • 31%
  • 7%
  • 22%

Q6. True or False? When forming a team, you should always choose people who are different from you to maximize performance.

  • False
  • True

Q7. What is Peter Thiel’s Law?

  • Create a minimum viable product and iterate your way to success
  • A startup messed up at its foundation cannot be fixed
  • Would-be entrepreneurs are told that nothing can be known in advance
  • All of these are true

Q8. What is a method to address known unknowns in a founder’s agreement?

  • Building trust
  • Contingent provisions
  • Standard provisions
  • Unequal equality

Q9. Why is the market value of sweat less than the market value of cash?

  • Cash is “king”
  • People typically do not quit their jobs to work on startups full-time
  • All of these are true
  • Cash investments are made with after-tax funds

Q10. Allocating equity among founders should be based on the relative value of the assets the founders contribute, including:

  • All of these
  • Sweat
  • Cash
  • The original idea

Entrepreneurship 2: Launching your Start-Up Week 3 Quiz Answers

Quiz 1: Module 3 Quiz: Creating Networks

Q1. Which of the following is NOT a key characteristic of high-performing networks?

  • Brokerage
  • Diversity
  • Interdependence
  • Trust

Q2. For an entrepreneurial team, members that are ___ internally and ___ externally tend to be the most high-performing.

  • “B” type (broker), “B” type (broker)
  • “A” (cohesive) type, “A” type (cohesive)
  • “A” type (cohesive), “B” type (broker)
  • “B” type (broker), “A” type (cohesive)

Q3. Mentors ___, whereas advisors ___.

  • Have financial upsides / Have no financial upside
  • Want to help you informally / Provide services in exchange for payment
  • Are more focused on your company / Are more focused on you as a person
  • Do not have voting rights / Have voting rights

Q4. When building your advisory board, you should ___.

  • Invite everyone you’ve worked with before
  • Use high prestige experts
  • Never have more than seventeen members
  • Always include at least one high level executive from a big company

Q5. You may want to hire an accountant earlier if ___.

  • You don’t feel comfortable working with financials
  • You have complicated tax issues
  • You are concerned about structure
  • All of these are true

Q6. The three criteria for patentability are ___.

  • Creativity, non-obviousness, and utility
  • Non-obviousness, novelty, and utility
  • Utility, novelty, and creativity
  • Novelty, creativity, and non-obviousness

Q7. Which of the following illustrates why Intellectual property is important?

  • IP protects against backward engineering and accidental disclosure
  • None of these are true
  • IP gives similar rights akin to “real” property and excludes others from using
  • IP has suppressed bad innovation

Q8. All of the below are forms of intellectual property EXCEPT ___.

  • Claims
  • Copyrights
  • Patents
  • Trade secrets

Q9. Which of the following determines whether you have more or less access to resources?

  • Nature of relationship between the contacts
  • All of these are true
  • Set of network contacts that you have
  • Overall pattern of relationships

Q10. When hiring lawyers, you should ___.

  • Hire the lawyer only when you get sued
  • Hire based on which lawyer has the best coffee machine
  • Find a lawyer that has worked with entrepreneurs before and knows the context
  • Only hire the lawyer for company formation

Entrepreneurship 2: Launching your Start-Up Week 4 Quiz Answers

Quiz 1: Module 4 Quiz: Branding and the Entrepreneurial System

Q1. What is a key tradeoff to selecting a company name that immediately communicates the benefit proposition to consumers?

  • This type of name does not offer much flexibility to adapt to technological and other changes in the future
  • Such a name might lack ambiguity that will keep a customer interested
  • No single name can concisely convey a company’s benefit proposition to customers

Q2. What are the three key norms of authenticity?

  • Philosophical, social, and symbolic
  • All of these
  • Spiritual, physical, and cultural
  • Functional, emotional, and symbolic

Q3. Which of the following is not an element of personality (as relevant to the United States)?

  • Competent
  • Rugged
  • Exciting
  • Sincere
  • Passion
  • Sophisticated

Q4. What can help you overcome bias in entrepreneurship?

  • Apply for accelerators and launch programs
  • All of the options are correct
  • Scour your own networks
  • Work with common interest groups

Q5. Which of these is not a cause of bias that has been observed in studies of entrepreneurship?

  • Network Access
  • Discrimination
  • Disintermediation
  • Homophily

Q6. Which of the following is NOT a difference between an incubator and an accelerator?

  • The cash investment from the accelerator into the business is minimal
  • Time in the accelerator space is typically limit to 3-4 months
  • Accelerators typically have a demo day with potential investors, while incubators may not
  • Accelerators are typically less selective than incubators

Q7. Which is not a potential advantage for startups who work with an accelerator:

  • Founders no longer need to seek funding
  • Founders are more mobile afterward
  • They are more likely to fail or succeed quickly
  • They are faster to get funding

Q8. Based on empirical research, which strategy was used more frequently by unicorns valued at over $1 billion?

  • Value chain strategy
  • Disruptive strategy
  • Blue ocean strategy

Q9. Which of the following is a friction associated with cooperation?

  • Startup disclosure dilemma – negotiating terms of exchange and disclosing any information may undermine a startup’s value
  • All of these are frictions associated with cooperation
  • Transaction costs – frictions in identifying partners and in contracting
  • One party is not interested due to factors such as different perceptions or an unclear value proposition

Q10. Which of the following statements about disruptive innovation is NOT true?

  • Customers are initially able to state a preference for disruptive technologies that improve on only one attribute
  • Disruptive technology initially performs worse compared to the existing technology
  • The trajectory of improvement of disruptive technology is much steeper than existing technology
  • All of these statements about disruptive innovation are true

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