The Startup Entrepreneurship specialization focuses on issues of Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship. It leads the students through the entire process of creating a start-up from an idea. A startup company is a company in the early stages of operations. Startups are usually seeking to solve a problem of fill a need, but there is no hard-and-fast rule for what makes a startup. A company is considered a startup until they stop referring to themselves as a startup.
Startup companies offer a product or service that is not currently being offered elsewhere in the market, or that the founders believe is being offered in an inferior manner. The Startup Valuation and Financial Analysis Specialization teaches two of the most often used methods to find the value of a startup.