Helping you identify and plan creative and innovative ideas
How SimVenture Validate works
Based on the Business Model Canvas
and lean start-up thinking.
In-built tools & case studies
By accessing these case studies, users see how other people have validated their ideas. This practical support boosts confidence, understanding and self-directed learning – and critically saves saves tutor time.
Individual and team activity
Use SimVenture Validate either on your own or as a team activity. The platform’s flexibility means people can work collaboratively (and remotely) on any joint idea or project.
Each project can be updated in real time by multiple users across multiple projects. SimVenture Validate automatically saves all work.
Interactive and shareable portfolio
SimVenture Validate effortlessly builds user’s portfolios in incremental steps as they progress through the platform.
People can further enhance their final portfolio with additional images and text. Sharing a portfolio is easy via either a URL link of PDF with the flexibility to share a complete portfolio or just chosen sections.
Cloud based allowing easy setup and monitoring of learners
What can you achieve with SimVenture Validate?
Whether you are developing a new project or start-up, revising an existing business strategy or undertaking entrepreneurial learning, SimVenture Validate takes the very best of theory and allows you to apply practice all in one place.
Key Business Activities
The SimVenture Validate guided journey takes you through:
Whilst working through Validate there is an opportunity to develop and hone the following skills:
Who uses it?
SimVenture Validate is a versatile and flexible platform with applications in both education and workplace settings.
SimVenture Validate is used widely in education across curricular, co curricular and extra-curricular settings. It is most popular with higher education courses and activities that involve enterprise, creativity and entrepreneurship. Validate also has a key role to play in supporting start-up activity and knowledge transfer.
Validate is used to support new thinking and fresh initiatives within organisations. Applying SimVenture Validate will help you to gain insights into the customers you serve, what value propositions are offered through different channels and how your company creates value by developing new products/services and augmenting existing ones.
“I have been thrilled with SimVenture Validate as the students have been working throughout the module rather than waiting until the last week to finally write a business plan. I will certainly be using it again next year.“
Professor Tom Cooney, Technology University Dublin