Start Me Up Workshop Series

Our mission 

Our programs focus on in-demand skills. We run workshops that develop entrepreneurial skills, creative and design skills. Developed by alumni from some of the world’s best known startup accelerators, such as Techstars and Y Combinator, our curriculum covers essential stages of entrepreneurship. From developing a business idea to getting it off the ground. 

Introduction to Startup Ideation

The best business ideas rarely come by accident.

This module covers the practice of startup ideation – the process of coming up with new business ideas.

Discover the techniques used by everyone from tech giants and startups to top design studios.



No Code Prototyping

How to prototype your idea quickly. An overview of creative examples of Minimum Viable Products.

Learn the importance of validating ideas before investing time and resources into them.

How to Validate Your Idea

Insights into how to validate ideas quickly and get feedback from customers.

How to set up  tests for startup idea validation. 

How to iterate and incorporate feedback from users. 

How to Pitch like a Pro

The essentials of successful pitching.

In this workshop we cover how to create a compelling pitch, including how to create an engaging deck and visuals to communicate your idea to different audiences. 


Introduction to Design Thinking

An introduction to design thinking.

Get an overview of product design, learn essential technical terms.


The Essentials of UX

Understand the role of the UX designer and the fundamentals of UX.

Get acquainted with the world of audits and briefs.

User-Centred Design

The user is the central element of UX design.

Learn how to research user personas, carry out user testing and carry out UX research and user journey mapping. 

Design Your Own App

In this workshop you’ll wireframe your own application using the knowledge you’ve gained from the previous three modules. 

Workshop testimonials 

Suma Kunuri and Giuseppe Picciano explain what they gained from Start Me Up’s startup ideation workshop


A Day in the Life of a UX Intern in Bali

A Day in the Life of a UX Intern in Bali

Elie Anne is from Quebec in Canada, she studied Graphic Design as a Bachelor degree and then did a Masters in UX design. She completed a UX Internship as part of  Start Me Up's Startup Internship Program in Bali. Why did you decide to join Start Me Up? “After my...