At MoonshotJr, we take a 'product-first' approach and prepare 'workforce of future' via STEAM, gig economy, and entrepreneurship to 7-17yrs in a hands-on way. Our programs help them build outstanding resumes for college and impart integral skills for leading future careers. We train them to become successful entrepreneurs in the process by launching their products/services on various platforms like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Amazon, Walmart.
Paid POC has done with 10 kids, where 6 kids have the product in hand including a few products selling on Amazon. Starting our SaaS program with 25 paying customers, where we'll be adding 60-100 customers July onwards every month. We'll be achieving over $2.4M in revenues over next 12-18months.
Problem or Opportunity
Children being enrolled in school does not always ensure they will get the necessary skills needed to create or even pursue entrepreneurship. With the current trends of AI and automation disrupting jobs, it is extremely valuable and future-forward to have children grow up to become creative problem-solvers, builders, innovators, critical thinkers, and entrepreneurs, in whatever they choose to do. The Moonshot Jr experience goes beyond learning STEAM skills. We also work tirelessly to equip your children with entrepreneurial skills through experiential learning and productization. Our advanced programs – the Builder and the Innovator offer a complete end-to-end product-first journey for kids to take their learning and ideas and turn them into tangible products and businesses. We envision utilizing our unique product-first approach to raise the next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators, and creators that will drive solutions to our society’s biggest challenges. Moonshot Jr offers entrepreneurial and innovation-centric programs and educational courses for kids who wish to explore their passions while also learn invaluable skills that help them with their resumes, college education, and careers. Moreover, our programs also focus on training the trainers i.e. parents with which they can take this cycle of innovation and entrepreneurship forward even without our assistance, once their children graduate from our programs.
Opportunity Moonshot Jr and its learning system is crucial in the current time keeping in mind a few points. By 2030, full-time ‘permanent’ employment will drop to 9% of the workforce 1/3 existing Jobs will be automated by 2030 30% jobs by 2030 will be in fields unknown today 40% Companies looking to adopt AI & Automation Workforce of the future and gig economy would need following to succeed: ● Creativity and Technical skills ● Analytical Thinking ● Active learning and growth mindset. ● Leadership Skills and Embracing the change ● Judgment and decision making ● Deeper knowledge of e-commerce, AI and Automation
Solution (product or service)
We provide four stages of learning: Exploration: Here the child is taken through a 12 session course, where they explore futuristic subjects and find the subject of their linking Preparation: Here the child digs deep into their chosen subject with our product-first learning techniques. We offer subjects like Robotics, Arduino, Raspberry pi, AI, Automation and more Product Innovation: Here the child works towards applying the knowledge into creating a Moonshot, The child is taking through the five stages of product development. E-Commerce: there the child learns all about e-commerce and prepares to launch their Moonshot on various marketplace platforms.
Quizlet, Lambda School, Microverse, Coursehero, WhitehatJr etc.
Advantages or differentiators
How do we differentiate ourselves? Teaching a practical way of entrepreneurship through gamification Product-first approach Taking “Idea-exploration to a Product” journey Enabling a mindset transformation Encourage teamwork and improve creativity Lateral thinking and planning skills Preparing for workforce of the future Early introduction to failure Early Introduction to practical finance (P/L)
- Two fold revenue stream: 1. eLearning : SaaS revenue for our eLearning programs (~40% revenues) 2. eCommerce: We'll scale Moonshots which can perform good on Marketplaces (i.e. amazon) (~60% revenues)