Turn your spatial idea into a successful startup

Do you have an idea for a startup and want to know how to determine if its a viable business? This class is for those that want to use simple business building templates to save time and money while maintaining your sanity.

195 students enrolled


  • Use Agile startup principles
  • Save thousands of dollars trying to navigate your first startup
  • Get the exact steps to march through the startup path by a known entrepreneur
  • Get templates to save you a ton of time in approach, pitch decks, and financials
  • Learn where to network for teammates and investors
  • Get inspired to create an innovative product or service within a growing $15B industry

You’ve worked hard, but want better career results.  Our program helps when…

  • You are looking to enter a cool industry that makes a global difference.
  • You feel like your academics are leaving you unprepared to enter industry.
  • You want a course that teaches you a solution rather than just software.
  • You want to connect with industry instructors and networks.

Geospatial Startup

Join Geospatial Startup and get access to 9 business startup modules that lead you to create your GIS startup in 4 weeks.
Create a GIS MVP

(aka How will you create a Minimum Viable Product)

Research the market

(aka Know the need and possible competitors)

Become Agile

(aka Learn the Agile Development method)

Build a Financial Model

(aka Calculate your predicted expenditures and earnings over time)

Choose your Channels

(aka What channels will customers find you)

Startup your Tribe

(aka Surrounding yourself with advisors and loyal followers)

Show me the money

(aka Locate funding sources)

Time to Fly

(aka Layout a pilot project)

Pitch Away

(aka Create a pitch presentation deck)

You also get access to these bonuses

Guide: 10 tips to maximize agile development

Value $79

Guide to implementing UTM web tracking codes

Value $129

A killer looking pitchdeck style template

Value $199

Enter our online GIS program anytime.

It’s a flexible program. Pick just one course or complete any 6 to earn your GIS certificate.
Focus your learning where the best GIS jobs are.

A common GIS education path has been to pursue a Masters program in GIS. But it’s widely known in the industry that new geography grads are not getting enough exposure to cloud, mobile, and new geospatial programming environments.

So we assembled a world class team to teach you how to be the talent that the geospatial industry WILL HIRE. Compare the experience of our industry instructors and you’ll see why we top the list of best online GIS certificate programs.


Knowledge Builder


Online Anytime

  • Professional network access
  • Development sandbox
  • GeoExpert webinars
  • Video coursework

Professional Builder


Instructor Access

  • Professional network access
  • Development sandbox
  • GeoExpert webinars
  • Video coursework

Plus these exclusive features:

  • Live instructor interaction
  • Multimedia portfolio creation
  • Connections to our partners

Certificate Builder


Earn Certification

  • Professional network access
  • Development sandbox
  • GeoExpert webinars
  • Video coursework

Plus these exclusive features:

  • Live instructor interaction
  • Multimedia portfolio creation
  • Connections to our partners

Plus college certification:

  • Career coaching
  • 2.4 CEUs (some schools)
  • Enterprise GIS Certificate

Compare Pricing

Earn your GIS Certificate in 6 months with flexible choice of classes.

Take the GIS classes you want, when you want, at the price level you want.

• Knowledge builder- asynchronous learning
• Professional builder- live instructor access
• Certificate builder- college certificate in GIS

Video Demos

Narrated industry stories and software demos


Applied tasks using data and GIS software

Instructor Access

Instructor review and feedback on deliverables


Project sign off and college certification

What can you achieve with these new skills?

With these proven methods, you will start off one complete year ahead of other new founders that try to figure this out on their own.
Financial Model

You will build a financial model to determine the viability of your startup.

Pitch Deck

You will build a pitch deck to describe your solution simply and professionally.

Funding Pipeline

You will learn to hunt for investors to develop a funding pipeline.

Don’t settle for training that’s driven by people who don’t run projects.

When you learn from a Bootcamp GIS expert you get:
Technical experience
Industry insights
Professional network

About the Instructor

Andres has 26 years experience as a GIS consultant to agencies like: BLM, USFWS, USFS, BIA, NAVFAC and USMC. As a private consultant he looks to innovate in a variety of GIS, GPS, and Image Processing, and Web software to bring the best solution to clients. He has been a startup builder, presenter, and advisor within several programs run by Google, AWS, NYU, and UCSD. He has passionately contributed to the technical innovation space in presentations in New York, San Francisco, Beijing, Shanghai, Boston, San Diego, and DC.

Outside of the startup world you’ll see Andres on the tennis court or throwing a fly in any trout fishing river he can find.

Geospatial Startup

Who is this class for?

The GIS industry is projected to be worth $18B by 2023. Despite this massive growth in new applications, there hasn’t been a single place for all of us to quickly learn tried and true skills from successful Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). Until Now! The people that purchase this course are:

Talk to us and we’ll figure out your best path into the industry by suggesting project managers, companies, networks, and a GIS job recruiter. It’s simply the best GIS career advisement in the world.

Top reviews from Turn Your Spatial Idea Into A Successful Startup
Brad D   Jan 26, 2023

Really good class for people with entrepreneurial spirit.

Ron K   Jan 11, 2023

Thanks for this class which showed me the process to do a startup.

Todd F   Jan 2, 2023

I can’t wait to start my startup. Thank you for showing me the way.

Glenn O   Dec 29, 2022

Clear cut steps. More work than I realized to setup a company which is making me reconsider my path.

David I   Nov 9, 2022

I see many mistakes I was making in my initial attempts for the last year.

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