09 Sep The secrets to a great pitch

You have 60 seconds. Action! Imagine that you are invited up on stage to pitch your startup in front of hundreds of people with an audience of potential investors, successful entrepreneurs and journalists. What is your pitch and how will you stand out from the crowd? When crafting your pitch, ask yourself 1. Who – Describe who you are Be...

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22 Jul On Venture Funding

Do you consider raising venture capital? Henry Wong at Stanford University shares important aspects on what to expect in order to successfully close a VC round. The core elements presented are: - Team: Cohesiveness - Market: Problem statement, positioning and total available market. - Technology: Barrier to entry, IP patent - Special connections: Network - Financials Summary with a closing statement Take a...

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14 Apr Words that last and change everything

In this famous Stanford Commencement Address with Steve Jobs, he shares three powerful stories about connecting the dots, love and loss and finally about death. He speaks openly about the successes, hardships and challenges he has faced during his entrepreneurial journey. To quote the extraordinary entrepreneur that changed the world: “Your time is limited, so don’t...

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