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  • 1. WARNING: THIS PRESENTATION MIGHT BEDISTURBING BugSense presents "Startup or Shut up" by John Vlachogiannis @jonromero
  • 2. Part I: Start(up) your engines
  • 3. Incorporation
  • 4. Funding
  • 5. Build a great product
  • 6. Extra: VISA (H1B, O1)
  • 7. Enjoy life
  • 8. Part II: Prepare for war
  • 9. <----- YOU ARE HERE
  • 10. Role models in Greece
  • 11. It all started a rainy Novemberevening ...
  • 12. It all started a rainy Novemberevening ...
  • 13. It all started a rainy Novemberevening ...
  • 14. Role models in the US
  • 15. "Halfway to a good product,never actually there." -- Ζeno (possibly about Startups)
  • 16. From Greece to Global
  • 17. SVGS Fund + Advisors + YCombinator + Users = Best feedback we ever had!We learnt more in 2 hours at Palo Alto than 4 months in Athens!
  • 18. We used to be called Sfalma. Remember?What the greeks said about the name:● The branding is bizzare enough to work imho● Fantastic branding● Sfalma rocks.● I like sfalma, google was/is difficult to spell too...
  • 19. What do you need to "Startup" in Silicon Valley
  • 20. I dont know
  • 21. You have to figure this out by yourself(every product is different)
  • 22. Let me share with you my"Daily SV Startup Secrets"
  • 23. Secret #1S-Corp, C-Corp, LLC?
  • 24. Doesnt really matter (for now).
  • 25. Secret #2Get a good lawyer
  • 26. And by good I mean, great.
  • 27. Secret #3You cant write a business plan -You dont know your business (yet)
  • 28. Iterate (business plan/product)
  • 29. Secret #4"If you are a "fake" in Greece, youll be a "fake" in SV."
  • 30. Dont try the "fake it till you make it"
  • 31. Secret #5Be ready for the (emotional) roller coaster
  • 32. It wont be fun andgames
  • 33. Secret #6Dont be afraid talking about your idea
  • 34. Ideas are cheap
  • 35. Secret #7Team
  • 36. Secret #8No need to have an MBA
  • 37. SV wants fighters, no "cookie cutters"
  • 38. Ignore Business School Books!Get some enligthment from people who broke some eggs
  • 39. DROPOUTS
  • 40. Weve met and got feedback fromalmost every famous Angel &VC ...
  • 41. ... wearing jeans and being ourselves.
  • 42. Cookie cutters dont do this cause:"It was not in the MBA book".
  • 43. Secret #9Determination
  • 44. Lots of people cannot handle the competition.
  • 45. We know a lot of these people.
  • 46. And probably you are one of them
  • 47. Its up to you to prove us wrong
  • 48. Secret #10 (last one)Luck
  • 49. No such thing
  • 50. Thanks"bug" me at @jonromero

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