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Digibury: Liam Gooding - Blood, Sweat and Fears

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Liam Gooding is serial entreprenuer and founder of trak.io. In this talk he lifts the lid on his recent start-up journey, from concept to six-figure investment… warts and all. Lets just say, it's been …

Liam Gooding is serial entreprenuer and founder of trak.io. In this talk he lifts the lid on his recent start-up journey, from concept to six-figure investment… warts and all. Lets just say, it's been emotional (and a little bit sweary!).

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  • 1. Blood, Sweat And Fears Being A Tech Entrepreneur
  • 2. A Few Quick Disclaimers
  • 3. This Talk 1. What is entrepreneurship 2. Why it sucks to be a tech entrepreneur 3. Why it’s great to be a tech entrepreneur
  • 4. Liam Gooding A Quick Recap…
  • 5. What Is (Tech) Entrepreneurship?
  • 6. Jumping Off Of A Cliff, Then While Falling Attempt To Design & Build An Aeroplane, And Sell Enough Tickets On The Plane To Make The Flight Economically Viable… (Be Prepared To Hit The Ground And Burn 9 Times Out Of 10)
  • 7. It’s Like Being A Magician • You create something from nothing • You try to make people to see their world through YOUR interpretation of reality • You will often sell illusions
  • 8. Entrepreneurs Surround Themselves With Amazing People
  • 9. Why It Sucks To Be A Tech Entrepreneur
  • 10. You’ll Often Be The Odd One Out Socially You Friends Will Be Busy Climbing The Salary Ladder… £25K, £35K, £45K, £55K…. You’ll Only Be Getting ‘Sweat Equity’
  • 11. It Can Be Lonely Sometimes You Have Questions Or Problems With Work That Only Another Entrepreneur Would Understand
  • 12. You Can Quickly Lose It All (Brazil’s Richest Man, Eike Batista, Recently Lost $34.5Billion)
  • 13. It’s Much Harder To Switch Off
  • 14. Why It’s Great To Be A Tech Entrepreneur
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  • 19. None Of The Above (In My Experience!)
  • 20. Why It’s Great To Be A Tech Entrepreneur (Remembering That You Aren’t As Smart As Mark Zuckerberg And You’re Not Trying To Become “Go To Space” Rich, You Just Want To Be “Fuck You” Rich)
  • 21. Freedom To Work Anywhere, Anytime
  • 22. Never Having A Boss And Having The Power To Guarantee You'll Never Have To Work With Dumbass Douchebags Again
  • 23. It’s About Working Smarter, Not Harder!
  • 24. You Can Be Something Different Everyday Who Doesn’t Want To Be Optimus Prime?
  • 25. http://kimaventures.com Non-Douchebag Billionaire Investors Who Give You Lots Of Money And Total Freedom, But Tons Of Help Too Because They Also Want You To Become “Fuck You” Rich!
  • 26. Now Go And Do A Startup! @LiamGooding @trak_io