10+ companies$250M Funding 4 Exits (great !)$3B Revenues 4 Failures (awful !)Lots of lessons. Chaos, Pain and Joy.‘Serial/Parallel Entrepreneur”EIR, Venture PartnerAngel Investor5 Companies 9 Boards3,000 Tylenol Caplets. Ego and Brain Atrophy.Investor/Venture CapitalistProfessor of Digital Media & EntrepreneurshipArizona State University, SJSU, Stanford (Lecturer)New York Institute of TechnologyKnight Center for Digital Media EntrepreneurshipResearch in digital media, behavior, entrepreneurshipUniversity ProfessorAdvisor/Mentor, Author etc.ASU – Skysong, Venture Catalyst, RSS etcArizona Commerce Authority / Venture readyArizona Innovation ChallengeBook: Age of Metapreneurship. Blog/ArticlesCJ Cornell@firstname.lastname@example.org
Kickstarter (2012)2.2 million people pledged a total of$319,786,629(up 221% from 2011)Backers pledged $606.76 per minutePeople in 177 countries backed a project in 2012(Thats 90% of the countriesin the world)
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