Startup Weekend Columbus 2011 Dan Rockwell Chief idea Guy twitter: @ﬂoozyspeak contact: firstname.lastname@example.org lifetime futurist 11 years working in user experience 3 years in making stuff fast bigkittylabs.com
if you want to believe, buildsomething, a pitch deck is crap
a protobake is functional codeexample of something youwant to make on a MVP levelto help faciliate conversationbetween you, your customer,team and investors.
protobaking2009 today 10 concepts 7 concepts 16 concepts made for made for made for ourselves lextant startups 33 concepts 1 concept a in 3 years month
STATE OF BAKINGthe good the badeveryones baking over designpivots are OK paranoid noobsSPEED is KING WAR on talentvaried platform hall of assumptions SPEED is FRIEND
ENEMIES OF SPEEDperfection over designcrappy communication over organizeentering the valley of meh building on a fault linelosing your user frame of not focusing on cashreference
I AM THE UNMET NEEDI CAN RELATE TO THE UNMET NEED I BET THEY’D DIG THISTHE TREND/GUT TELLS ME THERE’S SOMETHING HERE
5 WAYS TO BE REALLY INTERESTING1, SOLVE A PASSIONATE, BIG FISH, IN YOUR FACE, COME TO JESUS PROBLEM OR IMPROVE AN IDEA BY 5% 2, WORK YOUR ASS OFF TALK TO YOUR CUSTOMERS 3, DELIVER ON THE PROMISE, TELL STORIES 4, BAD ASS TECHNOLOGY FAKED OR OTHERWISE 5, EVOKE OPPORTUNITY