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So you want to be an   entrepreneur?     (I’m addicted)                       Chris Guerra                       @chrisjgu...
FAILURE IS OKJUST LEARN FROM MISTAKES (even if they’re not yours)
Start your company•   Take the audience you know best•   Identify a well known problem•   Figure out a way to solve that p...
Have you ever heard this line?5% Inspiration, 95% Perspiration   It’s no freaking joke
Start-ups are like a roller coaster  Founded an              What an                We signed a    exciting              a...
Find a Partner• You can’t do it all• You don’t know it all• Find a partner with complimentary skills
It always takes longer……However long you think it will take double it!  – To find investors  – To raise money  – To build ...
If you believe…. Sacrifice• I worked for almost two years…..• I didn’t taken a paycheck once…..• Making 100k a year is bor...
Random Tips•   Listen to smart people•   Listen to stupid people•   Always be curious•   Learn from the success & mistakes...
Don’t be an entrepreneur, be a    serial entrepreneur       (a.k.a. don’t give up)                                Chris Gu...
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Oldie, but goodie. Presentation I gave to Parsons entrepreneurship class

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  1. 1. So you want to be an entrepreneur? (I’m addicted) Chris Guerra @chrisjguerra
  2. 2. FAILURE IS OKJUST LEARN FROM MISTAKES (even if they’re not yours)
  3. 3. Start your company• Take the audience you know best• Identify a well known problem• Figure out a way to solve that problem• Don’t be stealth, pitch everyone• Just do it
  4. 4. Have you ever heard this line?5% Inspiration, 95% Perspiration It’s no freaking joke
  5. 5. Start-ups are like a roller coaster Founded an What an We signed a exciting awesome big deal! concept investor meeting!STAY HERE STAY HERE Uhh.. its gonna Another Crap a cost 500k investor says competitor you suck popped up
  6. 6. Find a Partner• You can’t do it all• You don’t know it all• Find a partner with complimentary skills
  7. 7. It always takes longer……However long you think it will take double it! – To find investors – To raise money – To build a team – To build a product – To launch a product
  8. 8. If you believe…. Sacrifice• I worked for almost two years…..• I didn’t taken a paycheck once…..• Making 100k a year is boring, why not make 50mm?
  9. 9. Random Tips• Listen to smart people• Listen to stupid people• Always be curious• Learn from the success & mistakes of others
  10. 10. Don’t be an entrepreneur, be a serial entrepreneur (a.k.a. don’t give up) Chris Guerra @chrisjguerra
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