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NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"
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NCSU Computer Science -- "From Code to Company"

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Joe shares lessons learned in building a company out of his spare bedroom ten years ago to a successful award-winning software company – entirely bootstrapped without any outside capital. Today, …

Joe shares lessons learned in building a company out of his spare bedroom ten years ago to a successful award-winning software company – entirely bootstrapped without any outside capital. Today, Bronto Software employs over 120 people in over 20,000 square feet on the American Tobacco Campus in nearby Durham. Bronto was recently named as NCTA’s Software Company of the Year and as a TBJ Best Place to Work.

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  • ** Fidelity Investments: Leadership in Technology.\n** Executive Speakers Series\n** From Code to Company: Bronto Software\n** Tuesday, January 17 @ 6pm\n** 1231 EB2\n\n* Introduce self ... \n* Provide structure: (1) bronto (2) path to durham\n
  • * Walk through each section\n* Explain business in detail\n
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  • Live “Karate Kid” experiences\nhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ci38TBUroKY\n
  • Cut your burn rate\n
  • Get Technical or go home (or get technical co-founder\n
  • ideas are cheap and change. execution is everything. iterate. iterate. iterate.\n
  • embarrass yourself but launch\n
  • prajna - Pranja – the ruthless ability to see things as they are versus how you would hope or wish them to be…\n\nseth godin’s book in linchpin ... “successful people are able to see the threads of the past, the threads of the future and untangle them into something manageable.”\n\n
  • indigestion is worse than starvation\n
  • different games at different times\nstep 0 ... searching for an idea\nsteps ... basic business model, prototype\nsteps ... helpers\nsteps ... small teams\nsteps ... leaders\nsteps ... regions ...\n
  • Previous experience helps\n
  • build a company ... not a transaction ... not a feature.\n
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  • if you are really lucky, you can have something that you are proud of. make a difference in people’s lives\n
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    • 1. From Codeto CompanyJoe ColopyCEO of Bronto
    • 2. MarketingAutomation for 1,000+ 9 Years Organizations in BusinessCommerceSoftware American -as-a- 125+ TobaccoService Employees Based
    • 3. In Principio...
    • 4. Lesson 1
    • 5. Lesson 2
    • 6. peace corp teaching pictureLesson 3
    • 7. peace corp teaching pictureLesson 4
    • 8. Lesson 5
    • 9. Lesson 6
    • 10. Lesson 7
    • 11. Lesson 8
    • 12. Lesson 9
    • 13. Lesson 10
    • 14. Ten Lessons
    • 15. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences
    • 16. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences2. Cut Your Burn Rate
    • 17. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences2. Cut Your Burn Rate3. Get Technical or Go Home
    • 18. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences2. Cut Your Burn Rate3. Get Technical or Go Home4. Be Ready to Change.
    • 19. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences2. Cut Your Burn Rate3. Get Technical or Go Home4. Be Ready to Change.5. Embarrass Yourself ... but Launch!
    • 20. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences2. Cut Your Burn Rate3. Get Technical or Go Home4. Be Ready to Change.5. Embarrass Yourself ... but Launch!6. Prajna!
    • 21. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences2. Cut Your Burn Rate3. Get Technical or Go Home4. Be Ready to Change.5. Embarrass Yourself ... but Launch!6. Prajna!7. Indigestion is Worse than Starvation
    • 22. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences2. Cut Your Burn Rate3. Get Technical or Go Home4. Be Ready to Change.5. Embarrass Yourself ... but Launch!6. Prajna!7. Indigestion is Worse than Starvation8. Different Games for Different Times
    • 23. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences2. Cut Your Burn Rate3. Get Technical or Go Home4. Be Ready to Change.5. Embarrass Yourself ... but Launch!6. Prajna!7. Indigestion is Worse than Starvation8. Different Games for Different Times9. Rhyming Experiences
    • 24. Ten Lessons1. “Karate Kid” Experiences2. Cut Your Burn Rate3. Get Technical or Go Home4. Be Ready to Change.5. Embarrass Yourself ... but Launch!6. Prajna!7. Indigestion is Worse than Starvation8. Different Games for Different Times9. Rhyming Experiences10. Know What You Are Building
    • 25. Thank You! Questions?

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