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Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan
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Billion Dollar Trend Spotting by Noah Kagan

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A presentation I put together on businesses that got to a billion, things to look for and some tools to start yourself.

A presentation I put together on businesses that got to a billion, things to look for and some tools to start yourself.

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  • – Wanted to check out hot chicks – I love personal finance and telling people about it – I built games and realized monetizing them was hard and no one was doing it right. Asia was blowing up.
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    • 1. Spotting the Next Billion Dollar Idea @noahkagan
    • 2. The Daily Raw Dog
    • 3. <ul><li>“No wireless. Less space than a nomad. Lame.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Slashdot </li></ul>
    • 4.  
    • 5. Farmville Game Guides <ul><li>80 million / month players </li></ul><ul><li>1% are paying </li></ul><ul><li>5% convert to buying $10 guide </li></ul><ul><li>Total available size: $400,000 </li></ul>
    • 6. Be Self ish <ul><li>What services do you use every day? </li></ul>
    • 7. My Other “Failed” Businesses <ul><li>Phatcast: YouTube based on bit torrent </li></ul><ul><li>CollegeUp: College Craiglist </li></ul><ul><li>BetArcade.com: Sports Betting Game </li></ul>
    • 8. Global <ul><li>Make an assumption about the next 6 months </li></ul>
    • 9. The Sexy Trap <ul><li>Applications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iPhone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>iPhone has 50 million people. </li></ul><ul><li>Only 70% of revenue. </li></ul><ul><li>Capture 1 million on a $5 application </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue opportunity: $3,500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Bottom line: Good to be the Godfather! </li></ul>
    • 10. Priorities <ul><ul><li>No meeting Mon / Fri </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 10 / 15 rule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only Business Instant Messaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone saves time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email nazi </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How much of your time is spent reading blogs? </li></ul>
    • 11. Mohan Belani’s Screen
    • 12. Web Tools <ul><li>http://tungle.me/noahkagan </li></ul><ul><li>Google Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the Milk </li></ul><ul><li>Instapaper </li></ul><ul><li>Rescue Time </li></ul>
    • 13. Books to Read <ul><li>Influence </li></ul><ul><li>Toyota Way </li></ul><ul><li>Predictably Irrational </li></ul><ul><li>Art of the Start </li></ul><ul><li>Paradox of Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Ultimate Sales Machine </li></ul><ul><li>Permission Marketing or Purple Cow </li></ul>

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