NWEN Accelerators & Incubators

959 views
864 views

Published on

Dave Parker, DaveParkerSEA, Accelerators and Incubators talk for NWEN University.

Published in: Business
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
959
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
317
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
11
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Part time Full Time
  • NWEN Accelerators & Incubators

    1. 1. Accelerators & Incubators Dave Parker @DaveParkerSEA www.ForestTreesBark.com
    2. 2. Agenda• WELCOME!• About Dave• The Ecosystem• Your Lifecycle• Accelerators/Incubators/Co-Working• Programs
    3. 3. About Dave• Director, Founder Institute Seattle• Serial Entrepreneur – started 4, sold 2, closed 1, 1 operating.• Board Member – sold 4, on 4• VC for three years• Advisory Board Member
    4. 4. Who are you?
    5. 5. The Startup Ecosystem• Sponsors• Groups & Organization – NWEN, Meetups• Programs& Events – Universities, Startup Weekend, Hack-a-thons, Accelerators, Incubators• Resources – Startup City, Startup Calendar
    6. 6. Ecosystem, Cont.• Media• Investors & Angels – Angel.co, AoA, K4, VCs – Angel List, Gust• Service Providers – Investment Bankers, Accounting• Hanger’s On• Leeches
    7. 7. Definitions• Incubators CrashDev post• Accelerators• Niche – clean tech, health care, mobile• Location – state, national, international• Invest Cash or Pay Course Fee• Single vs. Co-Founder• Full Time vs. Part Time• Co-Working Spaces – space +
    8. 8. What Do You Want?• Lifestyle Business?• Services Business?• Scalable Business?• Will you need capital?• What do you need before capital?• What’s your Golazo?
    9. 9. Where Are You? Pre- Pre- Pre-Ideas Product Revenue
    10. 10. What do you need?• Blocking & Tackling? Incorporation, research, Exec Summary, financial model, demo• Team? Some programs require co-founders• Network? Peers & Mentors• Investment? Only after you have a product!• Coaching? When you have a model and $$
    11. 11. Programs
    12. 12. Stage&Team Time & Investment
    13. 13. Incubators• Space• Investment• Themes• Peers
    14. 14. Accelerators• Structured Program or Outcome• Full time – 500 Startups / Tech Stars• Part time – Founder Institute• Product Demo• Peer Contacts – Think B-School grads• Mentor Contacts – Hard contacts are still hard to get a hold of
    15. 15. Co-Working Space• Short term lease – Flexible Space – Surf, TheHub, Hacker Dojo• Peers• Mentors
    16. 16. Check List Idea Stage Customer Validation Team Status MVP & Product Blocking and Tackling Space
    17. 17. Q&A
    18. 18. thank you
    19. 19. Supporting Slides
    20. 20. NWEN Meetups Tech Stars Founder InstituteIdea(s) POC Product Revenue Scale
    21. 21. Notes• Stage of your startup• FI takes the pain out of – Spreadsheets, incorporations, – Focus on problem, solution and product• Geeks on a train/plane• Lean – Reis• Niche specific incubators – gaming healthcare• Local, State, National, International

    ×