A Greenhorn's Journey

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This a presentation that tells the story of how and why I started GreenhornConnect.com (a hub for Boston entrepreneurs providing comprehensive resources, events and organization listings as well as …

This a presentation that tells the story of how and why I started GreenhornConnect.com (a hub for Boston entrepreneurs providing comprehensive resources, events and organization listings as well as other relevant content) as well as things I've learned in my journey as a young entrepreneur.

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  • 1. A Greenhorn’s Journey How I built Greenhorn Connect & things I’ve learned along the way… Jason Evanish CEO / Co-Founder Greenhorn Connect, LLC
  • 2. How do you build a network?
  • 3. Get out there Get Out There!
  • 4. Bring Your Utility Belt
  • 5.
    • Built a Wiki
    I Built a Wiki to Track Everything…
  • 6. Mass TLC unConference: a Turning Point
    • unConference
    • TurboCharging
  • 7. 10/11/09 Beta 2.0: 11/17/09 12/1/09 Launch Early & Often 1/9/10 2/1/10
  • 8. Keys to Sucess
  • 9. Do It Differently .
  • 10. Be Persistent.
  • 11. Be Passionate.
  • 12. Stealth is for Fighter Jets Not Startups. Credit @Dharmesh for quote Talk about your idea!
  • 13. Most Startups are about Execution.
  • 14. Lend a Hand We’re in this Together.
  • 15. Build a Support Group
  • 16. Startups are Roller Coasters Are you ready for the ride?
  • 17. Greenhorn Recommended Boston Organizations
  • 18. Greenhorn Recommended Reading: Books
  • 19. Greenhorn Recommended Reading: Online
    • What Startups are Really Like by Paul Graham
    • Email Meeting Scheduling Tips
    • Cold Emailing Tips
    • Your Personal Brand is the Best Job Security
  • 20. Contact Info
    • Twitter: @Evanish & @ GreenhornBoston
    • Email: [email_address]
    • The site: www.GreenhornConnect.com
    • www.facebook.com/GreenhornConnect
    • Greenhorn Linked in Group
  • 21. Photo Credits
    • Woodleywonderwoorks
    • Aud1073cH
    • Simon Massey di Vallazza
    • Doxieone
    • Ky_Olsen
    • Brenda-Starr
    • OlympusJGreen
    • Tulane Public Relations
    • Nevada Tumbleweed
    • Augapfel
    • .monk3y
    • ReneS
    • Joe Shlabotnik
    • Beyond Neon
    • TetSumo
    • Feathered Tar