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  • Wehavehadthemalready in a way, buthavetroublecapturingmarketvalue.Nokia: 2.50 to 60 (1994 to 2001, then 40 to 10 (2008 to present)Whyaretheyimportantnow:Employment? Wealth? RoleModel? AllthreeA Big StoryA SimpleStoryAn EfficientEcosystemDrive / Adhere to TrendsFast
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    • 1. Growing the Ambition Level of Entrepreneurshipwithin Aalto
      For Internet and Computing Forum
      Will.Cardwell@Aalto.Fi
    • 2. My Experience
      EDUCATION
      CEO / PARTNER/ DIRECTOR
      LTT-Research Finance Institute,
      EqvitecAdvisors/RobertsonStephens,
      EqvitecVenturePartners,
      Valimo Wireless, ConorVenturePartners,
      TechnopolisVentures, ACE
      Bedford Hills, LinkhorneSchool,
      EC Glass, Davidson College,
      Aalto School of Economics,
      University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill,
      Aalto School of Science and Technology
      ADVISOR / INVESTMENT BANKER
      INVESTOR/BOARD MEMBER
      F-Secure, Iobox, Codetoys, Digia, Solid, Footbalance, Microtask, severalongoing
      Valimo Wireless, Smartner/Seven, Frends, Rissa Communications, NS Sports Management, Technopolis Ventures
      2
    • 3. What is ACE Today ?
      xES
      Entrepreneurship
      Education
      NoteCombo of
      Academic
      And
      Practice!
      Entrepreneurship
      Research
      Innovation Services
      and Technology
      Transfer
      Growth
      Venturing and
      Start-Up Services
    • 4. ACE Innovation Services today and tomorrow *
      * This is ”Practice” part and it is Critical to future of Finland and mustberesourcedaccordingly!!
    • 5. Great FinnishStories in Outlier and Black Swan Framework
      • DefiesPrediction
      • 6. Makes a MassiveImpact
      • 7. WemakeupExplanationsAfterward
      • 8. Endowedwith an unfairadvantange.
      • 9. Extremepractice and work
      Haveweeverhadany, and whyaretheysoimportanttoday?
    • 10. 1. The Counter-IntuitiveReality of the Black Swan
      Link
      6
    • 11. 2. On Risk-taking and Failure…
      Ecosystem: promotespioneering spirit embracing uncertainty, risk-taking and tolerating failure
      Entrepreneur: Youmustnotfail! (butits OK ifyoudo, keeptrying!)
      You just cannothave a Plan B !!
      Link
      Link
      7
    • 12. 3. On Youth and Energy…
      Ecosystem: Attract founders, who are ideally young, energetic and possibly migrants, and support them patiently
      Entrepreneur: Startearly! Universities will probably drive the next Black Swan. And, DON’T BE PATIENT!
      8
    • 13. About
      34
      About
      26
      9
    • 14. aaltovg.com
      twitter.com/
      aaltogarage
    • 15. 4. On Customers…
      Ecosystem: Willingcustomersparticipate in trial and errorprocesswithinnovators.
      Entrepreneur: Get out of the officeall the time – live and breathewithcustomers.
      And customers: ifyoudon’tpay, youarepart of the productorservice, act likeit!
      Link
      11
    • 16. 5a. On Teams
      Entrepreneur: Bring in the bestwherevertheycomefrom (and manywillcomefromabroad!)
      Ecosystem: Freedom offered to talent who should not be snatched from start-ups. Talent (and capital!) MUST be mobile!
      Link
      12
    • 17. 5b. On Teams
      13
      Link
    • 18. 6a. On Pricing Technologies
      Link
    • 19. 6b. On Pricing Technologies
      15
      Link
    • 20. 7. On How to be a VC
      16
      Link
    • 21. Whatarewetrying to do at ACE to enablethis?
      A Deep International Network
      Bringworld-classlecturers, practitioners and studentsIN
      SendourcommunityOUT to globalhotspots.
      SupportREGULARbootcamps and eventsaroundkeythemes
      Createwinning IP strategies
      Raise the overallIMAGE of GrowthEntrepreneurship
      Collaboratefluentlywithour national and regionalecosystem!
      Getgreatideas into the marketFAST!
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    • 22. SelectSpin-offs and Start-UpsfromAalto University
      SomePast
      Start-Ups
      Hybrid Graphics
      F-Secure
      Sulake
      Rovio
      Solid
      … manyothers
    • 23. Any Ideas? Invented Something?
      Contact us directly:
      Will Cardwell, Head, 040 514 1325
      Pauli Laitinen, Innation Services teamleader, 050 338 0509
      Or looked at: http://ace.aalto.fi
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