Entrepreneurship 101

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"Entrepreneurship 101: How I learned to stop worrying and love my job"

Presentation by Dimitris Glezos of Indifex at StartupGreece event.

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Entrepreneurship 101

  1. 1. Entrepreneurship 101 Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love my job Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  2. 2. Indifex Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  3. 3. Startups● Innovative● Sprinters● Effective● Open● Catalysts for Change Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  4. 4. It all starts with you Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  5. 5. γνωθι σεαυτόν ~ Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  6. 6. "I wanted to feel the pain of starting a company.Yes, I wanted to go into debt, have my ego crushed, andexperience firsthand the thrill of working like a dog formonths on end without a paycheck in sight.I wanted a battle, I wanted a chance to win a war."—John Lusk Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  7. 7. Entrepreneur:walking the road Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  8. 8. “If we are around interesting people interesting things usually happen.” —Chris Messina Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  9. 9. Listen Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  10. 10. Be Open● Talk about your work & vice-versa● Stand on shoulders of giants● Enthusiasm is infectious● Get feedback - learn - adapt - grow - repeat● Indifex rooted in openness and open source Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  11. 11. “Openness is quite frankly a state of mind, an attitude, and a modus operandifor many highly successful entrepreneurs.” —Jonathan Tower (Citron Capital) Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  12. 12. Think ahead of time Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  13. 13. Business Plan● Context● Problem● Existing Solutions● Your Solution● Why does it matter?● Implementation Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  14. 14. Value Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  15. 15. “Ideas Are EasyImplementation Is Hard” —Guy Kawasaki Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  16. 16. It all starts with you Dimitris Glezos glezos@indifex.com
  17. 17. Thank You!Contact: glezos@indifex.com @glezos on Twitter www.indifex.com www.transifex.net

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