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Chapter 2- Entrepreneurship lecture International University- HCMcity

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  • 1. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Summary In the field of observation, chance only favors minds which are prepared. Louis Pasteur How can an entrepreneur identify and select a valuable opportunity? The choice of an opportunity and the decision to act is a critical juncture in the life of an entrepreneur. With the decision to act, the entrepreneur prepares a business summary for the venture that is used to test the new venture with potential investors, employees, and customers. Summary
  • 2. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Figure 2.1 Six steps to Acting as an entrepreneur
  • 3. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: concept Types of Opportunity: Opportunity Pull: the size of the opportunity attracts opportunity seekers to attempting to exploit it. Example: A drug to mitigate the effect of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • 4. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: concept Types of Opportunity: Capability Push: a new technology or capability causes a search for new applications. Example: Digital Television
  • 5. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Table 2.1 Nine Categories of Opportunity: 1. Increasing the value of a product or a service 2. New applications of existing means or technologies 3. Creating mass markets 4. Customization for individuals 5. Increasing reach 6. Managing the supply chain 7. Convergence of change 8. Process innovation 9. Increasing the scale of the firm
  • 6. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: concept The Attractiveness of an Opportunity: EA = Where: Y = income I = independence W = work effect R = risk )1 2 3 40 N wY w I w W w R dt+ − −∫
  • 7. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Table 2.2 Evaluating an Opportunity: Sources of Discontinuities I. Society Aging Society Lifelong Education Food and Population Regulation II. Technology Innovation Disruptive Technologies New Knowledge III. Markets Deregulation Supply Chain disruption
  • 8. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Figure 2.4 – Evaluating An Opportunity Characteristics of Entrepreneurial Teams • Positive attitudes towards independence, achievement, and innovation • Acceptance of risk and demanding work effort • Capabilities matching the needs of the venture • Willing to make the commitment required • Passionate about the opportunity Resources • Capable of securing access to the human, financial, and physical resources required by the opportunity Characteristics of the Opportunity • Novelty of the product • Potential for sustainable long-term success • Potential for good return on investment • Potential for a growing market • Good risk-versus-reward balance • Customers are known and responsive Characteristics of the Context • Timeliness • Favorable industry conditions • Future conditions appear favorable 100% 100% 100% 100% 50% 50% 50% 50% 0%
  • 9. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Table 2.14 The Elements of a Business Concept Summary • Explain the problem or need and identify the customer. • Explain the proposed solution and the uniqueness of the solution. • Tell why the customer will pay for the solution.
  • 10. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Table 2.15 The Elements of the Business Story Background Describe the current situation, the characters, and the problem. Challenge Describe the challenges and conflicts that impede a coherent plan to solve the problem. Resolution Portray a solution to the challenges and the problem and how the venture will succeed by resolving the problem.
  • 11. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Table 2.17 The Elements of an Executive Summary 1. Business Concept: The problem and the solution 2. Market, Customer, and Industry 3. Marketing and Sales Strategy 4. Organization and Key Leaders 5. Financial Plan: Four years of summary results 6. Financing and Key Allies Required
  • 12. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Principle 2 Principle 2 The capable entrepreneur knows how to identify, select, describe, and communicate an opportunity that has good potential to become a successful venture.
  • 13. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: Venture Challenge VENTURE CHALLENGE Consider the opportunity you identified at the end of chapter 1. 1) Evaluate it using Table 2.9’s principles and Table 2.11’s process. Write a complete summary using the format provided in Table 2.14. 2) Create a brief business story for the opportunity (venture) as summarized in Table 2.15 and present it to your team. Be sure to clearly describe the product or service, what problem it is solving, and who the customer is.
  • 14. Technology Ventures: From Idea to OpportunityChapter 2: DVD Videos DVD Videos “Technology Cycles Start with a Breakthrough Innovation” Judy Estrin (Packet Design) “Some Disruptive Technologies and Opportunities” John Doerr (KPCB)

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