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    What i've learned about mosquitos What i've learned about mosquitos Presentation Transcript

    • What I’ve learned aboutmosquitoes! How it’s important for your start-up… @shockeyk
    • Congratulations!!! Round of applause for our hosts and organizers
    • What I’ve learned …
    • What I’ve learned (so far)… Be afraid (very afraid) How to kill them
    • Be afraid (very afraid)!
    • A long, long time ago… Officer in the United States Army Biomedical Information Systems Officer Medical Service Corp. Officer Basic Course How diseases spread US Army Africa
    • What spreads disease? Virus Bacteria Parasites But how are these bugs spread around? 1. Water 2. Contact 3. Mosquitoes
    • Our enemy, the mosquito… smccann
    • Our enemy, really?
    • Our enemy, really? (Yes, really!) The principal mosquito borne diseases: Dengue
    • Andy Irons soulsurfer3
    • Our enemy, really? (Yes, really!) The principal mosquito borne diseases: Dengue
    • Our enemy, really? (Yes, really!) The principal mosquito borne diseases: Dengue Yellow fever
    • Our enemy, really? (Yes, really!) The principal mosquito borne diseases: Dengue Yellow fever Malaria
    • Our enemy, really? (Yes, really!) The principal mosquito borne diseases: Dengue Yellow fever Malaria West Nile fever
    • Our enemy, really? (Yes, really!) The principal mosquito borne diseases: Dengue Yellow fever Malaria West Nile fever Chikungunya
    • Our enemy, really? (Yes, really!) Transmit disease to more than 700 million people annually in Africa, South America, Central America, Mexico and Asia At least 2 million people annually die of these diseases.
    • What the hell? Fear Risk
    • What insect are we afraid of?
    • Risk assessment Make sure you’re afraid of the right things Conduct extensive market research
    • How to kill your enemy! Extensive mosquito research 15 years of field research in Puerto Rico Damn, do we have a lot of mosquitoes! Three types of mosquitoes Dive bombers Zig zaggers Buzzers
    • Dive Bombers dr_relling
    • Zig Zaggers From future Hall of Famer Hockey great Wayne Gretzky: Hljod.Huskona“I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.”
    • Buzzers Most likely to arrive when trying to take a nap Small Pillow Preparation Sneak attack
    • No Remorse Life and death Actually helping them achieve enlightenment
    • Observations Mosquitoes are sneaky Hide in the dark Hide when you look at them Extremely persistent
    • Entrepreneurial Conclusions Do your research Go do some more research Understand your risks Anticipation Persistence "Karma is a Mother Fucker" -- Unknown
    • Questions?
    • Thank You Remember: The only good mosquito is a dead mosquito… gag street