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Startup festival Zero Barriers to Entry. Learn How To Compete! - Mike Montero
 

Startup festival Zero Barriers to Entry. Learn How To Compete! - Mike Montero

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Open source, APIs, cloud computing, real time, outsourcing and Mechanical Turk have commoditized all of the essential barriers that once existed to building a start up and leading. Ideas are a dime a ...

Open source, APIs, cloud computing, real time, outsourcing and Mechanical Turk have commoditized all of the essential barriers that once existed to building a start up and leading. Ideas are a dime a dozen and with entrepreneurship on the rise and methodologies like Agile and Lean, execution is less and less a competitive mechanism for rising above your competition. Learn some of the new rules and trends for building a start up that gets recognized. Understand what potential employees, investors and partners look for to determine if your start up is going to be the winner.

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    Startup festival Zero Barriers to Entry. Learn How To Compete! - Mike Montero Startup festival Zero Barriers to Entry. Learn How To Compete! - Mike Montero Presentation Transcript

    • activate your audience Michael Montero, Co-founder/CTO CrowdTwist, Inc. How the hell do I compete as a start up?
    • Mike Who!?!?!
    • A Brief History of Time 1996-2001 Dot Crash 2002-2007 2007-2010 Title Technology Hell The Rise of Social Mobile Web How hard was funding? Very, Very Difficult Impossible Less Difficult Mixed
    • Why Is This Important? Jesse Conrad “ Learn the past, watch the present, and create the future.”
    • Welcome to the age of Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure Code Servers Design Bandwidth Storage RAM Unskilled labor Advice Data/Databases Processes Methodologies $
    • Four Things You DON'T Compete On Ideas Product Execution Money
    • We Are Competing For Limited Resources We are competing to stand out!
    • Competing: Your Product
      • Traction
      • Value
      • Release Cycles
      • Hot right now:
      • Frictionless
      • B-to-C (social/viral)
      • Data
    • Competing: Your Team
      • It's all about the bio
      • Pitch
      • Outsourcing
      • Relationships
    • Competing: Incubate/Accelerate YES
    • Competing: Your Partners Raise money Advisory boards Long term contracts Ask, ask, ask
    • Let's Discuss @MichaelMontero http://crowdtwist.com/ http://iotkfw.com/ [email_address] [email_address]