Lessons learned, PIONEERS UNPLUGGED, 11.04.2013

310 views

Published on

Published in: Business, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
310
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Lessons learned, PIONEERS UNPLUGGED, 11.04.2013

  1. 1. LESSONS Learned 14 MONTH OF LIVING MY DREAM everyone‘s got a story ... and this is mine Ali Mahlodji Co-Founder & CEO, chief story teller ali@whatchado.net @mahlo of course on Facebook WWW.WHATCHADO.NET founded 2.1.2012
  2. 2. PERSIAN GUY, TIME PROBLEM time15min
  3. 3. persians who knows them? HANDS UP! quick intro
  4. 4. 1996 first a dream, 2011 started with a plan, 2012 then a startup 2013 now at Pioneers & HUB FREAKIN‘ AWESOME!! REALLY!!
  5. 5. 1996 what should I do? © 2012
  6. 6. 8 Handbook of lifestories * Wikipedia of career stories * everyone should participate * everyone‘s treated the same * from people for people WHY? because no one ever asked you “where do want to be born? © 2012
  7. 7. 2002
  8. 8. 2004
  9. 9. 2008
  10. 10. 2009
  11. 11. 2010
  12. 12. the time has come Internet Video global & social
  13. 13. YEAH, let‘s do it 2011 do you remember that idea?
  14. 14. 2011
  15. 15. You only got one shot, do not miss your chance to blow. This opportunity comes once in a lifetime. Eminem “Loose yourself” ORF (AUSTRIAS LARGEST TV CHANNEL) CALLED “Go online before school ends”
  16. 16. 27.06.201122:00 17 videos, home made logo was made by developer
  17. 17. 27.06.2011Midnight
  18. 18. 1st customer 3 weeks after GoLive
  19. 19. Übereinstimmung 100% Bernd Blümel Regionalverkaufsleiter
  20. 20. 23 © 2012
  21. 21. No sales team, just 2 persian guys telling the STORY of their SOLUTION Zusammen für besse
  22. 22. STORY! PEOPLE (CUSTOMER) WANT THE WHY! PEOPLE WANT SOMETHING TO TELL FUCK PROMOTING FEATURES FIRST
  23. 23. CELEBRATE DREAM IT DO IT IDEA IS 1% IT LIKE EXECUTION 99% THERE IS NO TOMORROW IF YOU DON‘T BELIEVE, NO ONE WILL IF YOU‘RE NOT READY TO FAIL OR BLAME YOURSELF ... FORGET IT DREAM BIG AND THEN GO BACK TO WORK! BIG COJONES
  24. 24. 28 © 2012
  25. 25. 29 +1000 one-to-one talks © 2012
  26. 26. MONEY A.K.A. FOUNDATION BABY, CAN YOU PAY MY BILLS? 1999, DESTINY‘S CHILD BILLS, BILLS, BILLS NO BUSINESS PLAN = FORGET FLYING TO THE MOON LEARN TO LOVE IT, BECAUSE YOU NEED IT DON‘T THINK „VC VC VC“!! (LATER IT‘S OKAY) UNDERSTAND WHAT CUSTOMERS WANT PAY FOR
  27. 27. STARTUP WEEK2011October T P 50
  28. 28. LEARN TO SAY NO! DON‘T DO THINGS BECAUSE OF THE WRONG REASON THINK BIG, THINK LONG TERM SHOULDN‘T BE REASON Nr. 1
  29. 29. 5200mMountEverest October2011
  30. 30. LEARN TO SAY YES! WHEN IT‘S THE RIGHT TIME & WHEN IT FITS YOUR PLANS & WHEN IT MAKES SENSE Network USE THEM AS A WEAPON people you trust
  31. 31. Build YOUR A Team HIRE A PLAYERS ... not new, but true B stands for BELOW STANDARD C stands for ... who is C? FIND THE BEST PEOPLE (WHO ARE ALL SMARTER THAN YOU) AND UNDERSTAND WHAT DRIVES THEM! FIND FRIENDS YOU WANT TO HAVE FUN WITH
  32. 32. +20 people 13 nations 12 languages FIRST ADULT
  33. 33. Never forget where you come from IT‘S THE DNA OF YOUR SUCCESS e.g.
  34. 34. thank you Pioneers, thank you HUB
  35. 35. thank you & wake up!

×