Startup Junkie Underground - Top 10 Entrepreneurial Trends for 2011

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2011 is here! What you need to know NOW as an entrepreneur!

Starting a business in 2011 will be vastly different than even five years ago. Many things have changed, but it becomes critically important to focus on the right changes.

Join us for this amazing event as Brian Tsuchiya and Thomas Frey do a tag-team presentation, with each sharing their top five entrepreneurial trends for 2011. This is critical information that every entrepreneur needs to know.

Get the new year started off on the right foot by paying close attention to future.

After this illuminating presentation, a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs will weigh in with their own thoughts for 2011. Join us for this powerful evening as we officially kick off the Startup Junkie series for 2011!

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” — Alan Kay

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Startup Junkie Underground - Top 10 Entrepreneurial Trends for 2011

  1. 1. Top Five Entrepreneurial Trends for 2011 Presented by brian tsuchiya © 2009 Startup Guru
  2. 2. Who Am I? <ul><li>Entrepreneur- Experienced Success and Failure </li></ul><ul><li>Dad- co-parent two little boys </li></ul><ul><li>Live a balanced and active life </li></ul><ul><li>Booked that transformed my life </li></ul>
  3. 3. Top Five Trends <ul><li>Crowdsourcing hotter than ever </li></ul><ul><li>Incubators 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Microcapital may not be so small </li></ul><ul><li>Love as a strategic advantage </li></ul><ul><li>Bootstrapping is now king </li></ul>
  4. 4. Crowdsourcing hotter than ever 1. More industries will adopt 2. Crowds more experienced 3. More business models with innovation
  5. 5. Crowdsourcing Resources <ul><li>“ Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business”- Jeff Howe </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Wisdom of Crowds”- James Surowiecki </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Threadless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iStockphoto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jigsaw </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groupon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>99designs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Victors and Spoils </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Incubators 2.0 “ Money and know-how = success”- Buffet 1. Know-how mentor based 2. Money- small investment and introductions 3. Funding Process 4. Iterate, Iterate, Iterate- Lean Startups
  7. 7. Incubators 2.0 Resources <ul><li>“ Do More Faster”- David Cohen, Brad Feld </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Lean Startup”- Eric Ries </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Techstars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Y Combinator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Founders Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Foundry </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Microcapital may not be so small 1. Kiva.org and micro-entrepreneurs 2. Crowdsourced funding- SEC Petition 3. Micro venture funds
  9. 9. Microcapital Resources <ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kiva.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RMMFI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kickstarter.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crowdcube.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.themfmi.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.microfinanceinstitute.org/ </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Love as a strategic advantage 1. FoE- 10 yrs 1025% returns for investors 2. Stakeholder Relationship Management 3. As the populations age, more consumers care
  11. 11. Love as Strategic Advantage Resources <ul><li>“ Firms of Endearment”- Sisodia, Wolfe, Sheth </li></ul><ul><li>“ Conscious Business”- Fred Kofman </li></ul><ul><li>“ Love Is the Killer App”- Tim Sanders of Yahoo- http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/55/love.html </li></ul>
  12. 12. Bootstrapping is now King 1. Story of investment money 2. Low cost of technology 3. Ship then test
  13. 13. Bootstrapping Resources <ul><li>The Art of Bootstrapping- Guy Kawasaki- http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2006/01/the_art_of_boot.html#axzz1Bygtsafv </li></ul><ul><li>The Bootstrapper’s Bible- free Seth Godin ebook </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dell Computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Live </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Our Information <ul><li>Startup Mentoring Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Mastermind Group Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur Life and Business Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Coworking space </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Info: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>303-408-3671- Mobile Number </li></ul><ul><li>www.StartupGuru.com </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @StartupGuru and @StartupGuruNews </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook: Startup Guru </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn: Brian Tsuchiya </li></ul>

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