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What: Visionary, Strategist, Communications Expert
How:
• Yes > No
• Feast + Famine
• Inspire action
• Time Management
• A...
Dream
Inspiration
Idea
Ideation
#StartupAcademy
@hypepotamus
Build
1. The Team. (Board, Staff, Volunteers, Advisors)
2. Internal Structures. (Corporate, Legal, Operations)
3. External...
Courtesy of IDEO
Grow
#StartupAcademy
@hypepotamus
A Leader
To Lead:
• To protect + provide cover for the team
• To find resources to build the dream
• To make the tough cal...
#StartupAcademy
@hypepotamus
#StartupAcademy
@hypepotamus
#StartupAcademy
@hypepotamus
#StartupAcademy
@hypepotamus
#StartupAcademy
@hypepotamus
“Have a sense of humor. You're going to mess up
from time to time. Laugh at yourself. It's not that
deep. If you fall, mak...
Women@TheFrontier
launching August 2013
Facebook: Women@theFrontier
Twitter: @WomenAtFrontier
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@hypepotamus
Thank you!
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Summer Startup Academy Session 4 with Susan Fonseca from SingularityU and Women@TheFrontier
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Summer Startup Academy Session 4 with Susan Fonseca from SingularityU and Women@TheFrontier

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Session 4 of the Summer Startup Academy has come and gone – but not without some great insight and conversation. In this presentation, Susan Fonseca, Founder of Women@TheFrontier (@WomenAtFrontier) spoke on her experiences working with organizations such as NASA as she helped turn the concept of Singularity University into a reality in only a matter of months. Biggest takeaway: the best time to start is now.

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Summer Startup Academy Session 4 with Susan Fonseca from SingularityU and Women@TheFrontier

  1. 1. #StartupAcademy
  2. 2. What: Visionary, Strategist, Communications Expert How: • Yes > No • Feast + Famine • Inspire action • Time Management • Authentic When: NOW Susan Fonseca Founder, Women@TheFrontier Founding Member, Singularity University #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  3. 3. Dream Inspiration Idea Ideation #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  4. 4. Build 1. The Team. (Board, Staff, Volunteers, Advisors) 2. Internal Structures. (Corporate, Legal, Operations) 3. External Structures. (Website, Brand, Projects, Needs) 4. Infrastructure (IP) 5. Funding  Launch! #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  5. 5. Courtesy of IDEO Grow #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  6. 6. A Leader To Lead: • To protect + provide cover for the team • To find resources to build the dream • To make the tough call • To take responsibility for the org • To carry the full load - always Also: • To steer the ship • To enjoy the process • To choose the design, tone, culture #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  7. 7. #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  8. 8. #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  9. 9. #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  10. 10. #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  11. 11. #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  12. 12. “Have a sense of humor. You're going to mess up from time to time. Laugh at yourself. It's not that deep. If you fall, make it a big splash!” - Dr. Mae Jemison #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  13. 13. Women@TheFrontier launching August 2013 Facebook: Women@theFrontier Twitter: @WomenAtFrontier #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus
  14. 14. Thank you! #StartupAcademy #StartupAcademy @hypepotamus

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