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Open Entrepreneurship - english


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Open Entrepreneurship - english

  1. 1. Open EntrepreneurshipImplementing ideas together
  2. 2. At the beginning there is an idea! • Everybody has ideas! • In different situations and at different locations: – In the tram – In a cafe – Under the shower – Together with friends – At the train station – At a party – While you are driving your car – …18.11.2011 2
  3. 3. What happens to the ideas? • Putting ideas into action  Creating a new product or service by solving a problem  Establishing a new business, founding a new company  Creating new jobs • Forgetting the idea  The idea is lost, problem solving will be forgotten  No business formation, no new jobs • Unsure about the idea, if it is really a good one  Asking family, friends, colleagues and others But: Are those people the right people to ask about business ideas?18.11.2011 3
  4. 4. Therefor Open Entrepreneurship! Open Entrepreneurship implies for us: • To bring ideas to market maturity not behind closed doors • Discuss ideas openly with the crowd and bringing those ideas forward • Exchange thoughts, opinions with future customer, experts of different areas, future investors, other start-ups and self-employed people and people who are interested in the idea • Giving interested people to participate of starting a business18.11.2011 4
  5. 5. Who is part of Open Entrepreneurship? Idea contributor Founding a company Supporter18.11.2011 5
  6. 6. Who is part of Open Entrepreneurship? People with ideas – idea contributor • People who like to discuss about their ideas, who would like to implement them and who are confident to start their own business • People who like to discuss about their ideas with the crowd and not only with family, friends and colleagues • People who are searching supporters and contributors for their idea • People who need to be encouraged to implement their idea and start a business • People who would like the idea to be realized, but those people don’t want to start their business because of different reasons like  Time issues  Money issues  Afraid to start own business  And other reasons …..18.11.2011 6
  7. 7. Who is part of Open Entrepreneurship? People who are supporting ideas - supporter: • Interested people who are motivated to work together for an idea • People who are future customer of the product and service • Experts from different areas (e.g. Marketing, Sales, Accounting, Physics,…), who like to share their knowledge • Self-employed and start-ups who like to shared the gained knowledge and experience and like to give advices • Researcher of the specific area who like to share their knowledge and insights • Investors who like to invest in new projects18.11.2011 7
  8. 8. Open Entrepreneurship – The overview! Formation Idea Communication scheme  inclusive business model  on a digital platform Business plan OR  in local open offices (workshops/open dialog) Financing concept  without business model  target group: experts, potential customers, investors, practitioner, Team for foundation company founder, researchers, interested people Time schedule Functions of an Open Entrepreneurship platform Organisation of Support Evaluation of ideas information exchange formation Number of involved people18.11.2011 8
  9. 9. How will be Open Entrepreneurship implemented? Open Entrepreneurship will: • Be an online platform • Be available for every interested person • Structure opinions and knowledge of experts • Make people to discuss ideas together18.11.2011 9
  10. 10. Difference between Open Entrepreneurship and Open Innovation Time progress Idea for idea Communication formation product/ innovation Communication service OPEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP OPEN INNOVATION Design the business model Involvement of internal and external sources of Information exchange with potential customers, investors. information, knowledge and opinions experts, researchers, people interested in company Exchange with present and potential customers. formation Cooperation partners, investors Target: formation a company target: innovation in products, services or processes Implementation of a business idea Innovations of existing companies18.11.2011 10
  11. 11. Are you skeptical? We are aware that • The ideas are also visible for competitors • Ideas can not be protected themselves • The danger exists, that others may be successful with a published idea • Nobody wants to publish ideas, which have the potential to be the next Facebook or Google (this is only a fraction of the ideas!) However our opinion is that • On an Open Entrepreneurship platform people will get together who want to make a difference – here they will seeking ways and promoting change • On a suitable platform a founding team will be arranged faster • Long decision-making processes and power play, like in existing companies, will not occur • Copying an idea doesn‘t mean that it will be a successful product or service! A copied idea, does not mean that the other one has success! ... Otherwise our pizza delivery service could not publish its ingredients!18.11.2011 11
  12. 12. When will be Open Entrepreneurship successfull? Idealistic goals • People are more sensitive for ideas in everyday life • People do not forget their ideas anymore • People share their ideas with others • People discuss more often about ideas and Entrepreneurship • It promotes entrepreneurial spirit Economic goals • People starting a business based on their idea • People will be encouraged to start their own business • People are coming together and founding a company together • People have a job by starting a business and creating new jobs  Creating 3-5 jobs by every idea would be awesome18.11.2011 12
  13. 13. Implementing ideas together! That is the reason we are saying: – We need a culture of openness and transparency – We need people who do not forget their ideas but rather telling others about their ideas – We need a cross-industry platform where idea contributors and supporters can meet We need Open Entrepreneurs! We need you!!!18.11.2011 13
  14. 14. That‘s us! Marco Pietsch (B.A.) • Bachelor in Logistics • Master in Innovation Management (expected in 07/2012) • Passion: South East Asia and Saxony Andreas Hell (B.A.) • Bachelor in Controlling and Accounting • Master in Innovation Management (expected in 07/2012) • Passion: Travelling, mountaineering and Web 2.0 Oliver G. Hoffmann (M.A.) • Bachelor in Logistics • Master in Innovation Management • Passion: Movies and Pictures Contact us: • • • 14