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Luc Texier : Créer une start-up et savoir s'arrêter à temps

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Présentation de Luc Texier, international marketing manager et FOSS expert lors de la conférence First Rezonance "Fail Conf : Encaisser un échec comme on encaisse un chèque" le 04 décembre 2012 à la FER Genève.

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Luc Texier : Créer une start-up et savoir s'arrêter à temps

  1. 1. Rezonance – 04 Décembre 2012 - Genève 1
  2. 2. Xippix1999 2004 2011 Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 2
  3. 3. What is mindGuru? Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 3
  4. 4. Launch Checklist Business Requirements  SECURE ENOUGH FUNDING  VALIDATE PLANS (BIZ / FINANCE)  FIND A CO-FOUNDER  DEVELOP THE PRODUCT Personal Requirements  DON’T START ALONE  DON’T LOSE YOUR HOUSE  DON’T LOSE YOUR MIND Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 4
  5. 5. Jan 2011 - The quest for a co-founder… Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 5
  6. 6. Feb 2011 – Validating the Plans Business Plan • Market exists • Successful leaders like it Financial Plan • No need for VC cash • Recurrent revenue Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 6
  7. 7. Feb 2011 - Funding• Own cash from stock sell• Enough to last 2 years• Covers 2 full salaries Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 7
  8. 8. March 2011 - Product• Standards exists• Software exist• No need for a head-count Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 8
  9. 9. Apr 2011 - The quest for a co-founder…reloaded Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 9
  10. 10. All Systems Go? Business Requirements  SECURE FUNDING  VALIDATE PLANS (BIZ / FINANCE)  FIND A CO-FOUNDER  DEVELOP THE PRODUCT Personal Requirements  DON’T START ALONE  DON’T LOSE YOUR HOUSE  DON’T LOSE YOUR MIND Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 10
  11. 11. So failure or not? Really…not!Networking in CH (e.g. venturelab) Term SheetBusiness plan DelawareOption Pool Board of AdvisorsBusiness angel Market AnalysisVC EquityPitching Stock Option PlanP&L …. And I found my next jobwhich lead to a career change! Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 11
  12. 12. Belle Année 2013! Rezonance – 04 Decembre 2012 - Genève 12

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