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Agora startup idol shdh 51 Lighting talk

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AgoraStartupIdol.com (ASI) is simply an online version of the Silicon Valley pitch contest over video conferencing.

ASI provides traction to its via BeInToo's Gamification layer which incentivizes audience members for preferred behaviors through points, rewards and prizes.

ASI's mission is to provide startups strong traction. Something they have been on their own to attract until now. ASI's goals are to get all contestants some level of new users and at least one over 100,000 new users.

Season one achieved its goal by getting one company 253,000 users from 0 and another company started with 50,000 ended with 500,000!

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Agora startup idol shdh 51 Lighting talk

  1. 1. An Agora WEB 3.0 Event: What was learned from Season 1 American Idol For Startups www.AgoraStartupIdol.com
  2. 2. Start-up Idol: Imagined“Number one reason Startups Fail is Lack of Customers (Traction)” -Steve Blank, Startup Professor at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford University, Columbia University
  3. 3. Start-up Idol: CreatedAppeal:"No Borders" It is world wide instant access to Silicon ValleyMission:To provide Startups both Crowd Validation & real Traction whilehelping them hone their elevator pitches
  4. 4. • March 9th Qualifying Started• April 3 – May 1st Tournament• A 64 competitor bracket created  124 Judging Slots  62 Alternate Slots  64 Startup Slots for 9 Broadcast days
  5. 5. Herding these Kats was a logistics nightmare!We have to streamline this process
  6. 6. Issues we created: Too confusing No Urgency layers Poor Audience rewards No marketing drive
  7. 7. 16%Just Voting
  8. 8. No Urgency Until after S32 16%Just Voting
  9. 9. STARTUP IDOL SUCCESSIS A STARTUP ACQUIRING 100,000 USERS!
  10. 10. GOGETIT ACQUIRED253,000 USERS DUE TO STARTUP IDOLSEASON 1 SUCCEEDED!
  11. 11. What we Learned:1. Hacker Dojo community is AWESOME!2. Value in Traction3. Entertainment between Startups and Investors4. Users can be herded!
  12. 12. Season 2 Bigger, Bader, BetterWith a Reality TV/ Docu-Drama Component
  13. 13. An Agora WEB 3.0 Event: Season 2 American Idol For Startups www.AgoraStartupIdol.com Coming soon!

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