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Week 4 Ideation Bootcamp Communicating Your Idea Parker

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Week 4 Ideation Bootcamp Communicating Your Idea Parker

  1. 1. “Always Pitching”
  2. 2. Always Pitching Recruiting Customers Practicing Fundraising
  3. 3. Recruiting – Team Selling your Vision – the Why  Not How Telling your Story How do they become part of it?
  4. 4. Recruiting – Fans & Advisors 2Week Email update  Mailchimp  What we did, going to do, help needed Find Advisors – comp them  http://fi.co/contents/fast
  5. 5. Customers Benefits – Not Features What does it do for them? Make them Money, save them Time
  6. 6. Practicing Not being prepared isn’t an option Record yourself Ask people to repeat it to you Get a thick skin
  7. 7. Fundraising 10-20-30 Guy Kawasaki  10 Slides  20 minutes  30 Pt Font Goalof the meeting is the next meeting
  8. 8. A+B=
  9. 9. A+B=G
  10. 10. A+B=G
  11. 11. Upcoming Events•March 7 – “Hot or Not” for startups •Andy Liu and Bill Bryant •http://fi.co/courses/•March 11 – Noon – Mentor Monday •www.nwen.org/•Application Deadline March 17
  12. 12. FI Spring Semester•15 Week Program with Local Mentors•Ideation to fundraising•Office hours/Individual coaching•Tuesday night meals•Costs *Details in FAQ –$50 Application Fee/Test –$995 Course Fee –3.5% of company into shared pool (peers, mentors and FI)•www.fi.co/apply/135 Apply by 3/17
  13. 13. dave@dkparker.com @DaveParkerSEA

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