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Globalization of the Local

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Presentation to an undergraduate class about global opportunities and leveraging technology for business and entrepreneurship

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Globalization of the Local

  1. 1. Globalization of the Local Opportunities through technology for Generation Y
  2. 2. Instantly International
  3. 3. Massively Distributed Media
  4. 4. Challenges • "don't have any money" • "don't know anyone" • "don't have any good ideas"
  5. 5. Challenges Excuses Excuses • "don't have any money" • "don't know anyone" • "don't have any good ideas"
  6. 6. Crowdfunding
  7. 7. TikTok & LunaTik • US$15,000 target
  8. 8. TikTok & LunaTik US$941,000
  9. 9. Pebble Watch • US$100,000 target
  10. 10. Pebble Watch US$10.26 million!
  11. 11. "don't know anyone"
  12. 12. It's not about who you know. It's about who knows you
  13. 13. "If you don't tell us what you did then it never happened" Hilary Clinton
  14. 14. Build a reputation • Facebook - TPE and Upstarts • Email - Inc. Magazine letter • Writing - Jamaica Observer and Wealth Magazine • Volunteer - Diaspora and US State Dept
  15. 15. R.O.P.E. • Represent • Ownership • Participate • Engage
  16. 16. Build an audience • Be human • Be accessible • Be helpful • Be respectful
  17. 17. "don't have any good ideas"
  18. 18. "Good artists copy. Great artists steal" Pablo Picasso
  19. 19. Only 3 Options • Start coming up with ideas • Copy ideas (and improve on them) • Partner with ideas person
  20. 20. Richard Branson's Advice "You should start a business around something that is a passion of yours"
  21. 21. Richard Branson's Advice "It has to be about more than making money"
  22. 22. Reading List • Losing My Virginity - Richard Branson • How to win friends and influence people - Dale Carnegie • The Art of the Start - Guy Kawasaki • Upstarts - Donna Fenn • The Pumpkin Plan - Mike Michalowicz
  23. 23. @davidmullings Facebook.com/davidpmullings Facebook.com/davidpmullings Facebook.com/davidpmullings

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