Greenhorn Connect: Advice on Partnerships for Startups

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Presentation on Partnerships given by Jason Evanish to the Compass Fellows at Tufts University on Wed. March 30, 2011.

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Greenhorn Connect: Advice on Partnerships for Startups

  1. 1. Partnerships Tufts University March 30, 2011 Jason Evanish Greenhorn Connect
  2. 2. Who am I? <ul><li>Evangelist </li></ul><ul><li>Organizer </li></ul><ul><li>Connector </li></ul><ul><li>App Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Development </li></ul><ul><li>Metrics </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is GreenhornConnect.com ?
  4. 4. Topics on Partnerships <ul><li>Types of partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Real examples </li></ul><ul><li>Some key lessons </li></ul>
  5. 5. Type 1: The Small Ask
  6. 6. Type 2: Ongoing Collaboration
  7. 7. Type 3: Strategic
  8. 8. Type 4: Breaking New Ground
  9. 9. Keys to Partnership Success Photo: ~Brenda-Starr~
  10. 10. Share Goals Photo: michaelwm25
  11. 11. Know what you bring to the Table
  12. 12. Partner with complimentary groups
  13. 13. Make sure it’s a fair trade
  14. 14. Protect Yourself Photo: Zach Klein
  15. 15. Put it in writing … but keep it simple! Photo: tourist_on_earth
  16. 16. Don’t do everything yourself.
  17. 17. Boston Student Startup Resources http://GreenhornConnect.com
  18. 18. Contact Info <ul><li>Twitter: @Evanish & @ GreenhornBoston </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>The site: www.GreenhornConnect.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.facebook.com/GreenhornConnect </li></ul><ul><li>Greenhorn Linked in Group </li></ul>

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