Inventrepreneurship by Paul Ingram

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Inventrepreneurship by Paul Ingram

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  2. 2. “Inventrepreneurship” Paul Ingram | Ingram Labs, Inc.
  3. 3. In•ven•tre•pre•neur | inˈventrəprəˈnoŏr; -ˈnər | Noun. A person who invents a particular process, program or gadget, taking on greater than normal personal risk in order to see it work.
  4. 4. How many of you have ideas for products, services, tools?
  5. 5. Do them.
  6. 6. Do them. The end.
  7. 7. Where do ideas come from? When two people love each other They hug for a really long time ...
  8. 8. We all have ideas. They happen to us.
  9. 9. Most ideas are worth a little more thought than we give them.
  10. 10. Flash backs ™
  11. 11. “Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.” — Alfred North Whitehead, 1938
  12. 12. Doing something about them. 1.Get your head in the right place. 2.Prototype your idea. 3.Recruit a team. 4.Launch. Build. Tweak. 5.Next?
  13. 13. 1. Get your head in the right place.
  14. 14. 1. Get your head in the right place. Where do ideas go? Too hard . Won’t work. Been done. pid. Stu
  15. 15. “If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.” — Alfred Bernhard Nobel
  16. 16. “ Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original; whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having tried.” — C.S. Lewis
  17. 17. 2. Prototype your idea.
  18. 18. Artsy Ideas Brand 2. Prototype your idea. Information Architecture Visual Design Usability HTML / Markup CSS JavaScript / AJAX / DOM Code XML / Web Services The civil union. Data Model Platform Ideas Geeky
  19. 19. 3. Recruit a team.
  20. 20. 3. Recruit a team with no money. 1 The Idea Private 2 Virtual Owner 3 (Inventor) Team (coder, % % designer, etc) Partnership 6 Direct Costs (labor, Agrees to % purchases, etc.) after subtracting... Provides vision, skills, Provides skills leadership & footwork 5 Invention License, Sale, Conceives, researches & plans the idea. or Acquisition Determine needed resources & recruit a team Production Based on drawings, docs, research, the team produces a launch-able product. is... Revenue Any money generated by license fees, sales or company/product acquisition. Royalty Distribution Product Team members or outside labor and other Launch costs are subtracted from Revenue and distributed based on previously agreeed upon 4 percentages.
  21. 21. 4. Launch. Build Tweak.
  22. 22. 4. Launch. Build. Tweak. Bet a Be ta ta Be beta Expose your work.
  23. 23. “ Almost all really new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.” — Alfred North Whitehead
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  25. 25. 4. Launch. Build. Tweak. Building live guarantees a launch date. Even if know one knows about it.
  26. 26. 5. Next?
  27. 27. How many of you have ideas for products, services, tools?
  28. 28. What works for you?
  29. 29. Do it.
  30. 30. Do it. The end.
  31. 31. Do it. The end. Paul Ingram / Ingram Labs, Inc. paul@ingramlabs.com

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