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Silicon Valley Checklist - Piotr Wilam - Bitspiration 2014

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Silicon Valley Checklist - Piotr Wilam - Bitspiration 2014

  1. 1. silicon valleychecklist by Piotr Wilam !
  2. 2. in2011 Polish entrepreneurship is broken. Startup Ecosystem is closed. My answer is to build a bridge with the best.
  3. 3. TheStory
  4. 4. In 2011 I went with PressPad and Use It Better to Silicon Valley for the first time FirstVisit Networking Leader
  5. 5. Checklist to get funded in Silicon Valley: Leader
  6. 6. SecondVisit Big Vision Product In 2012 UXPin and sher.ly received tons of feedback
  7. 7. Checklist Leader Big Vision Product to get funded in Silicon Valley:
  8. 8. TheNextVisit Traction
  9. 9. Checklist Leader Product Traction to get funded in Silicon Valley: Big Vision
  10. 10. Fundrasing
  11. 11. The beginning In February last year UXPin had: Leader Product TractionBig Vision
  12. 12. Constant iterations of: TheBumpyRoad Leader Big Vision Product Traction Road map team credibility but it was not enough.
  13. 13. Checklist TeamRoadmap Credibility to get funded in Silicon Valley: Leader Product TractionBig Vision
  14. 14. After 8 months UXPin raised a round with great investors such as Gil Penchina, Andreessen&Horowitz, Freestyle VC. finish line
  15. 15. What I learned
  16. 16. Why to go to Silicon Valley? Option 1 - Light model - Feedback and Know How ! Option 2 - Hardcore - Feedback and KnowHow, Team members, Sales, Financing
  17. 17. Checklist Team Roadmap Credibility to get funded in Silicon Valley: Leader Product TractionBig Vision
  18. 18. The VC Promise We will invest with the SV valuations. We will buy you cakes and beer. We will make anything we can. ! But please deliver the 7 elements professionally.
  19. 19. 10 great Polish-American companies within next two years. MYdream
  20. 20. PiotrWilam Managing Partner at Innovation Nest @piotrwilam

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