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SWARM & the art of startupping

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Desk for a talk I gave at NYU.

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SWARM & the art of startupping

  1. 1. & the art of startupping @jgrebski | @swarmnyc
  2. 2. so you want to be an entrepreneur?
  3. 3. excellent. let’s play a game.
  4. 4. true or false. you’ll have more money and more impact.
  5. 5. false. statistically the odds are stacked against you.
  6. 6. true or false. you’ll have more free time?
  7. 7. true. plenty of time to work 24 hours a day if you want! :P
  8. 8. true or false. you’ll be your own boss?
  9. 9. kinda. customers, users, partners, media, are your boss!
  10. 10. what you’re told.
  11. 11. what it’s really like.
  12. 12. you do it, because you need to do it. {passion} {aptitude}
  13. 13. now that we have that out of the way.
  14. 14. {idea} {product} {team} {execution}
  15. 15. {idea}
  16. 16. {idea} > 0
  17. 17. {product}
  18. 18. why now?
  19. 19. things that people, need and love
  20. 20. great products win.
  21. 21. vc’s look for two things.
  22. 22. {team}
  23. 23. {execution}
  24. 24. and I almost forgot
  25. 25. notoriously big markets
  26. 26. & the art of startupping @jgrebski | @swarmnyc

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