@paulsingh                                                    #GLDemoDay  THE RISE OF THE ANGELS(AND THE ENTREPRENEURS)   ...
@paulsingh                                                     #GLDemoDay             GETTING TO KNOW             500 STAR...
@paulsingh   #GLDemoDay
@paulsingh                          #GLDemoDay             (R)EVOLUTION IN THINKING
@paulsingh          #GLDemoDay          EARLY STAGE           STARTUPS         HAVE CHANGED
@paulsingh                                              #GLDemoDay         CLOUD, OPEN SOURCE AND ONLINE DISTRIBUTION DRIV...
@paulsingh          #GLDemoDay     WEB GETS BIGGER.    WORLD GETS SMALLER.
@paulsingh                                              #GLDemoDay   TRACTION IS THE NEW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PLATFORMS (...
@paulsingh                             #GLDemoDay            CAPITAL         INCREASINGLY         COMMODITIZED            ...
@paulsingh                                      #GLDemoDay              NEW REALITY:             MONEY FOLLOWS            ...
@paulsingh                                            #GLDemoDay             SIGNALS ARE             EVERYWHERE     BIG DA...
@paulsingh                                            #GLDemoDay             SIGNALS ARE             EVERYWHERE     BIG DA...
@paulsingh                                            #GLDemoDay   TRANSPARENCY IS     SIGNALS ARE     EVERYWHERE     BIG ...
@paulsingh               #GLDemoDay             WALL STREET             BEAT US TO IT
@paulsingh   #GLDemoDay
@paulsingh                               #GLDemoDay             “   UBS PROPRIETARY                 SATELLITE PARKING LOT ...
@paulsingh   #GLDemoDay
@paulsingh                          #GLDemoDay             “             TWICE A WEEK A SMALL             HELICOPTER CIRCL...
@paulsingh                                            #GLDemoDay             WALL STREET             ISN’T ALONE       THE...
@paulsingh             #GLDemoDay     IT TURNS OUT,   WE CAN DO IT, TOO SURPRISE!
@paulsingh   #GLDemoDay
@paulsingh                                             #GLDemoDay         + “GUT” + TRUSTED MENTORS + MUCH, MUCH MORE DATA.
@paulsingh       #GLDemoDay  WE CAN DO IT, TOO.
@paulsingh       #GLDemoDay  WE CAN DO IT, TOO.
@paulsingh      #GLDemoDayWE’RE DOING IT, TOO.
@paulsingh   #GLDemoDay
@paulsingh                                  #GLDemoDay             “ VENTURE CAPITAL IS               OPEN TO ATTACK BY   ...
@paulsingh         #GLDemoDay       EARLY STAGE VC        IS CHANGING        HAS CHANGED
@paulsingh             #GLDemoDay  STATE OF THE ART IN EARLY   STAGE INVESTING IS NOT     VERY SOPHISTICATED
@paulsingh        #GLDemoDay     UNBUNDLING OF     ADVICE, CONTROL       AND MONEY
@paulsingh                               #GLDemoDay  USED TO BE ABOUT CAPITAL, DEALFLOW   AND JUDGEMENT             TODAY,...
@paulsingh                          #GLDemoDay             “   BY ITS NATURE, THE                 INTERNET UNDERMINES     ...
@paulsingh                                           #GLDemoDay        Demo Day Videos ⟹ livestream.com/500startups       ...
@paulsingh                        #GLDemoDay             YOUR KEY TAKEAWAYS
@paulsingh                         #GLDemoDay             YOUR KEY TAKEAWAYS              Focus on Traction.
@paulsingh                         #GLDemoDay             YOUR KEY TAKEAWAYS              Focus on Traction. Learn to Comm...
@paulsingh             #GLDemoDay             ALSO...
@paulsingh                               #GLDemoDay                   ALSO...        Think about distribution a lot
@paulsingh                               #GLDemoDay                   ALSO...        Think about distribution a lot       ...
@paulsingh                               #GLDemoDay                   ALSO...        Think about distribution a lot       ...
@paulsingh                                 #GLDemoDay                   ALSO...        Think about distribution a lot     ...
@paulsingh                                 #GLDemoDay                   ALSO...        Think about distribution a lot     ...
@paulsingh                                                    #GLDemoDay  THE RISE OF THE ANGELS(AND THE ENTREPRENEURS)   ...
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The Rise of the Angels (and the Entrepreneurs) - GrowLabs Demo Day - Feb 2013

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The Rise of the Angels (and the Entrepreneurs) - GrowLabs Demo Day - Feb 2013

  1. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay THE RISE OF THE ANGELS(AND THE ENTREPRENEURS) PAUL SINGH @paulsingh・paul@500startups.com・resultsjunkies.com
  2. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay GETTING TO KNOW 500 STARTUPS BECAUSE WE’RE KIND OF A BIG DEAL PAUL SINGH @paulsingh・paul@500startups.com・resultsjunkies.com
  3. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay
  4. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay (R)EVOLUTION IN THINKING
  5. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay EARLY STAGE STARTUPS HAVE CHANGED
  6. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay CLOUD, OPEN SOURCE AND ONLINE DISTRIBUTION DRIVING STARTUP COSTS LOWER THAN EVERBUT SCALING STILL COSTS MONEY
  7. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay WEB GETS BIGGER. WORLD GETS SMALLER.
  8. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay TRACTION IS THE NEW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PLATFORMS (SEARCH, SOCIAL & MOBILE) PRIMARILY DRIVING THE CHANGE. NO LONGER “GOOD ENOUGH” TO DEPEND ON TECH DIFFERENTIATION.
  9. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay CAPITAL INCREASINGLY COMMODITIZED RISE OF THE ANGELS, YO!
  10. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay NEW REALITY: MONEY FOLLOWS FOUNDERS RISE OF THE ENTREPRENEURS, YO!
  11. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay SIGNALS ARE EVERYWHERE BIG DATA + OPEN SOURCE ANALYTICS = NEW TECHNIQUES FOR VC
  12. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay SIGNALS ARE EVERYWHERE BIG DATA + OPEN SOURCE ANALYTICS = NEW TECHNIQUES FOR VC
  13. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay TRANSPARENCY IS SIGNALS ARE EVERYWHERE BIG DATA + OPEN SOURCE ANALYTICS = NEW TECHNIQUES FOR VC
  14. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay WALL STREET BEAT US TO IT
  15. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay
  16. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay “ UBS PROPRIETARY SATELLITE PARKING LOT FILL RATE ANALYSIS POINTS TO AN INTERESTING CADENCE INTRA-QUARTER AND POTENTIAL UPSIDE TO OUR VIEW.
  17. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay
  18. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay “ TWICE A WEEK A SMALL HELICOPTER CIRCLES OVER CUSHING’S TANK FARMS ON AN OIL INDUSTRY SPYING MISSION.
  19. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay WALL STREET ISN’T ALONE THESE TECHNIQUES ALREADY USED TO UNDERWRITE IN-VITRO FERTILIZATION LENDING, PAYDAY LOANS, SUBPRIME AUTO LENDING, HOME/PERSONAL/AUTO INSURANCE AND MORE.
  20. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay IT TURNS OUT, WE CAN DO IT, TOO SURPRISE!
  21. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay
  22. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay + “GUT” + TRUSTED MENTORS + MUCH, MUCH MORE DATA.
  23. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay WE CAN DO IT, TOO.
  24. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay WE CAN DO IT, TOO.
  25. @paulsingh #GLDemoDayWE’RE DOING IT, TOO.
  26. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay
  27. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay “ VENTURE CAPITAL IS OPEN TO ATTACK BY DISRUPTIVE NEW BUSINESS MODELS AND TECHNOLOGY. -- NAVAL RAVIKANT (@naval)
  28. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay EARLY STAGE VC IS CHANGING HAS CHANGED
  29. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay STATE OF THE ART IN EARLY STAGE INVESTING IS NOT VERY SOPHISTICATED
  30. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay UNBUNDLING OF ADVICE, CONTROL AND MONEY
  31. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay USED TO BE ABOUT CAPITAL, DEALFLOW AND JUDGEMENT TODAY, IT’S ABOUT ACCESS.
  32. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay “ BY ITS NATURE, THE INTERNET UNDERMINES ANYONE WHOSE STATUS DEPENDS ON PRIVILEGED ACCESS TO INFORMATION. -- MICHAEL LEWIS
  33. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay Demo Day Videos ⟹ livestream.com/500startups Sample Pitch Decks ⟹ slideshare.net/500startups Venture Capital 101 ⟹ venturehacks.com/archives Investor Thoughts: Brad Feld ⟹ feld.com Fred Wilson ⟹ avc.com Chris Dixon ⟹ cdixon.org Mark Suster ⟹ bothsidesofthetable.com angel.co/valuations and angel.co/salaries
  34. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay YOUR KEY TAKEAWAYS
  35. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay YOUR KEY TAKEAWAYS Focus on Traction.
  36. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay YOUR KEY TAKEAWAYS Focus on Traction. Learn to Communicate and Inspire.
  37. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay ALSO...
  38. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay ALSO... Think about distribution a lot
  39. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay ALSO... Think about distribution a lot Focus on customer acquisition
  40. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay ALSO... Think about distribution a lot Focus on customer acquisition Get on AngelList
  41. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay ALSO... Think about distribution a lot Focus on customer acquisition Get on AngelList Learn the basics of VC economics
  42. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay ALSO... Think about distribution a lot Focus on customer acquisition Get on AngelList Learn the basics of VC economics Raise 12-18 months of funding
  43. @paulsingh #GLDemoDay THE RISE OF THE ANGELS(AND THE ENTREPRENEURS) PAUL SINGH @paulsingh・paul@500startups.com・resultsjunkies.com

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