Tips & Tricks for Silicon ValleyMadridMayo 2013Alex Barrera (@abarrera)http://www.press42.com
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#1 Prepare your trip 2 weeks ahead
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Busy people
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#2 San Francisco vs Silicon Valley
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)2h by train
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Traffic jams
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Rent a car!
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#3 Be clear about the meeting goal
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Goal oriented
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Don’t waste my time
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#4 We don’t care where are you from
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Miss... we’re from Spain!
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Show methemoney!!
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#5 Take someone’s hand...
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Influence de influencers
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#6 Follow up
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Be fast!
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Remindthemaboutyou
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Don’t insist...
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Keep the line OPEN
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#7 Prepare yourmaterials
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Get your exec summary
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Get your website ON
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Practice yourEnglish
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#8 Do your homework
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#9 Be humble
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Don’t bullshit them
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Don’t be a sorry pup either...
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#10 Invite them to Spain (Fiesta)
ReversedEngineeredPitch TMhttp://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)
WhatWhereHowhttp://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)
Forgetbusinesshttp://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)And above anything...
http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)HAVE FUN!
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Advice on going to Silicon Valley

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Tips and tricks about the Silicon Valley ecosystem. What to do, what not to do. Sometimes, specially for Europeans, we struggle with the cultural differences that exists in the Valley. 10 easy tips for you to enjoy your startup trip there

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  1. 1. Tips & Tricks for Silicon ValleyMadridMayo 2013Alex Barrera (@abarrera)http://www.press42.com
  2. 2. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#1 Prepare your trip 2 weeks ahead
  3. 3. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Busy people
  4. 4. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)
  5. 5. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#2 San Francisco vs Silicon Valley
  6. 6. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)2h by train
  7. 7. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Traffic jams
  8. 8. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Rent a car!
  9. 9. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#3 Be clear about the meeting goal
  10. 10. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Goal oriented
  11. 11. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Don’t waste my time
  12. 12. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#4 We don’t care where are you from
  13. 13. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Miss... we’re from Spain!
  14. 14. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Show methemoney!!
  15. 15. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#5 Take someone’s hand...
  16. 16. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Influence de influencers
  17. 17. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#6 Follow up
  18. 18. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Be fast!
  19. 19. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Remindthemaboutyou
  20. 20. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Don’t insist...
  21. 21. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Keep the line OPEN
  22. 22. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#7 Prepare yourmaterials
  23. 23. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Get your exec summary
  24. 24. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Get your website ON
  25. 25. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Practice yourEnglish
  26. 26. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#8 Do your homework
  27. 27. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#9 Be humble
  28. 28. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Don’t bullshit them
  29. 29. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)Don’t be a sorry pup either...
  30. 30. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)#10 Invite them to Spain (Fiesta)
  31. 31. ReversedEngineeredPitch TMhttp://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)
  32. 32. WhatWhereHowhttp://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)
  33. 33. Forgetbusinesshttp://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)
  34. 34. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)And above anything...
  35. 35. http://www.slideshare.net/press42 Alex Barrera (@abarrera)HAVE FUN!

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