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May 15, 2012 - No Comments!

How To Start A Kickass Startup In Only 5 Steps

"How To Start A Kickass Startup In Only 5 Steps" slide deck cuts through the rubbish, breaks down confusion and gets straight to the important areas of focus when building a great startup.

Transcript: How To Start A Kickass Startup In Only 5 Steps

1. Write down 30 things that annoy the shit out of you.
2. Find a way to solve any of those problems with tech.
3. Tell anyone the problem and your solution, then listen.
4. Build it or rinse & repeat, depending on feedback.
5. BONUS ROUND: If people give you money to build it, you win.

March 30, 2012 - No Comments!

Your Startup Idea Is So Awesome

Transcript:
OMG, Your startup idea is so awesome.
OK, it's shit.
Tip: It's not because of the idea.
It's because your idea needs execution.
Execution will unwrap your idea.
Execution will rip apart your idea.
Execution will prove your idea.
Your friends opinion of your idea means nothing.
Your mums opinion of your idea means nothing.
Your dogs opinion of your idea means nothing.
No, I will not sign and NDA to hear your idea.
There is no perfect idea.
Your idea is not unique.
But your execution may be.
Here's an idea: A drawing game amongst friends.
Pictionary did it.
Pictionary sold for $29 million after 16 years.
Draw Something did it.
Draw Something sold for $210 million after 5 weeks.
Same idea, different execution.
Stop Idearating. 'Iterating your idea'.
Start executing.
How? MVP.
Go Lean Startup.
Just build something. Please, I beg you.
Then you can tell me about your startup.
OMG, your startup idea is so awesome.
OMG, your startup is so awesome.