Startups – What matters ? Team , Product or Market ?

Startups - What matters ? Team , Product or Market ?
There are three core elements of each startup – team, product, and market the product will range from a masterpiece of engineering to barely functional; and the market will range from booming to comatose. 2 basic Questions What correlates the most to success > team, product, or market? What’s most dangerous: a bad team, a ...

Open Pitch Day in Paris

Open Pitch Day in Paris
Paris – 10.04.2013 Startupbootcamp is coming to Paris as part of their International Open Pitch Days Tour! This time, Startupbootcamp has partnered with TheFamily and Orrick to offer you a high quality event in France’s capital. Startupbootcamp Berlin is organizing the event in an unconventional and very local location: a Parisian appartement! Thank you Alex for this. Who Should Apply ...

Lean Startup Management

Lean Startup Management
The Lean Startup, Eric Ries – Penguin, 2011 book website (a good one!), app for iPhone/iPad (free), and Eric’s Blog Eric Ries (born 1979, Yale Graduate) is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and author recognized for pioneering the Lean Startup movement, a new-business strategy which directs startup companies to allocate their resources as efficiently as possible. He is also ...

Startup Ville @ Las Vegas

Startup Ville @ Las Vegas
Tony Hsieh is a very special character. At age 24, as co-founder,  he was involved in selling an advertising network for 260 million dollars. He invested in an online store that he sold for 850 million dollars. Now he is putting all the money in a dream of 21.000 sqm of co-working place and 50.000 sqm of retail space. ...

Bill McAleer

Bill brings to Voyager over 30 years of business experience and 20 years of senior executive and equity financing experience in the information technology industry. Bill has participated on the boards of 18 companies, including 13 portfolio companies, focusing on software and services, digital media, and wireless. Eight portfolio companies were sold for exits including ...

Tim Draper

Timothy Cook Draper is the founder of the global venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Draper is third in a line of venture capitalists. His father, William Henry Draper III (Bill Draper), founded Draper & Johnson Investment Company in 1962, Sutter Hill Ventures in 1968, Draper International India in 1996, and Draper Richards in 2001. His ...

Jonathan Sposato

Jonathan Sposato is one of Seattle’s most well-known entrepreneurs. He founded Picnik, Inc., an online photo editing application, and served as its CEO before it was sold to Google in 2010. Prior to that, he founded Phatbits, which was sold to Google in 2005. He also serves as a mentor at TechStars, LLC.

Jacques-Antoine Granjon

Après ses études à l’European Business School (EBS), Jacques-Antoine Granjon, petit-fils d’entrepreneur, crée en 1985 avec Julien Sorbac, un ami de l’EBS, la société Cofotex S.A., spécialisée dans la vente en gros de fins de séries. En 1996, il rachète les anciennes imprimeries du « Monde » à la Plaine-Saint-Denis (93) pour y installer le siège de sa société, lequel ...