Venture Startup Scorecard

Venture Startup Scorecard 3.05https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1idCCl9BBPrGwZfGwnrH4vjjR-0rzGXf34vqM9ewDJp0/pubhtml?gid=0&single=trueScorecard.VentureNotebook.com

Wearable Sensors Help Identify Illness

                                          In the future your smart watch may be able to monitor your heart rate, count your steps and suggest whether or not you...

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

In The Empire Strikes Back, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. Luke mutters, “I don’t believe it." Yoda replies, “That is why you fail." As usual, Yoda was right -- and science backs him up. Numerous studies ...

How to pick a co-founder

[Jim's 2 cents ... three ain't a bad number ... I'd suggest it's actually better than two that the author of this article suggests. One is the innovator, two is the entrepreneur, three is the money-bags to make sure it all stays on track.] Picking a co-founder is your most important decision. It’s more important than your product, market, and...

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

What's on your list of 25? 25 Best Habits to Have in Life If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine. Image credit: pixelfit | Getty Images ...

Michael James Delligatti, Creator of the Big Mac, Dies at 98

Michael James Delligatti, Creator of the Big Mac, Dies at 98 Photo Jim Delligatti in an undated photo. When the buns for regular burgers didn’t fit his idea for a double-decker, he bought larger ones and cut them in three layers. ...

McG17 JimClass 161201 Notes ...

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Those Funny Ads May Make You Laugh, But Maybe Not Buy

Two equally funny advertisements can have very different effects on consumers' brand attitudes, depending on how humor is used, research shows.Alexis BlueUniversity CommunicationsNov. 30, 2016Resources for the MediaCaleb WarrenIn two humorous ads ...

The Art of Naming

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7 Tenets of Branding ...

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Ideas for McG17 Fall presentation slides ...

Here are some suggestions for your Fall semester final exam presentation ... DO feel free to improve on these suggestions. For example, what's the best way for you and your team to present your competitive advantages ... relative to your competition. Questions, do ask! 1.05

Outline of Slides for Your Venture Concept Presentation (Final Exam) ...

BillboardVenture nameTag lineLogoRelevant venture picture25-word (or less) venture summaryCore team and titlesContact informationDate or version.revision numberProblem and OpportunitySummary description of the problem and/or opportunityWhy the problem/opportunity existsPrimary current solutionsCustomers and MarketsDescribe and justify target cus...


McG 161117 Consultant Feedback Yellow Sheets

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McG17 161115 JimClass Notes

Outline for the revenue and earnings presentation ... structuring your venture ... other schtuff ... also, included is a copy of the sample venture whiteboard. (Yes, I will eventually make some chocolate chip cookies.) Download PDF

Revenue model - Wikipedia

Revenue model From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A revenue model is a framework for generating revenues. It identifies which revenue source to pursue, what value to offer, how to price the value, and who pays for the value.[1] It is a key component of a company's business model.[2] It primarily ide...

McG 161110 ... Yellow Sheet feedback: Value Proposition Presentation

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Business Plan Presentation / Discussion Slides ...

Slide 1: "Billboard" ... venture name, trademark, logo, tagline, description, et al Slide 2: Core Team ... who, what Slide 3: Problem / Customer / Opportunity ... scale and scope of problem, SOM/SAM/TAM Slide 4: Solution ... brochure Slide 5: Value Proposition ... Customer NWD Profile, Benefits, FFFF Slide 6: "Underlying Magic"... differentiatio...

Value Proposition Presentation Slides

Slide: Billboard ... who, what, where, when, why, how Slide: Customer Needs, Wants, Desires Profile ... summary of your research-to-date that you used to create and validate this outline ... backup slide: your ever-growing list of 100 prospective customers! Slide: a nice, big, long, gigantic list of all the benefits (objective, subjective) you...

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