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Startup Here, Startup Now #Accelerate2014 Beirut, Lebanon

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Slides from presentation at BDL Accelerate 2014 in Beirut, Lebanon - Nov 21st, 2014

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Startup Here, Startup Now #Accelerate2014 Beirut, Lebanon

  1. STARTUP HERE STARTUP NOW VITALY M. GOLOMB - @VITALYG NOV 21st, 2014
  2. corporate people startup people P experts in one area P years climbing ladder P stable lifestyle P real responsibilities P life balance P generalists P early start P cheap lifestyle P nothing to lose P nothing else matters
  3. A STARTUP IS... an experiment in search of a business model - steve blank
  4. A STARTUP IS A COMPANY THAT IS CONFUSED ABOUT: 1. WHAT ITS PRODUCT IS, 2. WHO ITS CUSTOMERS ARE, 3. HOW TO MAKE MONEY - DAVE MCCLURE
  5. “A STARTUP’S DEFAULT STATE IS #FAILURE. AS A FOUNDER, YOU HAVE TO WORK TO UNFAIL IT.” - VITALY M. GOLOMB
  6. retire, play golf, die get regular promotions get in a good company go to a good college get good grades normal career
  7. startup career if successful what people think it looks like what it really looks like
  8. entrepreneurship is a mental disorder
  9. but it takes a little crazy... to change the world
  10. WHO IS THE CUSTOMER? WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?
  11. don’t build technology looking for a problem to solve solve a painful problem
  12. PAIN KILLER NOT VITAMIN
  13. HOW IS IT CURRENTLY BEING SOLVED?
  14. no competitors = no problem = no market
  15. HARD? EXPENSIVE? SUCKS? HOW ARE YOU DIFFERENT AND BETTER?
  16. F’IN
  17. A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS
  18. main ingredient: team
  19. BUSINESS with domain expertise DESIGN ENGINEERING balanced startup team
  20. WHY HERE? WHY NOW?
  21. IT IS EASIER TO STARTUP ANYWHERE NOW THEN IN SILICON VALLEY IN 1999
  22. the new tools of the trade
  23. EUROPEAN EXIT ARE 25% SMALLER, BUT… ENTRY VALUATIONS ARE 3-4X LOWER
  24. EUROPE PRODUCES 1/2 AS MANY EXITS AS U.S. AND 1/3 OF $100M+ EXITS WITH ONLY 20% OF U.S. VC
  25. EUROPEAN INVESTED CAPITAL UP OVER 35% IN 2014 ALONE SOURCE: PITCHBOOK
  26. BRACE YOURSELVES INVESTORS ARE COMING
  27. LOOKING FORWARD
  28. WIN YOUR HOME 1MARKET FIRST
  29. support/mentor 2the next generation
  30. help build the ecosystem www.goo.gl/Y2nOL2 3 source:
  31. +Investor @cccstartups WANT THE SLIDES? FOLLOW @VITALYG

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