Startup Lesson 13: Feedback

A huge part – ok the only part – of customer discover is getting objective, honest, unfiltered feedback from your prospective customers, clients, and users.  That goes in the realm of “you had one job”.  The only immediate required result of customer discovery is feedback. Without feedback, you can talk … Keep reading >>>

Pitch Practice 02-28-2014

Huge group at Pitch Practice today, despite the lack of Startup Chowdown! Maybe the food trucks brought everyone over…

We pitched. We learned. We networked. That’s my favorite thing about Pitch Practice: you really never know who you’re going to meet or what kind of new business they’ll pitch.  We … Keep reading >>>

Pitch Practice 2-21-2013

Small but HOT Pitch Practice today. We pitched. We learned. We networked.

Caregiver Communications, Inc. – Mark Shekerow pitched this new care giver marketplace. Think Angie’s List with reviews and ratings for care givers and other services surrounding caregivers.

Calypso Wings – Folks, this is how you bring a pitch! … Keep reading >>>

Pitch Practice 01-10-2014

Great session of pitching, learning, and networking to start off the new year.  Here’s who pitched and the lessons we learned.

  • Gary Guyer – D1 Sports – an online exchange to remove the “consultant” from the process of placing high school student athletes in the proper recruiting channels for college
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Pitch Practice 11-15-2013

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We heard three very solid pitches today: two 5-minute pitches, one 3-minute pitch, and one approximately two minute pitch for a brand new idea.

  1. Bill Moffitt delivered his 6-minute pitch for Invisipon, in preparation for MIT Forum’s Run It By The Pros event next Wednesday.
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