PayPal Startup Blueprint, by PayPal, is a global program that provides innovative startups with tools needed to grow and succeed. 

Vision and Ideas

Washington DC Fall 2014 Semester

What is a good idea? How do you come up with good ideas? Does passion matter with ideas? How can you tell what you are passionate about? How do you translate your passion into one or more business ideas? What basic tools should every Founder have from the start? What tools should Founders use to develop their ideas in the beginning? How does being a Founder align with personal goals, objectives and vision?

Goal:
Develop a set of strong ideas.

Date:
2014-10-15, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Glen Hellman
Business Strategist, Driven Forward, LLC

Glen Hellman is Washington's own Mr Cranky as crowned by the Washington Business Journal, and DC's #1 ranked startup blogge. He's a former serial entrepreneur with multiple IPOs and $100M M&A exits. He's a reformed hired-gun, turn-around CEO in the employ of Venture Capit...

Dave Sandrowitz
Owner & Principal Consultant, Substrate LLC

Dave is a startup veteran, an advisor, a small-time investor, and a mentor via Startup Weekend and The Fort. He is currently owner and principal at Substrate, an operations consultancy focused on providing hands-on project, ops, and biz dev services to tech startups (not ...

Bill Schafer
CEO, Digital DME

Strong entrepreneurial management and executive leadership experience in the healthcare software industry. Founded and led OrthoSpot increasing revenue from $60k in 2001 to $1.8M in 18 months with 5 people who knew nothing about the orthopedc industry. Restructured busine...

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