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Startup Research

Los Angeles 2013 Semester

What market are you pursuing? Is the target market big enough? Is it growing or shrinking? What are the other characteristics of your market, and why do you care? How do you find data on your market? How do you define your competitors? What are inexpensive tactics to do custom market research, such as surveys? How can you determine if you can win in your target market, and when do you decide to walk away?

Goal:
Choose your business and market.

Date:
2013-06-10, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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Thom Kozik
CEO, Village Green Network

Thom brings 25+ years experience in the consumer internet and software industries. Previous big firms include Atari, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Bigpoint, and Ashton-Tate. Having raised over $25mm for his own and other companies in the past, Thom has six startups under his belt, ...

8.77
Mike Stemple
Founder

Mike is currently Founder of Bonsai Networks which is solving the problem of making access to the “Internet of Things” simple & ubiquitous. He is responsible for the companies brand, innovation roadmap, and product design (both creative and technological). Additionally...

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