Vision and Ideas

Washington DC Autumn 2013 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:
2013-11-20, 06:30 PM

Mentors


8.89
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...

7.68
Richard Ambrose
Co-Founder, LaunchPosse

As Senior Associate with EMP Global, Richard has been investing in large infrastructure and basic industries in emerging markets for the past 9 years. As Co-founder of Pomona Impact, he has also been investing in and working closely with early stage companies oriented t...

8.05
William (Bill) Martinez
Deputy Director for Programs, Center for Civil-Military Relations

My name is William J. Martinez and I am currently the Deputy Director for Programs at the Center for Civil-Military Relations in Monterey, California. Previous positions begin with retirement from the Army after 28 years service serving at all levels of command to Brigad...

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