Mentor Idea Review
Washington DC Autumn 2013 Semester
Are you pursuing a viable business idea? Can you present the idea in a compelling way? Have you done sufficient research on the idea? Is there a viable market? What about about the business is likely to fail? How can the business be improved? Are you a good fit to build this business over the next three, five and ten years?
Present your idea for feedback.
2013-12-17, 06:30 PM
Benjamin is the CEO of Nexercise, a mobile platform that uses friendly competition and real rewards to motivate busy people to lose weight and stay fit. Prior to Nexercise, Benjamin was involved in several leadership and technical roles such as the Director of Products at...
Founder/CEO/CTO, Dovetail Systems, Inc
I began my career writing code for the original Apple Macintosh in Motorola 68000 assembly language because there were no language tools available that ran native on the Mac at the time. I walked to school uphill (both ways), in the snow. As happens to so many software de...
CEO, New Horizon Wines
Christopher Parker, Founder & CEO, New Horizon WInes Ltd, a UK wine importer and business development company - a combination creating the international market for fine wines of Virginia. We are the first company to generate exports of Virginia wines to the UK and Europe...
Currently CEO of Kadoo a startup in the social video sharing space, we make it private. In the past I have founded the first TCP/IP (internet) software company on the Macintosh (InterCon Systems), the first commercial ISP in Japan (IIKK), was SVP at PSINet for Consumer pr...
Vice President, Business Development, CustomInk.com
Andy Louis-Charles is the Vice President of Business Development of CustomInk — one of the largest online custom apparel companies in the US — where he leads the company's strategic investments and partnership opportunities. Over his career, Andy has founded, managed, and...
Chief Operating Officer, Eminent IT, LLC
Isaac Barnes is a serial entrepreneur that has had success in various different business ventures. He currently owns Eminent IT an award winning enterprise software and services firm based in Crystal City, VA that is bringing innovation to the US Government. Isaac started...
A serial entrepreneur who has founded several Silicon Valley new media startups, Shahed Amanullah is CEO and co-founder of LaunchPosse, a DC-based startup that helps people leverage their social networks to build small businesses. Prior to starting LaunchPosse, Shahed se...
CEO, ProResource, Inc.
My name is Judy Schramm, and I'm the CEO of ProResource. Before starting ProResource, I ran a boutique marketing agency that provided small software companies with a full range of marketing and public relations services; this is my fourth startup - I have also run a retai...
Vice President and Financial Advisor , Bernstein Global Wealth Management
David Greene is a vice president and financial advisor in the Private Client Practice of Bernstein Global Wealth Management. He advises high-net-worth individuals and institutions regarding investment strategies and works closely with clients and their professional adviso...
Speechwriter, Porro LLC
At a time when the spoken word is more important than ever, Jeff Porro’s unique combination of talent and experience helps executives infuse the words they use with the power they want. Jeff is a speechwriter for Fortune 250 CEOs, diplomats, and other government leaders, ...
Cofounder and CEO, Deconstruction
Brendan Robinson is the Cofounder and CEO of Deconstruction, which is bringing the Internet of Things to construction sites to manage noise, vibration and weather changes. An experienced construction executive and industrial engineer, Brendan has spend 14 years developin...
Managing Partner, The CC Group
Jim Condon is the Managing Partner of the CC Group. The CC Group provides experienced, C-Suite professionals to deliver strategic and functional consulting services for technology companies. Mr. Condon has more than 30 years of broad based experience in running existing c...
CEO, Carter & Associates
Nancy Carter, CEO of her financial consulting firm, assists start-ups with developing business plans and investor pitches, sets up early stage company's financial operations, and develops the reporting infrastructure to help manage the company. Nancy has 20 years of expe...
President & Co-Founder, Quay Consulting
Mr. Schumann is currently Managing Partner at Quay Consulting (www.quayconsulting.net) where he provides consulting to startup companies as well as large media companies. Mr Schumann is a serial entrepreneur who has more than 20 years of experience in developing and marke...