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?

Goal:
Present your idea for feedback.

Date:
2013-12-17, 06:30 PM

Mentors


7.57
Benjamin Young
CEO

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...

8.00
Bill Draper
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...

7.75
Chris Parker
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...

7.67
Kurt Baumann
CEO

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...

8.40
Andy Louis-Charles
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...

8.00
Isaac Barnes



7.67
Shahed Amanullah
Co-Founder, LaunchPosse

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...

8.00
Judy Schramm
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...

8.38
David Greene
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...

7.50
Jeffery Porro
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, ...

7.60
Brendan Robinson
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...

8.00
Jim Condon



7.75
Nancy Carter



8.33
Robert Schumann
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...

8.60
Jacob Smith


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