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Vision and Values

Fall 2010 San Diego & Orange County Semester

What are you passionate about? What is your vision? How do you translate passion and vision into a business idea? How do you brainstorm ideas? What are tools for evaluating your ideas? What are the makings of a good idea versus a bad idea? Should you pursue multiple ideas at once, and when should you focus on one?

Develop your vision and idea.
2010-09-22, 06:00 PM


Neil Senturia
CEO, Blackbird Ventures

Neil Senturia is the CEO of Blackbird Ventures which focuses on emerging technology companies. Neil has more than 25 years of diverse entrepreneurial endeavors in technology and real estate development. Most notably, he was the co-founder and CEO of ATCOM/INFO, which pion...

Cliff Boro
Managing Partner , The Team Group, LLC.

Cliff Boro is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of the Team Group. Previously, Cliff served for six years as the Co-Founder and CEO of Zui.com until its sale to Saban Capital. For his work at Zui, Cliff was named a White House Champion of Change. Prior to Zui.com, Cliff w...

Tyson McDowell
President, Avadyne Health

Tyson McDowell is the Co-Founder and prior CEO of Benchmark Revenue Management which is a technology platform designed to overlay and rapidly integrate with any hospital IS infrastructure. In 2012, Benchmark merged with Avadyne Health, and Tyson became President of th...

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