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Startup Research

Fall 2011 San Diego/Orange County 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:
2011-10-27, 06:00 PM

Mentors


8.37
Albert Chow
CFO & SVP Operations , PrimaCinema

Albert Chow is CFO & SVP of Operations at PRIMA Cinema, a startup that is incubating a first-run private home movie screening service. He previously served in senior executive positions in a number of technology firms including DivX, Memec, and Yahoo, leading the Strateg...

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Dan Shapiro
Serial Entrepreneur, Board of Directors, Photobucket

Dan Shapiro sold his most recent company, Sparkbuy, to Google where he is CEO of the Google Comparison subsidary. Previously he founded Ontela (now Photobucket) and worked at RealNetworks, Microsoft, and Wildseed (acquired by AOL). His companies have been named Dow Jone...

8.79
Jim Kaskade
CEO & Serial Entrepreneur, PARC, Xerox Company

Jim Kaskade has 10+ years as a CEO/senior executive building high-tech products, teams, and businesses in the areas of cloud computing software, Software as a Service (SaaS), online and mobile digital media, online and mobile advertising, and semiconductors. He has an add...

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