Mentor Idea Review

Silicon Valley Winter 2011 Semester

Can you pitch your idea in three minutes and survive the scrutiny of seasoned CEOs? How viable is the idea itself? Can you present the idea in a meaningful and articulate way? Have you done the research necessary to understand the market and prove that the idea is valid?

Goal:
Review your idea with Mentors.

Date:
2012-01-17, 06:30 PM

Mentors


7.71
David Weekly
Product Manager, internet.org @ facebook

David is a Product Manager for internet.org at Facebook, bringing Internet access to the world. David has been programming since he was five and has coded for MIT, Harvard, Stanford, There.com, atWeb, and Legato. David wrote the first layman's description of MP3 in early ...

8.33
Craig Kanarick
CEO , Mouth Foods

Craig is currently the CEO of New York Mouth, the premier destination for indie foods -- small-batch, artisanal packaged products made by passionate food makers. Craig is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience at the nexus of business, technology and de...

7.67
Avery Lyford
Managing Director, Propell Solutions

Avery focuses on driving growth for companies at all stages. The Propell Solutions team has interviewed and analyzed the 440 companies that grew to $1B in revenue after IPOing in the last 30 years - published as “Blueprint to a Billion” and “Mastering The 7 Essentials o...

8.88
Wayne Willis
Managing Partner, Nodal Partners

Wayne is Managing Partner of Nodal Partners, a network of investors, senior advisors and executives who collaborate with early stage companies. Wayne was co-founder of Hyatt Legal Services, and Chairman or CEO of several other companies, as well as serving on various Boa...

8.80
Bram Cohen
Founder/Chief Scientist, BitTorrent

I'm Bram Cohen, mostly known for inventing BitTorrent and I now work as Chief Scientist at BitTorrent Inc. Previously I worked as a very early employee at a bunch of startups you've never heard of. I was in the Time 100 for 2005, have been profiled in feature articles in ...

6.83
Jeff Stewart
Founder & CEO, Lenddo

Jeff Stewart is the Founder of Lenddo, the world’s first online community that empowers the emerging middle class to use their online social connections to build their creditworthiness and access local financial services. Jeff is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor,...

6.67
Dan Gertsacov
CEO, Americas Region

Dan Gertsacov, CEO, Americas Region, Lenddo -- the world’s first online platform that empowers the emerging middle class to use their online social connections to build their creditworthiness and access local financial services. 5 year Google veteran, where his last ro...

7.50
Adeo Ressi
Founder/CEO, Founder Institute

Adeo Ressi is the founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, the world's largest startup-technology company accelerator. The Institute is the eighth startup that Mr. Ressi has founded or built, four of which were acquired and three of which are still operating. Mr. Ressi...

8.00
Bob Rosin
VP Business Development, LinkedIn

Bob is VP of business development for LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with over 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Bob's scope includes leadership of all partnership activities and ecosystem for LinkedIn, incl...

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