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How to Instill Value into Your Worthless Startup Idea

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-03-23

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In this talk by Gabe ZichermannDirector of the New York Founder Institute, Zichermann shares critical advice for getting your startup off the ground. If you’re reading this, you’re in luck: the first step is beginning to execute. "If you’ve already started working on your idea,” he says, “you’re ahead of 99 percent of people who want to start a company."

Gabe Zichermann is an author, highly rated public speaker and entrepreneur. He is the chair of the Gamification Summit and editor of the industry’s leading publication, The Gamification Blog. Gabe is a top rated startup mentor and a Co-Director of the New York Founder Institute, which is hosting a free event on Wednesday, March 25.


Pillsbury October 10 Vision and Values - Gabe Zichermann by Founder Institute

If you'd like to learn more about how the New York Founder Institute can help you turn your idea into a startup, come to the free Founder Institute Information Session on Wednesday, March 25.


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