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Washington DC Autumn 2013
Sessions: 2013-11-19 - 2014-03-04
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 75 cities worldwide.
Inside FI: Do Not Swim Upstream to Find Revenue by @georgedeeb
George Deeb is a Managing Partner at Red Rocket Ventures. He was the Founder & CEO of iExplore, and the the Founder & CEO of MediaRecall. George is also the author of "101 Startup Lessons -- An Entrepreneur's Handbook", which you can read on the Red Rocket blog.
In this talk from the Chicago Founder Institute, George discusses business planning, revenue modeling and financial projections, in a conservative and credible way that should help startups attract investors. He provides high level guidance on: (i) how to make money; (ii) how to build a financial model; (iii) how to scale expenses; (iv) how to attract investors; and (v) how to set key metrics for ongoing success.