CREATING SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING

Vijay Anand
At Triggr, Delhi

MOST “ENTREPRENEURS” ARE FAKES.
OR JUST CONFUSED.

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MY “GOOD” MENTOR
SUCCESS IS ONE IN A MILLION. STILL WANT TO DO IT?

THE RULE BIRDS FLY. FISHES SWIM. STARTUPS DIE.

WORK A MIRACLE.

WHO ARE YOU?

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Entrepreneur Innovator Inventor Technologist Geek Hacker Scientist Enthusiast Wannabe Programmer Intrapreneur Trader

Entrepreneur

Professional

ITS OKAY… IF

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP
THE PURSUIT OF OPPORTUNITY BEYOND THE RESOURCES YOU CURRENTLY CONTROL

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EVERYONE IS A CRANK TILL THE IDEA SUCCEEDS

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GENIUS RESEMBLES INSANITY. HOW DO YOU DIFFERENTIATE?

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ENTREPRENEUR INSIGHT PRODUCT

The Flow

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WHY BECOME AN ENTREPRENEUR?

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ENTREPRENEURS CREATE THEIR OWN REALITY

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Prenology of an Entrepreneur

DETERMINED, ENTREPRENEURS CAN CREATE INESCAPABLE VORTEXES

No Crib Policy

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(ALMOST ALWAYS) POSESS MORE THAN ONE SKILL

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ENTREPRENEUR
OPPORTUNIT Y+TALENT+RESOURCES APPROACH

MARKET

IMPACT
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EVERY GREAT PRODUCT STARTS WITH AN INSIGHT.

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Experience

Product

Idea

Insight

INSIGHTS LEAD TO IDEAS.
SURE, LET THEM STEAL.
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BUSINESS MODELLING METHODOLOGIES HAVE COLLAPSED
ANNOUNCEMENT: YOU DON’T NEED BUSINESS PLANS

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BUT YOU STILL NEED A MODEL

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TRACK EVERYTHING YOU CAN. REVENUE IS NOT A METRIC – EARLY ON. WHAT’S PROGRESS?
WHAT ARE YOUR ASSUMPTIONS?

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DO WE PRACTICE SHIVA ENOUGH?

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DESTRUCTION, IN MANY CASES IS THE FOUNDATION FOR THE NEXT BIG LEAP

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FAIL FAST? WHAT IS SUCCESS THEN?
DEFINE THEM

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PROFITABILITY STEP 2: MANAGE MARGINS STEP 3: NON-LINEAR GROWTH
STEP 1:

Laws when Building Products / Startups

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PRODUCT BUSINESS MODEL COMPANY PERSON

Evolve Holistically

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ELEMENTS TO KEEP IN CHECK:
TALENT PLATFORM CUSTOMER ACQUISITION COST SERVICE DELIVERY CUSTOMER SUPPORT

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Stage 1 • Pure Entrepreneurship

Stage 2 • Strategic Focus

Stage 3 • Growth (Systems Building)

Take it in Stages. You are not Rambo.

PIVOT ALONG THE WAY.
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THE ENTREPRENEUR IS THE FINAL PRODUCT.

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WHY “ARE” WE ENTREPRENEURS?

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THERE IS ONLY ONE TEST, TO PROVE IF WE ARE TRUE TO OUR CALLING.

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QUESTIONS.

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SUMMARY
         Identify a NEED Conceptualize a SOLUTION (Better if there is latent demand) Demonstrate a PROTOT YPE VALIDATE Develop a roll-out PLAN Manage CASHFLOW MARKET the product UNDERSTAND dynamics and build MODEL LOVE your customers

 Eqn: Success =Pa t Q t x Pa m Q m x Pa inv Q inv x I *

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