LEADING innovation Sean Ammirati @SeanAmmirati Partner, Birchmere Ventures Adjunct Professor, Carnegie Mellon University September 16, 2015
ENTREPRENEURS CREATE THE WORLD THE WAY IT OUGHT TO BE!
Now spend time convincing others to do the same
The Reason Most Innovative Projects FAIL
IS BECAUSE... NO ONE WANTS what’s been built.
WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?
10 MONTHS “STEALTH MODE” Conviction to build FeedHub Private Beta of FeedHub Launch FeedHub @ Demo 2007 Dec 2006 Aug 2007 Sept 2007
10 MONTHS “STEALTH MODE” Wasted Time Conviction to build FeedHub Private Beta of FeedHub Launch FeedHub @ Demo 2007 Dec 2006 Aug 2007 Sept 2007
So … How do you stop wasting time?
“Launch early enough to be embarrassed by your product’s first version” ~ Reid Hoffman Co-Founder & Chairman LinkedIn
THE FACTS RESIDE OUTSIDE OF THE BUILDING!