Jamming Angel Lawrence is also a Guardian Angel and has invested to save the dispersed Ukrainian team of Jammy Instruments. He is on the exec board of the MIDI Association and wants Jammy to survive and thrive. Gotta love Lawrence
Okay, the mid section is unique to each startup. But here are some great video tips on how to start and finish a startup pitch! Start Tip #1 • Start Tip t#2 • End Tip #1Our June Pitch Night is next Tuesday, 18:30 at KPMG, Viaduct Harbour Ave, AKL.
The high rollers at Eight360 follow a top-down sales strategy for the Australian market. Where better to start than with the Minister of Communications. The Post
Debra has sharp opinions and a big heart for founders, which is why she was invited to attend the FoundX Dunedin panel this month. The Post A Flying Kiwi Angel truly flying around the country and flying the FKA banner!
Wednesday, just gone, at NZ Hi-Tech Alumni. Rudi in splendid electric pants, the dangers of a #manel averted by Lance Wiggs making room for Shona Grundy. CCH advice: Lance, take a cat's hat to be taller when sitting down! The Post
Erotica by the FireFri 8 July 18:30 + Dinner.Everyone, angels, founders, or not! Grab tickets to this little play HEREif it tickles your fancy and/or join us for dinner afterwards. Please let us know if you want to join us for dinner HERE.
It is good to have a code of conduct! It is important to be mindful of unconscious bias. Important to fend off discrimination and harassment. The public initiative of Icehouse Ventures HERE seems to have backfired when looking at the comments.
Not Paul Adams on the horse but he has an EverEdgy piece on intellectual property and recent developments in Russia. READ
3) Growth can wait, survival cannot. Amzn’s stock price crossed $100 in '99 and bottomed at $6 in '01 (months from bankruptcy). We cut burn from >$1B to positive free cash flow by raising prices to stop the bleeding. Revenue growth slowed to 3% but we lived to fight another day.
4) Change the tone. Amzn did a small but symbolic RIF in 2000. Around that time, Jeff was presented with a team t-shirt - he threw the team out of his office and banned all company swag. We even removed aspirin from the break rooms, served coffee and water. Small acts set the tone