Managing Your Startup Board?—?A Short Presentation

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A Short Presentation I was invited to do a keynote presentation at the Khosla Ventures CEO Summit this week in Sausalito. If you filibuster through long presentations then as a board we walk away understanding your company better but you don’t walk away with any real value.

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PopBoardz Aims At Business Presentations


Hollywood-based PopBoardz , a mobile developer, said today that it has released an app aimed at helping users with their business presentations. popboardz ipad business presentation document

How to Nail a Group Presentation

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Most people suck at presenting to big groups. It’s a shame because the ability to nail these presentations at key conferences can be once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to influence journalists, business partners, potential employees, customers and VCs. You’re presenting.

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Mobile LAVA Presents: Marketplaces

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 --.

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AfterNow Launches New Augmented Reality Presentation Tool


According to AfterNow, it has launched AfterNow Prez , a presentation tool which it says lets anyone create "immersive and compelling presentations". afternow augmented reality presentation software content agency designCulver City-based AfterNow , a design and development agency in the augmented reality area, is jumping into the product world with its own, augmented reality software tool, the company said on Wednesday.

The Breakthrough Presentation that Stole the Upfront Summit

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I don’t really want to tell you about his presentation because it was such a masterpiece, so profound & insightful that I’d urge you just to watch it yourself.

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Quick Practical, Tactical Tips for Presentations

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Today’s post is a subtle one about positioning yourself in a presentation. It’s any meeting where you are in a small room and are being called on to present on some form of overhead slides. The worst behaved will literally never be on the slide you’re presenting.

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10 Guidelines for Angel Funding Presentations

Startup Professionals Musings

I’ve seen several presentations that never moved past the first slide before running out of time. Research your audience before presenting. Others can be present for effect, but deferrals to team members for answers are a sign of weakness.

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The Future of Television Presentation

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I will write way more details about this in the coming months but I thought I’d give you a sneak peak at my presentation for today. if there are typos in the presentation don’t bust my chops. I will be giving a speech today on The Future of Television at the PaidContent conference in LA. Future of TV. Feel free to leave comments and we can have a discussion about the topic in the Disqus comments section. (if

SAM Preccelerator Program Presents:

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 -- SAM Preccelerator Program Presents. This session will focus on techniques and ways to network in the VC and Angel Community. We will interact and share best practices on business development and promoting your start-up. See eid=30678911450.

How to Run Better Presentations & Improve Results

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I sit through a lot of presentations. Understand Personality Types – One of the benefits of working for a big company (Accenture) was that we had lots of speakers come in and train us in topics like leadership, creativity, presentations, strategy, etc.

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This Week’s Keynote Presentations

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This Saturday morning I’ll be giving the keynote presentation on “ The Future of Social Networking.&# (unfortunately they didn’t give this event it’s own URL so this link should only work until the day of the event.)

10 Setup Steps To A Compelling Startup Presentation

Startup Professionals Musings

I’ve seen several presentations that never moved past the first slide before running out of time. Research your audience before presenting. Others can be present for effect, but deferrals to team members for answers are a sign of weakness.

Crowdfunding Presentation

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Monday, July 23, 2012 -- Crowdfunding Presentation with Stubbs Alderton and Markiles, LLP. Join us for an indepth presentation on Crowdfunding. This presentation will provide an update on the latest developments in crowdfunding, including: The implications to crowdfunding from the JOBS Act; How small businesses can use crowdfunding to raise funds for their business; Some of the restrictions and potential advantages and pitfalls of crowdfunding.

Serious Presentation Tips From Standup Comics


The worlds of standup comedy and business presentations are not as disparate as they may appear at first glance. The following characteristics of a successful comedy routine are also applicable to effective business presentations: 1. The presenter must respond respectfully.

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Seismic Finds $4.5M For Presentation Tools


software reports reporting platform capital venture tools presentation seismic Encinitas-based Seismic announced Thursday that it has raised $4.5M in a Series A funding round, to build out its cloud-based platform for enhancing proposals, sales decks, reports, and other materials. The startup said the funding was led by Sigma West, and will go towards fortifying its team and to expand its product for the financial services and insurance markets. Seismic is led by Douglas Winter.

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Linkedin and IBM Watson presentation

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -- Linkedin and IBM Watson presentation. AA-ISP. Join local Inside Sales leaders: Scott Tretsky, Ken McAnall and Joshua Pittman on Wednesday, October 19th. The meeting will be held at Oracle's Santa Monica office. Joined by guest speakers: Neil Sahota of IBM to discuss cognitive computing solutions (e.g.

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Experian Buys Medical Present Value


Costa Mesa-based Experian , the provider of credit information and related services, said today that it has acquired venture-backed Medical Present Value , a provider of revenue cycle management software to physicians. exit software medical health lifescience acqusition merger value present experian

Marketing Presentation from Blue Glass Conference

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I talked about these topics in this presentation. I recently spoke at the Blue Glass conference on the topic of marketing. I’ll write up some thoughts in a blog post format soon. I’ve been spending time looking at marketing conversion metrics at portfolio companies lately. We’ve been testing things like: How do Facebook “Likes” perform relative to FB ads that drive you directly to a web page. How do brand pages convert relative to the Timeline.

Outsite Presents Nomad Stories: Venice

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 -- Join current and aspiring digital nomads at this free Outsite meetup. Listen to Nomad Stories from people who have quit their jobs to embrace the location independent lifestyle, as well as people who are working for leading remote companies. See [link] (more

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The HQ Presents: Collaborative Communication

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 -- The HQ Presents: Collaborative Communication. Bring Authenticity to Networking and Interviews Join the HQ on Wednesday, July 27th for an interactive, improvisational workshop to improve your interpersonal communication skills at networking events and job interviews.

Ten Slides Make a Killer Investor Presentation

Startup Professionals Musings

As a member of the local angel group Selection Committee, I’ve seen a lot of startup presentations to investors, and I’ve never seen one that was too short - maybe short on content, but not short on pages! Offer to do a demo later, but don’t try to squeeze it in the presentation.

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500 Startups Presents Bitcoinference

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The post 500 Startups Presents Bitcoinference appeared first on TechZulu.

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How to Not Suck at a Group Presentation

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Most people suck at presenting to big groups. It’s a shame because the ability to nail these presentations at key conferences can be once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to influence journalists, business partners, potential employees, customers and VCs.

Presenting Your Case to Investors is Rarely Free

Startup Professionals Musings

In reality, these fees are usually trivial compared to your real costs of preparing, travelling, and presenting to investors. There is probably a fundamental problem with your business or how you present it. entrepreneurs presentations startups angel investors business

Presenting for Profit

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Friday, September 9, 2011 -- Presenting for Profit: Creating Presentations that Persuade, Generate Leads and Close Business! Did your last presentation make a real difference for your company? 33 million business presentations are delivered every business day but most get lost in the noise. SDSIC. Your career?

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How to Handle a VC Presentation with No Deck

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I believe in this so much that, despite my post advising you to be prepared for the *norm* in VC, I wrote a post about a company that came in for a presentation and never even got the slides out or presented a demo. The “Triple Play&# of VC Presentations.

Schmoozd Unveils Startup Presenters


Los Angeles-based Schmoozd , the startup networking event run by John Diep, said that it has selected twelve startups to present at its upcoming Startup to Startup event Wednesday. The event said that Cravist , SignNow , Paperlinks , BetterWorks , , Betacandy , CitySourced , , The VP Contest , keShot , SimpleEvents , and Glass will all show off their services at the event.

Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

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Social Networks: Past, Present & Future. I recently spoke at Caltech at the Caltech / MIT Enterprise Forum on “the future of social networking,&# the 30-minute video is here and the PowerPoint presentation is here on DocStoc ).

Hub101 Hacks Presents: Student Life Startup Competition

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Friday, June 24, 2016 -- Hub101 Hacks Presents: Student Life Startup Competition. Event Description Life as a student can be pretty rough. Think you have the innovativeness to make it more bearable? Then come on out and show us your great idea for the startup to solve every student's problems! See [link] (more

Mastering Public Speaking and Presentations

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Thursday, June 21, 2012 -- Mastering Public Speaking and Presentations - Startups Uncensored #27. This month's Startups Uncensored event will be a presentation by comedian Ben Gleib and Jason Nazar, CEO Docstoc on Mastering Public Speaking and Presentations. Join over 500 LA entrepreneurs, investors and techies to learn the very best ways to speak in public and master presentations. In this engaging and entertaining presentation we'll cover: 1.)

85 Broads presents GILT

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012 -- 85 Broads presents GILT: By Invitation Only. 85 Broads / LA is thrilled to welcome Alexis Maybank, co-founder of the Gilt Groupe and 85 Broads Power Circle member, to Southern California for an exclusive, intimate evening of hors d'oeuvres, VeeV cocktails, networking and QandA/book signing. See [link] (more

Presentation and Publicity

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Monday, May 23, 2011 -- Presentation and Publicity. What are tips and tricks to present your business? Founders Institute. This week's Topic and Focus - How do you get the world to take notice of your company? Invite only. See [link] (more

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eLearn 2009 Presentation – Twitter Along


I'm beginning my final preparation for my presentation at eLearn 2009. Particularly I'm using TweetLater to plan out my presentation and hopefully provide value to participants and people who are not attending but who might be interested in what I'm presenting. FYI – I'll also plan to do a wrap up over the weekend following the presentation As I did for my keynote at ASTD TechKnowledge in January, I'm using what I described in Twitter Conference Ideas.

Presenting and Speaking to Succeed

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013 -- Presenting and Speaking to Succeed. The popularity of TED talks, the omnipresence of video cameras and the virality of great video content has raised the bar dramatically for any and all presentations. Coloft Academy. If you've got a passion to share, if you're raising money, if you're in sales, if you communicate at all, you need to raise your game.