The debut of Funband’s tracker, Funloop, occurred over the weekend of April 22. The Saturday event was a large picnic at Mason Park in Irvine, CA. There were approximately 200 men, women and children in attendance. The FunBand team were on hand to introduce, explain and demonstrate the prototypes to the curious picnickers. Most parents […]
Orange County’s Tech Coast Angels is back for 2017 with their second annual Celebration of Entrepreneurship. The event, hosted at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ Samueli Theater, will feature the hottest startups in Southern California all seeking to win the first place prize of a $25,000 investment from Tech Coast Angels & media interview. Last years’ attendees included […]
Episode 6 – Telling Your Story So you have a great idea for a product or service! What do you do now? In the coming weeks we will discuss the steps required go forward, pivot or head back to the drawing board. In this six-part video series on the “Business Model Canvas” from The Kauffman Foundation you’ll […]
Episode 5 – Proving It Now that you’ve built your model and made your best guess it is time to fail! But do not worry. Even though many of your hypotheses are going to be wrong, using the Business Model Canvas will allow you to make changes. Using Lean Startup methodologies and Customer Development you […]
Episode 4 – Navigating Your Environment Now it is time to test your business model in the real world. As you learned in your previous models, some things are within your control while other are not. Mapping the environment is critical if your business model is to fight for survival. Identify market forces, key trends, industry forces and […]
Episode 3 – Prototyping Now you are ready to use the Business Model Canvas to explore different business models. Thinking broadly, you can experiment with tweaks to your model to discover which has a the greatest market opportunity. And don’t be afraid to look at other successful and disruptive business models in other industries to […]
Episode 2 – Visualizing Your Business Model Now that you have your idea for a business it is time to map it out. In episode 2 we are given the tools to move forward towards the successful implementation of your business model. Beth and Carl are given the Business Model Canvas to further evaluate and […]
Episode 1 – Getting From Business Idea to Business Model So you have a great idea for a product or service! What do you do now? In the coming weeks we will discuss the steps required go forward, pivot or head back to the drawing board. In this six-part video series on the “Business Model […]
Startup SoCal – Feargus Urquhart, CEO of Obsidian Entertainment, discusses the challenge of gender balance within a company at Founders Coffee OC.
Startup SoCal – Feargus Urquhart, CEO of Obsidian Entertainment, shares some ideas on user acquisition at Founders Coffee OC.