«The secret of getting ahead is getting started.»—Mark Twain
You've got an idea...now what? Before you start hitting the pavement looking for funding, its important to make sure that your idea is both viable and valuable.
Who Should Attend
This event is intended for startups that meet the following criteria:
B2B / B2C — Either
INDUSTRY — Any
BUS. MODEL — Any
PRODUCT TECH — Any
STAGE — Future Founder; Problem-Solution Fit (self-funded; no product development yet)
BUS. FUNCTION — Strategy
What You'll Learn
How to identify problems, needs, and trends worth exploiting
Process for brainstorming possible solutions to these problems
Difference between a viable and a valuable idea
How to launch
Alex de la Fuente
Director of Programs, Station Houston
Alex de la Fuente first entered the entrepreneurship arena in high school when he co-founded a clothing brand that catered to the action sports community. Since then, he worked in a renewable resources startup, was a middle-market business analyst for a commercial bank, and helped lead the OwlSpark (Rice University) and RED Labs (University of Houston) accelerators. Alex is currently the Director of Programs at Station Houston, and co-teaches the RED Labs Pre-Accelerator course at UH. He is also on the organizing team for Startup Weekend in Houston.
Alex's superpowers include branding & graphic design and finding product-market fit.
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