The year 2016 in review: What we’ve accomplished

At startupsinnovation we’d like to end the year 2016 by sharing a recap of some of the accomplishments we achieved this past year. It is important to share with you our story so you understand what we are doing and how things are evolving. Please do not hesitate to as questions, give us some feedback and/or suggestions.

We hope you all enjoy the holiday season and wish you a happy new year, full of success, innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Foundation in place…

We believe we have now implemented a relatively solid foundation that can add a lot of value for startup entrepreneurs, established enterprises teams, consultants and innovation ecosystem leaders.

We believe our specialization in these 3 areas gives us an absolute edge! Think about it for a minute: Startups, when successful, become established businesses and both operate in innovation ecosystems. Their success is often (always) interdependent. In addition, start-ups can benefit from tools and more disciplined approaches used by established enterprises to grow. Established enterprises can benefit entirely from adopting the leaner, faster, more agile methods used by start-ups or new technologies they develop.

As you should know by now, today, it’s all about lean startup, lean product development, agile software development and even agile strategy deployment etc. All methods that are agnostic, and that you should master, no matter if you work for a startup or an established business.

Folks like Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook one of the most powerful and successful established business in the world summarizes it well in one of his statements to his employees “Move fast and break things, if you are not breaking things you are not moving fast enough”. In other words, the only way to not be disrupted by others may be to disrupt yourself constantly!

“Move fast and break things, if you are not breaking things you are not moving fast enough”

Today, more than ever, you must move fast, take risks, know stuff and be on the pulse of your market and emerging trends constantly. Businesses win with data, automation, artificial intelligence, collaboration, innovation and…a new breed of employees. Employees that are more entrepreneurial, problem solvers and self-driven.

No matter where you look there is a need or demand for entrepreneurship and innovation!

Cities need to embrace innovation to maintain and increase prosperity for their communities. Innovation can also be a way to make city management or government more efficient, effective and develop better services for its community. (or even improve the election processes for more democracy, more participation, better understanding of what is at stake etc.).

For start-up entrepreneurs, it is an incredible time as it has never been that easy to take an idea to reality leveraging crowd collaboration, networking, technology, knowledge, access to capital etc.

These are all topics we monitor closely all throughout the year and share with our audience or those we work with. The tech revolution is only starting and our ambition is to make startupsinnovation a reference for startups, established enterprises managers and ecosystems leaders to learn and start innovating more and faster. The race is on!

Thanks for being part of the startupsinnovation followers, visitors or contributors. Make sure you stay with us and in our newsletter. We will do our best to share with you more insights as things move along and continue to evolve.

Notable accomplishments…

Amazing guests for our blog and many insights shared!

We have been extremely lucky and honored to connect and interview some extraordinary individuals and innovators who are shaking things up and contributing in their own ways to the acceleration and maturation of the tech revolution. Here is the list of people we interviewed in 2016. We are extremely grateful to have been able to work with them at the front-end journey of startupsinnovation and cannot thank them enough for their participation and for sharing with us and our audience insights that can help get a better understanding of what is going on in the world of startups and innovation.

  • Jay Samit (Best Selling author of book “Disrupt you” and leading expert on disruption)
  • Mike Norman (Founder of Wefunder the first US and leading equity crowdfunding platform)
  • Chris Kalaboukis (Innovation Management and author of Innovation Mastery – check out his blog it’s amazing! here)
  • Scott Miller (CEO of Dragon Innovation)
  • George Howard (Berklee University Professor and serial entrepreneur, Co-Founder of MAX)
  • Carlos Diaz (Sales Management of MAX)
  • Gary Jinks (South Valley Angels – Silicon Valley)

For these webinars, we partnered with sponsors to help with the promotion. A big thank you to them all: AskMusicLawyer, Hellofuture, CGRSS, TrueLifeGenie, TheMedicalStartup, Spruce&Norton

You can re-watch all these insightful and inspiring interviews from our blog page here.

In 2017, we will continue to interview amazing individuals and we have invested in some better equipment and found a “studio” to record these. We look forward to our next interview with the new equipment / quality! We have good ones in the pipeline so make sure you stay tuned.

Start-up services in place: Helping entrepreneurs accelerate…

We have helped several start-up entrepreneurs: We are very happy to report that one of the few start-ups we advised throughout the year has been able to develop its software solution fully and it should be releasing it in January (pending approval from the Apple / Android app stores). This is above all a big accomplishment for the entrepreneur who was behind all the hard work that went into this but we take pride in knowing that we were at least behind some of the advice and brainstorming sessions that were part of their journey to this first success. The startup is called NuTranx and it is quite a big deal since it is the first online money transfer app that allows funds to be sent from the United States to Haiti using blockchain, Bitcoin technology. A big bravo to the team behind this and to the other entrepreneurs we have started mentoring who are all doing a fantastic job! (Learn more about how we can help startups here)

  –  NuTranx the first US-Haiti money transfer system is launching… – 

An extensive relatively powerful network for startups: Throughout the year, we have selected and built a solid network of teams and individuals that can provide all the services a startup entrepreneur needs to succeed. For example: vetted software developers, lawyers, manufacturers, graphic designers, investors and many, many more. All of this are important milestones for us since one of the hardest thing for entrepreneur is to find teams to help them execute their plans. Through one connection with us, entrepreneurs can now access an extensive rolodex of teams and services providers that we have validated for the seriousness and quality of their work and interest in working with early stage entrepreneurs and startups. Our list is growing everyday making it easier for startup entrepreneurs to take their ideas to reality faster, which ultimately is the primary goal of our startup services.

2016, was also the year of a first e-book! In March 2016, we proudly released the startupsinnovation fast lane ebook: A practical guide of the key steps and mindset early stage entrepreneurs need to follow to maximize their chances of success when launching a startup. The e-book was written by Alistair Schneider, founder of startupsinnovation.com. It also includes a foreword from Bernard Kress, a serial entrepreneur from the Silicon Valley and now Microsoft HoloLens executive.

The e-book was reviewed by many individuals from the Startup ecosystem to ensure its accuracy and impact. In addition, Dirk Ahlborn CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies allowed us, kindly, to use a picture of their Hyperloop concept to illustrate this first e-book. (In case you didn’t know, Hyperloop, is a project initially launched by Elon Musk that aims to create the future of transportation between cities at…rocket speed). It was important for us to include this picture for our e-book as in our eyes it represents what we wanted to convey in it: The think big attitude, the speed needed to succeed and the type of amazing ideas that can be turned into reality with, once again, collaboration, technology and so on. You will learn from this e-book what everyone knows in the Silicon Valley. The basics, but good fundamentals to have today.

Innovation ecosystems: Helping energize the ecosystems…

Having been immersed in some of the top innovation ecosystems of the world for years now and worked with both start-ups and established enterprises we developed a thorough understanding of innovation ecosystems are best positioned to yield results. Below are the contributions we have made this year.

Innovation in Strasbourg (France): We started helping the MedTech team. A French team responsible for the economic development of Strasbourg (European capital). They are transforming the city in an innovation hub and looking to partner more with Boston (Strasbourg and Boston are already linked together through a cultural partnership but the vision is developing further business ties). More than likely, we will continue helping this team throughout 2017.

International connections: Throughout the year we connected, through trainings and webinars mostly, with many people from around the US and the world: Boston, Silicon Valley, Atlanta, Detroit but also from Australia, Singapore, Argentina, Germany, India, China, France and few other places. These connections help us get a pulse of what is going on elsewhere, around the country and globe. We are grateful to have sparked some interest that way and to have connected with all of you. It is always amazing and pleasing to us when people from different countries and backgrounds can come together and work together. Thanks to all for interacting with us and we look forward to more of that.

(Learn more about how we can help innovation ecosystems here)

Established enterprise: Insights and competencies to drive growth…

In 2016, we’ve worked with several enterprises, mostly on  enterprise transformation type projects. A great year. We have today, many tools, methodologies and a network that can help drive change and innovation in the organizations in need. Enterprises can work with us to find key influencers, consultants, learn about startups or change their culture or internal processes to be more innovative, faster and more agile. We also have an extensive knowledge of business processes and key performance indicator to help better control their performances.

(Learn more about how we can help enterprises here)

Few data points: We are growing!

  • We have about 500 followers (Social networks and newsletter)
  • We have 7000+ hours of watch time on our Youtube channel
  • We have 3 guest bloggers
  • We pivoted 100 times, and will continue to do so

What to expect in 2017?

In 2017, we look to leverage what we have been able to put together, our knowledge, network, methodologies, e-book and put all of this at the service of those who want to make the most out of the technological revolution. We will continue to help startup entrepreneurs launch their first product efficiently and effectively, help corporate managers, employees change their game to add more value for their organization and help ecosystems leaders take their communities where they need to be. We plan to continue to interview more thought-leaders (Very excited by some of the next interviews we have planned). In 2017, we plan to work on innovation ourselves: We have several ideas to help make our platform even more impactful, through technological enhancements or partnerships…Stay tuned!

Thanks a lot for following and for your interest. Feel free to send us an email with any questions, comments or suggestions.

Sincerely

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October 2016 update: Helping entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and city officials…

We have made relatively good progress since the last time we provided an update. The community is growing and our services are now fully operational. Startupsinnovation is today a great community of people with the ability to help entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and city officials drive their innovation projects to success.

Below is a summary of how we now can help you and key facts for you to get a better idea of what has been accomplished to date…

In case you are interested to learn about any of the below and how we can potentially partner on a project with you please use the inquiry form at the bottom of this page.

How we help entrepreneurs? 

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9 out of 10 start-ups fail, we want to reduce the failure rate, speed up and simplify the process to launch and eliminate the notion that start-ups don’t generate revenue…

  • We provide the latest knowledge to help frame an idea, develop a product, fund it and sell it (We put a big accent on selling / generating revenue)
  • We have built a network of teams that have the capabilities to prototype a product, build it, manufacture it, 3D print it or develop it (software) and protect it (legal) etc.
  • Our marketing / design partners can help you create a brand with awesome logos, websites, designs, videos, presentations and more etc.

…In other words, we have built a one stop shop for entrepreneurs that we like to call the “innovation fast lane”…because we remove the lengthy process of finding talented teams…learning “how to” and skills to get there…

Key facts:

  • 5 Entrepreneurs are currently in the pilot accelerator program including 2 amazing female entrepreneurs!
  • 1 of them already received some seed funding and will be launching its product in a few weeks (This is a major accomplishment for us).
  • 4 Angel mentors, top innovation experts are lined up for the pitch presentations, including 1 celebrity lawyers to help create artist product endorsement deals.
  • 1 e-book of 30+ pages has been created and provides the end to end process to launch a product the Silicon Valley start-up way (download here)

How we help Corporate Leaders?

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Managing a big corporation is complex but with resources, people, internal and external networks they have all it takes to be the disruptors and not the disrupted…Unfortunately sometimes success can drive a little complicacy in the workforce…

  • We help change cultures bringing the more dynamic startup mindset and tools to corporation for them to excel again at innovation, go faster and deliver results.
  • We bring disruptors, thought leaders from the most innovative regions of the world and with the most impressive curriculums to make corporate town halls, and employee meetings pivot times for change and innovation acceleration.
  • We provide cross-functional trainings on new wave methods to drive end to end value chain innovation, not only focusing on product but also services, organization, brand, process and more…All our trainings are designed to build teams collaborating together to deliver change, innovation and results in its simplest way.

Key facts:

  • Routinely advising corporate leaders from fortune 100, 500 and other established companies
  • Several top level speakers in our network ready to disrupt the minds of employees
  • Provided custom training on how to drive project execution internally, exposed a team to the concept of “pitching” instead of presenting to speed up decision making

How we help city officials?

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“Entrepreneurship remains the engine of growth, that ability to turn an idea in a reality…that creates good paying jobs, it puts rising economy on the path of prosperity” Barack Obama

  • We advice city officials on how to best engage and empower their communities to drive a dynamic innovation ecosystem
  • Tailored trainings and presentations to government officials and their teams to help them implement impactful initiatives
  • Project supervision, support to help cities rapidly align the various city stakeholders and organize the innovation ecosystem for more rapid success

Key facts:

  • Met French city officials in Strasbourg to discuss the Boston-Strasbourg opportunities
  • Connecting everyday with officials to discuss the topic of innovation and start-ups

Learn more about how we can collaborate on a joint project – Contact us

Spotlight: Who we help

We have a great mix of entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds and skills, all driving their projects forward with some of our help. At the end, they succeed a lot because of them and a little bit because of us!

If you are interested in joining the fun and participating in the program contact us here

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Nora Gay (Harvard JD Law / Financial banking)

Start-up: Nutranx

Sector: Fintech

Idea: Secure Money transfer between US to Haiti. Blockchain, Bitcoin technology

Product type: Software

Stage: Launching. MVP delivered in October, Go to market strategy execution

Funding: Seed funding $15k, Finalization of round two of funding

Investors: n/a

Site: nutranx.com

Location: Boston area, MA, USA

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Carries Forbes (Marketing expert)

Start-up name: Gutsey

Sector: Healthy nutrition

Idea: The world’s first travel bars

Product type: Food

Stage: Growth. Product available via website and in various locations.

Funding: Bootstrapped

Investors: n/a

Site: Gutseybars

Location: Boston area, MA, USA

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Kannan Mani (MBA Babson University)

Start-up name: UGather

Sector: Social networks / Event management

Idea: An online event management platform making it easy to organize events

Product type: Software

Stage: Pre-launch. Framing idea, designing prototype

Funding: n/a

Investors: n/a

Site: Coming soon

Location: Boston area, MA, USA

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D. Mathieson (Business Excellence leader, MBA Duke University)

Start-up name: Strategy Rocks

Sector: Strategy services

Idea: Propose a range of capabilities to help identify and unlock hidden value

Product type: Consulting services

Stage: Pre-launch. Framing idea, designing services

Funding: n/a

Investors: n/a

Site: Coming soon

Location: Boston area, MA, USA

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Ronnie Vitalis (Sports expert)

Start-up: 365 Never give up

Sector: Fitness / Life Coaching

Idea: Driving more healthy habits through an online fitness blog & coaching

Product type: Online & services

Stage: Pre-launch. Framing idea, designing prototype and business plan

Funding: n/a

Investors: n/a

Site: Coming soon

Location: Strasbourg, France

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Eduardo Donawa (Entrepreneur )

Start-up: Digikuz

Sector: Clothing / Tech / Gaming

Idea: Several ideas

Product type: Software / Commerce

Stage: Idea framing, selection

Funding: n/a

Investors: n/a

Site: Coming soon

Location: Detroit, Michigan

 

 

 

The blog team is going global! Please welcome…

…Louise Teo (Melbourne Australia) and Patricio Julian (Buenos Aires, Argentina). A big thanks to them for taking part of this and for helping out spread the word about startupsinnovation across borders.

Each help influence towards developing exciting and dynamic ecosystems in their home towns and they will bring to you some more insightful and inspiring content from their regions and beyond.

This change should only enhance the content you have the opportunity to receive: We will continue to interview more amazing individuals, serial entrepreneurs, recognized innovators, book authors and artists on the topic on start-ups, innovation and new trends. We will review books, sometimes even cool new products and provide some spotlight to upcoming interesting individuals and start-up founders. An exciting journey for us, a hopefully insightful journey for you!

Make sure you subscribe to the newsletter (on the left). It’s going to be some more fun and you’ll grow your knowledge like no where else! The (r)evolution is on!

Your blog team!

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Alistair Schneider
 Startupsinnovation founder
Boston, MA USA, Silicon Valley, France
Author of e-book Innovation fast lane
Mentor, entrepreneur, Business engineer
Louise Teo
Blogger / contributor
Founder of the Medical startup
Lead for Melbourne, Australia
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Patricio Julian
Blogger / contributor
Lead for Buenos Aires, Argentina
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How to get funded or invest through regulation crowdfunding: Mike Norman, co-founder of leading platform Wefunder

What is regulation crowdfundingTopics covered during this interview

  • How it works, where to start
  • Can you make a fortune out of this
  • The Wefunder process
  • How Wefunder came to exist
  • The types of ideas to submit through regulation crowdfunding
  • Who is regulation crowdfunding for?
  • Difference between regulation crowdfunding and reward based crowdfunding

Enjoy! This is progress and the future! Below are you audio and video versions

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Here is the deal here:

  • We bringing you the how to get funded or invest in a start-up leveraging the new regulation crowdfunding concept…
  • An interview of Mike Norman, one of those who lobbied in the US congress to have the law passed in May of 2016!
  • One of the co-founders, president of the first and largest regulation crowdfunding platform!

We invite you to listen to the talk below and get familiar with the platform by visiting Wefunder.com

Why is this important:

  • Wefunder is predicated upon the idea that anyone, regardless of wealth, should be able to invest in a company
  • Prior to their action only accredited investors could invest in a start-up (Taking the risk but also having access to huge opportunities)
  • Think about this: Only accredited investors could invest in early stage google, Facebook or amazon and get the returns
    • Think about how much money they made and how much money you could have made!
    • Of course, these are some unique examples but you get the idea…

Wefunder: The 1st and leading regulation crowdfunding platform!

  • Founders: Mike Norman, Nick Tommarello, Greg Belote. Founded in 2011, in Cambridge MA USA,
  • it raised $1.4-2 Millions in funding to launch from hundreds of investors
  • To date they helped 35 companies get funded, with 3 of them able to raise $1M each!
  • The community includes 75,000 investors and 10,000 investments were made
  • Investments ranges for the most part from 100-500 dollars.
  • Investors (You, me) invest in primarily companies they love, product they believe in and want to see succeed.
  • They currently own 80% market share and are by far the most successful regulation crowdfunding platform right now!

 

Dragon Innovation: Take your idea from prototype to mass manufacturing, the fast and innovative way!

It is with immense pleasure that we are sharing with you today a new, amazingly insightful webinar that we hosted earlier this month on Wednesday July 20th with Scott Miller, CEO and co-founder of Dragon Innovation and Bolt Partner.

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In this webinar with Scott, we cover the timeline that led to the creation of a unique startup: Dragon Innovation. It has received millions in funding, launched about 400 manufacturing lines for their clients which include many startups and corporations.

Scott also shares with us what it takes to launch a product from prototype to mass production and discusses key manufacturing trends and more. Learn directly from a manufacturing, engineering expert by watching this recorded presentation! Dragon Innovation has been widely talked about since it was founded in 2009. It has been featured countless times for their novel business model in Techcrunch, Forbes, Venturebeat, Xconomy, Betaboston. The company has received more than $2.6m in funding since its beginning few years ago.

Dragon Innovation is a unique, most modern start-up partner that provides a clear path from prototype through production with unmatched manufacturing expertise and trusted connections. Dragon’s has helped many start-ups successfully manufacture their products: including Jibo, Petnet,Arccos, Zuli, MakerBot, Coolest, Pebble, LIFX, FormLabs to Perkin Elmer and over 100 additional companies paving the road for how new technology gets made.

They have integrated teams in Boston, San Francisco and China!

Here is the presentation that was covered during the event for those who requested it. click here to download

Enjoy this new webinar!

Resources for the hardware entrepreneur provided by Dragon Innovation:

Visit the Dragon Innovation site below and get access for free to loads of resources perfect for the hardware entrepreneur. You will find:

  • Free courses on manufacturing design
  • Learn and tools to create a Bill Of Manufacturing
  • Suppliers and partners to help you create your prototype and much more…

Visit the Dragon Innovation resources

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Music Audience Exchange (MAX): The power of music for businesses with George Howard and Carlos Diaz

In this webinar by startupsinnovation (a blog and online accelerator that helps entrepreneurs) and askmusiclawyer.com (a blog that helps artists entrepreneurs), George Howard and Carlos Diaz, two of the co-founders of Music Audience Exchange (MAX), talk about the power of music, the state and evolution of the music industry, and how MAX helps promote both artists and brands. MAX is a start-up leading the way and creating a new marketing method using big data, expertise and proprietary technology.

George Howard is a music industry key influencer, ex-executive of Rykodisc (music label), Co-founder of MAX, original founder of TuneCore, Adjunct Professor at The Berklee College of Music, and an advisor to Fortune 500 companies.

Carlos Diaz is the Chief Revenue Officer and a co-founder of MAX. He oversees all revenue and sales operations and has an extensive background in Internet, tech and sales (ex-ReachLocal).

Visit Music Audience Exchange here.

MAX received $3.5M in 2015 and leverages the power of music to provide a service that helps companies promote their brands through artists endorsements. The startup is led by Founder & CEO Nathan Hanks. In this webinar, we learned that MAX disrupts the traditional sponsorship model by offering a unique data and technology-based service that pairs brands to music artists. MAX helps “exchange” audiences between artists and brands to help cross-promote both parties and create a special and more emotional experience for the consumers. According to Carlos Diaz, these programs are extremely targeted and highly-measurable.

Some quotes from the webinar:

    • “You have to have a remarkable product and put it in front of people that are predisposed to care and you will shift the burden from you saying hey I am a great artist/entrepreneur to other people talking about your work. Unless and until you do that, you will not succeed.” -George Howard
    • “Laws and legislation follow culture. Culture and art can lead change. Civil, gay rights and other rights had, at their emphasis, art.” -George Howard (On the idea that inspired his commencement speech at the Berklee School of Music)
    • “All artists are entrepreneurs and the best entrepreneurs are artists.” -George Howard quoting Hugh MacLeod
    • “Artists need exposure. If they don’t get it, they won’t make it.” -Carlos Diaz
    • “The partnerships between artists and brands will only continue to grow.” -Carlos Diaz
    • “Entrepreneurs…just make sure that you have a problem you are solving that you don’t come up with a solution looking for a problem” -Carlos Diaz

George and Carlos elaborate on these quotes in this three-part recorded webinar about music and marketing:

Part 1: The music industry evolution, the power of music with George Howard and Carlos Diaz

– The music industry disruption and landscape today
– What should other industry learn from the music industry disruption
– George on his commencement speech at Berklee, the impact of art in the world

Part 2: How MAX works, why it’s great with George Howard and Carlos Diaz 

– How Music Audience Exchange works
– Who uses Music Audience Exchange
– Beats by Dre
– MAX success stories
– Artist social network profiling

Part 3: More insights on marketing leveraging the power of music

– How artists respond to the MAX value proposition?
– Music genres that are early adopters of the MAX service
– Artists in the corporations, will we see more of this?
– How does music help brands?
– Best advice to entrepreneurs and artists
– How to do business with Music Audience Exchange – who to contact, how to start!
– Carlos Diaz vision for the future

Special thanks to askmusiclawyer.com team for the help in promoting this event with us.

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Dragon Innovation: Innovating from your brain to mass manufacturing…

Startupsinnovation.com never stops bringing you the latest insights and most interesting trends and concepts that are leading to the acceleration of innovation globally.

This time, we are more than delighted to bring to you the founder of a Start-up that helps other start-ups and businesses: Don’t miss our next webinar on July 20th 2016 with Scott Miller, CEO and founder of Dragon Innovation

In this event you’ll be able to hear how it is possible today to take an idea you have to a product manufactured and consumed by the masses. Scott Miller will explain to you how to build your manufacturing plan and budget that you can incorporate in your funding campaigns so that when you are done you can get your product mass produced for the pleasure of your customers! In other words how you can today take an idea you have on your mind to a product that is mass manufactured!

Think about it! Let’s say you have an idea…Before you build your budget on you own you can touch base with Dragon Innovation to understand what it will take to manufacture your first products and they will help you build a robust plan and give you accurate numbers that you can then bring in front of your crowd (for crowdfunding) or investors….

About Dragon Innovation:

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Dragon Innovation has made a lot of lips move since it was founded in 2009. It was featured countless times, for their novel business model in Techcrunch, Forbes, Venturebeat, Xconomy, Betaboston. The company has received more than $2.6m in funding since its beginning few years ago.

Dragon Innovation is a unique, most modern start-up partner that provides a clear path from prototype through production with unmatched manufacturing expertise and trusted connections. Dragon’s has helped many start-ups successfully manufacture their products: including Jibo, Petnet, Arccos, Zuli, MakerBot, Coolest, Pebble, LIFX, FormLabs to Perkin Elmer and over 100 additional companies paving the road for how new technology gets made.

They have integrated teams in Boston, San Francisco and China!

About the event:

In this online webinar event Scott Miller (CEO and founder of Dragon Innovation) will be sharing with us what it takes to launch a product from prototype to mass production, discuss key manufacturing trends such as 3D printing and more. This is a unique chance to get in front of a manufacturing, engineering expert!

Wednesday July 20th (7pm EST) Tickets available here: piceevent-brite

 

Event announcement! George Howard & Carlos Diaz of Music Audience Exchange

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We are delighted to announce our next upcoming webinar on Wednesday, July 13th (7H30 pm EST) in which you can either participate live (in case you want the opportunity to ask live questions at the end of event) or you will be able to replay the event later once it has been uploaded to our youtube channel and site!

Take your Free (sponsored) ticket now to receive the link to the webinar herepiceevent-brite

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Why is this event going to be very insightful and inspiring?

Well, at startupsinnovation we think differently and we strive to bring to you events that also helps you things differently for you to identify unique opportunities! If you have been follow us for a while you have probably heard us often say that we believed that music and entrepreneurship were the only 2 things that make the world move! That’s right and in this event we would like to give you a chance to hear George Howard and Carlos Diaz the founders of Music Audience Exchange (MAE). MAE is an amazing, unique startup that brings together the world of business and art to create unique synergies that drive success on both sides!

As you know the music industry has been going through challenging times in the last decade but innovators like George Howard, a music industry key influencer and Carlos Diaz the current revenue officer will explain how they were able to innovate in that landscape to create a new type of business model and service that represents, in our eyes, the model of the future for marketing, startups and corporations and artists.

Agenda

  • The music industry disruption and landscape today
  • What should other industry learn from the music industry disruption
  • George on his commencement speech at Berklee, the impact of art in the world
  • What is Music Audience Exchange, who uses it, how does it work
  • Success stories of partnerships between artists and brands
  • Are artists ready for these types of deals?
  • What is the outlook for these types of models?
  • What is the power of music for marketing and else?
  • Advice to entrepreneurs and artists
  • Vision for 2029

Warm yourself up and listen to George Howard’s commencement speech at one of the most prestigious Music School in the world: Berklee University!