Tag Archive for Michael Skok

Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets: Funding Strategies to Go the Distance with Michael Skok 7 of 7

Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets: Funding Strategies to Go the Distance with Michael Skok 7 of 7


At a time when there are so many ways to fund your startup, from angels to accelerators, it’s more important than ever to develop a funding strategy that fits your particular needs. Maybe you shouldn’t even raise money! In this session we’ll explore the options and help you think through not just your initial funding but a trajectory to stay funded until you’ve reached your goal, be that an independent public company or a self-sustaining social venture. We’ll also try to remove the mystique of VC and as usual bring some case examples to bear to bring it all to life.

Learn more about the Harvard Innovation Lab at http://i-lab.harvard.edu/ and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/innovationlab and like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/harvardinnovationlab

 

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Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 5: Wrap Up | Michael Skok and Geoffrey Moore

Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 5: Wrap Up | Michael Skok and Geoffrey Moore


Presenting to a full house, renowned author, Geoffrey Moore, and Michael Skok took a closer look into gaining an unfair competitive advantage as an entrepreneur. The event commenced with a recap of observations and learning from the previous five workshops, followed by insights from Geoffrey Moore into the secrets of entrepreneurship and business building, including a preview of Moore’s latest book, Escape Velocity. The lecture concluded with a book-signing, lunch and networking with fellow entrepreneurs.

You can read more about Michael Skok, and his Startup Secrets on his website: http://mjskok.com/ and follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/mjskok

Learn more about the Harvard Innovation Lab at http://i-lab.harvard.edu/ and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/innovationlab and like us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/harvardinnovationlab

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Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 4: Going To Market – Michael Skok

Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 4: Going To Market – Michael Skok


In Part 4 of Michael Skok’s Harvard i-lab lecture series, “Startup Secrets: An insiders guide to unfair competitive advantage,” Skok describes the fundamentals of building a go-to-market strategy for your business.

You can read more about Michael Skok, and his Startup Secrets on his website: http://mjskok.com/ and follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/mjskok

Learn more about the Harvard Innovation Lab at http://i-lab.harvard.edu/ and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/innovationlab and like us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/harvardinnovationlab

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Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 3: Business Model – Michael Skok

Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 3: Business Model – Michael Skok


In Part 3 of Michael Skok’s Harvard i-lab lecture series, “Startup Secrets: An insiders guide to unfair competitive advantage,” Skok helped students to think thorugh the three aspects of business model creation—identifying your C.O.R.E. value, finding Multipliers for growth and Levers for cost economies. This allows you to have much better odds of building a company that returns value disproportionally to all of its stakeholders.

You can read more about Michael Skok, and his Startup Secrets on his website: http://mjskok.com/ and follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/mjskok

Learn more about the Harvard Innovation Lab at http://i-lab.harvard.edu/ and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/innovationlab and like us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/harvardinnovationlab

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Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 2: Company Formation – Michael Skok

Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 2: Company Formation – Michael Skok

In Part 2 of Michael Skok’s Harvard i-lab lecture series, “Startup Secrets: An insiders guide to unfair competitive advantage,” Skok argues that ideas aren’t worth much without great people to back them up. It’s human capital that makes the difference between good and great companies, which is why attracting and retaining the right people and getting them dialed into the right vision is utterly essential for the burgeoning venture.

You can read more about Michael Skok, and his Startup Secrets on his website: http://mjskok.com/ and follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/mjskok

Learn more about the Harvard Innovation Lab at http://i-lab.harvard.edu/ and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/innovationlab and like us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/harvardinnovationlab

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Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 1: Value Proposition – Michael Skok

In Part 1 of Michael Skok’s Harvard i-lab lecture series, “Startup Secrets: An insiders guide to unfair competitive advantage,” Skok laid out one of the first stages of creating a company: defining the value proposition.

You can read more about Michael Skok, and his Startup Secrets on his website: http://mjskok.com/ and follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/mjskok

Learn more about the Harvard Innovation Lab at http://i-lab.harvard.edu/ and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/innovationlab and like us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/harvardinnovationlab

 

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