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Investors Pitch Their Best Ideas & Teams Build Them

Lean Startup Machine

Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

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*Please provide a link to your portfolio in registration. There are a limited number of spots for this event and you will be accepted based on past web design/development work examples.*

 

IDEA JAM is the ONLY event where a panel of investors discuss and pitch their best ideas to a crowd of designers & hackers.


Teams of designers & hackers choose ideas and have one week to build a prototype.


The teams still own the ideas, they just get direct guidance and feedback from the investors.



Investor Panel

Erik Nordlander, Partner @ Google Ventures

Hilary Gosher, Partner @ Insight Venture Partners

Lawrence Lenihan, Partner @ FirstMark Capital


Organizers

Trevor Owens, CEO @ Lean Startup Machine

Arikia Millikan, Editor @ Wired

Jason Saltzman, Founder @ Alley NYC


Supporters (thank you!)

Mimi O Chun, Design Director @ General Assembly

Sebastien Park, The Collaborative Fund

Grace Ng, Design @ Lean Startup Machine


FAQs

Q: Is this Lean? Why do you care about investors' ideas?

A: This event is intended to be for fun and to see if anything comes out of it. The premise is that investors see a lot of ideas and already know what themes & patterns they will invest in. By giving those themes & patterns upfront we increase the odds that a good team will get funding.

 

Q: Is this spec work?

A: No, because the designers and hackers still own the products they produce and they are actually getting free mentorship/advice from the investors. There's no prize for this event, except for instrinsic motivation of starting a business.


Q: Why do you require a GitHub/Dribbble, or other portfolio website?

A: Because this event is a hobby project, we do not have a lot of time to go through applications. Making everyone provide a GitHub or Dribbble account is a simple way to quickly determine the right audience.


Q: Can we request investors for the next IDEA JAM?

A: Definitely! Email one of the organizers or talk to us at the event. We only ask that the investors plan to make at least 5 investments in the next 12 months.

 


Press Inquiries: Press@LeanStartupMachine.com

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Mid-Town
New York, NY 10018

Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 6:30 PM


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