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Getting Your Demos Right

Feld Thoughts

I get demos every day. I don’t want to hear a description of what you do – I want to see a demo. Multiple times a day.

Dear Internet: Let’s Demo The Slow Lane

Feld Thoughts

What if we did the same by Demoing the Slow Lane for a day. The post Dear Internet: Let’s Demo The Slow Lane appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Yesterday when we were having Comcast issues in downtown Boulder, I thought about how slow the Internet speed at my office was. This morning CenturyLink is showing up as 8.5/0.75. pipe.

Demo Day Fundraising and The Lean Startup

Grasshopper Herder

If our biggest risk is that our demo day fundraising pitch will fail, we can test that. The post Demo Day Fundraising and The Lean Startup appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Lean Startup takes our biggest business risk and reduces it. Accelerators & Incubators Lean Startup Fundraising

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How to Be a Demo God

How to Change the World

Several times a year a group of executives from startups do a six-minute demo of their products to an audience of venture capitalists, analysts, and journalists. This name of the event is, logically, DEMO. This post is for anyone who has to give a good demo, whether at DEMO or anywhere else. This is, after all, a demo.

Why Real Learning is Outside the Building, Not Demo Day

Steve Blank

Here’s the story of one such team; Jonathan Wylie, Lakshmi Shivalingaiah and the Evoke team. Here’s how that happened. Not quite…. Out of the Building.

Two Austin Startups Featured at First White House Demo Day

SiliconHills

President Barack Obama is hosting the nation’s first Demo Day at the White House to showcase innovative technology startups from all over the country. The company has created a product, HemaSpot, that […] The post Two Austin Startups Featured at First White House Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Chiron Health to Pitch at Google Demo Day

SiliconHills

Chiron Health will represent Austin at the annual Google Demo Day on Wednesday at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View. “It’s It fosters new connections and the right kind […] The post Chiron Health to Pitch at Google Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. It gives us exposure to those West Coast VCs. Austin

Demo Days and the General Solicitation Conundrum

The Startup Lawyer

If you’ve been to accelerator or incubator demo days, you’ve likely seen a presentation that either flat out mentions the specifics of a financing round in progress or the details of a proposed financing.

Two Austin Startups Featured at First Whitehouse Demo Day

SiliconHills

President Barack Obama is hosting the nation’s first Demo Day at the White House to showcase innovative technology startups from all over the country. The company has created a product, HemaSpot, that […] The post Two Austin Startups Featured at First Whitehouse Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Students Debut Mobile Apps at Hello World Demo Day

SiliconHills

The […] The post Students Debut Mobile Apps at Hello World Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News It’s hard making a mobile app. Just ask 80 fourth, fifth and six graders who just finished Hello World’s first engineering program and created 12 prototypes. Austin

10 Rules for Better Product Demos

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Product demos are like sales presentations on steroids. This is an oversight on my part, because product demos are tough to do well.

HAXLR8R In San Francisco For Their Demo Day on June 18th

Feld Thoughts

Following is a guest post from Cyril about the program along with a link to their Demo Day event in San Francisco on June 18th. The HAXLR8R team will hit San Francisco on June 18th for their Demo Day , which will be hosted at Autodesk on Embarcadero. TechStars accelerator chinaccelerator demo day haxlr8rReally hard.

TechStars Boulder Demo Day – 8/9/12

Feld Thoughts

On August 9th, TechStars in Boulder will wrap up with their annual Demo Day investment event. TechStars Boulder demo dayIf you’re an active investor and are interested in attending, send me an email and I’ll get you an invitation. I’ll be there all day so I’d love to see you.

A Demo Day in Telluride

Feld Thoughts

I’m here for the Telluride Venture Accelerator Demo Day. Then, after demo day, I’m spending 15 minutes with each company.

Darwin on demo: Workday Rising

deal architect

It would not be an exaggeration to say Panera, Cloud Computing, SaaS

Start Every Board Meeting With A Demo

Feld Thoughts

Another one of my favorites is to start a board meeting off with a demo. When I first started investing in 1994, this was the norm.

Give a Great Product Demo: 5 Rules

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When done correctly, a demo allows the customer to see and feel how things will be better if they buy (and worse if they don't).

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Entrepreneurs Take Part In First-Ever White House Demo Day (Live Stream)

YFS Magazine

Today, August 4, 2015, President Obama will host the first-ever White House Demo Day focused on inclusive entrepreneurship. Culture demo day

Showcasing New Programmers at CodeUp’s Demo Day

SiliconHills

Each day Jaime would bike three miles to Geekdom at the Weston Centre in downtown San Antonio to learn […] The post Showcasing New Programmers at CodeUp’s Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Codeup coding Geekdom Michael Girdley startups

Techstars Cloud Demo Day in San Antonio Features 10 Startups

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Three Polish programmers wearing cowboy hats and cowboy boots stole the show at the third Techstars Cloud Demo Day. He relocated here […] The post Techstars Cloud Demo Day in San Antonio Features 10 Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

6 Ways to Give Demos that Blow the Customer’s Mind

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Product demonstrations are the single most powerful sales tool. Follow these simple rules and you will close more sales

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Six Startups Demo Their Ventures at InnoTech Austin

SiliconHills

The demos provided the companies an opportunity to show, not tell, the audience what their companies did, said Bryan Menell, managing editor of AustinStartup.com and […] The post Six Startups Demo Their Ventures at InnoTech Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Austin-based DRAFT Debuts at Demo Fall in San Jose

SiliconHills

Austin-based DRAFT, a mobile app-based investment tool, launched Thursday at DEMO Fall 2014 in San Jose, Calif. The app aggregates all of a user’s […] The post Austin-based DRAFT Debuts at Demo Fall in San Jose appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Curb DRAFT Obsidian Student Loan Benefits Suvola Yunomi

Biggest Austin Presence at DEMO in History

Austin Startup

Here''s one for you from the legandary DEMO conference in San Jose this week.

Ten Techstars Austin Startups Pitched Perfectly at Demo Day

SiliconHills

No one read from a script or even flubbed a line. Austin

Oblong NYC Event on 7/24

Feld Thoughts

My Investments demo NYC oblong It’s Thursday, July 24th from 5:30-8:30pm EST. Register here.

Our seven favorite startups from the 500 Startups demo day

The Next Web

Over 25 startups demoed at today’s 500 Startups demo event on the Microsoft campus in Mountain View. Apps Design & Dev Entrepreneur

5 Startups to Watch From Y Combinator Demo Day

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This week, 104 companies presented over two days to an audience of potential investors. We've singled out five that gave promising pitches

Three Austin Startups Launch at Fall DEMO

SiliconHills

Shelfbucks, Pictrition and PristineIO launched last week at TechCrunch’s Fall DEMO last week. Altogether 40 companies pitched at DEMO.

13 Ways To Pull Off A Killer Demo Day Presentation

OnStartups

Recently, my company OnSwipe was a part of the inaugural Demo Day in NYC for TechStars. Onswipe Techstars Demo Day 2011 (Deck Modified).

9 notable young companies from the 500 Startups demo extravaganza

The Next Web

Here are nine of our favorites. Alfred You can buy a home,… This story continues at The Next Web. Entrepreneur Insider

Tattoos and YCombinator Demo Day

This is going to be BIG.

In fact, you'd probably be better off both deciding on a tat on demo day. It was June of 2003. She had flower sleeves of spectacular color.

Forget the Elevator Pitch. Give an Elevator Demo

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Why talk about your product when you can give your customer a real-live test drive

Mike Maples Jr. Talks About TNCs, Thunder Lizards and Network Capitalism at Longhorn Startup Demo Day

SiliconHills

Talks About TNCs, Thunder Lizards and Network Capitalism at Longhorn Startup Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Special Attendee Rate for DEMO Fall 2012

Gust

We are delighted to present a special rate to attend DEMO in Santa Clara, California on October 1-3, 2012. During the two-day conference, DEMO provides an environment for companies to secure venture funding, establish critical relationships, influence early adopters, and meet with top tier press. Register for the special attendee rate.

The Gust-DEMO Fall 2012 Scholarship

Gust

Following the huge success of the Gust-DEMO scholarship earlier this year, Gust and DEMO have teamed up again to offer Gust start-ups a full scholarship opportunity for DEMO Fall 2012. The recipient of the Gust-DEMO Scholarship will have a chance to launch their product to some of the most innovative people in the world.

3 Highly Memorable Product Demos That Made Their Brand

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A good product demonstration can make your business more successful

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The Fourth Techstars Cloud Cohort Showed off Their Ventures at Demo Day 2016

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News At the Aztec Theater in downtown San Antonio, entrepreneurs with 11 startups took to the stage to present their companies during the fourth Techstars Cloud Demo Day Thursday afternoon. The companies participating in Techstars go on to raise, on average, over $1.5 San Antonio

Finding Signal In The Noise Of Demo Days

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I'm taking a break from MBA Mondays today because Christina Cacioppo just posted a terrific blog post on the USV blog on her takeaways from a summer attending most every demo day imaginable. Christina notes: Over the past few months, I've seen over 160 companies come through eight different accelerator programs.

KIND Founder Pledges $3 Million to Women-Led Food Startups on Demo Day

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

On Tuesday, as part of the White House's first-ever Demo Day for inclusive entrepreneurship, CEO Daniel Lubetsky explained why he's funding women-led health food companies