The Mother Of All Demos

Feld Thoughts

I was talking to a friend last week about demos. She mentioned the Steve Jobs iPhone demo from 2007 and I referred to Doug Engelbart’s Mother of All Demos from 1968. The post The Mother Of All Demos appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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. The post A Demo Day in Telluride appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Places demo day nextlaw labs telluride telluride venture accelerator

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. The demo is iconic and amazing, but it takes too long and is too abstract for their corporate customers buying Oblong’s Mezzanine product. Multiple times a day.

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. It’s always amazing to witness how the teams transform in three short months and this program has been no different.

Darwin on demo: Workday Rising

deal architect

I saw Panera Bread present eye-popping stats at Workday Rising - 65,000 hires a year with rapid growth and 90% staff turnover and yet, on-boarding expectations of less then 24 hours. It would not be an exaggeration to say Panera, Cloud Computing, SaaS

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[Asia] [Event] Demo Asia 2012

YoungUpstarts

If you loved the emerging startup vibes of the DEMO conference, Asia will be getting its very own version with DEMO Asia 2012 slated for February 29 to March 2 in Singapore next year. It will also feature several DEMO alumni companies from the United States. “We

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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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Three Austin Startups Launch at Fall DEMO

SiliconHills

Shelfbucks, Pictrition and PristineIO launched last week at TechCrunch’s Fall DEMO last week. Shelfbucks and Pristine received trophies as “Demo Gods” along with Skully Helmets, Hello Doctor and Sigma Guardian, recognized as outstanding. Altogether 40 companies pitched at DEMO.

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[Event] [Singapore] DEMO Asia Starts This Week!

YoungUpstarts

This week will see DEMO Asia kick off in Singapore. Events & Happenings DEMO Asia event pitching Singapore startups

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Start Every Board Meeting With A Demo

Feld Thoughts

Another one of my favorites is to start a board meeting off with a demo. I find three hour “reporting board meetings&# where everyone sits around and goes through a 50 page PowerPoint deck to be tedious. When I first started investing in 1994, this was the norm.

10 Startups Pitch at Techstars Austin Demo Day 2018

SiliconHills

By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News From dog walking services to robot teaching assistants, 10 startup founders pitched their ventures at the sixth annual Techstars Austin Demo Day. The post 10 Startups Pitch at Techstars Austin Demo Day 2018 appeared first on SiliconHills.

Five Austin Startups Pitch at Sputnik ATX’s Demo Day

SiliconHills

Sputnik ATX, an Austin-based accelerator, held its second Demo Day last week featuring presentations from the five startups in its latest cohort. The post Five Austin Startups Pitch at Sputnik ATX’s Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. The invite-only event for accredited investors was held at Sputnik ATX’s offices in downtown Austin. The companies gave 15-minute presentations followed by questions and answers.

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. For several hours, it was 0 Mbps down and 0 Mbps up (0/0) until I gave up and tethered my iPhone to my computer and used Verizon LTE for the rest of the afternoon.

Texas Health Catalyst at UT Austin Showcases Early-Stage Projects at its Demo Day

SiliconHills

The Texas Health Catalyst held its Demo Day Tuesday afternoon with 13 early-stage ventures showcasing their new projects. The post Texas Health Catalyst at UT Austin Showcases Early-Stage Projects at its Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills.

13 Longhorn Startups Pitch at Demo Day

SiliconHills

They received $100,000 and are working with the United Way Texas to develop […] The post 13 Longhorn Startups Pitch at Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Longhorn Startup Demo DayBy LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Cerebri perfected its pitch, built its network and solidified its business plan during Longhorn Startup, said Bri Connelly, its CEO. The original team behind Cerebri won the inaugural IBM Watson University Competition in January.

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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 haxlr8rI love software wrapped in plastic.

Biggest Austin Presence at DEMO in History

Austin Startup

Here''s one for you from the legandary DEMO conference in San Jose this week. A record-breaking six Austin companies launched at DEMO this week, and three of the six are being incubated at Capital Factory with one being an ATI graduate.

Memphis-based Start Co. To Present 16 Startups At Demo Day

YoungUpstarts

will be presenting 16 new startups at its Demo Day on 21 August at Orpheum Theater. ” Find out more about Start Co’s Demo Day here. Events & Happenings accelerator program Demo Day incubation program Memphis Start Co startup

[Event] DEMO Asia: Is Being Female A Handicap?

YoungUpstarts

Seeing all the pitches at the recent DEMO Asia , it’s not difficult to see there were only a handful of female founders around. Aprilia participated in DEMO Asia ‘s Alpha Pitch segment. by Elisha Tan, founder of Learnemy.

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TechStars Seattle Demo Day Was Awesome

Feld Thoughts

I was absolutely blown away by the companies at Demo Day last week along with the reaction and support of the Seattle tech community. My five favorite startup pitches from TechStars Demo Day. I formally declare year one of TechStars Seattle a huge success.

Why Real Learning is Outside the Building, Not Demo Day

Steve Blank

While our teams have mentors, socialize a lot and give great demos, the goal of our class final presentations is “ Lessons Learned ” – about product/market fit, pricing, acquisition/activation costs, pricing, partners, etc.

Fourteen Startups Pitch at UT Longhorn Startup Demo Day

SiliconHills

The fifth Longhorn Startup Demo Day at the University of Texas drew the largest crowd ever. The evening featured two accomplished entrepreneurs, Cotter Cunningham with RetailMeNot and […] The post Fourteen Startups Pitch at UT Longhorn Startup Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills.

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DEMO Asia: 10 Tips To Create Your Perfect Business Pitch

YoungUpstarts

DEMO Asia , the biggest startup event in the region, had no lack of outstanding and memorable pitches. During the week before DEMO Asia , Dunayev would pitch to anyone who would listen to get feedback.

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The Latest Crop of Startups from Longhorn Startup Demo Day

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News From a ring that monitors glucose levels for diabetics to a mouth guard which tracks concussions in athletes, twelve student-run startups showcased their innovative ideas at the 7th Longhorn Startup Demo Day. The event held at the Lady Bird Johnson auditorium at the University of Texas at […] The post The Latest Crop of Startups from Longhorn Startup Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Longhorn Startup Demo Day

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11 Startups Pitch at Techstars Demo Day in Austin

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News The latest Techstars Austin class showed off their hustle, determination and maturity at Demo Day Wednesday. He […] The post 11 Startups Pitch at Techstars Demo Day in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Demo Day TechStars TechStars Austin All of the startups already have customers, revenue and market traction.

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Nine Techstars Impact Startups Pitch at Demo Day in Austin

SiliconHills

The post Nine Techstars Impact Startups Pitch at Demo Day in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News While studying drug cartels in Mexico City, Cory Siskind noticed the city lacked transparency on reporting high crime areas.

Apply For The Glue Conference Demo Pod By Friday

Feld Thoughts

The demo pods are designed specifically for the event that have lit signage included, hard wired internet drops included, space for your laptop (to demo) included, passes to the event itself included — basically everything you need to come show your early wares to developers, customers and venture capitalists. Did I say the demo pods were free? The Glue Conference is happening again this year on May 23rd and May 24th in Boulder, CO.

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PitchCastr, A Virtual Demo Day Platform

YoungUpstarts

It’s launched PitchCastr ( [link] ), a virtual demo day platform to connect entrepreneurs and investors. If enough investors express interest in the idea, the entrepreneur will be invited to hold a Live Demo Day to pitch to those interested potential investors.

Apply for the GlueCon Demo Pod

Feld Thoughts

Alcatel-Lucent is underwriting a demo pavilion this year that will house fifteen demo pods. If you are a startup and interested in participating, make sure you apply to get a GlueCon Demo Pod. If you aren’t applying for the Demo Pod but want to come to GlueCon, the “super early bird price&# expires on Friday 3/18. GlueCon is coming up soon and is going to be awesome.

Technical Demo of Oblong’s g-speak Spatial Operating Environment

Feld Thoughts

The next five minutes are an overview of Oblong and a high level demo. As investors, we believe that the way we interact with computer technology will be radically different 20 years from now.

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. DEMO Fall 2012 takes place October 1-3, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA. Make its public debut at the DEMO conference.

DreamIt Venture Austin’s Inaugural Demo Day Introduces Nine Startups

SiliconHills

BY ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News DreamIt Ventures Austin’s inaugural demo day showcased its first crop of startups at an event Saturday. The post DreamIt Venture Austin’s Inaugural Demo Day Introduces Nine Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Technology Demo Day Doccastor DreamIt Austin NewsTastic Pincam SXSW

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. DEMO has built an unmatched track record of selecting, coaching, promoting and making successful some of the most game-changing products the world has ever seen.

Demo Producers Look for Innovators in Austin

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News The DEMO Innovation Tour hit Austin Thursday, inviting infant companies that have yet to formally launch to compete for a chance to do so on the stage where companies like Adobe Acrobat, Java Script, ETrade and Salesforce launched.

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[Singapore][Event] Regional Startups Shine At JFDI-Innov8 2012 Bootcamp Demo Day

YoungUpstarts

Last weekend saw the end of the program, and the startups were then expected to prove their worth to a crowd during the JFDI-Innov8 Bootcamp Demo Day. Here are the 11 startups that presented at the Demo Day: 1.

Nine Ventures Pitch at Impact Hub’s Inaugural Workforce Development Accelerator Demo Day

SiliconHills

Nine ventures pitched solutions to provide better jobs for Austin’s low-income workers at Impact Hub’s inaugural Workforce Development Accelerator Demo Day Monday night. The post Nine Ventures Pitch at Impact Hub’s Inaugural Workforce Development Accelerator Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. The 11-week accelerator, sponsored by Capital City Innovation, Workforce Solutions and Impact Hub, worked with nine ventures.

Hands On Demo With Oblong In Washington, DC

Feld Thoughts

If you are in the Washington DC area and want to see a live demo, email me. Oblong is one of the most amazing companies I’ve ever had the honor to be involved with. We invested in them in 2007 when they were four people building on the incredible research and ideas of John Underkoffler. Today they are almost 100 people strong, have shipped an awesome set of products, and are on a path to fundamentally change the way we interact with computers.

TechStars Boulder Demo Day and Open Angel Forum #4

Feld Thoughts

In the morning of August 4 is TechStars Boulder Demo Day. August 3 and August 4 are busy days in Boulder for entrepreneurs and early stage investors. On the evening of August 3 is Open Angel Forum #4. These two events show off the cream of the crop for new early stage tech companies coming out of the Boulder entrepreneurial ecosystem. If you are an angel or VC investor I still have a few golden tickets left for each event. The best way to get them is to email me.

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. Among them, Jeanette Hill, CEO and founder of Spot On Sciences, will show off its portable and easy to use blood test kits.

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Nine Early Stage Startups Pitch at DivInc’s Fourth Demo Day

SiliconHills

The post Nine Early Stage Startups Pitch at DivInc’s Fourth Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. In two years, DivInc, an Austin-based accelerator focused on mentoring and coaching ethnically diverse and women-led tech startups, has had four cohorts with 36 companies. Those early-stage companies have raised $2.5 million and generated more than $1 million in revenue, said Preston James, DivInc co-founder. “In In the next three to five years, you are going […].

Ten Techstars Austin Startups Pitched Perfectly at Demo Day

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Ten companies pitched perfectly at the inaugural Austin Techstars Demo Day before a packed house at the Austin Music Hall Tuesday afternoon.

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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. Damian Nowak, the CEO of Virtkick, clearly embraced the Texan life during his last three months in San Antonio participating in the Techstars Cloud program.

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. But within the flurry of buzzwords, PowerPoint presentations, and DubStep powered demos there were some real gems.