On 7 September we had the last Idea Garage before the VUNK Garage48
Hackathon and we were truly impressed! The participants have become much more
focused on building something serious. This means that they are attending startup
events not just for fun but to really get useful feedback from mentors and
other participants in order to learn, develop and grow better.
Just like last time, some pitchers were the same as in the previous
events and we've witnessed the messages becoming much-much clearer, so good job!
The ones who made their first pitch ever were also very good but we all know
that practice makes perfect. As Henri Ploom from RebelRoam said, he didn’t
really believe in pitching at first but by now he has realised how important it
is to be able to concisely express what it is that you do.
We also had the great pleasure of hearing Elise Sass talk about the ABC
of pitching so if you want to go over her slides, click here.
The NEW pitches we heard in short:
pick wrong names for their brands and products - that can work against you on
solution: Check and assess your startup or brand name by going through
localization aspects / Test your brand name with a community of experts.
problem: Everyday grocery shopping is a hassle
– especially for vegans
need a device in the refrigerator that scans what products will need to be
ordered. This will be put together as a wish-list and placed as an online order
with same day delivery.
to find random people or friends to join your event
solution: Locally based instant events app with gamification elements
a birthday wish-list between guests is time consuming and a hassle. You may end
up with duplicate gifts.
solution: The birthday organiser can choose products from shops and add
these to a wish-list and share this with guests.
problem: Your friends, neighbours or
others might know the service they need but don’t know where to get it.
solution: Place a tip to a telco service
provider that someone would be interested in getting an offer. Past experience
shows that 60% of tips are successful.
We would also like to thank Christof, Robert, Jevgeni, Martin, Toivo, Mario, Karl and Valeri
for proving that practicing pitching helps you get your
message across much better. Their pitches can be found from other Idea Garage
On a side note, take notice that all teams are looking for back-end, front-end
developers, marketers and designers. So pay attention on Friday evening because
you have many ideas to choose from!
VUNK Garage48 Hacathon 9-11.09 at SpaceX (Keevise 6) - Sign up HERE
Come and join us for FINALS & NETWORKING on Sunday (11.09) at
17:30 at SpaceX at Ülemiste City. The doors are opened and we kindly invite
everyone to come and see the final pitches and cheer for the winners. Click
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Pikemalt nüüd ka meie uuest üleskutsest, kuhu erinevalt eelmistest
aastatest ootame juba töötava äriideega start-uppe.
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