Birmingham Startup project pitch

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<ul><li><p>Birmingham://STARTUPis a good old fashioned barn raising were asking the tech community not to come together on some farm, but rather at the [next slide]</p><p>Birmingham Startups purpose is a good old fashioned barn raising were asking the tech community not to come together on some farm, but rather at the [next slide]</p></li><li><p>Innovation Depot our areas premier incubator, located in downtown Birmingham</p><p>Innovation Depot our areas premier incubator, located in downtown Birmingham</p></li><li><p>Were in Birmingham, the city that exists because of entrepreneurs who saw the 3 ingredients in the ground to create an entire industry and a brand new city. Now, over 100 years later we want to spark new batch of new companies here in Birmingham ones that make use of the latest technologies and the entrepreneurs that make Birmingham a TOP THREE mid-sized city for entrepreneurism according to Entrepreneur magazine (2 years running).</p><p>Were in Birmingham, the city that exists because of entrepreneurs who saw the 3 ingredients in the ground to create an entire industry and a brand new city. Now, over 100 years later we want to spark new batch of new companies here in Birmingham ones that make use of the latest technologies and the entrepreneurs that make Birmingham a TOP THREE mid-sized city for entrepreneurism according to Entrepreneur magazine (2 years running).</p></li><li><p>New companies will be created to join other successful tech companies in Birmingham this is a VERY small sampling of the 500+ tech companies in the region</p><p>SUNGARD EXP</p><p>New companies will be created to join other successful tech companies in Birmingham this is a VERY small sampling of the 500+ tech companies in the region</p></li><li><p>The tech community is more than companies, its people. TechBirminghams TechMixers bring out 600+ users each event.</p><p>The tech community is more than companies, its people. TechBirminghams TechMixers bring out 600+ users each event.</p></li><li><p>Some of these people got together and organized our first BarCamp a full year ahead of Atlantas in fact, 2 guys drove over from Atlanta to participate!</p><p>Some of these people got together and organized our first BarCamp a full year ahead of Atlantas in fact, 2 guys drove over from Atlanta to participate!</p></li><li><p>And now, this same vibrant technology community is coming together and applying the concept of barn raising to starting up a web-based internet company</p><p>And now, this same vibrant technology community is coming together and applying the concept of barn raising to starting up a web-based internet company</p></li><li><p>Well do the heavy lifting as a community and turn the company over to the Founders on Monday morning.</p><p> Well do the heavy lifting as a community and turn the company over to the Founders on Monday morning.</p></li><li><p>The Birmingham Model of the StartupWeekend concept, started in Boulder Colorado this past June.</p><p>In the Birmingham model, three teams are selected to present on Sunday evening of the Business Dev weekend. All developers watch a webcast of the presentations and then vote on which project to implement the following weekend... majority wins. The winning business team uses the week to further tweak their product spec in time for the Implementation Weekend.</p><p>The Birmingham Model of the StartupWeekend concept, started in Boulder Colorado this past June.</p><p>In the Birmingham model, three teams are selected to present on Sunday evening of the Business Dev weekend. All developers watch a webcast of the presentations and then vote on which project to implement the following weekend... majority wins. The winning business team uses the week to further tweak their product spec in time for the Implementation Weekend.</p></li><li><p>Business Dev weekend</p><p>The first weekend</p></li><li><p>Well invite speakers who will cover core subjects necessary to the success of the entrepreneur teams</p><p>Well invite speakers who will cover core subjects necessary to the success of the entrepreneur teams</p></li><li><p>Specific useful topics will be covered, including staffing, legal, marketing, etc.</p><p>Specific useful topics will be covered, including staffing, legal, marketing, etc.</p></li><li><p>Development teams will solve their own business problems after being challenged by what theyve learned</p><p>Development teams will solve their own business problems after being challenged by what theyve learned</p></li><li><p>Three companies will be chosen to present on Sunday evening</p><p>Three companies will be chosen to present on Sunday evening</p></li><li><p>Implementation weekend</p><p>One week later the Second weekend</p></li><li><p>A chance to work alongside the best of the best here in Birmingham</p><p>A chance to work alongside the best of the best here in Birmingham</p></li><li><p>Teams will work together to create the software for the new company</p><p>Teams will work together to create the software for the new company</p></li><li><p>Even if youre not on-site during the weekend, well find ways to share whats going on</p><p>Even if youre not on-site during the weekend, well find ways to share whats going on</p></li><li><p>W. I. I. F. M. ???</p><p>Whats In It For Me? (each of YOU)</p></li><li><p>Well feed you (probably NOT ribs, though)</p><p>Well feed you (probably NOT ribs, though)</p></li><li><p>Youll get a t-shirt, which your child might quickly steal for a night shirt</p><p>Youll get a t-shirt, which your child might quickly steal for a night shirt</p></li><li><p>Bloggers will be tracking the goings-on of the weekend</p><p>Bloggers will be tracking the goings-on of the weekend</p></li><li><p>You?!You might even show up on television in a documentary planned to track progress through the effort</p><p>You might even show up on television in a documentary planned to track progress through the effort</p></li><li><p>But, ultimately is about having been one of a chosen few to have BUILT THE BARN</p><p>But, ultimately is about having been one of a chosen few to have BUILT THE BARN</p></li><li><p>Youll be able to point at the *barn* (company) and say I helped build that</p><p>Youll be able to point at the *barn* (company) and say I helped build that</p></li><li><p>Lets Get Busy!</p><p>So, how do you get involved???</p></li><li><p>First get yourself to www.BirminghamStartup.com after looking around, click on the Join This Wiki button and become a registered user.</p><p>First get yourself to www.BirminghamStartup.com after looking around, click on the Join This Wiki button and become a registered user.</p></li><li><p>AFTER registration, you will be able to add comments </p><p>AFTER registration, you will be able to add comments </p></li><li><p>Visit the Event Planning Roles and Startup Roles pages and add your name in the category in which you are most interested</p><p>Visit the Event Planning Roles and Startup Roles pages and add your name in the category in which you are most interested</p></li><li><p>Then, contribute by adding your comments for example, this page is a discussion about what the LOGO of the project will be.</p><p>Then, contribute by adding your comments for example, this page is a discussion about what the LOGO of the project will be.</p></li><li><p>www.BirminghamStartup.comKeep an eye on the wiki for logistical details</p><p>and SHOW UP and STAY INVOLVED weve got a company to build, or put another way weve got a barn to raise!!</p><p>Keep an eye on the wiki for logistical details</p><p>and SHOW UP and STAY INVOLVED weve got a company to build, or put another way weve got a barn to raise!!</p><p>Birmingham Startups purpose is a good old fashioned barn raising were asking the tech community not to come together on some farm, but rather at the [next slide]Innovation Depot our areas premier incubator, located in downtown BirminghamWere in Birmingham, the city that exists because of entrepreneurs who saw the 3 ingredients in the ground to create an entire industry and a brand new city. Now, over 100 years later we want to spark new batch of new companies here in Birmingham ones that make use of the latest technologies and the entrepreneurs that make Birmingham a TOP THREE mid-sized city for entrepreneurism according to Entrepreneur magazine (2 years running).New companies will be created to join other successful tech companies in Birmingham this is a VERY small sampling of the 500+ tech companies in the regionThe tech community is more than companies, its people. TechBirminghams TechMixers bring out 600+ users each event.Some of these people got together and organized our first BarCamp a full year ahead of Atlantas in fact, 2 guys drove over from Atlanta to participate!And now, this same vibrant technology community is coming together and applying the concept of barn raising to starting up a web-based internet company Well do the heavy lifting as a community and turn the company over to the Founders on Monday morning.The Birmingham Model of the StartupWeekend concept, started in Boulder Colorado this past June.</p><p>In the Birmingham model, three teams are selected to present on Sunday evening of the Business Dev weekend. All developers watch a webcast of the presentations and then vote on which project to implement the following weekend... majority wins. The winning business team uses the week to further tweak their product spec in time for the Implementation Weekend.The first weekendWell invite speakers who will cover core subjects necessary to the success of the entrepreneur teamsSpecific useful topics will be covered, including staffing, legal, marketing, etc.Development teams will solve their own business problems after being challenged by what theyve learnedThree companies will be chosen to present on Sunday eveningOne week later the Second weekendA chance to work alongside the best of the best here in BirminghamTeams will work together to create the software for the new companyEven if youre not on-site during the weekend, well find ways to share whats going onWhats In It For Me? (each of YOU)Well feed you (probably NOT ribs, though)Youll get a t-shirt, which your child might quickly steal for a night shirtBloggers will be tracking the goings-on of the weekendYou might even show up on television in a documentary planned to track progress through the effortBut, ultimately is about having been one of a chosen few to have BUILT THE BARNYoull be able to point at the *barn* (company) and say I helped build thatSo, how do you get involved???First get yourself to www.BirminghamStartup.com after looking around, click on the Join This Wiki button and become a registered user.AFTER registration, you will be able to add comments Visit the Event Planning Roles and Startup Roles pages and add your name in the category in which you are most interestedThen, contribute by adding your comments for example, this page is a discussion about what the LOGO of the project will be.Keep an eye on the wiki for logistical details</p><p>and SHOW UP and STAY INVOLVED weve got a company to build, or put another way weve got a barn to raise!!</p></li></ul>