The PerBlue Story

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Justin Beck gives the keynote at the University of Madison - College of Engineering. His talk focused on the story of startup company, PerBlue.

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<ul><li> 1. PerBlue Story Justin Beck CEO PerBlue </li> <li> 2. 2009 Graduate Computer ScienceComputer Engineering </li> <li> 3. 30 Full Time Employees </li> <li> 4. Our Business Model </li> <li> 5. +1,800,000 users </li> <li> 6. Our Revenue2010: $500,0002011: $1.5 Million2012: Just under $3 Million </li> <li> 7. How did this start? </li> <li> 8. Two students </li> <li> 9. Passionate group of UW students. </li> <li> 10. We had a dream </li> <li> 11. Were going to do this. </li> <li> 12. Innovation Days. </li> <li> 13. Chris Meyer </li> <li> 14. Dual Monitor Laptop </li> <li> 15. And we won.. </li> <li> 16. NOTHING! </li> <li> 17. Standing on the StageChad Sorenson would ask </li> <li> 18. Hmmm moment </li> <li> 19. The experiences you pursue shape your thinking </li> <li> 20. Dont wait to starting a company </li> <li> 21. Virus of Entitlement </li> <li> 22. Entitlement:Belief that you should get something regardless of what you do </li> <li> 23. Becoming Great: its what you DO </li> <li> 24. Steve Jobs </li> <li> 25. $623.5 Billion </li> <li> 26. Apples Growth </li> <li> 27. $41B in 2012 Fiscal Year </li> <li> 28. Apples Revenue by Q </li> <li> 29. PerBlues story: Being scrappy 20k to start </li> <li> 30. PerBlue FundraisingAugust 2009 - $72,000 - FriendsAugust 2010 - $800,000 Golden AngelsAugust 2010 - $1,000,000 Madison + WI </li> <li> 31. Marketing &amp; User Acquisition </li> <li> 32. Entrepreneurial Trigger </li> <li> 33. Were Successful But.There is so much more! </li> <li> 34. So much to doIn your UniversityIn your CityIn your Life </li> <li> 35. Thanks! Question Timejustin@perblue.com@PerBlue@JustinKBeck </li> </ul>