Finding your way in the startup ecosystem
The idea is just the beginning
- Hardware and manufacturing
- Product development
- Network building
- Assessing startup essentials
This engineer moonlighting as a mentor has personally experienced the product lifecycle from concept to high volume production, in industry and academia. Strangely, his mentees tell him thathe manages to be of use in completely unrelatedthings like starting organizations and providing direction in the face of uncertainty. Could it be his MassChallenge pedigree, or is he just a calming presence?
Come prepared to answer: What's the number one factor associated with successful startups? (It's not the idea.)