Time stamped show notes:
[0:20] Long time no see
[3:00] Silicon Valley lit Alex Lavidge's soul on fire
[3:52] The South East has potential to be the next Silicon Valley
[4:24] The more you have runway as an entrepreneur the more likely you are to have success
[6:14] Getting those with big wallets to help make a difference in the world
[7:22] Smart business is about making the best outcomes
[9:14] You need your project or idea to be scalable
[12:10] With metrics and numbers you help your investors see your dream is possible
[13:05] Your investors want to hear “all I need is money”
[14:36] Investors don't need to understand the science they just need to get it will make a difference in the world and help them personally as well.
[15:02] Team work vs. product market
[16:23] Success in life can be boiled down to your steps
[18:58] Start-up F.A.R.T.S. (Fire Aim Ready Trash Start over
[20:20] Inflection Points
[24:19] Is there really an “X” amount of failures we need to go through to reach success?
[26:36] Slowing down before you speed up
[27:28] Stop chasing, start attracting
[29:20] Unicorn chasers vs. Zebra collectors. Who's more effective?
[32:30] We're changing the world
[33:40] Master yourself and you are supreme
[35:13] You have to take care of your body and spirit
[37:32] When we're at our best we attract others at their best
[44:14] Helping Alex with the start-up experts
[47:23] Don't just hit the ground running when you can instead save money and time
[48:47] Ready, Fire, Aim
Three key points:
- Getting your investors to see your idea's potential for change and reduce their risk
- You can have a great team but if there is not a market for your product, then you're not going to be going anywhere soon
- We all need to laugh at eachothers' mistakes, analyze them, and learn from them
Get in touch with Alex Lavidge
Facebook: Alex Lavidge
Getting in touch with people doing start-up companies. Alex has a vision for getting a battalion of people in start-ups connected so they can all share experiences with one another. Alex wants us all to grow together and to personally improve as well. There's a lot of potential for helping each other help more people in this world.