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Ever had a product idea and thought, why hasn’t anyone made that?
You could be sitting on the next big thing!
I hear you now, saying yeah right… Where do I even begin?
Today on Snippets of Genius Dom Ivison shares the people, agencies, investors and clients who can help you take your idea into orbit and build your tech start up. The best part? They are closer than you think.
Dom has spent the last four years building his tech start-up from the seed of an idea to a million pound accounts through his World’s first fun survey: This That.
Today, Dom’s shares his insider secrets and we cover:
- The investment journey – Getting seed capital with side hustles, savings, accelerators and angels.
- Your first step to getting an investor
- The best way to spend your first funds
- Where smart money can be found and what it is
- Overcoming the knowledge gap when going into entrepreneurship
- The magic ingredients to persuade people to follow you anywhere – plus the best hiring story I have heard!
- Starting out, winning a £300 project and scaling to multi-million pound deals.
When it comes to taking the leap and navigating the start-up world, taking people on the journey with you is critical, it means a huge dollop of self-belief, taking risks and persuading others to bet on you too.
Tune in now and learn
- What the single most effective thing you can do is to get the ball rolling
- What will take the biggest part of your budget when you’re starting a tech firm
- How to respond when you’re asked to do a case study for free by big brands
- What to look for in your co-founder – the perfect mix
- How you can address diversity in the workplace and the benefits it brings
- What to do when you lose because of the negative way a team member comes across
If you’ve been curious what it takes to bring a new fun idea to life and gain million pound client accounts, this conversation is a must listen.
Connect with Dom:
Dom’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dominic-ivison/
Learn more about ThisThat
Resources from this show:
VC APX : https://apx.vc
The Drum https://www.thedrum.com/
Talking influence https://talkinginfluence.com/
Ad week https://www.adweek.com
Dom’s music track to lift your mood: : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDe1DqxwJoc
Did you miss last week’s episode? Find it here