Hunting Unicorns & Making Elephants Fly

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Join us for Hunting Unicorns: How Smart VCs Invest in Startups.

• Are you an entrepreneur?

• Are you raising venture capital?

• Or are you investing in startups?

This is the perfect event for you. We’ll go deep on exactly how the smartest venture capitalists in Silicon Valley invest in startups:

• What criteria do they have?

• What do they look for in the founders?

• What business models do they prefer?

• What red flags warn them of bad investments?

• What’s their secret sauce in picking future unicorns?

• How can entrepreneurs impress them?

• How can they tell losers from winners?

• What terms do they want?

• And much more!



Steve Hoffman

(Captain Hoff) is a investor, LP in August Capital, serial entrepreneur, and author of the book

Make Elephants Fly

. Hoffman is also the Captain & CEO of Founders Space, one of the world’s leading incubators and accelerators, with over 50 partners in 22 countries.



6:00 pm Doors Open,

Networking, Drinks & Apetizers

7:00 pm Event Begins

7:30 pm Lecture

Hunting Unicorns – How Smart VCs Invest in Startups8:30 pm

Book Signing: Make Elephants Fly

9:00 pm Event Ends
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Make Elephants Fly - Cover Founders

The Book (United States)

Hardcover | Ebook | Audiobook

Make Elephants Fly reveals the process of radical innovation. Drawing on case studies from the most innovative startups in Silicon Valley, this step-by-step guide shows you how to develop, validate and launch your next huge idea.

Why It’s Important

In today’s world, everyone will need to innovate to stay competitive. It doesn’t matter if you’re a startup founder, corporate executive, small business owner, freelancer or professional, there’s a technology out there that’s going to upend your industry. And if you aren’t able to harness it to your advantage, someone else will. Innovation is no longer an option–-it’s the price of admission into the business world.

What You’ll Learn

The book is designed to help you implement the same innovation methodologies and processes as Silicon Valley startups. It will teach you exactly how startups come up with breakthrough products and services. What are the methods entrepreneurs use to innovate? How do you structure innovation teams? What are the best ways to identify and vet new ideas? What does it take to foster a culture of innovation? And how can you put in place a process of innovation throughout your organization?

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