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Leapfrogs vill följa alla beviljade entreprenörer och deras affärsidéer och denna blogg är ett verktyg för det. Samtliga personer som tar emot en Grodcheck kommer själva att berätta vad som händer och vilka utmaningar och framgångar de är med om.

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Research

Way2Solve Posted on fre, juni 22, 2012 16:59:22

I’ve spent the past week researching our main competitors and their technology. It’s important to have an overview how the market looks like and where you are in comparison to your competitors. I must say it’s quite scary because you are constantly afraid that you will find someone with the exact same idea with a ready product.

Also yesterday I had a meeting with Val Jerdes, an venture capitalist from Silicon valley, now working for a major investment found in Russia. He shared his experiences from working with start-ups and his view on venture capital wish was really interesting to listen to.
Me and Val at ”Raum7”, an open office space i Saint Petersburg

Midsommar greetings!
Patrik



Competency

Greinon Posted on fre, juni 22, 2012 09:04:12

One of the most valuable assets of an entrepreneur is the competencies of his/her team. Right competencies are the key of success. It is okay to be alone in your venture but you need to fulfill the needed competencies by having good advisers.

I myself have a good engineering background; my partner Tatyana is experienced in marketing and administration. I have good advisers at LTH for the technical issues. As we sit at the Venture Lab, we are able to get almost all kind of advisory services (e.g. law firm, accounting, etc.) for free up to some amount of time. Moreover, we have very experienced advisers at Lund University Innovation System (LUIS), Teknopol and NyFöretagar Centrum (NFC) Lund. So, if you have an idea and planning to start-up a company, they are excellent organizations that you can book a time and hear their feed-back.