Dear All, as part fourth LSC Belgrade's event, twitter Q&A for 'Fireside Chat with John Ramey' with #askjohn#datamaid http://bit.ly/1lFNfVo (http://t.co/JxmcWqAW7D)
This is a meetup where audience participation is highly encouraged. Ask anything you've ever wanted to know from a successful Valley Founder.
John Ramey will share his unique story of moving to Silicon Valley as a 23 year old with nothing at the height of the recession, eventually building a world class startup that redefined a huge industry. Hear about lessons learned, the mistakes he made, and how he eventually succeeded.
John is now a highly sought after speaker and mentor, sharing practical advice on everything from how engineers can be great at sales to how founders can better manage their own psychology. He's coached everyone from founders of leading startups to incubators and governments outside of San Francisco.
John's goal is to be helpful, to help you be better prepared for your entrepreneurial journey.
Examples of lessons learned:
-The 1,001 ways to waste time in the early days.
-Build a product you know customers want and love.
-Lean Startup isn't the silver bullet.Fundraising: how, when, why, and when you shouldn't.
-How to sell your company.Building and managing a growing team.
-Managing your own psychology as a founder.
Ramey is a three-time successful Founder, starting his first company in high school and then later dropping out of college.
His latest venture, Isocket, is the world leader in a multi-billion-dollar product / market that John invented. Isocket has raised $17M in top tier venture capital, built a world class team, and landed mega customers like Microsoft, Aol, Yahoo, Time Warner, and Google.
In 2009 John was the youngest Founder in the world to raise their first VC round and in 2012 the White House recognized John as one of the top entrepreneurs under 30 years old in the US.
He tweets at @jpramey.