Past Meetup

Pre-sell Anything: How do founders easily pre-sell products before they exist?

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179 people went

Houston Technology Center

410 Pierce St · Houston, TX

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Details

During this hand’s-on FREE workshop, we’ll discuss why you should consider generating sales before you have a product, learn the 5-step process to pre-sell anything, explore 3 methods to validate pre-sale demand, and identify simple actions your can take to recover Early Adopters if your pre-selling experiment fails. By pre-selling your product before you build it, you’ll be validate actual demand for your startup’s innovation while minimizing the risk that Early Adopter will reject the pricing that you need to profitably grow your startup.

If you’re ever been curious how your startup can leverage pre-sales like those on Kickstarter & Indiegogo, this meetup will teach you how to develop a pre-sales plan that you can begin executing in 2 weeks or less as well as the tools that you’ll want to use to improve your success potential.

Topic: Pre-Sell Anything
Essential question: How do entrepreneurs successfully pre-sell products before they exist?
Objectives: Assess viability of product presales and develop a fail-safe pre-selling plan.
Audience: early stage startup team members (pre-funding through seed stage), inexperienced entrepreneurs, curious enterprise executives and employees, university students interested in learning lean methods.

FOOD and DRINKS will be provided!

Schedule:

6:30-7:00PM: Networking & Food
7:00-8:00PM: Workshop
8:00-8:30PM: More Networking

Logistics:

Meetup date/time: Thursday, November 1st at 6:30PM
Location: Houston Technology Center, 410 Pierce, Houston, Texas 77002
Directions and Parking: FREE street parking after 6:00PM (see map: https://houtx.co/LeanStartupHOUparkingmapHTC)

This meetup is part 9 of the 2018 Houston Lean Startup series: Developing marketing offers that VALIDATE CUSTOMER INTEREST in having their problems solved by you and getting you PAID FOR YOUR SOLUTION before you build it.

For new members, we offer free online access to an overview of our past workshops. In less than 2 hours, you’ll be able to catch up and feel part of the community while also being able to contact us directly with any questions that you may have. The link is here, in case you’re interested: https://houtx.co/LeanStartupHOU_FreeOnlineAccess