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2013 From a PhD into a technology company

2013 From a PhD into a technology company

This is the set of slides for the entrepreneurial life presentation at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). The main idea is to explain the things I've done and the lessons learned, so that PhD students think about the possibility of creating a company. We need more entrepreneurs. Can this motivate them to build a great company?

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  1. Researcher
    Entrepreneur

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  2. The Fear to Start
    you fail if you don't try

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  3. Research phase
    Fairness Analysis
    of
    Wireless Beamforming Schedulers

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  4. 3 Lessons Learned
    Focus on a problem and propose solutions
    Join disciplines (economy + technology)
    Technical presentation skills

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  5. Either you Succeed or Learn

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  6. Nothing in Life is as Expected

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  7. tauyou
    Machine Translation Solutions for LSPs

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  8. 3 Lessons Learned
    Focus on a product or service
    WORK HARD
    Look for clients as soon as possible
    MARKET VALIDATION
    Start small
    THINK BIG - DREAM

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  9. the people who are crazy enough to
    think they can change the world, are
    the ones who do
    1997 ad from Apple

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