Thinkubator: Build a new business with zero overhead!
An interesting thing happened at thinkspace a few weeks ago. I was talking in front of one of Paul Anderson’s ProLango Career Seminars and happened to meet a person in that group. We had a very casual conversation in the elevator and struck a common connection as she was talking about SQL Server. I’m a ex-SQL junkie, so naturally we had nice conversation and decided to meet up and talk more later. To make a long story short, we ended up having a short meeting in my office, which led to writing a business plan and within three weeks of having an elevator conversation we had a signed our first client to a multi-month consulting contract!
This is really a unique story, because it goes to show you that during this recession it’s things like that which make things special. While I can’t say what will happen next with this business idea, I certainly think it’s got a chance.
After reflecting back on what had transpired, I had realized that thinkspace had just incubated a new business doing so with zero overhead. This is the birth of a new program called “Thinkubator”.
The requirements of the program:
- You must be unemployed.
- You must be attending a ProLango Career Seminar.
- The business idea, product or service, must have a cash conversion cycle of 60 days or less.
- This idea does not require a large cash investment.
- This can not be a MLM idea.
- This can not rely on advertising revenue.
Thanks for the post.
I'm a young college student who's passionate about ideation and the process of developing and executing ideas.
Will be spreading this post to some of my friends for discussion.
Antwon, thanks for the comment and Tweet. What kind of ideas are you coming up with?
Your idea is interesting. It 'll be very interesting to see what comes out of the Thinkubator. Keep me in the loop.
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