[BALU] LUG Startup?
panzermkz at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 5 22:47:03 CST 2007
There with the correct reply to. I would think all that are interested would be nice to start out maybe right after the meetting at ID tomorrow noight.
I am very vain you see. I do love to hear nice things about myself.Kitty> Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 22:40:59 -0600> From: dtruesdale at simpletechsol.com> To: members at lists.bham-lug.org> Subject: Re: [BALU] LUG Startup?> > I'll help you out where ever I can.> > David Wilkins wrote:> > Folks,> > There was an event this weekend to jump start a startup in just a> > couple of weekends (BirminghamStartup.com). I wasn't in it (we can> > talk about the reasons offline), but I'm *really* interested in doing> > something similar. I spoke on IRC about it tonight, and think there> > may be enough of us in the LUGs to pull it off. We've already got> > some common interests, and probably some common values. And most of> > us don't want to watch the next wave of "irrational exuberance" fail> > to pad our pockets.> > > > This group would meet to brainstorm an idea for a startup, then work> > like crazy to make it fly.> > > > I've got some fairly well formed ideas about the structure we'd need> > to have, and I've also got a few startup ideas I'd like to present to> > the group. I think the framework would have the following components:> > > > 1) Mostly face to face meetings, once a week for 3-5 hours. "Face to> > face" meaning that there is a group with a whiteboard and laptops that> > is co-located, and there are some number of participants who are> > remote, with access to voice and video in the room.> > 2) Open Source technology used to build and deploy.> > 3) An equity sharing agreement that rewards experience, hard work, and> > risk taking, but doesn't require all three.> > > > Is anyone else interested? We're all doing side projects, and> > spending time in the evenings on some technology. Why not work> > together for fun AND profit?> > > > I'm fairly poor at organization skills, but feel free to E-Mail me on> > or off list if you're interested. If there's enough interest, I'll> > take the next step, which will be securing a venue for the weekly> > (weeknight) collaboration sessions.> > > > dhw> > _______________________________________________> > Members mailing list> > Members at lists.bham-lug.org> > http://lists.bham-lug.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/members> > > > _________________________> > This email was transferred using an Office free edition> > of AXIGEN Mail Server.> > > > > > _________________________> This email was transferred using an Office free edition> of AXIGEN Mail Server.> > _______________________________________________> Members mailing list> Members at lists.bham-lug.org> http://lists.bham-lug.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/members
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