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John Sechrest
Works at Seattle Angel Conference
Attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lives in Renton,Washington
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Pay attention to these early pathways for startups
Customer Acquisition for Startups
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the T-shirts that come out of @startupweekend

What do your @startupweekend shirts look like?
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Getting some feedback into our political system is important. 
A website that simplifies politics so you can hold your representatives accountable to you!
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A good change for startups to get some extra momentum.
Announcing: Google Cloud Platform Live on November 4. Google Cloud Platform Live will be broadcast from San Francisco on November 4. Join us to hear about the next generation of cloud computing. We'll have two tracks: One will cover hot topics in cloud computing and the other will take you ...
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The perspective that you come to a @startupweekend event can make a big difference. Sometimes it is not about the great escape or the billion dollar company. Sometimes it is just about practicing a skill you know you want to get better at. 
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Certainly I find more value practicing skills. Dating founder aspects good too. 
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Focus on being great for your connections. 
There is famous and there is famous to the family. Cousin Aaron is famous to my family. Or, to be less literal, the family of people like us might understand that Satya the milliner or perhaps Sarma Melngailis or Peter...
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Really understanding the growth path of a company is very very helpful. This Evolution diagram captures a whole series of important ideas. 
We’ve covered a lot of the basics about mapping but in this section, I’d like to cover the elements of building a map. The elements of the map are the value chains of organization (which describe the organization) and the ...
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Angel Investing and Crowd funding options change - Three workshops
The opportunities for outside funding for startups has improved this week, with Gov. Inslee signing HB2023, which provides for crowdfunding washington state startups. While the Federal Jobs act has shifted the rules for Angel Investing and provides an oppor...
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Now this is a fully committed brake test at the Port Townsend Kinetic Sculpture Race.
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1,375 people
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Ernesto Quintero's profile photo
Rodney Wood's profile photo
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Cory Holliman's profile photo
Agusto Navarro's profile photo
Diana Iordache's profile photo
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  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Math/CS
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Startups and the innovation process
Employment
  • Seattle Angel Conference
    Startups and the innovation process, present
  • hp.com - Hewlett Packard
    Member of the Technical staff
  • ao-cs.com - Alpha Omega
  • Peak.org - Peak Internet
    CEO
  • Oregonstate.edu - OSU
    Senior Research Assisitant/ Director
  • Corvallis Benton Chamber Coalition
    Economic Development Director, 2006 - 2010
  • nwirc.com - NorthWest Innovation Resource Center
    Executive Director, 2010 - 2011
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Renton,Washington
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Bellingham, Washington - Illinois - Illinois - Corvallis,Oregon