logging in or signing up Non-Sexy - The Next Disruption iKC Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 332 Category: Business & Fin.. License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: June 20, 2012 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description This is a presentation about non-sexy stuff. Many Startups are solving problems... we didn’t know we had. Room C - 3 - Presentation by Adam Coomes Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Non-Sexy: The Next: Non-Sexy: The Next Brace yourselves. I made this deck look bad on purpose. This is a presentation about non-sexy stuff. Makes sense, right? Disruption Many Startups are solving problems... we didn’t know we had.: Many Startups are solving problems... we didn’t know we had. “Oh, uh.. cool! Now I know where Dave went to lunch today” “Sweet! A new radio station that will play songs I might like!” “I’m so glad I can share pictures just a little bit easier!” “Yay! Another way to communicate with my friends” But why?: But why? It’s cheap It’s fun It’s cool Sometimes you get a billion dollars. So why not?: So why not? Because we have bigger problems Obvious problems are overlooked: Obvious problems are overlooked We assume people are already solving them There are more barriers to entry The solution isn’t obvious It’s not as cool Sometimes you get a billion dollars (but you don’t hear about it) There are plenty of innovations needed in our day-to-day lives: There are plenty of innovations needed in our day-to-day lives Let’s look at some examples. Laundry: Laundry It requires too much manual labor Machines are too complicated Too much time required by user Dishes: Dishes Some pots are impossible to clean Dishwashers take hours and use a lot of water Some dishes aren’t “dishwasher safe” Hair Loss: Hair Loss Effects a majority of ALL males and many females Products on the market do not work Even surgical procedures produce mediocre results Roads: Roads ... ehh nevermind. Tim’s got this covered. Milk: Milk Light dramatically affects taste Expiration date is irrelevant; freshness varies based on many factors Plants: Plants Need constant watering No indication of plants health Requires education to care for properly Plungers: Plungers Unsanitary, difficult, time consuming solution Doesn’t always work No formula or chemical solution for unclogging Showers: Showers Wastes a lot of water Gets dirty quickly, difficult to clean Takes time and effort to wash yourself Shopping: Shopping Shopping Carts are inefficient and unorganized Hard to find where things are Check out process is horribly slow Trash: Trash Lots of required manual effort Everyone creates trash Many environmental issues Coffee: Coffee Great espresso requires expensive machines and good baristas The plastic lids don't work well PowerPoint Presentation: Pets Dogs do their business in yards and parks Lots of required attention, walks outside, etc Lack of animal emergency line PowerPoint Presentation: There are plenty of innovations needed everywhere Don’t forget about the non-sexy stuff. PowerPoint Presentation: Change the world You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.