How to Launch Your Startup Successfully

Launching a startup successfully is not for the faint of heart. It takes a "special sauce" to stand out from the competition. As an entrepreneur who has been there (co-founder of Oculus, which sold to Facebook for $2B - and I continue to invent), I will share my experience, provide actionable tips on how to bring your scientific and technical discoveries to market, provide tips on product and growth strategy, and how to identify key partners, advisory boards, hires, influencers, and customers.

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Jack McCauley

Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at UC Berkeley