The preparation was an interesting journey for me. It (re-)confirmed that there is traction, that this is the right moment to find some business model and go for it. There are still a couple of hurdles (i.e. privacy & security)
- there’s a whole eco-system of services that allow you to easily collect data or combine existing services that is sprouting (i.e. ifttt.com)
- crowd-funding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are funding ideas out of the garageboxes; without needing to give up a slice of your company you can get from a garage level product to a professional production.
- we’re still not sufficiently in control of our data.
Here’s the full presentation on slideshare: