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13/04/2013 by
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Meet The Worst Startup Ever? Watch The Hilarious Video.

Ready to meet the worst startup ever in a hilarious video? Meet 2 guys in black pitching their bullshit bingo to a VC. Also in this story: some serious tips for B2B and B2C startups.

Meet The Worst Startup Ever? Watch The Hilarious Video

Are you ready? You will love this…

Watch the Worst Startup ever in this hilarious video

You have probably met a few very bad or loudmouth startups yourself in your career? Maybe in the bubble 1 era or in bubble 2?

But this bad, really? OMG, vicarious shame on my side.

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In this rather new category on ViralBlog you will get unlimited inspiration and insights on hot new start-ups operating on web, mobile, new media, technology and singularity.

Are you the founder of a hot new startup and want to share your story with us, and with the whole wide world? Connect to us.

If you are an accelerator, venture incubator or VC and you want to share your experience with start-ups, connect to us.

If you have great tips for startups, feel free to share them in the comments below or mail them to our editorial team.

Some Tips for B2C and B2B Startups

If you are a B2C startup your go-to-market, launch and possible internationalization might be needing a lot of marketing and media power?

In your business plan you can consider to find a media powerhouse partner. With them you might be able to an “equity for media deal“.

Such partnership will enable your startup to grow much faster, without your investors having to spend a few extra millions out of pocket money to support your media campaigns.

With a media power house on your side, your B2C startup can scale fast in one market so you will be able to make money and tune your business model.

Some examples can be found in this story about publisher Conde Nast and its partnership with a B2C e-commerce startup.

Or you should seek investors like Zalando; they are not scared to invest in massive TV budgets. But remember, Zalando recently valued €3 billion.

You could also pitch NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal, he is looking for human brainpower and smart media and technology startups.

Shaq might only give you max 15 seconds, so prepare your pitch extremely well. Or he might slam dunk you in your face and show you the other exit: Going home.

How VCs plan for the future? Get some tips at TechCrunch.

For smaller startups or maybe a bigger one when the idea is great, you could consider crowd funding like Kickstarter.

It might sound like a joke to VCs, but recently The Correspondent, an Amsterdam-based startup aimed at presenting quality online journalism.

In a tiny market like the Netherlands The Correspondent reached a crowd funding milestone: Over 1 million Euro crowd funded in just 8 days. Not bad, right?

But most great startups work towards building their dream. Part of that dream should be an exit. So here are 5 exit strategies to get you out of your startup or small business.

Startups and VCs seeking directions in media and technology?

Global leader in communications and NASDAQ listed WPP, recently announced that is has reserved $400 million this year to acquire specialist agencies and firms.

WPP’s focus is at emerging markets and segments like technology and big-data.

What About You?

What was your most horrific experience in starting-up your company or getting it funded? Share our readers some juicy details from the past.

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About the Author
Igor Beuker was CMO at 3 listed companies, chairman at the IAB, jury member at Webby, AMMA and Esprix awards, founder of 3 digital agencies (sold to WPP) and global chief social officer at Mindshare. Now he is freejack consultant and still a sought after keynote speaker.

 

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