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Early Stage

Why is Portland an interesting place to create a startup?
How can we understand entrepreneurs and software engineers to be a new creative class?
What roles do story and performance play in the creation of an enterprise?

Following the true story of a group of aspiring startups in the Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE), in the context of Portland’s creative and technology ecosystem, KS12 presents Early Stage, a Video Sprint in collaboration with PIE which starts a conversation on these topics and invites your participation.

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Interview: Dave Yewman

An interview with Dave Yewman, President of Elevator Speech for the Video Sprint “Early Stage”.

You can answer these questions too on Quora:

  • What roles do story and performance play in the creation of an enterprise?
  • Why is self confidence important when pitching to investors?
  • Why is rehearsing for a performance important?
  • What does the phrase “fake it til you make it” mean to you?
  • We will be taking the most interesting answers on Quora and transforming them into dramatic monologues!