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Pretotyping: How to Test Your Startup Idea

March 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


“If a picture is worth 1,000 words, a prototype is work 1,000 meetings.”

Join us and LK Pryzant, Senior Analyst of Mercury Fund, as she discusses ways to “pretotype” and launch your startup idea with minimal resources!

What you will learn:

  • A framework for testing your startup ideas
  • What to do after you have a new idea for a startup
  • Resources for the early stages of testing startup ideas
  • What metrics / data you should collect from your tests to validate your idea

Who should attend:

  • People with an idea for a startup, but are unsure how to test it
  • People working on a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
  • Early stage entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurs testing ideas for a pivot

About the Presenter: LK is a Senior Analyst at Mercury Fund. She works with the investment team on deal sourcing, investment diligence, and the support of portfolio companies. Lauren-Kristine is an active part of the startup ecosystem in Houston and the middle of the U.S., serving as a mentor at Techstars, TMCx, and the OwlSpark/RED Labs accelerators. Mercury Fund is an early-stage venture capital firm. With over $200 million under management, Mercury focuses on entrepreneurs and technology innovation originating in the U.S. Midcontinent. Their investment themes target SaaS, Cloud, and Data Science/AI platforms that make the industrial ecosystems of Middle America more competitive and efficient.


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March 2
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


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