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Building Your Business - Stephanie Keller-Bottom (Nokia Innovent)
Date: 4/26/2006
Length: 0 minutes
Speaker(s): Stephanie Keller-Bottom
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: Keller-Bottom shares some of the lessons learned while Innovent was growing. She says it was very important to work with competitors as collaborators as well as lead a very passionate team effectively during the development of the
business.

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Building Your Business - Stephanie Keller-Bottom (Nokia Innovent)
Stephanie Keller-Bottom
4/26/2006
Summary: Keller-Bottom shares some of the lessons learned while Innovent was growing. She says it was very important to work with competitors as collaborators as well as lead a very passionate team effectively during the development of the
business. Watch More
Collaborate to Enter Markets - Stephanie Keller-Bottom (Nokia Innovent)
Stephanie Keller-Bottom
4/26/2006
Summary: Stephanie Keller-Bottom, Director of Nokia Innovent, discusses how companies need to collaborate to bring their products to the market. She talks about the value that entrepreneurs bring to large companies as they understand the
importance of collaboration in order to leverage resources. Watch More
Creating Commercial Value for Your Product - Stephanie Keller-Bottom (Nokia Innovent)
Stephanie Keller-Bottom
4/26/2006
Summary: Keller-Bottom demonstrates how the trajectory of a new company appears. She says that a product has to iterate several times from the product development stage until it enters the market. Watch More
Focus, Flexibility and Market Validation - Stephanie Keller-Bottom (Nokia Innovent)
Stephanie Keller-Bottom
4/26/2006
Summary: Keller-Bottom recommends entrepreneurs to stay focused and be flexible. Find partners who complement and will add value to your business, she says. She talks about the importance of doing a market validation study to determine the
market and design a pricing strategy. Watch More
Learning from History - Stephanie Keller-Bottom (Nokia Innovent)
Stephanie Keller-Bottom
4/26/2006
Summary: Keller-Bottom gives entrepreneurs some tips and asks them to learn from history and understand the market to help shape their businesses. Watch More
Picking Your Partners and Your Team - Stephanie Keller-Bottom (Nokia Innovent)
Stephanie Keller-Bottom
4/26/2006
Summary: Keller-Bottom advises entrepreneurs to find partners who share the same values and direction that you and your management team have. Also, she emphasizes how vital it is to have an exit strategy and aligned assets. Watch More
Separation from Nokia's Core Business - Stephanie Keller-Bottom (Nokia Innovent)
Stephanie Keller-Bottom
4/26/2006
Summary: According to Keller-Bottom, when you are in a big company and trying to do something that differs with the core business of the company, then you are going to face a lot of resistance early on. Innovent faced this when it
differentiated itself from the core business of Nokia, she says. Watch More
Working with Your Investor - Stephanie Keller-Bottom (Nokia Innovent)
Stephanie Keller-Bottom
4/26/2006
Summary: Keller-Bottom advises that while working with investors it is important to pay attention to the valuation methodology, as that will determine the amount of money an entrepreneur will make. Watch More

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