Antler - Day 4

Sat Mar 30, 2024

Starting out with a summary of key learnings from yesterday. If you've been following along, you know what my perspective is.

Design Sprints/Bootcamp

Sprint 1

Next steps and deliverables

  1. Find your team
  2. Brainstorm with your team
  3. Start with your problem, then the solution
    • Who are your customers?
    • Who are your competitors?
    • Think about your business
    • Think about your team; why are you the team who solves this problem
  4. Present your pitch. Encourage to come up to the front and do at least one slide per person

Considerations for feedback:

A helpful structure might be to select a moderator. Try to get everyone involved, consider the quiet people. You need to put together a pitch deck, and submit slides to the master pitch deck.


The point here is the exercise of ideation -> proposal -> pitch deck. This is not time to work on your existing ideas, see how team formation works for you.

Out of Context Notes from the Presentations

Presentation Lessons

The Winners

Wait, there were winners? Yes, as chosen by the judges.

Third: What the Fake Second: Agewell First: StyleSustain (proud winners of a bunch of Antler stickers :p)

Keynote - Venture Partner, Chris Carder

"Be Fearless and Think Differently"

"What are you willing to do to find the person you need?"

"You can't hide in the back"

"Don't Stop at 'No'"

"Be Kind to Strangers (Share the Ice Cream)"


Questions for You:

General Lessons

The next day is a holiday, so this marks the end of Week 1 of the Antler program.

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