“Extremely valuable questions and feedback from top-shelf subject matter experts. The NextStage scrub provided live, objective, and actionable feedback on our messaging and plans that we immediately implemented. This feedback, received in the NextStage scrub forum, is priceless in that we are able to address issues in a candid and open environment to short-cut and possibly eliminate trial-and-error learning in front of target investors.”
- Stew Skomra, Tricord Labs
- Lance Fried, hold-free networks
- Dr. Franklin Felber, Starmark, Inc.
- Dr. Jae Son, Impress, Inc.
– Mark Bowles, ecoATM
"NextStage was a great way to present my plan to some of the most reputable local players in my industry. I presented my plan at 10am and received an acquisition offer at 3pm the same day."
– Yukon Palmer, Field Technologies
"The best part of the entire process for us was getting the straight feedback. We got as much feedback in two hours as we received in 15 or 20 VC presentations."
– Larry Fromm, CEO, Chaos Telecom
"Our feedback was quite specific: broaden your overall market and find a "sales tiger". We are doing both. Neither was on our radar screen. Very helpful!"
– Michael Lutz, CEO, AwarePoint
"The preparation process was valuable (everyone should have to go through this process). Having the group's attention for the two hours of that meeting was valuable. And, of course, the advice that the group gave was . . . priceless."
– Martin A Caniff, President, Solekai Systems Corp