Genesis is a start-up program at the University of Sydney. in mid-2013, my friend Liz Gillaren and I entered into the program with a proposal that was an extension of a previous project Magic torch [PDF of Entry].
Genesis revealed some interesting tips about the startup scene, notably a list of relevant entities as seen in this diagram [link] by BlueChilli.
Our final product was: “Torch Board: a creative way to curate and record your data, offering a way particular for academics and designers to track their search history and discover new and relevant links.”.
Whilst this was quite an educational peek into the startup world, even if a concept was fully fleshed out and strategised it can only go so far. Sometimes there’s much more power in doing than talking.
“A prototype is worth a thousand meetings.”
- Mike Davidson, VP of Design