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Fireside with FedTech: Geoff Odlum - Shared screen with speaker view
Lindsey Smith
31:15
Welcome everyone! Feel free to share any questions in the chat here.
Michael Okrent
36:30
How do we protect against Skynet?
Michael Okrent
37:46
Will secure blockchain help communications to remain without tampering?
Ivano Newbill
38:17
Geoff what is the biggest challenge to get funding from US Federal Government outside of Health Grants or Funding?
Andrew Hyde
40:57
Geoff, Great overview. Thanks. Could you distinguish between getting business/contracts or grants from the Federal government. Which makes more sense and when?
Michael Okrent
41:49
Do you have a startup checklist that is agency agnostic?
Lindsey Smith
52:13
www.sba.gov
Lindsey Smith
53:55
Also the book Geoff recommended earlier is called “Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade” by Robert Cialdini
Alex Gorsuch
53:56
This is also a great resource: https://www.aptac-us.org/ Will help with SAM, D&B, et cetera.
Alex Gorsuch
56:17
As well as DefenseWerx and it's ~10 associate innovation hubs. https://defensewerx.org/ They have calls for proposals, Collaboration Events (for example, one of Dry Combat Submersible tech on June 10), and Tech Tuesdays, where SMEs can bring in their tech and DefenseWerx will help find a niche.
Lindsey Smith
56:43
Thanks Alex!
Alex Gorsuch
59:05
NSF SBIRs submission and review is hastened right now, read more here: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20065/nsf20065.jsp. ~6 weeks instead of months
Lindsey Smith
01:14:06
Thank you so much Geoff! It was a pleasure learning from you today.
Lindsey Smith
01:14:25
Thanks for joining us everyone!
Igor Tutelman
01:14:26
Thank you, Geoff!
Michael Okrent
01:14:32
Thanks!
Marian Arbesman
01:14:35
Thank you, Geoff!
Luis R. Vizcarrondo
01:14:46
Hello,
Jack James
01:14:49
Thanks!