Page 1Mountain Partners InternationalMountain Apollo IndiaBusiness IncubationMay 2013
Page 2is a joint venture between Mountain Partners (Zurich) and ApolloInternational Limited (Apollo Tyres Group). As a one-of-its-kind entrepreneurship cell, we select freshbusiness ideas by Indian entrepreneurs and Incubate them – provide infra, hr, finance, legal and other facilities. Facilitate them for growth – helps evolve the business. Finance them - all the way to a Series A round!Mountain Apollo IndiaWho we areWe are not a venture capitalist, angel investor or accelerator. We select not more than 3 businesses a year and put allwe got to make them a stellar success.
Page 3JV PartnersMountain Partners – Founders & Group Overview
Page 4JV PartnersApollo International LimitedMr. Raaja KanwarVice Chairman & ManagingDirector- Apollo International Ltd. Founding Member- World Economic Forum -GlobalGrowth Companies Member - Global Leadership Group of BASCAP(Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy),under the aegis of International Chambers ofCommerce, Paris Member of the Information and BroadcastingMinistry, Government of India Core Group on ‘AntiPiracy and Exhibition Sector’. Past Chairman Federation of Indian Chambers ofCommerce and Industry (FICCI) DigitalEntertainment Forum Member of the Young President’s Organization Led by a vision of ‘Nurturing Entrepreneurs throughPartnership’ and a passion to forever venture intothe unknown, he led Apollo International Limited(AIL), to spearhead the diversification plans of theApollo group into several successful ventures Set up in 1994 to lead the Diversification forays of the Apollo Group Apollo Group is India’s Largest and amongst the world’s top 10 Tyre companies. Committed to “Nurturing Entrepreneurs through Partnerships” Turnover in the excess of $350Mn Diverse operations spanning over 60 countries across Africa, Middle East, South East Asia,Europe and USA Group business areas include international trade in tyres, tubes, flaps, generalcommodities and products, leather garments; and newer exciting areas like; logistics,health and digitalization of cinema theatres across the world.- few AIL entities
Page 5I dentify – A stellar business ideas suggested by our global team or local entrepreneurs is evaluated for value proposition / marketpotential / competition / investment requirements.D evelop – Once a plan is decided, exhaustive business plan is developed covering all aspects of business – sales / marketing /recruitments / compliances.E xecute – Founding team for business is identified from EIMs (a.k.a. “Entrepreneur In Making” – our list of prospect founders).Typical EIMs are people with great energy/intellect who have the spark to do something of their own (yes! the criteria is hazy) and are absolutely kicked about the business idea in question. The team is brought together and business is kick-started.A ccelerate –Business provided requisite funds to take it to a Series A stage. Incubation team supports the start-up with every aspectof the business. Founders ensured sustainable salaries and substantial skin in the game!The unique incubation program has its roots in Mountain Partners promoted @ Berlin. A uniquecompany builder concept ensures entrepreneurs with “paper plans” or new businesses to execute and realize theirdream. 4 steps to enrolling & accelerating an IDEA -Mountain Apollo IndiaIncubation Program
Page 6 If you are someone with tremendous energy to do something of your own, but don’t have a business idea, wecan have you on our EIM (Entrepreneur in Making) list. That’s the bunch we reach out to first, when evaluating anew business from our global shelf, or looking for co-founders for a incubated business. If you have a great business idea but don’t know how to go about it, ping us. But do your home work for a deeperchat. Just random thoughts would help no-one! If you wish to join one of our portfolio companies, give us a shout. Our growing portfolio will soon require a lotof help from budding entrepreneurs.Mountain Apollo IndiaWho all are welcomePrimarily Internet & Mobile related technology businesses. However, we are open to exploring ideas around otherdomains as well.Our Areas of Interest
Page 7- If you come up with an Idea we wish to incubate or we suggest you an idea from our global shelfwhich you like, we get into a series of evaluation meetings.- If there’s synergy, we get down to the cost estimation for a 12 month run-way.- Founders provided with substantial equity and sustenance salaries.- Execution begins.How it worksSo lets talk! We are open (and very excited) about the possibility of you being the EIM or Founder of the nextbusiness.
Page 8Mountain Apollo IndiaFew group portfolio companies* India Incubation (rest in Berlin)*
Page 9Pankaj Vermani - CEO, Mountain Apollo IndiaEntrepreneur with extensive experience in building & scaling business operations & product strategy.Co-founded 2 companies, the first having gone through a successful acquisition.Last venture featured in Deloitte India Fast50 in 2010 &2011 Red Herring 100 Asia 2011.Pankaj is an Engineering graduate from I.I.T DelhiLinkedin: linkedin.com/in/pankajvermanicontact: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.orgPing if you are ON!Aditya Chaturvedi - CTO, Mountain Apollo IndiaMore than a decade of experience in internet & technology space.Has led product innovation for companies in E-Commerce, Telecom & Health Care sectors.Startup specialist with over 20 technology products to his creditHe’s an engineering graduate with post graduation in management.Linkedin: in.linkedin.com/in/adichaturvedicontact: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.orgAddress: 1st floor, D5, Sector 10, Noida (U.P.) India 201301