alice. Keynote - Bridging the Valley of Death - DigitalK 2014 - Sofia, Bulgaria

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alice. CEO Samer Karam's Keynote deck about Bridging the Valley of Death startup funding gap at DigitalK 2014 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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alice. Keynote - Bridging the Valley of Death - DigitalK 2014 - Sofia, Bulgaria

  1. http://www.alice.li - May 30, 2014 bridging the Valley of Death Samer Karam CEO of
  2. Pitched KPCB Founded Wunbox Founded Cooki3man Co-organized ArabNet2010 Founded Seeqnce Accelerated Cinemoz Created&Deployed Seedfund Facilitated&Advising $400MillionFund Created 1stStartupIndex Co-founded alice.
  3. All characters appearing in this image are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
  4. The $30 billion VC Market
  5. The $30 billion VC Market
  6. 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 -10 NetIRR Vintage Year source: Cambridge Associates, 2010 Benchmark Report Median IRRMean IRR Average VC Fund Returns
  7. $0 $200 $400 $600 $800 $1000 3.5 3 2.5 2 1.5 1 0.5 0 -0.5 4.5 4 Returns Fund Size (USD Millions) source: Kauffman Foundation, VC Portfolio Analysis 1989-2007 Smaller Funds Perform Best
  8. 74 % 74 % 73 % 49 % 47 % 45 % 1st Round 2nd Round 3rd Round 2.8x 1.7x 1.3x Partial Loss Full Loss average money multiple source: Sand Hill Econometrics Risk Doesn’t Decrease
  9. the Valley of Death PRE-SEED SEED GROWTHFUNDING GAP EARLY source: Forbes
  10. FOUNDATION MVP FIT VALIDATION GROWTHSTAGE PRE-SEED SEED GROWTHINVESTMENT FUNDING GAP EARLY VERY HIGH RISK HIGH RISK PRODUCT RISK MARKET RISK SCALE RISKRISK VERY LOW LOW MEDIUM HIGH VERY HIGHDATA Bridging the Valley of Death 75% measured Business Model Market Team Industry Stage Geography MCDA RiskModel 25% mitigated
  11. Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Risk Model Framework Expert Data Public Data Private Data Adjust Learn 2 31 5 64
  12. alice. Variable 2-5% (risk adjusted) On Closing 0%Management Variable 10-20% (risk adjusted) Performance HighInvestor Calibre Relative (facilitated smartness) Smart Money VCs 0% 20-30% lifetime 20% High Relative (depends on VC ) Disrupting Startup Investing Syndicates 0% 0% up to 20% Medium Relative (depends on lead) Crowd- investing 7.5% 0% 0% Low No Yes Continuous Due Diligence No No No Yes Investment Tracking & Data Insights No No No 200k-1M (per startup) Target Size 1M+ 100k-500k 25k-250k
  13. Upcoming Startup Indexs™ 15 Countries, 193m Population, $4tn GDP 5000+ Startups 30 Accelerators €250-300m total VC investment CEE.1 MENA.1 15 Countries, 295m Population, $2.4tn GDP 2200+ Startups 30 Accelerators $150-200m total VC investment
  14. www.alice.li CEO Samer Karam samer@alice.li +44.20.32.90.89.70

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