Business Development Accelerated<br />
Agenda<br />Company Overview<br />Industry Overview<br />About BeanSprout<br />Business Model<br />Competition<br />Custom...
BeanSprout company overview<br />About<br />BeanSprout is web-based business development accelerator that brings companies...
Raising $550K
Post revenue</li></ul>Founders<br />Alex Kehayias<br />Product Mgmt, Marketing<br />Artie Patel<br />Finance, Business Dev...
Market Size<br /><ul><li>10.5 MM companies</li></ul>	 in the US using social <br />	networks<br />How we are going to do i...
Deliver partnership opportunities
Acquire exclusive partnership information</li></ul>1.5MM peoples using web tools to generate leads.  They are spending app...
Shift towards use of online tools
No tools meant for partnerships</li></li></ul><li>Evolution of BeanSprout<br />Traditional<br />Online Tools<br />BeanSpro...
Matching based on needs
Information about partnership needs not available anywhere else
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  1. 1. Business Development Accelerated<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Company Overview<br />Industry Overview<br />About BeanSprout<br />Business Model<br />Competition<br />Customers and Partners<br />Company Timeline<br />Financial Highlights<br />Financing<br />BeanSprout Team<br />
  3. 3. BeanSprout company overview<br />About<br />BeanSprout is web-based business development accelerator that brings companies together based on their needs. Utilizes online dating mechanics to match and connect companies.<br />Target Users – Executives, Business Development, and Marketing<br />Current focus: Web Hosting and E-Commerce companies<br />Financials<br /><ul><li>Raised $42,000 friends, family, and personal
  4. 4. Raising $550K
  5. 5. Post revenue</li></ul>Founders<br />Alex Kehayias<br />Product Mgmt, Marketing<br />Artie Patel<br />Finance, Business Dev.<br />Location: New York<br />Founded: Fall 2010<br />Customers & Partners<br />Team<br />Advisors and Mentors<br />Timothy Paige<br />CTO<br />Jordan Orelli<br />Sys Admin/Developer<br />Steve Woda<br />BuySafe, KidSafe, Founder<br />Rob Held<br />Lagunita Capital<br />Michael Pons<br />PonsCreative, Principle<br />Igor Seletskiy<br />CloudLinux, Founder, CEO<br />
  6. 6. Market Size<br /><ul><li>10.5 MM companies</li></ul> in the US using social <br /> networks<br />How we are going to do it<br /><ul><li>Apply online dating mechanics to businesses development
  7. 7. Deliver partnership opportunities
  8. 8. Acquire exclusive partnership information</li></ul>1.5MM peoples using web tools to generate leads. They are spending approximately $100/ month on such tools. <br />$1.8 Billion OPPORTUNITY <br />New Leads 1.5 MM<br />10.5 MM US companies using social networks<br />Business networking & the web<br />Business Networking<br /><ul><li>Inefficient, slow, time consuming, hidden information
  9. 9. Shift towards use of online tools
  10. 10. No tools meant for partnerships</li></li></ul><li>Evolution of BeanSprout<br />Traditional<br />Online Tools<br />BeanSprout<br />LinkedIn<br />Jigsaw<br />Networking Sites<br />Cold Calling<br />Cold Emailing<br />Networking Events<br />Trade Shows<br />Partnership Focused<br />Matching Service<br />Established Needs<br />Problems<br />Solved<br />Quicker but broad focus<br />Inefficient and slow <br />Marketplace for Business Partnerships<br /><ul><li>Brings opportunities directly and passively to users
  11. 11. Matching based on needs
  12. 12. Information about partnership needs not available anywhere else
  13. 13. User base with decision making authority</li></ul>BeanSprout is the place where partnerships happen.<br />
  14. 14. Competitive landscape<br />
  15. 15. Credit Based System<br /><ul><li>Credits to connect
  16. 16. 5 free
  17. 17. Quality profiles
  18. 18. Incentives to refer others</li></ul>Business model<br />Methods to Scale<br /><ul><li>Referrals
  19. 19. Partnerships within industry groups
  20. 20. Automation
  21. 21. Content marketing (data mining, analysis, trends)
  22. 22. Community development
  23. 23. Partnership tools to generate word of mouth
  24. 24. Crowd sourcing of profiles and leads</li></ul>Alternatives<br /><ul><li>Broker fee
  25. 25. Subscription
  26. 26. Pay per listing</li></li></ul><li>Notable Customers<br />Pipeline<br /><ul><li>Web Hosting
  27. 27. eCommerce
  28. 28. IT Solutions
  29. 29. Business Services</li></ul>Partners <br />Customers and partners<br />Customer Feedback<br />Company/User Profile<br /><ul><li>Company: 20-100 employees
  30. 30. Revenue: $5M-$100M
  31. 31. Industry: Web Hosting, eCommerce, IT Solutions, Payment Services, Web Services
  32. 32. User: CEO, CTO, Owner, MD, VP Business Development, VP Strategy, VP Sales, VP Marketing Product Manager</li></ul>"We're jumping right into partnership discussions rather than wasting time hunting down who to talk to. BeanSprout has created great partnership opportunities for us to grow.”<br /> Alex Mulin, Sales Manager <br /> X-cart<br />
  33. 33. Roadmap<br />
  34. 34. Financial Details<br />
  35. 35. Financing Details<br />Existing Capital<br /><ul><li>Founders are currently financing
  36. 36. Contributions – Family and Personal
  37. 37. $42K total</li></ul>Raising $550K<br /><ul><li>12 months
  38. 38. Use of capital
  39. 39. 2 full time backend developers
  40. 40. 1 full time front end developer
  41. 41. Operations and Analyst team
  42. 42. Closing in 45 days</li></ul>Where we are going<br /><ul><li>Focus on acquiring more members
  43. 43. Improving transaction volume
  44. 44. Community development
  45. 45. Co-registration partnerships with relevant organizations
  46. 46. Content strategy
  47. 47. Matching algorithms and automation</li></li></ul><li>BeanSprout team<br />Artie Patel - COO<br />Alex Kehayias - CEO<br /><ul><li>Previously product manager at Comodo & Morgan Stanley
  48. 48. Launched BuyerTrust, HackerGuardian, and more
  49. 49. Led the e-commerce marketing and product division at Comodo
  50. 50. Northeastern University - Cum Laude (Finance & Entrepreneurship)
  51. 51. Experience at Deloitte, MD&D, and a Trading Technology startup
  52. 52. Co-Founder of NU Club Baseball Program</li></ul>Jordan Orelli – Developer/Sys Admin<br />Brooks Paige - CTO<br /><ul><li>Software Developer since 2006
  53. 53. Previous clients include Men's Vogue, The Travel Channel, The Council of Fashion Designers of America, and Spider-Man
  54. 54. Experience in quantitative research
  55. 55. Freelance software developer
  56. 56. Computer Engineering degree from Northeastern University
  57. 57. Experience in Python, Django, PHP, MySQL, Bash, Debian, C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET Webforms, SQL Server</li>

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