Lead to Win “OCRI Services for Start-ups ” June 23, 2009 Claude Haw, President and CEO
Agenda <ul><li>OCRI – Claude Haw </li></ul><ul><li>Ottawa Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of OCRI  </li></ul><ul><l...
Ottawa: Technology Sector Stats <ul><li>Ottawa-based businesses generate >$20 B per year in sales </li></ul><ul><li>Employ...
Ottawa: Diversifying our Economy: Employees in Knowledge-Based Companies by Cluster
OCRI Mission
OCRI – Who are we? <ul><li>Private Not-for-Profit Corporation  </li></ul><ul><li>Partner with the City of Ottawa to delive...
OCRI Programs <ul><li>Entrepreneurship and Innovation Support and education for small businesses and start-ups for all bus...
OCRI Programs <ul><li>Entrepreneurship Center First stop access point for entrepreneurs and early-stage start –ups. </li><...
OCRI Programs <ul><li>TalentBridge Providing Ontario post-secondary students with business experience, linkages and prospe...
OCRI Programs <ul><li>Investment and Commercialization Prepare emerging knowledge based companies for high growth and new ...
OCRI Programs <ul><li>Global Marketing  International market support for all export-oriented businesses in Ottawa region. ...
Service Delivery Partners:
Building a Technology Business <ul><li>Dream big and be bold (Passion) </li></ul><ul><li>Find an idea and work it (Vision)...
 
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  • 8,500 walk-ins and phone calls 900 one-on-one and 240 online consultations 1,220 seminar attendees 1,513 new/existing businesses, 4,050 jobs created $157M sales generated (by companies) $74M capital invested (into companies) TalentBridge Placing entrepreneurial technology students in businesses 1800 hours of business knowledge from SME’s for students Entrepreneurs’ Edge Innovation and technology boot camp 11 Ottawa sessions delivered to 95 clients 82% are in business or still pursuing their business idea 33% have been generating sales for more than 1 year Jobs created in 1 st year: 102, 2 nd year data pending
  • 8,500 walk-ins and phone calls 900 one-on-one and 240 online consultations 1,220 seminar attendees 1,513 new/existing businesses, 4,050 jobs created $157M sales generated (by companies) $74M capital invested (into companies) TalentBridge Placing entrepreneurial technology students in businesses 1800 hours of business knowledge from SME’s for students Entrepreneurs’ Edge Innovation and technology boot camp 11 Ottawa sessions delivered to 95 clients 82% are in business or still pursuing their business idea 33% have been generating sales for more than 1 year Jobs created in 1 st year: 102, 2 nd year data pending
  • 8,500 walk-ins and phone calls 900 one-on-one and 240 online consultations 1,220 seminar attendees 1,513 new/existing businesses, 4,050 jobs created $157M sales generated (by companies) $74M capital invested (into companies) TalentBridge Placing entrepreneurial technology students in businesses 1800 hours of business knowledge from SME’s for students Entrepreneurs’ Edge Innovation and technology boot camp 11 Ottawa sessions delivered to 95 clients 82% are in business or still pursuing their business idea 33% have been generating sales for more than 1 year Jobs created in 1 st year: 102, 2 nd year data pending
  • 73 investment leads 40 early stage, 21 significant regional importance, 12 expansion projects 34 incoming delegations 184 outbound marketing activities Asia, Europe, Latin America, U.S.
  • Day 4 Evening - Haw

    1. 1. Lead to Win “OCRI Services for Start-ups ” June 23, 2009 Claude Haw, President and CEO
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>OCRI – Claude Haw </li></ul><ul><li>Ottawa Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of OCRI </li></ul><ul><li>OCRI Services for Start-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Driving for Success </li></ul>Slide
    3. 3. Ottawa: Technology Sector Stats <ul><li>Ottawa-based businesses generate >$20 B per year in sales </li></ul><ul><li>Employment shifting from multinationals to small and medium-sized companies </li></ul><ul><li>Next-generation companies are growing (e.g. March Networks, Dragonwave and SiGe) </li></ul>
    4. 4. Ottawa: Diversifying our Economy: Employees in Knowledge-Based Companies by Cluster
    5. 5. OCRI Mission
    6. 6. OCRI – Who are we? <ul><li>Private Not-for-Profit Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Partner with the City of Ottawa to deliver services on behalf of the City: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship Centre/Innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment and Commercialization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Cluster Support (10 clusters) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talent Development/Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Also represent 700+ members with 110,000 employees (79,000 technology) </li></ul><ul><li>Support all business sectors from start-ups to multi-national corporations </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Ottawa internationally, focusing on export-oriented businesses </li></ul>
    7. 7. OCRI Programs <ul><li>Entrepreneurship and Innovation Support and education for small businesses and start-ups for all business sectors across Ottawa. </li></ul><ul><li>Three key program areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship Centre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TalentBridge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurs’ Edge (E2 and E2Lite) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Also support entrepreneurship through partners: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead-to-Win (Carleton University) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TiE Ottawa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Ottawa Network (TON) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Code Factory </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. OCRI Programs <ul><li>Entrepreneurship Center First stop access point for entrepreneurs and early-stage start –ups. </li></ul><ul><li>Wide range of business seminars and tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Walk-in resource centre </li></ul><ul><li>One-on-one consultation services with business advisors and professional service firms </li></ul><ul><li>Located in City Hall at 110 Laurier Ave., along with kiosks in Orleans, Kanata and Barrhaven </li></ul><ul><li>www.entrepreneurship.com </li></ul>
    9. 9. OCRI Programs <ul><li>TalentBridge Providing Ontario post-secondary students with business experience, linkages and prospects </li></ul><ul><li>Matches entrepreneurially inclined technology students with SMEs and start-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Coop, work-term or part time work-term </li></ul><ul><li>SMEs provide business facing (“creativity-oriented”) projects </li></ul><ul><li>OCRI/ORCP funds 75% of student salary </li></ul><ul><li>Students spend 1 day/week on immersive professional development with OCRI TalentBridge manager </li></ul><ul><li>See http://tbridge.ca/ </li></ul>
    10. 10. OCRI Programs <ul><li>Investment and Commercialization Prepare emerging knowledge based companies for high growth and new markets </li></ul><ul><li>Programs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Advisory Services (including BMEP and Mentorship) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market Intelligence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to Capital and Investor Readiness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ottawa Venture and Technology Summit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canada Top 10 Awards (ICT, Life Sciences, Cleantech) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Highlights 2008: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>142 companies served </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$33 million in private investment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$703,000 market intelligence services to start-ups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$100,000 worth of mentor support </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. OCRI Programs <ul><li>Global Marketing International market support for all export-oriented businesses in Ottawa region. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inbound investment attraction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outbound trade missions globally through a large international network and in partnership with DFAIT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dedicated China and India initiatives and programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion of Ontario Technology Corridor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for Ottawa technology clusters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>North American Access Centre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International Business Incubator Model </li></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Service Delivery Partners:
    13. 13. Building a Technology Business <ul><li>Dream big and be bold (Passion) </li></ul><ul><li>Find an idea and work it (Vision) </li></ul><ul><li>Customers, customers, customers (Direction) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hire” the best people (Team) </li></ul><ul><li>Define a strong business plan (Plan) </li></ul><ul><li>Get resources in place (Funding) </li></ul><ul><li>Drive the team for results (Execute) </li></ul><ul><li>Know your competion (Be Afraid) </li></ul><ul><li>Work hard but have some fun (Culture) </li></ul><ul><li> Good Luck – Make us Proud </li></ul>Slide

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