Ceo August 2009 Survey, Strategy For Recovery Results

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Survey of 60+ CEOs of innovation-stage companies and their take on the economy, strategies to outpace competitors in the recovery, and venture funding

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Ceo August 2009 Survey, Strategy For Recovery Results

  1. 1. August 2009 CEO Survey: Economy and Strategy Alignment for Innovation-stage Companies? Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
  2. 2. How Close are we to recovery? By end of Q4 Q3-Q4 2009 20% 2009 22% Q3 2009 7% Q2 2010 or later 51% Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
  3. 3. Do you see a "V" recovery, a "W", or an "L" recovery? "L" Other 28% 9% "V" 9% "W" 54% Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
  4. 4. Are you executing the same strategy pre-recession as post? Yes 42% No 58% Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
  5. 5. Top 2 functions that will most impact your strategy in recovery period? Sales Business Development Product Development Marketing Finance Strategy Operations Research (tech/science) Other 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
  6. 6. If you had to bet your job on having the right team in place for the recovery? No 36% Yes 64% Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
  7. 7. Are you…? Cash flow break-even 16% cash flow Burning positive cash 25% 59% Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
  8. 8. Raising capital in the next 18 months? Other Yes, in 1st 4% half of 2010 No 25% 41% Yes, in Q3-Q4 2009 30% Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
  9. 9. What is your primary capital structure? Corporate Angel investor/ Other funding owner Private 7% 9% 7% Equity 13% Bootstrapped Venture /self-funded capital 13% 51% Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
  10. 10. What is your primary industry sector? Interactive Medical Life media/ devices sciences/ content/ 7% Biotech community 28% 15% Software/ Internet/ Other Telecom 25% 25% Copyright : BSG Team Ventures, Sept 2009
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