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Up to $1 MILLION SGD
90 DAY ACCELERATOR PROGRAM FOR HARDWARE 2.0 STARTUPS LAUNCHING VIA CROWD FUNDING
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    1. 1. HAXASIA UP TO $1 MILLION SGD 90 DAY ACCELERATOR PROGRAM FOR HARDWARE 2.0 STARTUPS LAUNCHING VIA CROWD FUNDING FROM SINGAPORE
    2. 2. HARWARE 2.0 REVOLUTION IS ALREADY HAPPENING AND OLD GUYS ARE NOT PART OF THE GAME
    3. 3. Hardware 2.0: New landscape shaped and disrupted the way hardware products delivered Changed the way how customers endorse product ideas and how projects get funded Changed the way how products are designed and tested Changed the way how hardware products work. Hardware 2.0 is about connected, social and cool things distributed online.
    4. 4. Emerging sectors with high growth potential initiated by crowdfunding Virtual and Augmented Reality ie Oculus Wearable tech and sensors ie Pebble 3D printing (ie Formlabs and 3doodle) Robotics, drones and other consumer tech changing lifestyle (Smartthings, Emotiv )
    5. 5. WE LAUNCH ACCELERATOR PROGRAM FOR HARDWARE 2.0 STARTUPS THAT NEED HELP BEFORE GOING ON CROWDFUNDING
    6. 6. HAXASIA targets hardware teams that need money before showing “the thing” to customers   Good product video takes money and expertise  Media coverage is essential for your campaign, but media people wanna see it working  We give money and help deliver all these & more  2 months Team needs to develop high-quality industrial design and functional commercial sample  Bootcamp in Singapore – finish the prototype Customers want to see slick and nice product with real use-cases on your crowdfunding video If team hits target, we give up to 1 mln SGD (800K USD) to deliver product to mass run Development of commercial proto, shooting crowdfunding video Pre-launch marketing. Media coverage. Demo events. 1 month Launch of crowdfunding campaign in the USA. Follow-on funding
    7. 7. People who execute the program Slava Solonitsyn, Glider Senior biz development positions in Russia and Singapore. More recently Managing Partner of Ruvento and CIO of Skolkovo Foundation. MBA from Imperial College (London), MSc in Physics. Source the best deals and incubate them in Singapore and Shenzhen Alex Toh, Smart guy Serial entrepreneur. Sold his company to Israeli corporation Top Image System. Expertise in data analytics and image processing. Vice Chairman, SITF Wireless Chapter. Graduate of NUS, School of Computing. Partnership programs, strategic mentorship Gene Berger, Connector Invested in several gaming startups at IDM Venture Capital. Serves on boards of Playfast and Cyberplat. Previously, had executive positions with Gigaphone Technologies. HSBC etc. Based in the USA. Match startups with US cofounders, marketing in the USA Dmitry Starodubtsev, Smart guy Built hardware business in Russia that became market leader in segment of vending machines. Invested in several hardware startups. Previously, co-founded 3dbin.com – startups that developed unique 3D-photo mapping tech for ecommerce. Serial hardware entrepreneur and investor We believe that hardware is the next big trend that will change the way we see, touch, do things altogether
    8. 8. Advsors who help build exposure in the USA Palmer Luckey, Founder of Oculus, consumer-priced virtual reality headset. Entrepreneur who raised Raised $2.3 mn on kickstarter, $15M from VC. An engineer at the USC's Institute for Creative Technologies, Included in Forbes Under 30. Smart guy who agreed to help us . Brock Pierce, Angel investor • Best known for pioneering the market for virtual currency (Wired and Venture Beat refer to Pierce as the“Godfather of Virtual Currency”). • A 10x entrepreneur, raised more than $200M on behalf of his companies, and has acquired more than 30 businesses • Well-connected with angel community in the Valley Sean Kauppinen, Gaming exec Founder and CEO of international Digital Entertainment Agency, Previously with Sony Online Entertainment, UbiSoft. Board member at gaming conferences GDC, GCDC, SXSW, GCAC. Benjamin Levy, Partner at Bootstrap Labs Partner of Valley-based incubator that assisted Prezi in getting their way to market. Responsible for go-to-market strategy, strategic partnerships and fund raising. Previously worked on executive positions in financial industry.
    9. 9. A few VC and seed firms teamed up to make the accelerator program happen Ruvento Ventures has established investor in core-technology startup, with large focus on tech teams originating from Russia/CIS and incubated in Singapore. IncuVest is a group of successful serial and corporate entrepreneurs with experience starting, building, and operating valuable companies. IncuVest’s primary focus areas include the Retail and Lifestyle, Healthcare and Education, and Financial Services. Bootstrap Labs is Silicon Valley-based accelerator and seed capital firm that incubated Prezi and some other wellknow companies DI-Group is investor into hardware startups with competencies in complex machineries, robotics, precision engineering and medical technologies.
    10. 10. The program starts in Singapore and follows on in Silicon Valley Prototype and use-case Commercial sample Pre-launch bootcamp in Singapore Who qualifies Hardware 2.0 startup that has at least functional prototype 1. Milestones 2. 3. 4. Length Who does Funding Developing commercial sample and use -cases Recording crowdfunding video Pre-marketing and cases validations Team building 1-2 months subject to achieving milestones Ruvento team with support of Incuvest team Up to 30K SGD Prelaunch marketing Crowdfunding Go-to-market bootcamp in the USA Who qualifies Milestones Startup team that has successfully delivered milestones in Singapore (8 out of 10 startups) Reach crowdfunding target Length 1 month subject to achieving milestones Who does BootstrapLabs with support of Ruvento team. Funding Up to 20K SGD for bootcamp. Up to 1M SGD in case of hitting crowdfunding target
    11. 11. Executon Plan : we started already Preparation of the program First applications Bootcamp in Singapore Bootcamp in the USA Securing funding Securing partners First follow-on funding Securing mentors First crowdfunding campaigns First external rounds raised Second batch Program Launch 3/2013 Active Investment cycle 02.2014 05.2014 New Cycle 08.2014
    12. 12. How we can help you take off  Help bring product from functional prototype to commercial sample  Marketing for your crowdfunding campaign: video, media coverage, events, existing mail list of 10,000+ people  Exposure to investors community in Singapore and Silicon Valley  More funding if you validate the market case  Application deadline – 15th January ‘14  Start of program – 15th February ‘ 14 HARDWARE 2.0 REVOLUTION IS HAPPENING. ARE U READY TO RIDE THE WAVE?

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