SPAIN | FRANCE | ITALY | SWITZERLAND | GERMANY | AUSTRIA | POLAND | HUNGARY | SLOVAKIA | SLOVANIA | CROATIA | BOSNIA | SER...
Where We’ll Go
+

15 Countries in 30 Days
GGG West to East Europe by Bus will take place between June 1, 2014 and June 30,...
Mr. Born Global
Chief Geek
Geeks Gone Global Innovation Excursions are led by a global
entrepreneur and innovator with ove...
A Blur of Business and Fun
OUTPUTS FOR ATTENDEES
• Gain a great since of typically underexposed and unknown innovative
opp...
Connecting The World’s
Passionate People

Founders of The Innovation Excursion
Geeks Gone Global is the official transit s...
A Blur of Business and Fun

REAL CONNECTIONS! REAL IMPACT
We want to make real connections between people who are committe...
On the Ground
Events

+
Companies from the
innovative community
and the delegation
take turns sharing 5
minute pitches abo...
Increase Collaboration & Get S__t Done

DESIGN A CUSTOM INNOVATION EXCURSION FOR YOUR GROUP
Geeks Gone Global’s staff memb...
Choose a
Format or
Create One

+
Break into teams and
assign floating mentors
to assist with refining
you startup and
crea...
GGG Has over 100 Supporting Organizations
We’ll help you get the word out and make connections
GGG Brings the world’s top ...
Hundreds of News Articles and
Interviews

GGG’s PR
GGG’s excursions have been featured and produced in over hundreds of ne...
Examples of Custom Excursions

15 Women to Africa
Design Capital Cape Town

Journey to
Africa Atlanta
Sankalp

Official Ex...
Excursion Cost
Breakdown
Lodging
32%

Transportation
31%

Events
5%
Food
32%
By combining your group’s event with the larg...
Pre-Developed Branding & Marketing
At Lead Generation and Qualification

• All attendees, participants and connectors are ...
Website and Responsive
Mobile Branding
26K+ UNIQUE VISITORS

Landing Page
Geeks Gone Global
maintains a professional
and g...
GeniusCorps & Living Bridges Planet
Live Google Hangouts

Over 7,000 Online
Members

GGG has partnered with Living Bridges...
Reach

10,000 +
Face to Face
Innovators

Exponential Collaboration
Geeks Gone Global always reaches
and retains reach to i...
10%

Social
Entrepreneurs

100% Innovators

30%

5%

Target audience
GGG Targets innovative
entrepreneurs and the organiza...
□ Format

□ Prospecting Form (GGG)

□ PR Plan

Choose a format for your excursion or create one

GGG provides forms that s...
Our website
www.geeksgoneglobal.com

Develop Your Custom Innovation
Excursion

Social
Twitter.com/geeksgoneglobal

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Build A Custom Innovation Excursion with Geeks Gone Global

  1. 1. SPAIN | FRANCE | ITALY | SWITZERLAND | GERMANY | AUSTRIA | POLAND | HUNGARY | SLOVAKIA | SLOVANIA | CROATIA | BOSNIA | SERBIA | ROMANIA | MOLDOVA WEST TO EAST EUROPE BY BUS BUILD AN INNOVATION EXCURSION Geeks Gone Global 2014 /1
  2. 2. Where We’ll Go + 15 Countries in 30 Days GGG West to East Europe by Bus will take place between June 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014. Starting from Madrid Spain the bus will travel and stop at both places of beauty and interest as well as hubs and places of entrepreneurial exuberance. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /2
  3. 3. Mr. Born Global Chief Geek Geeks Gone Global Innovation Excursions are led by a global entrepreneur and innovator with over 20 years experience working and living in over 90 countries. Faruq Hunter Founder and President of GeniusCo and its subsidy GeniusCorps he has travelled and worked in over 90 countries servicing both the public and private. Mr. Hunter has been featured in Black Enterprise Magazine for creating a legacy of wealth and stability for your family and selected as one of the top 50 most important African American's in technology. Mr. Hunter has over 18 years experience in information Technology management and implementation and over 10 years experience in Global Business Development. OUR FOUNDER Geeks Gone Global 2014 /3
  4. 4. A Blur of Business and Fun OUTPUTS FOR ATTENDEES • Gain a great since of typically underexposed and unknown innovative opportunities • Build the foundation for relationships with Innovators and Hubs for Innovation in foreign geographic locations • Identify opportunities for partnership and collaborative exchanges that lead to cross border trade and investment • Promote foreign centers of innovation as open for business and foreign investment OBJECTIVES Geeks Gone Global 2014 /4
  5. 5. Connecting The World’s Passionate People Founders of The Innovation Excursion Geeks Gone Global is the official transit system of the innovation ecosystem. As more and more people are trying to create solutions for a future with many more people and far less borders, the concepts, programs and people that grow the innovation ecosystem are constantly growing. Incubators, accelerators, events, hubs and a plethora of resources are constantly coming online all over the world in order to help more people innovate and grow their ideas into viable and impacting products and services. Geeks Gone Global is dedicated to exposing the full breath of the innovative ecosystem to as many people and as many places as possible. Our role in the ecosystem is awareness and connecting.. WHAT WE DO Geeks Gone Global 2014 /5
  6. 6. A Blur of Business and Fun REAL CONNECTIONS! REAL IMPACT We want to make real connections between people who are committed to truly changing the world and impacting the lives of others. GGG takes actionable people to actionable people who understand each other and make real things happen. Before and after the trip we solidify relationships for our attendees and we share every detail of the planning and planners with you so that you are empowered to take full advantage of your excursion. The daily agenda is filled with meeting and engaging with the most innovative members of each community, discovering the innovative ecosystems of the countries visited. HOW WE DO IT Geeks Gone Global 2014 /6
  7. 7. On the Ground Events + Companies from the innovative community and the delegation take turns sharing 5 minute pitches about their companies followed by networking + GGG partners with the innovative ecosystems premiere events, such as Startup Weekend, Tedx, Sank alp Forum and SoCap + GGG takes its attendees to the offices and sites of the most successful innovative companies in each country visited GGG EVENTS + With over 7,000 virtual members of GeniusCorps and Living Bridges Planet, GGG hosts 3 Google Hangouts per trip followed by several very active social media campaigns Geeks Gone Global 2014 /7
  8. 8. Increase Collaboration & Get S__t Done DESIGN A CUSTOM INNOVATION EXCURSION FOR YOUR GROUP Geeks Gone Global’s staff members are experts at designing large scale excursions that cover between 4 to 15 countries in the search and development of innovation. Geeks Gone Global is the creator of the innovation Excursion and wants to lend that knowledge to you and your group. By creating an international 2 – 4 week innovation excursion alongside one of Geeks Gone Global’s many 180 country innovative excursions you provide your team with one of the greatest innovation discovery and collaboration engines of our time at the best rates available anywhere. GGG will work with you every step of the way to create an excursion that insures the growth and bonding of your group will reach new heights. YOUR GROUP Geeks Gone Global 2014 /8
  9. 9. Choose a Format or Create One + Break into teams and assign floating mentors to assist with refining you startup and creating key resources before pitching against each other. Like + Hackers partner with startup founders to develop a minimal viable product and finish and pitch their startup to the group in the end. Like + Every attendee gives small workshops on their perspectives and skills. Afterwards the group collaborates on what can be done from what they’ve learned Like + Make of it what you will. Be creative and create a new format to launch startups and build innovative businesses. CUSTOMIZE Geeks Gone Global 2014 /9
  10. 10. GGG Has over 100 Supporting Organizations We’ll help you get the word out and make connections GGG Brings the world’s top organizations to your custom initiative so that you can access the global innovative ecosystem to find sponsors, attendees, mentors and participants. SUPPORTERS Geeks Gone Global 2014 /10
  11. 11. Hundreds of News Articles and Interviews GGG’s PR GGG’s excursions have been featured and produced in over hundreds of news stories and articles. In addition, GGG excursions have been either mentioned or referenced in hundreds stories. GGG leverages this constantly growing PR network to draw attention to your specific initiative in order to increase outcomes and help your team develop new partnerships. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /11
  12. 12. Examples of Custom Excursions 15 Women to Africa Design Capital Cape Town Journey to Africa Atlanta Sankalp Official Exploratory Trip For Mayor Kasim Reed Startup Weekend Mentors Empowerment Eurohacktrip Women Crowdsourcing Signup for Imagination for People The Daily Impact Reports A Vehicle for Lead Initiatives The representation of multiple initiative on one trip dramatically increases the trips press and exposure. GGG trips have been used by startup groups, startups, communities, organizations and government entities as an engine for innovative discovery and collaboration. GGG acts as a conduit and facilitator for these initiatives and each initiative in return brings additional value and depth to all those who participate in GGG Innovation Excursions. GGG removes the exhausting hardships of developing logistics and on the ground events and connections so that each initiative can flourish to its fullest extent while providing a one of a kind collaboration experience. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /12
  13. 13. Excursion Cost Breakdown Lodging 32% Transportation 31% Events 5% Food 32% By combining your group’s event with the larger GGG Innovation Excursion your group not only gains a larger group of collaborators on the trip but it also highly reduces the costs of the excursion. GGG takes care of Event planning, reduced entry fees to major events, three full meals daily and lodging costs. This leaves your group to focus solely on developing you unique excursion and recruiting great people to go. The Pricing structure is also such that you may either take advantage of the group rates or resell the excursion to your attendees at a profit. Group rates will always be lower than the publish rates. CUT COSTS Geeks Gone Global 2014 /13
  14. 14. Pre-Developed Branding & Marketing At Lead Generation and Qualification • All attendees, participants and connectors are listed in the GGG, Citrix Sponsored, extranet in Podio. All contact information and participant information gathered is available at all times for GGG sponsors and partners At Events Give Away and Media Web Based • Banners • 1,000,000 MB of Film • Custom Landing Page • Digital Presentations on Flash Drives • 6,000 Professional Photos • Logos on landing pages and e-mails • Speaking • Entrepreneurial Interviews • Lead Capture and Generation • Panels • Over 100 News Pieces • Custom branding of trip logo • Pitch Presentation • Sponsorship Press Release • Links on • Table or Booth • Branded Commemorative T-Shirt • Geeksgoneglobal.com • Distribution of Materials • Branded Solar Genome Backpack • Geeksgoneglobal.com/fundyourtrip • Branded Scottevest Jacket • Geekheaven.co • GeniusCorps.co MULTIPLE OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPOSE YOUR BRAND & YOUR SPNSORS’ of the Geeks Gone Global Innovative Excursions is to expose innovators to opportunities to grow their Since the primary goal initiatives, there are multiple opportunities to present branding and marketing to the many participants and attendees. All sponsorship opportunities are customized to the sponsor or supporter. DEVELOP SPONSORS Geeks Gone Global 2014 /14
  15. 15. Website and Responsive Mobile Branding 26K+ UNIQUE VISITORS Landing Page Geeks Gone Global maintains a professional and graphically pleasing web presence. Your group will be given a custom landing page on our site. Trip Page Your group will also be listed on our main landing page for the trip, which receives premium traffic during the excursion Geeks Gone Global 2014 /15
  16. 16. GeniusCorps & Living Bridges Planet Live Google Hangouts Over 7,000 Online Members GGG has partnered with Living Bridges planet and SoCap, one of the world’s largest gathering of social entrepreneurs and investors to execute Live Google Hangouts from most of the excursion stops. Viewed by thousands of entrepreneurs around the world Living Bridges helps to insure that your group gets maximum exposure. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /16
  17. 17. Reach 10,000 + Face to Face Innovators Exponential Collaboration Geeks Gone Global always reaches and retains reach to innovators and entrepreneurs through every excursion. Through GeniusCorps free memberships GGG has a reach of 7,000 members and will establish over 10,000 face to face interactions while on the continent. With 160 more trips planned in the next 2 years this number will grow to every country in the world, expanding your groups network faster than any other engine. 250,000 Unique Online Views from GGG Sites, Partner Sites and Media + + 7,000 + 2MILLION + Existing Online Members Members and Participants of Organizations Reached Geeks Gone Global 2014 /17
  18. 18. 10% Social Entrepreneurs 100% Innovators 30% 5% Target audience GGG Targets innovative entrepreneurs and the organizations that facilitate that community. 30% Tech Startups 30% 5% Geeks Gone Global 2014 /18
  19. 19. □ Format □ Prospecting Form (GGG) □ PR Plan Choose a format for your excursion or create one GGG provides forms that sync with your workspace Plan a list of releases that will create great PR □ Name □ Video □ Submit Gear Orders (GGG) Choose a name that will resonate with your group. Develop a 3 – 5 Minute video about your excursion Order custom GGG Gear with your logos □ Logo □ Trip Summary (GGG) □ Expand Network (GGG) Choose a format for your excursion or create one Develop a printable trip summary GGG will help you to connect to those on the ground □ Workspace (GGG) □ Sponsor Kit (GGG) □ Build Sponsors GGG provides a free workspace in Podio. GGG will help you develop a print Sponsorship Kit Identify sponsors and work with them from day 1 □ Document Repository (GGG) □ Press Release □ Pay Fees Setup a an online place to share all docs Develop a great press release Secure attendee payments and fees to GGG □ Choose Your Core Team □ Crowdfunding Profiles (GGG) □ Secure Visas (GGG) Between 1 – 5 dedicated people Use GGG Fund Your Trip platform to raise funds GGG will assist in getting all of your visas □ Goals □ Launch Event □ Packing Lists (GGG) Set 1 - 4 clear goals for your initiative Have a great event to announce your excursion GGG makes suggestions of the best way to pack □ Budget □ Communication Plan □ Collect Attendee Data Use GGG Pricing and identify additional costs Plan your team communications to move forward Collect personal data from attendees □ Website (GGG) □ Recruiting Plan □ Submit Schedule Additions Develop and awesome web page for your excursion Develop a plan to get more people to come Make additions to the GGG schedule specific to you Time To Get Started: Here is a checklist of what’s needed CHECKLIST GGG has comprised a comprehensive checklist of all the things you will need to do to make your excursion into a reality. In many cases GGG has secured the resources necessary to help you streamline this process. All you need do is build a core team and start. Once you partner with GGG, we are dedicated to your success and seeing your initiative to fruition. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /19
  20. 20. Our website www.geeksgoneglobal.com Develop Your Custom Innovation Excursion Social Twitter.com/geeksgoneglobal Facebook.com/geeksgoneglobal Contact PHONE SKYPE MAIL + 1 404 990 0613 faruqh To develop your custom initiative contact us. Or contact your local GeniusCorps Ambassador, they are fully empowered to help you every step of the way. memberservices@gc-usa.com CONTACT US Geeks Gone Global 2014 /20

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