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2010 Ready To Rocket

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Presentation from launch of the 2010 Ready to Rocket list. Presented at VanCity Theatre on January 26th 2010.

Presentation from launch of the 2010 Ready to Rocket list. Presented at VanCity Theatre on January 26th 2010.

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  • 1. For Investors, Government and Professional Advisors Presented by Geoffrey Hansen gchansen@rocketbuilders.com January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 1
  • 2. Agenda   What is “Ready to Rocket”?   2009 Perspectives   Industry and Economy   B.C. Milestones   Ready to Rocket Company Performance   2010 Outlook   Industry and Economy   Unveiling the 2010 Ready to Rocket List   Unveiling the 2010 Emerging Company Showcases by Sector January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 2
  • 3. Ready to Rocket   Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles B.C. technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. This is the only predictive recognition list of its kind. "Ready to Rocket" is a trademark of Rocket Builders, a respected management consulting firm servicing the technology industry. January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 3
  • 4. Value Creation in Tech Sector Value Statistics Source: Saratoga Venture Finance 6 in 1M 60 in 10,000 1 in 10 make it make it to make it to IPO IPO to IPO Idea Startup Development Growth Maturity Ready to Rocket Seed Venture Capital Mezzanine IPO Stage of Development January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 4
  • 5. Ready to Rocket?   A Ready to Rocket company is:   Providing valuable proven technology (ideally, a “must have” enabler or pain reliever) to addressable markets   Positioned for superior revenue growth in the coming calendar year   Leveraging powerful market trends   Revenue levels and minimum growth rates:   Less than $1M, need greater than 80% growth potential   $1M to $2M, need greater than 60% growth potential   $2M to $5M, need greater than 40% growth potential   >$5M, need greater than 30% growth potential   >$20M, too big for this recognition list January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 5
  • 6. January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 6
  • 7. Cowardly Lion Economy January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 7
  • 8. Industry and Economy   ITSector Growth Continues Slow Growth in North America   Global economy faces challenges   Global currencies fluctuating   Consolidation occurs among information technology vendors January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 8
  • 9. B.C. Milestones   RenaissanceFund   New Funds Raised by   Yaletown Venture Partners   Chrysalix   Growing Angel Investments January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 9
  • 10. 2009 Ready to Rocket   Investment Outcomes   40% received investments in 2009   1 company acquired   Overall List   Over 150 Million in revenue   Over 900 Employees January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 10
  • 11. 2009 Ready to Rocket   Revenue Performance   Range -10% to >300%   Median Growth 40% (down from 50%)   Average Growth 75% (down from 100%)   Employee Growth   Average Headcount Growth Rate 11%   Across 25 companies, 88 new employees January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 11
  • 12. 2009 Ready to Rocket   84% exceed 10% revenue growth   72% exceed 25% revenue growth   44% exceed 50% revenue growth   32% exceed 100% revenue growth January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 12
  • 13. January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 13
  • 14. Industry and Economy   ITSector Growth back up to 5% to 6% growth (2005 levels), But Many Vertical or Niche Segments with Breakthrough Potential   Must assume currency unpredictability   Cleantech investment growth, channels developing January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 14
  • 15. Key Trends   Smart Grid   Market Transformation   Cloud Computing   Vertical Market Growth   Wireless Network and Device Growth   Cleantech Market Evolves   Healthcare Evolves January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 15
  • 16. Selection Process   Over 100 companies reviewed, only 25 selected   Zero growth 2009 did not preclude selection for 2010   Asked some hard questions given economic uncertainty January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 16
  • 17. Mapping Out Future Growth Ready to Rocket Emerging Company Showcase Emerging Technology Research Profiles January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 17
  • 18. Ready to Rocket 25   Advanced Ecommerce Research Systems   In Motion Technology Inc.   Antarctica Digital Marketing Ltd.   Inetco Systems Ltd   Aquatic Informatics Inc.   MetroLeap Media   Avigilon Corporation   Pulse Energy, Inc   Axia Software Corporation   RX Networks Inc.   Bycast Inc.   Sempa Power Systems Ltd.   Carbonetworks Corporation   Tantalus Systems Corporation   Clevest Solutions Inc   TenDigits Software Inc.   Colligo Networks Inc.   Teradici Corporation   Conasys Consumer Assurance Systems   Vivonet Inc   Contigo Systems Inc.   Digital Payment Technologies   Fit Brains (Vivity Labs Inc)   GenoLogics Life Science Software Inc.   Guard RFID Solutions January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 18
  • 19. Sectors of Interest Information Internet, Technology and Wireless & New Communications Media (ICT) BioTech / CleanTech HealthTech January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 19
  • 20. Selection Process   Examine the sector, develop list of condidates (no formal nomination process)   Identify Companies with Interesting Technology that:   Have Clarity of Target Market   Have Clarity of Business Model   Primed for Milestone Deals   Primed for Investment   Future Potential for R2R January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 20
  • 21. BioTech/HealthTech “The diversity of the companies on this list reflect the breadth of the health and life science technologies being developed and utilized by various industry sectors. The companies Thealzel Lee, operating in the healthcare sectors are driven by Senior Partner the rise in consumer demand for personalized medicine and the consolidation of Big Pharma facing expiring patents and increasing R&D costs. Drug development companies will receive major investments, cement key partnerships and reach critical regulatory milestones. Medical device companies will also garner major investments and will generate their first revenues as a result of key supplier and customer relationships.” January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 21
  • 22. Commercialization Rockets   BioTech Companies with Breakthrough Year Upcoming:  Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.  Sirius Genomics Inc.  enGene, Inc. January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 22
  • 23. BioTech/HealthTech   HealthSpace Integrated Solutions Ltd.   LightIntegra Technology Inc.   Inimex Pharmaceuticals Inc.   Zymeworks Inc.   Cogent Health Solutions Inc.   Kardium Inc.   ARC Pharmaceuticals Inc. January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 23
  • 24. Information Technology Cleantech Dave Thomas, Senior Partner Internet, Wireless & New Media January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 24
  • 25. Information Technology   Oprius   Indicee   Vineyard Networks   Cryptolyx   Disternet   Clarity Accounting   Veridae January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 25
  • 26. CleanTech   Delaware Power Systems   Etalim   Light Based Technologies   NxtGen Emission Controls   Rapid Electric Vehicles (REV)   Saltworks Technology   Switch Materials January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 26
  • 27. Internet, Wireless & New Media   Aegis Mobility   AppSocial   EcoBuddies   HootSuite   Mobidia   Mingleverse   Tagga January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 27
  • 28. Questions and Answers January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 28
  • 29. More Details   See http://www.readytorocket.com   TWITTER: @readytorocket   HASHTAG: #R2R January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 29
  • 30. Notice   Copyright 2010 Rocket Builders Canada Limited.(“Rocket Builders”). All Rights Reserved.   This presentation is provided to you solely for informational purposes and does not constitute conveyance of any intellectual property rights.   Rocket Builders has created materials, methodologies and practices that are proprietary. All intellectual property associated with these works and any derivative works that come as a result of any Client engagement shall remain the property of Rocket Builders.   This presentation may not be reproduced or redistributed, in whole or in part, without the prior consent of Rocket Builders. January 26th 2010 Content Copyright 2010, Rocket Builders 30