Anant R Koppar, Chairman & CEO I  N  D  I  A  N  O  R  I  G  I  N  G  L  O  B  A  L  P  R  O  D  U  C  T  S  TECHNOLOGY SO...
Entrepreneurs Motto “ A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are built for.”   William Shedd
Only Family Businesses Thrived Entrepreneurial Ecosystem 1992 Absence of Role Models Controlled Economy No Venture Capital...
Evolution of Entrepreneurship IN THE PAST 100  Years
Entrepreneurs post the Economic Reforms 1990’s
First Venture BANGALORE Funded by the Bangur Family Driven by a Professional three member team who worked as employees – V...
Scope for Emerging Entrepreneurs 1997 Few Role Models Liberalising Economy No Venture Capital Funding 2 3 4 1 Entrepreneur...
Second Venture A value-based, Global IT services company based in Bangalore delivering world-class software solutions Fund...
Kshema – A Success Story Among  the 20 companies that could  succeed globally (Business Today 11 th  Anniversary Issue 200...
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Many Successful Entrepreneurs 2007 Many Role Models Liberalised Economy Lots of Venture Capital ...
Third Venture Funded by the team Professional Team of 12 lead by Anant Koppar Startup Products Company
To enhance the quality of life by building world class products through innovative application of technology <ul><li>To be...
<ul><li>YTD Top line revenues at 2.14 MUSD </li></ul><ul><li>200+ resources (A growth of almost 100%) </li></ul><ul><li>Ke...
Entrepreneurial Opportunities INDIA IS WELL POSITIONED Global  Recognition Central/State Governments Support Market Cap (R...
Entrepreneurial Opportunities SECTORS – HUGE MARKET POTENTIAL Automotive Solutions <ul><ul><ul><li>Safety Products </li></...
<ul><li>Niche Services </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Majority niches covered </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organization ...
Emerging Disciplines
Emerging Tech Sites
Emerging Tech Sites … contd.
Entrepreneurial Challenges 99% of start ups –  entrepreneur led <ul><ul><ul><li>Most would have little/no experience </li>...
<ul><li>Make sure there is a great Business opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Financing is much more than money </li></ul><ul>...
Even After Doing All That…
<ul><li>Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future   </li></ul><ul><li>- Niels Bohr, 1922 Nobel Laureate fo...
I  N  D  I  A  N  O  R  I  G  I  N  G  L  O  B  A  L  P  R  O  D  U  C  T  S  Thank You TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS
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  1. 1. Anant R Koppar, Chairman & CEO I N D I A N O R I G I N G L O B A L P R O D U C T S TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS
  2. 2. Entrepreneurs Motto “ A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are built for.”   William Shedd
  3. 3. Only Family Businesses Thrived Entrepreneurial Ecosystem 1992 Absence of Role Models Controlled Economy No Venture Capital Funding 2 3 4 1
  4. 4. Evolution of Entrepreneurship IN THE PAST 100 Years
  5. 5. Entrepreneurs post the Economic Reforms 1990’s
  6. 6. First Venture BANGALORE Funded by the Bangur Family Driven by a Professional three member team who worked as employees – Venkatesh, Balakrishna and Anant Koppar Very successful services company Negligible share holding by the founding team which resulted in low returns
  7. 7. Scope for Emerging Entrepreneurs 1997 Few Role Models Liberalising Economy No Venture Capital Funding 2 3 4 1 Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
  8. 8. Second Venture A value-based, Global IT services company based in Bangalore delivering world-class software solutions Funded by an Angel Investor Professional Team of 5 lead by Anant Koppar Highly successful Technology Services company Minor share holding by the founding team and majority by Venture Capital Investors resulting in Medium returns
  9. 9. Kshema – A Success Story Among the 20 companies that could succeed globally (Business Today 11 th Anniversary Issue 2003) 19 th Best Employer ( Dataquest- IDC Survey 2002 ) <ul><li>SEI CMM LEVEL 5 </li></ul><ul><li>ISO 90001-2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment to good corporate governance </li></ul><ul><li>Highly successful customer centric business model </li></ul><ul><li>PMI Certified Project Management Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>World-class, 80,000 square ft. facility with R&D Lab </li></ul>“ Kshema is a value based company with strong procedures in place. The company’s mature quality and value systems give us the confidence to establish an extended business relationship with Kshema, as MDS Sciex places a premium on sound business values” ANDREW BOORN,President MDS Sciex, Canada What the media had to say? What the clients had to say? Kshema was recognized for:
  10. 10. Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Many Successful Entrepreneurs 2007 Many Role Models Liberalised Economy Lots of Venture Capital Funding 2 3 4 1
  11. 11. Third Venture Funded by the team Professional Team of 12 lead by Anant Koppar Startup Products Company
  12. 12. To enhance the quality of life by building world class products through innovative application of technology <ul><li>To be a globally dominant product Brand in the industry and segments of our choice by 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Be a dream destination for every innovator to unleash their creativity by fostering a world class environment </li></ul><ul><li>Be a Predominantly Employee Owned Organization </li></ul>Vision Mission
  13. 13. <ul><li>YTD Top line revenues at 2.14 MUSD </li></ul><ul><li>200+ resources (A growth of almost 100%) </li></ul><ul><li>Key Partnerships with Intel, Freescale, Motorola and Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Engagements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two Large Strategic Customers for end-to-end IT solutioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquired medium sized engagements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Product Portfolio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>K-Speak finds good momentum in the market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kshema , the Tele-Medicine Framework is getting good audience for Pathology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quo Vadis is generating interest in multiple industries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facility Expansion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Added around 4000SFT of area to accommodate expansion </li></ul></ul>Achievements in 2008-09
  14. 14. Entrepreneurial Opportunities INDIA IS WELL POSITIONED Global Recognition Central/State Governments Support Market Cap (Rs. Cr.) 1993 2,000 1999 100,000 Brand Equity Financial Markets Recognize Value
  15. 15. Entrepreneurial Opportunities SECTORS – HUGE MARKET POTENTIAL Automotive Solutions <ul><ul><ul><li>Safety Products </li></ul></ul></ul>INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION CONVERGENCE – ENTERPRISE MOBILITY Entrepreneurial Opportunities HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS <ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded Solutions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Productivity/Efficiency Solutions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pharma R & D Solutions </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Niche Services </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Majority niches covered </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organization will grow only upto a point </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Risk due to niche downturn </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>IP & IP based services </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Larger Investment, gestation period & risk </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Threat from upward integration efforts by SE Asian companies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Largest Investment, gestation period & risk </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Highest returns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>India now has sufficient exposure to World class products development and markets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VC funding available to right idea & team </li></ul></ul></ul>Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  17. 17. Emerging Disciplines
  18. 18. Emerging Tech Sites
  19. 19. Emerging Tech Sites … contd.
  20. 20. Entrepreneurial Challenges 99% of start ups – entrepreneur led <ul><ul><ul><li>Most would have little/no experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Most Indian Entrepreneurs are Technology Driven </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business Focus tends to be low </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mindset – Focused, Multitasking </li></ul></ul></ul>Shortage of True Venture Capital Even more serious - shortage of Angels
  21. 21. <ul><li>Make sure there is a great Business opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Financing is much more than money </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a financial strategy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Great technology does not sell itself </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It needs marketing ! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a focused business strategy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strategies are not set in stone - Re-evaluate them!! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Build a great team and communicate, communicate, communicate </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Establish Credibility </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The biggest risk is not to take risks </li></ul><ul><li>....Take Calculated Risks !!!!!!!! </li></ul>Tips for Entrepreneurs
  22. 22. Even After Doing All That…
  23. 23. <ul><li>Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future </li></ul><ul><li>- Niels Bohr, 1922 Nobel Laureate for Physics </li></ul><ul><li>But in the future lie the opportunities for the Entrepreneur </li></ul>Final Thought
  24. 24. I N D I A N O R I G I N G L O B A L P R O D U C T S Thank You TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

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