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Presentation at The New Web in Madrid April 2013 about the startup roadmap to funding, what accelerators want and help with, how to attract funding to early-stage businesses and what mindset and …

Presentation at The New Web in Madrid April 2013 about the startup roadmap to funding, what accelerators want and help with, how to attract funding to early-stage businesses and what mindset and attitude an entrepreneur should have to be successful

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  • 1. #lovamosaganar #nofearonlylove #entreprenation 17.04.2013Inmaculada Martinez, UKTI Catalyst Ambassador @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 2. THE STARTUP FUNDING ROADMAP: A CAREFULLY IDENTIFIABLE PATH Bootstrap / FFF Hackathons / Hatcheries / Meet-ups Startup Loans MVP Factories Innovation Awards Crowdfunding Accelerators<50k Angel Rounds Angel Syndicates Early Stage Funds If you can’t find the word “VC” above it’s because there is no room for them yet in the early ecosystem @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 3. “LET’S START AT THE BEGINNING,AT A VERY GOOD PLACE TO START” Sound of Music, ABC @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 4. FORMING AND EXPLORING IDEAS @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 5. PROTOTYPING IS *THE MOST IMPORTANT * THING @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 6. DEVELOPING THE TEAMHipsters Hackers Hustlers @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 7. SOURCES OF HELP FOR BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS IN U.K. @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 8. SOURCES OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FUNDING IN THE U.K. @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 9. NEW FUNDING FOR PROTOTYPING? TRY CROWDFUNDING @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 10. METAL TO THE PEDAL: ACCELERATING YOUR PROJECT @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 11. ACCELERATORS: BEWARE OF THE BONANZA @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 12. ACCELERATORS: what’s on offer Fellow community of entrepreneurs & supporters Runway support & funding (15k-100k at standarised investment terms) (3-6 months on average) Physical space & facilities Mentors (1st Industry) (2nd Investors)Help to Rapid Field Trail (RFT) with users & customers Demo Days are intros to investors / customers @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 13. ACCELERATORS:what’S tested in this growth stage PRODUCT Aquisition Activation Assess functional use Retention Improve design & UX Referral Revenue MARKET REACTION Interest / Usage / Revenue / AARRRREVENUE / PROFIT POTENTIAL Customer Pricing / Market Timing / LTV / CCA Care Accelerators BUSINESS MODEL Life “To Pivot or Not To Pivot” Time Value INVESTOR REACTION Interest and Valuations TEAM Ability to work together and deliver @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 14. ACCELERATORS’ CHECKLIST: what kind of startups they selectPRODUCT solves a problem for a SPECIFIC customer CAPITAL-EFFICIENT business - operational @ <$1M funding Primarily INTERNET-based distribution Search / Social / Mobile / Local SIMPLE revenue models Transactions / Subscriptions / Affiliate FUNCTIONAL Prototype before investment or previous success as team / founder Small but MEASURABLE usage Some customers / Early revenue Small but CROSS-FUNCTIONAL team Engineer / Design / UX / Marketing @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 15. Hurrah! You’ve been selected! HOW TO CREATE THE RIGHT MILESTONES Start Phase Middle Phase Exit Phase Hire KEY people that Great Social Proof that ECOSYSTEM make HUGE impact Capital - team agrees with your ideas - HUMAN on organisation - ie. not works together ie. bring on respectedRESOURCES just ‘workload’ people seamlessly and industry advisors / but ‘shit-hot’ marketing successfully partners on board person You can really MVP Full Launch build something - Beta PRODUCT ie. Working Ongoing iterations 1st Pivot Prototype Proof that you can talk Proof that THERE Market Validation to AUDIENCES - IS A MARKET - ie first customers MARKET 1st paying 100k users $1M p.a. 1M users $25M p.a. customers 10M users and beyond Proof that you can Proof that you can Proof that you can FUNDING TALK to investors MANAGE YOUR SELL to investors FINANCES - a cash- flow + operation @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 16. RAISING FUNDING WITH EARLY STAGE / SEED INVESTORS Skilled and credible management team BIG market opportunity BIG problem solved for a potential BIG set of customers Idea/Prototype proven and market validated Zero Technical Risk Ready to execute Business ModelEvidence that Business Model is repeatable and scalable Metrics http://blog.kissmetrics.com/9-metrics/ http://guidetostartupmetrics.eventbrite.com/# Adecuate Financial Returns - 10x in 3 years? A CLEAR exit route - how will they claim their reward? @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 17. @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 18. EARLY STAGE VCs / SUPER ANGELS in EUROPE (U.K. HQs) @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 19. SPECIALIST FUNDS (U.K. HQs) @inma_martinez April 2013
  • 20. BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT.DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
  • 21. #1 Work To Build A Better World. Build products that people LOVE.Build shareholder value that rewards you, your partners and your investors. @inma_martinez June 2013
  • 22. #2 Show Greatness and Mentors Will Come To You. Don’t ask to be mentored. Make them “Want to mentor you” @inma_martinez June 2013
  • 23. #3 Work HARD but STRATEGICALLY.Develop your Personal Brand, your Industry Brand, your Leadership. @inma_martinez June 2013
  • 24. #4 Don’t Follow “False Gods”:You won’t be the next Zuckerberg. You will be the next ‘You’ @inma_martinez June 2013
  • 25. #5 Create Good Industry Karma.Your Good Will and Reputation are your currency in the #entreprenation. Behave like a right idiot at your peril. @inma_martinez June 2013
  • 26. ABOVE ALL:Get a crash-helmet: it’s gonna be a bumpy road, but the beach awaits at the end of the road Continue your education and self-improvement. Get in the best physical shape: run, meditate, eat well. Go conquer the world assured that you are fulfilling your chosen destiny. @inma_martinez June 2013
  • 27. #lovamosaganar #nofearonlylove #nfol #entreprenationhttp://www.slideshare.net/inmamartinez/presentations