Maker Faire Africa 2009        Ghana
Maker Faire Africa 2010        Kenya
Cyrus’s Wild Glasses
Talking Books
Solar Power Inverter
Bamboo Bike
Handmade FM Radio   Transmitter
Furniture From Recycled         Bottles
Digital Drum
The Toilet Man
Bicycle Hacksaw
Recycled Water Satchel       Sandals
Super Money Maker Water         Pump
Solar Powered Flashlight
Sisal Maker
William Kamkwamba
The Boy Who Harnessed The          Wind
Raising Money Presenting Your Idea10 slides, 20 minutes, 30 point              font
Title SlideCompany name, contact info
Problem SlideWhat pain are you solving?
Solution SlideHow are you solving that?
Business ModelHow you make money?
Underlying MagicWhat is the secret sauce?
Sales & MarketingHow will you go to market?
CompetitionWhat you can do they cannot?
Team SlideMost major tech companies had      unproven teams
ProjectionsThe underlying metrics are       important
Status & Timeline   Where are you?
Top 12 Entrepreneur Startup             Qualities• Integrity           •   Organization• Self Discipline     •   Strong Le...
NedSpace: 8 Companies, 14+          Million
Business Plan vs. Marketing            Plan
Exit Path: IPO, Acquisition,          Lifestyle
Make Something People        Want
Markets Are Conversations
Multiple Revenue Streams
Recurring Revenue Streams
Thank YouMark Grimes            Ned.commark.grimes@ned.co     NedSpace m                     NedWater@neddotcom           ...
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  1. 1. Maker Faire Africa 2009 Ghana
  2. 2. Maker Faire Africa 2010 Kenya
  3. 3. Cyrus’s Wild Glasses
  4. 4. Talking Books
  5. 5. Solar Power Inverter
  6. 6. Bamboo Bike
  7. 7. Handmade FM Radio Transmitter
  8. 8. Furniture From Recycled Bottles
  9. 9. Digital Drum
  10. 10. The Toilet Man
  11. 11. Bicycle Hacksaw
  12. 12. Recycled Water Satchel Sandals
  13. 13. Super Money Maker Water Pump
  14. 14. Solar Powered Flashlight
  15. 15. Sisal Maker
  16. 16. William Kamkwamba
  17. 17. The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind
  18. 18. Raising Money Presenting Your Idea10 slides, 20 minutes, 30 point font
  19. 19. Title SlideCompany name, contact info
  20. 20. Problem SlideWhat pain are you solving?
  21. 21. Solution SlideHow are you solving that?
  22. 22. Business ModelHow you make money?
  23. 23. Underlying MagicWhat is the secret sauce?
  24. 24. Sales & MarketingHow will you go to market?
  25. 25. CompetitionWhat you can do they cannot?
  26. 26. Team SlideMost major tech companies had unproven teams
  27. 27. ProjectionsThe underlying metrics are important
  28. 28. Status & Timeline Where are you?
  29. 29. Top 12 Entrepreneur Startup Qualities• Integrity • Organization• Self Discipline • Strong Leadership• People Skills • Competitiveness• Supportive • Well Organized Spouse • Sales Ability• Strong Work Ethic • Vision• Problem Solver
  30. 30. NedSpace: 8 Companies, 14+ Million
  31. 31. Business Plan vs. Marketing Plan
  32. 32. Exit Path: IPO, Acquisition, Lifestyle
  33. 33. Make Something People Want
  34. 34. Markets Are Conversations
  35. 35. Multiple Revenue Streams
  36. 36. Recurring Revenue Streams
  37. 37. Thank YouMark Grimes Ned.commark.grimes@ned.co NedSpace m NedWater@neddotcom Maker Faire Africa503-502-0185Never doubt that a small, group ofthoughtful, committed citizens can changethe world. Indeed, it is the only thing thatever has. ~ Margaret Mead
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