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  • 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 Leadership• People Skills • Competitiveness• Supportive • Well Organized Spouse • Sales Ability• Strong Work Ethic • Vision• Problem Solver
  • 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 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