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Egypt Maker Faire Africa 2011

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  • 1. Maker Faire Africa 2009 Ghana
  • 2. Maker Faire Africa 2010 Kenya
  • 3. Cyrus’s Wild Glasses
  • 4. Talking Books
  • 5. Solar Power Inverter
  • 6. Bamboo Bike
  • 7. Handmade FM Radio Transmitter
  • 8. Furniture From Recycled Bottles
  • 9. Digital Drum
  • 10. The Toilet Man
  • 11. Bicycle Hacksaw
  • 12. Recycled Water Satchel Sandals
  • 13. Super Money Maker Water Pump
  • 14. Solar Powered Flashlight
  • 15. Sisal Maker
  • 16. William Kamkwamba
  • 17. The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind
  • 18. Raising Money Presenting Your Idea10 slides, 20 minutes, 30 point font
  • 19. Title SlideCompany name, contact info
  • 20. Problem SlideWhat pain are you solving?
  • 21. Solution SlideHow are you solving that?
  • 22. Business ModelHow you make money?
  • 23. Underlying MagicWhat is the secret sauce?
  • 24. Sales & MarketingHow will you go to market?
  • 25. CompetitionWhat you can do they cannot?
  • 26. Team SlideMost major tech companies had unproven teams
  • 27. ProjectionsThe underlying metrics are important
  • 28. Status & Timeline Where are you?
  • 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. NedSpace: 8 Companies, 14+ Million
  • 31. Business Plan vs. Marketing Plan
  • 32. Exit Path: IPO, Acquisition, Lifestyle
  • 33. Make Something People Want
  • 34. Markets Are Conversations
  • 35. Multiple Revenue Streams
  • 36. Recurring Revenue Streams
  • 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