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Info About StepOne Ventures.

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    • Never Alone Helping you successfully execute in the US
    • Index About StepOne 3 Market Figures 4 Why StepOne 6 Our Products 7 Location 9 Shareholders Information 10 Press Coverage 11 Contacts 12 2
    • About StepOne Our goal StepOne’s model is a breakthrough in servicing high-tech companies that seek to enter the US market. StepOne is more than a bridge: we ensure that our clients enter the market prepared, with a clearly- defined strategy, and possessing the network needed to reach our clients ´goals. Company profile of our prospects StepOne targets innovative companies with successful business models that are already proven in Spain. Our goal is to find talented management teams that are committed to succeeding in the US market. Sectors We focus on high growth sectors where innovation plays an important role: IT Internet Life Sciences Cleantech StepOne’s success rests on our team. Our team members, graduates of universities such as Harvard, Stanford, Oxford University and Boston College, and have the experience and knowledge necessary for our client’s success. Our expertise is supplemented by our extensive network of advisors. We have the people, the knowledge, and the infrastructure to help you succeed 3
    • Market Figures Spain - USA Exports Trend (IT) Spain - USA Exports Trend (Energy & Environment) 2004 - 2008 2004 - 2008 % 400.000 1.600.000 R = 35 1.503.180 365.341 CAG 350.000 1.400.000 1.306.442 300.000 1.200.000 1.124.615 250.000 223.271 1.000.000 200.000 180.822 800.000 698.183 161.525 150.000 126.647 600.000 447.655 100.000 400.000 50.000 200.000 0 0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Figures in !M Source: ICEX By the numbers 22% Innovative IT companies that consider internationalization as a top priority (AETIC, 2008) 90% VC investments in Spain focused on consolidation and expansion of their companies (ASCRI) 5.7% Total Spanish technology that is exported 4
    • Challenges going into the US •! 305M people market size US Market Environment •! 50 States, each with different laws •! Strong relationship between universities and private corporations •! Highly competitive market Strategic and Business •! Relevant technological market: Quality and Quantity Definition •! Innovative companies established throughout •! Financial resources, including strong venture capital presence •! Differences between US and Spanish business culture Management Adaptation •! Multiculturalism •! “Business” English To achieve success, tailored ongoing assessment and training is an absolute 5
    • Why StepOne •! Network in Spain (Institutions, VC, Universities) US Market Environment •! Network in US (advisors, experts in Silicon Valley) •! Strategic approach in US market implementation Strategic and Business •! Business Plan pitch and corporate overview adaptation Definition •! Identification and collaboration in appropriate networks, advisors … •! Management assessment, training, refinement Management Adaptation •! Human Resources preparation 6
    • Our Products: Global Business Trips By partnering with top business organizations in Spain, StepOne helps clients take their first steps into the US market Partnership •! StepOne partners with a public or private institution to Selection help sponsor a Global Business Trip •! Only the most viable companies are selected to Preparation participate •! Chosen companies receive a “crash Global Biz Trip course” in American business culture •! Businesses take •! StepOne’s team part in group tours works full time to to large Bay Area gain one-on-one tech companies or meetings with participate in world- By partnering with relevant players for renown conferences StepOne, organizations the Spanish in their field companies gain valuable exposure •! One-on-one to both US and Spanish meetings with relevant US tech companies while companies promoting supplement the GBT internationalization 7
    • Our Products: One-on-One Client Services StepOne ensures that its clients enter the US market completely prepared and will be with them from start to finish. StepOne’s business model is based upon project fees and success fees Identification •! Innovation and Selection uniqueness of the project •! Top tech companies Adaptation •! Successful track •! Talented and record committed •! Management Implementation •! High growth rates management assessment and HHRR preparation •! Attractiveness to •! Geographical setup the US Market •! Business Plan •! Logistics & adaptation operations •! Legal support •! Introduction to the Establishing •! Strategy market formulation to enter in the US •! Partner/VC the market meetings •! SMART* goals definition Phase I (1 – 3 months) Phase II Project Fees Success Fees * Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely 8
    • Client Services: Focusing on Execution StepOne focuses on fulfilling the objectives that are defined in each project, which, may consist of any of the following: Set up operations in the US Form Technological/Business partnerships with US companies Attract capital to set up US operations 9
    • Location 10
    • Shareholders Breakdown 11
    • Press Coverage 12
    • Contacts 440 N. Wolfe Rd Sunnyvale, CA 94085 USA T: +1 (210)573-1112 F: +1 (408) 773-8462 Pedro de Valdivia 14, 1ºB Madrid 28006 Spain T: +34 911 292 959 M: +34 625 263 901 F: +34 914 117 242 jennifer@stepone.com www.stepone.com 13
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