Hi Tcompetition V.6


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Hi Tcompetition V.6

  1. 1. Barcelona 18 June 2009 Main Sponsors : Hosted by :
  2. 2. <ul><li>HIT Barcelona will be a World summit of CEOs, Presidents, general directors, innovation directors, businessmen, entrepreneurs and investors that will meet in Barcelona, in June 2009, to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To gauge the latest tendencies worldwide of innovation and new technologies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Detect commercial innovations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect with other agents of innovation in the worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specify new business and investments. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HIT Barcelona will focus in 3 key sectors: Telecom, CleanTech and HealthCare . Those are actually the biggest investment areas worldwide and, without a doubt, the ones of most impact for humanity in the 21st Century. </li></ul><ul><li>The program of HIT Barcelona will host “ GEC’09”, an investment forum where an internationally selected group of entrepreneurs will present their Business Plans in front of a world selected group of early stage company investors. </li></ul>about “HIT Barcelona‘09”
  3. 3. <ul><li>GEC’09 will be a meeting-competition in which 20 entrepreneurs from around the world will present their company early stages Business Plans in front of more than 200 international investors . </li></ul><ul><li>The participant’s Business Plan outline is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ambitious CEO and management team. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serious technology with sustainable competitive advantage. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential to grow. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early stage companies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All sectors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Business Plans that will be presented in Barcelona will have been proposed by a group of “ Entrepreneurship Centers ” (Business Schools, Incubators, Technological Parks, Universities…) and by collaborators Business Angels networks. </li></ul><ul><li>The international investors will be accredited members of BAN networks, of Family Offices, Early Stage Founds,VC,Investment Banks, etc. </li></ul>about “GEC‘09”
  4. 4. The promoters of the HIT-Global Entrepreneursip Competition is to bring together a selection of the best entrepreneurs/companies around the world and international investors. our challenge
  5. 5. The participants will be Entrepreneurship Centers and investors from EEUU regions, Europe, Asia-Oceania, Latino America, Middle East, and Canada. Participants Worldwide Field
  6. 6. <ul><li>The attending Investors will be able to invest in the most innovative projects and the best human teams of the moment from the best international Entrepreneurship institutions. </li></ul><ul><li>The Entrepreneurs , presenting their companies (Business Plans) personally, could gain: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visibility of their project before the “top” worldwide innovation community and the international financial community. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic agreements (technological, commercial, financial) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capital investments by the investors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prizes (there will be 60.000€ cash prizes for the 5 best projects). </li></ul></ul>Benefits for the Participants
  7. 7. <ul><li>The companies will come exclusively from Entrepreneurial Centers like Business Schools, Incubators, Technology springboards, Local development Agencies and Business Angels networks. Only companies preselected by the mentioned centers, entities or networks will be able to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>The projects will be only from early stage companies (seed or start-up) : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative products or services with hight potencial growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All sectors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Existing or not, companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Committed and capable staff and leadership. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The deadline to present the projects is 27 of February 2009. </li></ul>Participant Projects
  8. 8. <ul><li>Awards : 5 prizes will be granted to the Business Plans with most accredited investors interest. The prizes will be a total amount of 60.000€ in cash. : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1st. Prize : 30.000€ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2nd “ : 15.000€ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3rd “ : 9.000€ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best presentation award : 3.000€ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Social Value award : 3.000€ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additionally to this three prizes, the organization will propose other benefits for all the participant entrepreneurs to facilitate their establishment in Barcelona as the base of their European activity : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>12 months rent free office accommodation at the 22@barcelona (to establish the European headquarter). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participation in growth programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connection with Venture Capital community. </li></ul></ul>Prizes for the Entrepreneurs
  9. 9. <ul><li>The companies provided by the selected group of Entrepreneurship Centers around the world , will go into a basket of projects, proposed by the respective Business Schools, incubators, etc., depending on their own selection criteria. </li></ul><ul><li>An international committee, chaired by professor Jerry Engel , from Berkeley University, will decide the 20 companies that will be presented in Barcelona </li></ul>Selection process
  10. 10. <ul><li>The candidates such as private investors or business angels, venture capitalists, public and private funds solicitors, family offices, business banks, private fortunes, etc., will be able to attend the Business Plans presentation if they : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>accredit their condition. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accept the meeting normative. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have been accepted by the organization. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribe a confidentiality document (NDA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay the registration rights </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The registered investors will have at their disposal, via files and internet, all the information related to the entrepreneurs projects prior to the meeting. </li></ul><ul><li>The contact with the entrepreneurs will be formalized during the two meeting days, in a bilateral way and without the organization's intervention. </li></ul>Participant Investors
  11. 11. <ul><li>2009 : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>January and February.- Submission of draft, and p romotion between the world Financial Community. (Registration of investors participants). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>March.- Final evaluation. Selecting finalists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>18 and 19 Jun.- The investment forum “HIT-Global Entrepreneursip Competition” will take place within the program of HIT Congress, at Palacio de Congresos de Barcelona . </li></ul></ul>Calendar Between Nov. and Dec. 2008 : Agreements with Entrepreneurial Centers and Business Angels Networks.
  12. 12. Promoters Main Sponsors : Hosted by :
  13. 13. Barcelona 18 June 2009 “ were Entrepreneurs and Investors meet” More information :