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Introduction to Inventures<br />Global Inventures, Inc.<br />April 2011<br />
Inventures Overview<br />Founded 1992 <br />Privately held, 40+ employees/equivalents <br />Headquarters in San Ramon, CA<...
Inventures’ Mission Statement<br />We help develop, launch & grow industry alliances and ecosystems.<br />	We enable volun...
Inventures Clients<br />
Why Form an Ecosystem?<br />Drive Incremental Revenue and Profit Pools Through a Value Chain<br />Create standards-based s...
Incubation/Structure Services<br />Inventures works with Alliance Founders to develop vision/mission/goals/ strategies/tac...
Inventures’ OngoingServices<br />Crafted to provide outsourced and virtual resources to run a program’s operations<br />De...
Some Proof Points…<br />We have launched, grown, and managed 40+ industry alliances and consortia<br />We have helped crea...
Ecosystem Growth<br />Inventures launched ZigBee in 2002 with 8 initial members (IEEE 802.15.4) <br />ZigBee has grown to ...
Regional Footprints<br />Multiple clients expressed desire to invoke geo-centric chapters<br />We worked with geo-centric ...
Certification Programs<br /><ul><li>Client Uptake</li></ul>Program Structure & Development<br />Process Definitions and Le...
Why Global Inventures?<br />Experience<br />We have formed ~35 ecosystems over 15 years<br />Helped deliver >30 industry d...
Thank You<br />Joan Jacobs, Inventures Business Development<br />jjacobs@inventures.com<br />2400 Camino Ramon, Suite 375,...
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This presentation provides an overview on how to start, launch, manage and grow a standards-based collaborative ecosystem or alliance. It also provides information on Inventures, a leading provider of management services for technology standards-based alliances and consortia

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Inventures Overview

  1. 1. Introduction to Inventures<br />Global Inventures, Inc.<br />April 2011<br />
  2. 2. Inventures Overview<br />Founded 1992 <br />Privately held, 40+ employees/equivalents <br />Headquarters in San Ramon, CA<br />The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is a strategic, equity investor in Global Inventures<br />We develop and manage collaborative ecosystems in the ICT, Smart Energy, Wireless and Healthcare IT Sectors<br />Our engagements today represent >4,000 entities globally<br />
  3. 3. Inventures’ Mission Statement<br />We help develop, launch & grow industry alliances and ecosystems.<br /> We enable volunteers and dedicated staff engaged in these alliances to optimize their efforts and helpachieve their strategic goals by providing superb people, proven best practices, scalable mix and match services and best in class tools. <br /> We accelerate results through collaboration.<br />
  4. 4. Inventures Clients<br />
  5. 5. Why Form an Ecosystem?<br />Drive Incremental Revenue and Profit Pools Through a Value Chain<br />Create standards-based solutions (e.g. ZigBee, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth)<br />Drive interoperability and formal certification<br />Perform market development and proliferation programs <br />Demand Acceleration<br />Bigger available and addressable markets (TAM/TAAM) based on industry supported solutions<br />Better Time To Market (TTM) than formal standards bodies (perceived)<br />Product and Market Life Cycle Extension <br />Driven by lead company business goals <br />Greenfield Harvesting/Disruption<br />Managed Traction through the Value Chain <br />Common baseline (the standard) minimizes fragmentation<br />Buyers have supply choice via interoperable/compliant solutions<br />Funding Sources and Risk Mitigation<br />Funding is shared by the Alliance participants<br />Market risk is spread over many stakeholders, and abstracted from the individual companies<br />
  6. 6. Incubation/Structure Services<br />Inventures works with Alliance Founders to develop vision/mission/goals/ strategies/tactics<br />We provide best practice based but customized solutions to position the Alliance for success<br />We facilitate and manage delivery of an optimized Alliance<br />Legal Documents (depending on incorporation/not)<br />Articles, Bylaws, Member Tiers and Privileges, Member Agreement(s), IP Policy, Anti-trust guidelines<br />Initial Board and Officers<br />Best Practices / Operational Framework<br />Committees, Deliverables, Roadmap, Work Processes, Approval Procedures <br />We develop the Alliance Launch Plan<br />What/When/Where/Who/How<br />Marketing & Business Development considerations<br />
  7. 7. Inventures’ OngoingServices<br />Crafted to provide outsourced and virtual resources to run a program’s operations<br />Designed to recognize day-job pull on volunteer leadership<br />We advise, volunteers decide, then we get it done<br />Outsourced Service Elements:<br />Best practices counsel and advice to Alliance stakeholders through executive and program management <br />Virtual Business Office: Membership administration, Corporate information management, Finance, Phone/Fax/Email, etc.<br />Technology development and certification programs<br />Marketing programs, including website development / upkeep<br />Event & meeting management<br />Cost structure<br />Fixed monthly operational anchoring fee<br />Variable and scalable access to additional resources as needed<br />
  8. 8. Some Proof Points…<br />We have launched, grown, and managed 40+ industry alliances and consortia<br />We have helped create multi-vendor markets with over $20 Billion in aggregated value<br />We have built inclusive and large ecosystems with global footprint and reach (>1200 Business Members)<br />We have helped deliver >30 industry-driven specifications and standards <br />We have launched >10 certification and compliance programs<br />We have working relationships with accredited bodies(IEEE, IETF, ISO, ITU, ETSI) to align industry solutions with formal SDO’s<br />
  9. 9. Ecosystem Growth<br />Inventures launched ZigBee in 2002 with 8 initial members (IEEE 802.15.4) <br />ZigBee has grown to over 400 members spanning 22 countries across 4 continents<br />ZigBee has become the de facto standard for Smart Grid in the home area network<br />Over 40 million public commitments to install electricity meters with the ZigBee Smart Energy standard around the world<br />Ecosystem development programs, managed by Inventures, have driven success<br />Open Houses in America’s, Asia Pacific and Europe attended by 400- 600 participants with live demo area and 27 exhibitors, plus developer education sessions<br />Prominent coverage in the major business and trade press including Wall Street Journal<br />Rapid expansion continues…<br />
  10. 10. Regional Footprints<br />Multiple clients expressed desire to invoke geo-centric chapters<br />We worked with geo-centric brands to establish integrated regional entities<br />Entities are flourishing with balanced input (region specific requirements) and output (deliverables adoption)<br />
  11. 11. Certification Programs<br /><ul><li>Client Uptake</li></ul>Program Structure & Development<br />Process Definitions and Legal Documents<br />Technology Selection<br />Validation of Methods<br />Interoperability Assurance<br />Field Trials, PlugFests<br />Testing Event Planning<br />Operational Management<br />Certification Management<br />Certification Best Practice<br />Implementation of processes (Testing, Logo)<br />Vendor Selection (RFPs)<br />Program Management<br />Impartial Workgroup coordination<br />Board and Technical Committee support<br />Deliverables & Project tracking<br />
  12. 12. Why Global Inventures?<br />Experience<br />We have formed ~35 ecosystems over 15 years<br />Helped deliver >30 industry driven specifications and solutions<br />Executive Directors with minimum of 20 years IT, telco and ecosystem development experience<br />“Been There, Done That” best practices<br />Shaped and refined since 1993<br />Global Ecosystem Development, Marketing and Promotions, Certification, Licensing, Business Operations<br />Scalable Services<br />People, systems and processes to support Alliances composed of a few to 10,000+ members<br />Trusted Supply Chain<br />PR, legal, finance, technical, and more<br />Network Effects<br />Access to >10,000 firms in our engagements globally<br />
  13. 13. Thank You<br />Joan Jacobs, Inventures Business Development<br />jjacobs@inventures.com<br />2400 Camino Ramon, Suite 375, <br />San Ramon, CA 94583, USA<br />www.inventures.com<br />

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