presents	
  

Investors	
  &	
  Opportuni/es	
  
NewsCred	
  HQ	
  |	
  November	
  19,	
  2013	
  |Banani,	
  Dhaka	
  
LET’S	
  DO	
  THE	
  WAVE!	
  
Agenda	
  
Welcome	
  
Samad	
  Miraly,	
  CEO,	
  Empty	
  Ventures	
  
	
  
Investment	
  from	
  a	
  Local	
  Perspec/...
Agenda	
  
Enriching	
  Your	
  Par/cipa/on	
  
Samad	
  Miraly,	
  CEO,	
  Empty	
  Ventures	
  
	
  
Final	
  Lightening...
Welcome	
  	
  
Samad	
  Miraly	
  
Empty	
  Ventures	
  
What’s	
  Happening	
  This	
  Week	
  
Mon,	
  Nov	
  17	
  
StartupBashBD	
  Kick-­‐off	
  	
  

Fri,	
  Nov	
  21	
  
Mu...
Investors	
  &	
  Opportuni/es	
  is	
  about	
  
connecTng	
  investors	
  &	
  entrepreneurs	
  so	
  
they	
  can	
  be...
ASK	
  a	
  ques/on	
  (or	
  comment)	
  
	
  
WIN	
  a	
  prize!	
  
Share	
  on	
  Social	
  Media!!	
  
	
  
Post	
  pics	
  &	
  tag	
  others	
  
	
  
#startupbashBD	
  
#GEW2013	
  
Investment	
  from	
  	
  
a	
  Local	
  Perspec/ve	
  
Fahim	
  Ahmed	
  
SEAF	
  
SEAF	
  
Empowering	
  Entrepreneurs	
  
N O V E M B E R 	
   2 0 1 3 	
  
	
  

www.seaf.com	
  
SEAF	
  Overview	
  
—  Global	
  investment	
  firm	
  founded	
  in	
  1989	
  and	
  headquartered	
  in	
  Washington	...
SEAF’s	
  Global	
  Footprint	
  
•  SEAF	
  has	
  been	
  active	
  in	
  SME	
  investment	
  for	
  over	
  24	
  year...
SEAF	
  in	
  Bangladesh	
  
•  Why	
  Bangladesh?	
  
•  Attractive	
  macroeconomic	
  themes	
  
• 

• 

Large	
  and	
...
SEAF	
  in	
  Bangladesh	
  
16	
  

Challenges	
  

Investment	
  Strategy	
  
—  SMEs	
  that	
  require	
  between	
  ...
Case	
  Study:	
  SOLARIC	
  
Genera&ng	
  clean	
  solar	
  power	
  for	
  rural	
  off-­‐grid	
  markets	
  in	
  Bangla...
Contact	
  
—  SEAF	
  Headquarters	
  
1500	
  K	
  Street	
  NW,	
  Suite	
  375	
  
Washington,	
  D.C.	
  20005	
  
(...
Angels	
  &	
  Coffins:	
  
Inves/ng	
  in	
  Oasis	
  Coffins	
  
Jerry	
  N	
  
icholson	
  
Tinder	
  Capital	
  
Angels and Coffins- Investing in
Tindercapital
•  From an investor to a matchmaker
•  OPEN Accelerator
Oasis Coffins
How
•  Met the entrepreneur in 2005
•  Returned to Bangladesh in 2010
•  Involvement of Panahpur
Why
• 
• 
• 
• 
• 

Liked the entrepreneur
Liked the product
Liked the vision and values
Saw potential
Saw a role
What
• 
• 
• 
• 
• 
• 
• 
• 

Prepared a business plan
Restructured the Balance Sheet
Involved Panahpur
Invested
Supported...
Successes
• 
• 
• 
• 

Oasis secured the type of investment it needed
Oasis Coffins has turned around
Creating jobs and op...
Lessons
• 
• 
• 
• 

Give it time
Don’t take control
Understand and communicate impact
Angel’s are needed and can work wel...
Angel	
  Investor	
  
Open	
  Floor	
  
Game	
  Time!	
  
Fundraising	
  Fun	
  
Rules	
  of	
  the	
  Game	
  
Startups:	
  
•  15	
  second	
  intros	
  for	
  Start	
  Ups	
  
•  30	
  minute	
  “shop...
Understanding	
  Investment	
  from	
  
an	
  Entrepreneur’s	
  Perspec/ve:	
  
NewsCred’s	
  Experience	
  
Iraj	
  Islam...
Local	
  Context	
  from	
  an	
  
Interna/onal	
  Investor:	
  
A	
  Global	
  PerspecTve	
  on	
  InvesTng	
  
in	
  Sta...
 
LOCAL	
  CONTEXT	
  FROM	
  AN	
  
INTERNATIONAL	
  INVESTOR	
  
	
  
A	
  Global	
  PerspecTve	
  on	
  InvesTng	
  in	...
Background	
  
Singapore-­‐based	
  early-­‐stages	
  tech	
  fund	
  
	
  14	
  investments	
  to	
  date	
  
	
  1	
  ex...
InvesTng	
  Early	
  
Series	
  B,	
  C	
  &	
  D+	
  Rounds	
  

Series	
  Seed	
  &	
  
A	
  Rounds	
  

Family/Friends	...
What	
  We	
  Look	
  for	
  Globally	
  
Amazing,	
  moTvated,	
  dynamic	
  founders	
  –	
  what	
  makes	
  a	
  
grea...
Adjus/ng	
  for	
  Local	
  Context	
  
Deal	
  flow	
  –	
  access	
  to	
  deals,	
  limited	
  deal	
  flow	
  affects	
  ...
What	
  We	
  Have	
  To	
  Be	
  Mindful	
  Of	
  
Local	
  context	
  (and	
  possibly	
  cultural)	
  sensiTviTes	
  th...
Enriching	
  Your	
  Perspec/ve	
  

Samad	
  Miraly	
  
CEO,	
  Empty	
  Ventures	
  
Final	
  Lightening	
  Round	
  Pitches	
  
Bongo	
  

Ahad	
  Bhai	
  
ahadmbhai@gmail.com	
  
	
  
Navidul	
  Huq	
  
huqnavid@gmail.com	
  
Tap into the Future
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WHAT IS
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WHAT ARE
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The Problem:
	
  

There is no central source for Bangladeshi content. The content that is avai...
Buckets	
  Engineers	
  

Mahenaz	
  Chowdhury	
  
Mahenaz_chowdhury@yahoo.com	
  
+

am Mahenaz Chowdhury, CEO & Founder of Buckets Engineer and
we are a subscription based educational development service...
+

Core offerings:
●  Unified and a fun education system in all schools in Bangladesh for autistic
children
●  Create a co...
Product Model

Wouldn’t it be great if you could be an agent of
positive change in a child’s life?
Then invest in a smile…...
LightCastle Partners

Bijon Islam
bijon.islam@lightcastlebd.com
Why	
  ?:	
  The	
  Analy/cs	
  Market	
  -­‐	
  Pain/ng	
  the	
  Landscape	
  
• 

Huge	
  amounts	
  of	
  Data	
  avai...
What	
  ?:	
  Adding	
  Value	
  to	
  the	
  Customers	
  
• 

Business	
  Analy/cs	
  Bridge	
  
o 

CreaTng	
  the	
  L...
How	
  ?:	
  Product	
  Sample	
  and	
  The	
  Team	
  
• 
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  

Sample	
  Snapshot:	
  Periodic...
Bangla eBook Apps
Bangla eBook apps

Publisher	
  of	
  Ebooks	
  working	
  with	
  top	
  authors	
  in	
  Bangladesh	
  
	
  
Features	
  

• 
• 
• 
• 
• 
• 

Single	
  app	
  with	
  in-­‐app	
  purchase	
  to	
  access	
  all	
  ebooks	
  of	
  e...
Return	
  on	
  Investment	
  
TargeTng	
  Bengalis	
  through	
  marketplaces	
  
Yearly	
  Expense	
  for	
  eBook	
  =	...
Our	
  exisTng	
  contracts	
  

eBook app Launching events of the Honoroable Prime Minister, Anisul Hoque & Dr. Muhammad
...
Adseee	
  

Mohd	
  Fahad	
  Ifaz	
  
Ifaz.nsuyes@gmail.com	
  
The problem
●  There is a huge gap between businesses and
media owners (newspaper,Magazines,Billboards
etc)
●  There is la...
THE

Adseee.com
Advertisers can Search and buy Newspaper
space ,billboard space other offline media option
Analytics on lo...
Market
There are around 467 registered newspapers and
magazines in Bangladesh
216 in Dhaka and 251 outside Dhaka
Almost 30...
Closing	
  Remarks	
  &	
  
Introducing	
  the	
  Angel	
  Network	
  	
  
Mustafizur	
  Khan,	
  Founder,	
  Startup	
  Dh...
Thank	
  you!	
  
NewsCred	
  HQ	
  |	
  November	
  20,	
  2013	
  |Banani,	
  Dhaka	
  
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“Investors & Opportunities” is about connecting investors & entrepreneurs so they can better understand each other’s need within the local context. Sessions will cover stories about successful investments and raising funds along with interactive sessions to put what we’re learning into action

This event was held at NewsCred's office in Dhaka, Bangladesh on November 20, 2013

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Investors & Opportunities by StartupBashBD

  1. 1. presents   Investors  &  Opportuni/es   NewsCred  HQ  |  November  19,  2013  |Banani,  Dhaka  
  2. 2. LET’S  DO  THE  WAVE!  
  3. 3. Agenda   Welcome   Samad  Miraly,  CEO,  Empty  Ventures     Investment  from  a  Local  Perspec/ve   Fahim  Ahmed,  Small  Enterprise  Assistance  Funds  (SEAF)     Angels  &  Coffins:  Inves/ng  in  Oasis  Coffins   Jerry  Nicholson,  Managing  Director,  Tinder  Capital     Angel  Investor  Open  Floor     Game  Time!  –  Fundraising  Fun     Understanding  Investment  from  Entrepreneur’s  Perspec/ve:  Newscred’s  Experience   Iraj  Islam,  CTO  &  Co-­‐Founder,  NewsCred     Local  Context  from  an  Interna/onal  Investor:  A  Global  Perspec/ve  on  Bangladesh   Startups   Tanveer  Ali,  ExecuTve  Director,  InflecTon  Ventures  
  4. 4. Agenda   Enriching  Your  Par/cipa/on   Samad  Miraly,  CEO,  Empty  Ventures     Final  Lightening  Round  Pitch  to  Investors     Closing  Remarks  +  Introducing  the  Angel  Network   Mustafiz  Khan,  Founder,  Startup  Dhaka   Fayaz  Taher,  CEO,  Fortuna  
  5. 5. Welcome     Samad  Miraly   Empty  Ventures  
  6. 6. What’s  Happening  This  Week   Mon,  Nov  17   StartupBashBD  Kick-­‐off     Fri,  Nov  21   Must  Have  Skills  –  Part  1     Tues,  Nov  18   Startup  Toolbox     Sat,  Nov  22   Must  Have  Skills  –  Part  2     Wed,  Nov  19   Investors  &  Opportuni/es     Sat,  Nov  23   The  Entrepreneurial   Community  Effect   NewsCred  office,  Banani,  Dhaka   NewsCred  office,  Banani,  Dhaka   NewsCred  office,  Banani,  Dhaka   Thurs,  Nov  20   Technology  &  Social  Good     EMK  Center,  Dhanmondi,  Dhaka   EMK  Center,  Dhanmondi,  Dhaka   American  Club,  Dhanmondi,  Dhaka     BriTsh  High  Commissioner’s  Residence,  Baridhara,  Dhaka  
  7. 7. Investors  &  Opportuni/es  is  about   connecTng  investors  &  entrepreneurs  so   they  can  be_er  understand  each  other’s   need  within  the  local  context.       Sessions  will  cover  stories  about  successful   investments  and  raising  funds  along  with   interacTve  sessions  to  put  what  we’re   learning  into  acTon  
  8. 8. ASK  a  ques/on  (or  comment)     WIN  a  prize!  
  9. 9. Share  on  Social  Media!!     Post  pics  &  tag  others     #startupbashBD   #GEW2013  
  10. 10. Investment  from     a  Local  Perspec/ve   Fahim  Ahmed   SEAF  
  11. 11. SEAF   Empowering  Entrepreneurs   N O V E M B E R   2 0 1 3     www.seaf.com  
  12. 12. SEAF  Overview   —  Global  investment  firm  founded  in  1989  and  headquartered  in  Washington  DC   —  SEAF  provides  growth  capital  and  technical  assistance  to  SMEs  in  emerging  and   —  —  —  —  fron/er  markets,  seeking  both  financial  returns  and  development  impact   Also  operates  CEED,  the  Center  for  Entrepreneurial  and  ExecuTve  Development   140  employees  with  a  network  of  25  offices  located  across  5  con/nents   32  funds  (24  currently  acTve)  across  30  countries;  total  commi_ed  capital  of  $655mm   $472mm  invested  in  378  SMEs  globally,  with  214  exits  since  incepTon  (as  of  2012  YE)   www.seaf.com  
  13. 13. SEAF’s  Global  Footprint   •  SEAF  has  been  active  in  SME  investment  for  over  24  years,  managing  funds  across  30  countries     `   SEAF  HQ   SEAF/CEED   www.seaf.com  
  14. 14. SEAF  in  Bangladesh   •  Why  Bangladesh?   •  Attractive  macroeconomic  themes   •  •  Large  and  growing  MSME  segment   •  •  150mm  pop,  >6%  GDP  growth,  labor   cost,  middle  class  driving  domestic   demand   Entrepreneurial  culture;  2mm  businesses   But  limited  access  to  risk  capital   •  Missing  middle  left  behind  by  banks,  MFI   •  SEAF  Bangladesh  Ventures  is  an   investment  vehicle  established  in   June  2010   Provides  growth  capital  to  small  &   medium  enterprises  in  Bangladesh   •  $12mm  in  equity  investment  led  by   International  Finance  Corporation  (IFC)   •  Managed  by  a  SEAF  subsidiary   •  Committed  $3.7mm  into  9   investments  (as  of  Sep2013) www.seaf.com   15 • 
  15. 15. SEAF  in  Bangladesh   16   Challenges   Investment  Strategy   —  SMEs  that  require  between  $100,000   —  Macroeconomic,  political,   —  —  —  —  —  to  $500,000  in  long-­‐term  financing   Early  to  growth  stage  companies   underserved  by  institutional  capital   Opportunity  to  provide  advisory   services  to  help  grow  the  businesses   Generates  strong  financial  returns   and  development  impact   Target  sectors  that  represent   dominant  macro  themes:   ¡  —  —  —  Information  Technology,  Renewable   Energy,  Manufacturing,  Transportation   www.seaf.com   16 infrastructure  constraints   Awareness  of  risk  capital,  and   reluctance  to  share  control   Transparency,  accountability  and   compliance  standards   Regulatory  issues     Exit  risk  
  16. 16. Case  Study:  SOLARIC   Genera&ng  clean  solar  power  for  rural  off-­‐grid  markets  in  Bangladesh   —  SOLARIC  is  a  renewable  energy  technology  company   that  develops  solar  power  systems  primarily  for  rural   off-­‐grid  markets   —  SEAF  made  its  initial  investment  in  May  2011;   commenced  operations  in  Jul  2011;  follow-­‐on   investment  in  Sep  2012  to  support  growth   —  Within  the  short  span  of  its  operations,  SOLARIC  has   generated  strong  financial    and  operational  results:   ¡  ¡  ¡  ¡  ¡  ¡  LTM  revenues  of  ~USD  2.5mm  as  of  Sep  2013   Reached  over  6,500  rural  households  in  450  villages   Generated  over  325  kW  of  clean  solar  power   Replaced  over  26,000  kerosene  lamps   Reduced  over  5,200  MT  in  CO2  emission   SEAF’s  financing  and  global  network  has  facilitated   SOLARIC’s  regional  expansion   www.seaf.com  
  17. 17. Contact   —  SEAF  Headquarters   1500  K  Street  NW,  Suite  375   Washington,  D.C.  20005   (202)  737-­‐8463   contactus@seaf.com     —  SEAF  Bangladesh  Office   41  Gulshan  North  C/A,  4th  Fl   Dhaka-­‐1212,  Bangladesh   (880-­‐2)  881-­‐8033   seaiv@seaf.com       www.seaf.com  
  18. 18. Angels  &  Coffins:   Inves/ng  in  Oasis  Coffins   Jerry  N   icholson   Tinder  Capital  
  19. 19. Angels and Coffins- Investing in
  20. 20. Tindercapital •  From an investor to a matchmaker •  OPEN Accelerator
  21. 21. Oasis Coffins
  22. 22. How •  Met the entrepreneur in 2005 •  Returned to Bangladesh in 2010 •  Involvement of Panahpur
  23. 23. Why •  •  •  •  •  Liked the entrepreneur Liked the product Liked the vision and values Saw potential Saw a role
  24. 24. What •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  Prepared a business plan Restructured the Balance Sheet Involved Panahpur Invested Supported the entrepreneur Prepared another business plan Invested again held our nerve
  25. 25. Successes •  •  •  •  Oasis secured the type of investment it needed Oasis Coffins has turned around Creating jobs and opportunities Good chance of making reasonable ROI over the long term (10 years) •  Working well as a team •  Great fun
  26. 26. Lessons •  •  •  •  Give it time Don’t take control Understand and communicate impact Angel’s are needed and can work well with institutional investors •  Lots of opportunities for angel investing in Bangladesh
  27. 27. Angel  Investor   Open  Floor  
  28. 28. Game  Time!   Fundraising  Fun  
  29. 29. Rules  of  the  Game   Startups:   •  15  second  intros  for  Start  Ups   •  30  minute  “shopping  for  investors”   •  20  lakh  min  funds  raised  required  for  startup  to   be  considered  for  finals     Investors:   •  5  checks,  investor  25  lakh  each   •  Min  check  size  –  1  lakh   •  Max  check  size  –  10  lakh  
  30. 30. Understanding  Investment  from   an  Entrepreneur’s  Perspec/ve:   NewsCred’s  Experience   Iraj  Islam   Iraj  Islam,  CTO  &  Co-­‐Founder   NewsCred  
  31. 31. Local  Context  from  an   Interna/onal  Investor:   A  Global  PerspecTve  on  InvesTng   in  Startups  in  Bangladesh   Tanveer  Ali   ExecuTve  Director,  InflecTon  Ventures  
  32. 32.   LOCAL  CONTEXT  FROM  AN   INTERNATIONAL  INVESTOR     A  Global  PerspecTve  on  InvesTng  in   Startups  in  Bangladesh           www.inflecTonventures.com  
  33. 33. Background   Singapore-­‐based  early-­‐stages  tech  fund    14  investments  to  date    1  exit  –  GateGuru  was  acquired  by  TripAdvisor    75%  Enterprise,  25%  Consumer    Finance/TransacTons/Marketplaces,  Space,  Video  AutomaTon    Typically  invest  in  companies  raising  their  first  $1M       Work  with  companies  where  we  can  add  value  in  markeTng  and   finance  
  34. 34. InvesTng  Early   Series  B,  C  &  D+  Rounds   Series  Seed  &   A  Rounds   Family/Friends    &  Incubator   Where   Inflec/on   Invests  
  35. 35. What  We  Look  for  Globally   Amazing,  moTvated,  dynamic  founders  –  what  makes  a   great  team?  What  elements  are  required?  Are  iteraTons   or  evoluTons  okay?     Great  ideas/products/services/companies     OpportuniTes  –  markets,  spaces,  verTcals,  pre-­‐ve_ed   deals     ValuaTon  –  revenue,  road  to  profitability,  projecTons,   how  much  more  money  needed  to  scale,  burn  rate      
  36. 36. Adjus/ng  for  Local  Context   Deal  flow  –  access  to  deals,  limited  deal  flow  affects  comparables?     Past/current  investors  –  level  of  sophisTcaTon,  what  they  bring  to  the   table,  do  they  exist  in  newer  markets?  Different  definiTon  of  ‘value-­‐ addiTon’?     Market  sizing  –  accuracy  of  sizing,  market  maturity,  variance  in  key   indicators/data     Environment  –  government/bureaucraTc  concerns,  access  to   informaTon,  tax  regimes/tax  breaks,  compensaTon  limitaTons  (ESOP)       ValuaTon  –  B2B  vs  B2C  premiums,  lack  of  exit  scenarios?        
  37. 37. What  We  Have  To  Be  Mindful  Of   Local  context  (and  possibly  cultural)  sensiTviTes  that   could  affect:      Success  of  product/idea/service/company        Work  ethic  –  definiTon  and  expectaTons  of  an    entrepreneur  differ  across  the  globe        Ego  –  percepTons  of  success,  valuaTon,  etc     NegoTable  vs  Non-­‐NegoTable  –  what  deviaTons  are   acceptable  and  what  aren’t    
  38. 38. Enriching  Your  Perspec/ve   Samad  Miraly   CEO,  Empty  Ventures  
  39. 39. Final  Lightening  Round  Pitches  
  40. 40. Bongo   Ahad  Bhai   ahadmbhai@gmail.com     Navidul  Huq   huqnavid@gmail.com  
  41. 41. Tap into the Future with Bongo Discover new revenue streams. Engage the audience of tomorrow, today.
  42. 42. WHAT IS BONGO? Bangladeshi entertainment - on demand.   Watch any Bangladeshi show, movie, music video, or commercial, at your convenience.     Earn extra money from your existing content.   We give content providers a way to generate extra income.     Anytime. Anywhere.       We display our content across multiple platforms and devices www.bongobd.com
  43. 43. WHAT ARE WE TRYING TO DO? The Problem:   There is no central source for Bangladeshi content. The content that is available is poor quality and unlicensed.   The Solution:   We are providing a platform to connect content producers and viewers worldwide.     Target Market:       Bangladeshis across the world. Why We Will Be Successful:       We are dreamers. We are doers. We never give up. What We Are Looking For:   - People to join our team! -  Technology Partners - Collaborators www.bongobd.com
  44. 44. Buckets  Engineers   Mahenaz  Chowdhury   Mahenaz_chowdhury@yahoo.com  
  45. 45. + am Mahenaz Chowdhury, CEO & Founder of Buckets Engineer and we are a subscription based educational development service company for autistic children. ■  I ■  It is a hub to connect technology to education through a process driven by a computer-aided platform that host applications designed for autistic children skills development. ■  Problem: ■  Trying to fill the gap that exists in educating autistic children through technology ■  Non-existence of a unified education system for autistic children ■  Lack of an integrated community
  46. 46. + Core offerings: ●  Unified and a fun education system in all schools in Bangladesh for autistic children ●  Create a community of educators, parents, healthcare professionals ●  A tool for diagnosis ●  Unified scoring & evaluating system ●  Virtual Marketplace Target Market & Milestones : ●  Year 0: Start-up & Development time ●  5 Social welfare organizations & educational Institutions for autistic children’s development in 1st year; by 2nd year : 20 50 general schools in Dhaka in 1st year; by 2nd year: 150 ●  Year 3: Expand to other sectors in BD ● 
  47. 47. Product Model Wouldn’t it be great if you could be an agent of positive change in a child’s life? Then invest in a smile… invest in Buckets Engineer
  48. 48. LightCastle Partners Bijon Islam bijon.islam@lightcastlebd.com
  49. 49. Why  ?:  The  Analy/cs  Market  -­‐  Pain/ng  the  Landscape   •  Huge  amounts  of  Data  available  in  every  Economy,  Sector  and  Organiza/ons   o  90%  of  the  Data  in  the  world  today  has  been  created  in  the  last  two  years     o  Growing  Exponen/ally       •  Correctly  Leveraged  Data  becomes  a  powerful  Strategic  Assets  to  Drive  Business  Results     •  •  Data  Architecture  Technologies  are  available  at  CompeTTve  Pricing   Biggest  Challenge  is  the  absence  of  “Data  Scien/sts”     •  Global  Data  AnalyTcs  Market  is  currently  valued  at  USD  300  billion  (Mckinsey  2012)     •  •      Local  Corporates  -­‐  mainly  Telcos,  Financial  InsTtuTons,  FMCG  ,  Supermarkets,  Digital  MarkeTng   o  Small  and  Medium  Businesses  -­‐  moving  to  InnovaTon  AccounTng  and  Data  Based  Decisions   Size:  BDT  10  Cr  /year,  opportunity  to  make  this  30+  Tmes  within  5  years    
  50. 50. What  ?:  Adding  Value  to  the  Customers   •  Business  Analy/cs  Bridge   o  CreaTng  the  Linkage  Between  “Data”  and  “Good  Decisions”     •  PosiToning  -­‐  An  emerging  market  specialized  Business  Analy5cs  Firm     •  The  Business  Analy/cs  Pie             We  combine  market  informa5on  with   business  analysis  to  create  Strategic   Intelligence  
  51. 51. How  ?:  Product  Sample  and  The  Team   •              Sample  Snapshot:  Periodic  Business  Intelligence  Tools   Frugal  Solu/on     ●  Offer-­‐Bid  Contract  Matching   ●  Long,  Short  and  Covered  Summary   ●  Instant  Live  Contract  Net  Value/  Margin   ●  Monthly  automated  Financials   ●  Kept  and  Shared  in  Cloud           •  5  Partners  -­‐  CiT,  N.A.,  HSBC,  SCB,  Deloi_e,  Alif  AMC,  BYLC,  ITES  (FuncTonal  ExperTse  &  Management  Depth)   http://www.lightcastlebd.com/
  52. 52. Bangla eBook Apps
  53. 53. Bangla eBook apps Publisher  of  Ebooks  working  with  top  authors  in  Bangladesh    
  54. 54. Features   •  •  •  •  •  •  Single  app  with  in-­‐app  purchase  to  access  all  ebooks  of  each  author   Custom  font  rendering  for  indic  font   Best  industry  standard  UI   New  book  noTficaTon  message   Customized  for  subscribers   Advanced  Dashboard  for  Publisher  &  Author  
  55. 55. Return  on  Investment   TargeTng  Bengalis  through  marketplaces   Yearly  Expense  for  eBook  =  BDT  7.20  million   Total  producTon  in  1  year  =  1000  eBooks     Avg.  Expected  Yearly  Revenue          =  500  (eBooks)  X  2.99$  (avg  rate)  X  4  (devices)  X  50   (Qnt)          =  $0.299  m  =  BDT  23.90  million     If  eBook  publisher  get  40%  of  total  revenue,     then  BDT  9.6  million  yearly!   LFD0606-­‐0995    
  56. 56. Our  exisTng  contracts   eBook app Launching events of the Honoroable Prime Minister, Anisul Hoque & Dr. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal Dr. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal Anisul Hoque Imdadul Haq Milon LFD0606-0995
  57. 57. Adseee   Mohd  Fahad  Ifaz   Ifaz.nsuyes@gmail.com  
  58. 58. The problem ●  There is a huge gap between businesses and media owners (newspaper,Magazines,Billboards etc) ●  There is lack of information on traditional offline media options ●  No easy answers to Where,Why and How ?
  59. 59. THE Adseee.com Advertisers can Search and buy Newspaper space ,billboard space other offline media option Analytics on location, target viewer,subscription Media owners can list their available space Online Bidding for prime spots The online marketplace for buying outdoor and print advertising
  60. 60. Market There are around 467 registered newspapers and magazines in Bangladesh 216 in Dhaka and 251 outside Dhaka Almost 30% of the population reads newspaper or other printed magazines •  In 2010-11 43% of total media spending went to newspapers and almost 10% for outdoor advertising There are 3000+ billboards in Dhaka city most owned by 10-12 agencies The total outdoor and newspaper market was estimated to be 1500 crore in 2011 Source; Nielsen media study,Ryans archive ,Bangladesh brand forum
  61. 61. Closing  Remarks  &   Introducing  the  Angel  Network     Mustafizur  Khan,  Founder,  Startup  Dhaka     Fayaz  Taher,  CEO,  Fortuna  
  62. 62. Thank  you!   NewsCred  HQ  |  November  20,  2013  |Banani,  Dhaka  

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