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SETsquaredBusiness AccelerationA Motor for Wealth Creation David Bream & Alan Scrase 12th June 2012
Innovation system Investment Fund Exits via trade sale £Commercialisation opportunities £ £ ££ SETsquared Hi-tech start-ups from local economy Business Acceleration Open Innovation hone business plans involving develop management teams Spin-outs global corporates secure finance and blue-chips University Research Tech Scaling and channels to market transfer Blues licensing and Applied consultancy skies Open Innovation involving local SMEs Ageing & Lifelong Health Global Uncertainties & security Two-way flow of people and ideas Living with Environmental Change Digital Economy Programme of Events, Seminars, and Training organised on themes consistent with those of the TSB, University Strategy Research Groups (USRG), University Industry Sector Teams (UIST). Events named in a systematic way so it’s clear: which theme they support, who the intended audience is, and what stage of technology / business is being targeted (idea, start-up, growth, SME, corporate or all). Events aimed at technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, professional services, companies, or combination.
Business AccelerationAssist high-growth potential companies: – business planning • product/service definition and development • competition, differentiation and value proposition • market focus and routes to market • identifying and securing necessary resources – management team development • identify skills • identify people • team function effectively – funding • roadmap • securing appropriate finance
SETsquared – The Story So Far• Government funded business acceleration programme formed 2003 – Currently 5 Universities (Southampton, Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Surrey) – Annual investor event in Whitehall: • 200 venture capitalists and other investors • High profile keynote speakers include – Lord Sainsbury, Jon Moulton• Proven track record in successfully developing high growth technology companies The Bristol SETsquared Business Acceleration Centre, part of the Award ceremony at 11 Downing Street for BERR’s Enterprising University of Bristol, was named ‘Established Business Incubator Britain competition - Southampton SETsquared key member of of the Year 2008’ by the UKBI (UK Business Incubation) . Nov ‘08 Millbrook Technology Campus - South East regional winner. Oct ’08
SETsquared – Success Stories • Ilika – materials discovery – Established with small working capital in 2004 – Raised growth funding in 2006 – Raised funding in 2007, in 2010, and in 2012 – Diverse applications across multiple verticals – Contracts with Shell, Johnson Matthey, AsahiKasei, Toyota, NXP – Strong board: http://www.ilika.com/main.php?id=7 • Symetrica – nuclear security – Joined in Oct 2003 – SETsquared mentor, Heddwyn Davies, becomes CEO, Mar 2004 – Funding rounds in Oct 2004, and in Sept 2005 – framework contact from Dept of Homeland Security,Nov 2006 • BAC2 – conductive polymers – 1st funding round in May ’06 – fuel cell applications, plus many others – Second round in Nov 07 biggest Angel investment from LBAN (cap x4 in 18mths) – Strong board: www.bac2.co.uk/about-us
Business Review Panels• Another recent success for SETsquared in Southampton• PrimerDesign were the first company in the world to develop a rapid detection test for SwineFlu• Featured on Sky News main evening broadcast http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7UNEgmPmW0&feature=related
Investor Readiness Programme • The 9th annual SETsquared • To attend you need to be prepared Investment Showcase will be held on via a SETsquared Investor Thursday 18th October 2012 at the Readiness training programme and Institute of Civil Engineers, London have passed two selection days • This event is strictly by invitation only • SETsquared at University of to Venture Capitalists, High Net Worth Southampton is running next 2 day Individuals or Self Certified Investor readiness training Sophisticated Investors. programme 26/27th June 2012. • The event will showcase around 20 • Based at Science park technology spin-out companies and • 100% subsidised places still entrepreneurial start-ups with potential available for June so speak to David investments ranging from £150k to Bream of myself about your firm’s £5m. suitability to attend
Entrepreneurial Internships• Post Doc and Post Graduate Researcher• 3-9 months secondment• Between £200 and £350 company contribution• Secured 2012 funding from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPRSC) for 100% of a secondee’s stipend• Work on business related problem• Currently enough funding for 7 secondments only• Successful past programmes with: – Nokia, Cascoda, Ilika, Apollo Fire Detectors, Symetrica and TiaCaan• http://www.southampton.ac.uk/gradschools/graddev/internscheme.html
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