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Harm Botter - ExxFire - NL - Stanford Engineering - Mar 7 2016

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Talk by Harm Botter, CEO & Founder, ExxFire NV (Netherlands), at Stanford on March 7 2016, in our session: 'From Comets to Startups :: Building Europe's SpaceTech Entrepreneurship Ecosystem'.

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Harm Botter - ExxFire - NL - Stanford Engineering - Mar 7 2016

  1. 1. HARM BOTTER, Founder & CEO harm.botter@exxfire.com @exxfireglobal European Entrepreneurship & Innovation Stanford Engineering March 7 2016
  2. 2. 2 Fire in Dubai luxury-hotel
  3. 3. 3 1 dead, dozens hurt in fire at Louisiana chemical plant
  4. 4. 4 Oil rig fire in Gulf of Mexico
  5. 5. 5 Samsung data center down after fire
  6. 6. 6 In US, one highway vehicle fire Every 3 minutes 8 seconds
  7. 7. 7 In US, one home fire every 86 seconds
  8. 8. 8 Sprinklers, foam, aerosols, or gas systems
  9. 9. 11 Potential sales $1Bn+/year Fire Protection Systems Market $79Bn (2020) Fire Suppression Market $9Bn (2020) New segment = fire protection lithium-ion batteries • Cars • Buses • Home (e.g. Tesla Powerwall) • Airplanes cargo hold
  10. 10. Big fires all start small
  11. 11. 13 Cool N2 Gas Generator Proba-2 satellite ExxFire Proprietary Technology
  12. 12. Cool N2 Gas Generator benefits Fire suppression = 100% non-destructively • No temperature shock – ambient temperature N2 • No pressure shock • No noise shock • No residue Storage = Pressureless N2 in solid chemical block • Safe – no explosion risk • Easier transportation • Easier installation – no manifolds • No maintenance – lifetime 10 years • Lower Total Cost of Ownership 14
  13. 13. 1st Product: ExxFire™750/1500/2250 for e-cabinets & server racks 15 Pre-orders >750# 80 hot leads
  14. 14. 16
  15. 15. Team Harm Botter (NLD), Founder & CEO Edwin Verver (NLD), Chief Commercial Officer Jeremy Fielding (GBR), Head of Engineering Lysiane Jacques (FRA), Chemical Engineer Michael Jones (GBR), Mechanical Engineer Thilak Lakshmipathy (IND), Electronics Engineer Robert Minkhorst (USA), Advisor René den Boer (NLD), CFO Gerry Flood (USA), USA Representative 17
  16. 16. 18 EXXFIRE BV Noordwijk, The Netherlands exxfire.com harm.botter@exxfire.com @exxfireglobal EXXFIRE in Silicon Valley to connect with distributors/system integrators/customers

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