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Uwe Horstmann - Project-A Ventures - Germany - Stanford Engineering - Jan 13 2014

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Uwe Horstmann - Project-A Ventures - Germany - Stanford Engineering - Jan 13 2014

  1. 1. PROJECT A VENTURES! ! European Innovation & Entrepreneurship! Stanford School of Engineering! ! Uwe Horstmann! Founder, Project A Ventures! ! 2014-01-13!
  2. 2. BERLIN, ! GERMANY! “BEST CLUB IN THE WORLD“   NEW YORK TIMES! 2  
  3. 3. PROJECT A CAMPUS! 3  
  4. 4. BERLIN, ! GERMANY! 3M+ USERS! BENCHMARK, BILL GATES, ...! 5M+ DOWNLOADS! 19M USD SEQUOIA! 4   50M+ ACTIVE / MONTH   250 EMPLOYEES! 180M USERS! 170 EMPLOYEES  
  5. 5. 110M USD! VENTURE FUND! SEED / SERIES A! ! OWN IDEAS &! EXTERNAL TEAMS! 5   +   100! EMPLOYEES! OPERATIONAL SUPPORT! •  PRODUCT / ENGINEERING! •  CUSTOMER ACQUISITION / BI! •  ORGANIZATION BUILDING / HR!
  6. 6. UWE HORSTMANN CHRISTIAN WEISS THIES SANDER FLORIAN HEINEMANN 6  
  7. 7. MOSCOW! LONDON! STOCKHOLM! IS BERLIN !!! !THE NEXT SILICON VALLEY?! ! ! ! BARCELONA! HELSINKI! RIGA! ! 7  
  8. 8. IS BERLIN THE NEXT SILICON VALLEY?! 1 ! 2 ! 3 ! 4 ! 8   LESS AND SMALLER EXITS! ! LESS DEVELOPED ANGEL / OPERATIONAL 
 ECOSYSTEM! ! LESS DEVELOPED FINANCING ECOSYSTEM! ! GEO FRAGMENTATION!
  9. 9. 3 SELECTED PORTFOLIO COMPANIES! 9  
  10. 10. TIRENDO: A TYPICAL EUROPEN EXIT IN 18 MONTHS?! March 2012 Launch of •  tirendo.de June 2012 Dec 2012 Launch of •  tirendo.nl •  tirendo.at •  tirendo.fr •  tirendo.pl Sebastian Vettel as brand ambassador 1st redesign Jan 2013 Launch of •  tirendo.ch 1st TV spot "on air" 2nd TV spot "on air" June 2013 Launch of •  tirendo.be •  tirendo.se 3rd TV spot "on air" 2nd redesign 3rd redesign 4th redesign +  steel complete wheels +  motorbike tires +  alloy wheel configurator +  alloy rims +  car accessories and parts
  11. 11. TICTAIL: THE TUMBLR FOR ECOMMERCE! FROM SCANDINAVIA WITH LOVE  
  12. 12. SAATCHI ONLINE: PROJECT A COMES TO THE US! INVESTMENT, OPERATIONAL SUPPORT FOR US-BASED COMPANY! ! 1000X REVENUE GROWTH IN 12 MONTHS! ! NEW CEO ON BOARD  
  13. 13. UWE HORSTMANN! ! UWE@PROJECT-A.COM! @UWEHORSTMANN! +49-151-52436886! ! WWW.PROJECT-A.COM! THANK YOU!

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