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Boston startup scene picture presentation 2-12

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What makes the Boston start-up scene special? This presentation provides a comprehensive overview of the Boston innovation ecosystem.

Boston startup scene picture presentation 2-12

  1. What Makes Boston’s Start-Up Scene Special? Jeff Bussgang General Partner Flybridge Capital Partners February 2012 1--Confidential
  2. Ingredients for a Vibrant Start-Up Ecosystem Intellectual Capital – academia, innovation, diverse industries and ideas Venture Capital Advisors, Angels, Accelerators Successful Companies – to partner, poach and/or sell to 2--Confidential
  3. Historical Leadership3--Confidential
  4. MIT – Factory of Innovation4--Confidential
  5. Harvard – The Business-Side Partner5--Confidential
  6. Other Colleges and Universities6--Confidential
  7. Innovation Leadership: #1 Patents7--Confidential
  8. Innovation Leadership: #1 NIH FundingSource: NIH (2008); Center for an Urban Future 8--Confidential
  9. Innovation Economy Is Densely Concentrated 9--Confidential
  10. Geographic Clusters Benefits of High Concentration 128 Corridor Cambridge/Boston495 Corridor 10--Confidential
  11. Venture Capital: Regional Comparison Total VC Investment 2010 Boston: $2.4B New York: $1.3B California: $11.1BSource: NVCA 2009 Yearbook 11--Confidential
  12. Venture Capital Per Capita VC Investment Per Capita 2010 Boston: $457/person New York: $67/personCalifornia:$388/person 12--Confidential
  13. Life Sciences Leadership13--Confidential
  14. Boston’s Energy Sector14--Confidential
  15. High Technology MicroClusters: For Example, Strength in Mobile • Hundreds of iPhone developers in MA • Over 50 VC-backed mobile start-ups • Five 9-figure exits: • Where (PayPal) • Quattro (Apple) • Enpocket (Nokia) • M-Qube (Verisign) • Third Screen (AOL) • Other mobile leaders • Fiksu • JumpTap • RunKeeper • SavingStar • SkyhookiPhone developers using location API • MocoSpace 15--Confidential
  16. Other MicroClustersOnlineVideo 16--Confidential
  17. Proximity to NYC: A Huge Plus17--Confidential
  18. Recent Boston-area IPOs18--Confidential
  19. Future IPO Candidates (not incl. Flybridge portfolio!) 19--Confidential
  20. Expansion of Major Tech Companies20--Confidential
  21. Start-up Resources21--Confidential
  22. Conclusion: Boston Ranked #1 City of Global Innovation Economy #1 Boston www.massitsallhere.com22--Confidential

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