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Count Stop Pitch Q2 2010

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Count Stop Pitch Q2 2010

  1. 1. Stop counting, really stop counting.
  2. 2. What we want <ul><li>10k (More if you’re keen) </li></ul><ul><li>Advice/mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing, recruiting and fundraising advice </li></ul><ul><li>Product advice </li></ul><ul><li>Social media advice </li></ul>An occasional kick up the ass would be nice too.
  3. 3. What we are making <ul><li>A SAAS like Mint for product based internet retailers with revenue of between 10k & 100k pa located in the USA, UK and Australia </li></ul>Alpha is GO
  4. 4. Pain <ul><li>Product based internet retailers are managing their financials terribly. </li></ul><ul><li>How do we know? </li></ul><ul><li>We are internet retailers and Count Stop is an attempt to “scratch our own itch” </li></ul>Die spreadsheet
  5. 5. Killer 1 2 3 Enter your invoices Connect to merchants Get reports and notifications Upload your invoices to CountStop. Count Stop will update in real time with transactions data from your online retail presence. Count Stop provides you with a single location to manage your online store $ A LOW input diet you love $ $ $ $
  6. 6. Customer <ul><li>Solo-preneur, hobby business, 4 hour weekers </li></ul><ul><li>USA, Australia, UK </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Retailer </li></ul><ul><li>Buy and Sells Physical Products </li></ul><ul><li>10k to 100k Revenue Per Annum </li></ul><ul><li>Sells on one or more sites : </li></ul>Wind is up? Sail it.
  7. 7. We make money with <ul><li>Lead Generation and CPA </li></ul><ul><li>Subscription based on customer’s revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Seasonal Product Offerings (Tax P&L at tax time) </li></ul>Financial Models Evolving & Available
  8. 8. We compete by <ul><li>Living the customer experience </li></ul><ul><li>Running Ramon style </li></ul><ul><li>Managing energy </li></ul><ul><li>Technological nous </li></ul><ul><li>Learning from our mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>Failing fast </li></ul><ul><li>Having fun </li></ul>It is LOW input diet you love
  9. 9. We are two looking for three <ul><li>Cameron McGrane </li></ul><ul><li>Startup Lead </li></ul><ul><li>E-commerce Owner </li></ul><ul><li>IT and Business Grad </li></ul><ul><li>Coder + Business </li></ul><ul><li>Rohan Thomas </li></ul><ul><li>Coder + 8 years Enterprise Development </li></ul><ul><li>Specializes in Web Services, Security, Architecture </li></ul>Physically working full-time Q1 2010
  10. 10. Q1 2010 - Achievements Learning is the bottleneck <ul><li>30 beta invite signups (No marketing) </li></ul><ul><li>Beta application 90% complete </li></ul><ul><li>Developed robust cloud driven 3 rd party data import platform (Current Support for Ebay and Paypal) </li></ul><ul><li>Code infrastructure designed using agile methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Mastered GITHUB! </li></ul><ul><li>BizSpark Sponsorship </li></ul><ul><li>Tight build and deployment into Azure Cloud </li></ul>
  11. 11. Q2 2010 - Goals Small steps….. <ul><li>Take www.countstop.com beta live (May 21 st ) </li></ul><ul><li>Pull in 200 new beta testers </li></ul><ul><li>Add a front end designer to the team </li></ul><ul><li>Attract 500+ community members </li></ul><ul><li>Raise seed funding </li></ul><ul><li>Make 1 st sale </li></ul>
  12. 12. Say Hello <ul><li>Cameron McGrane t: @Cama e: [email_address] b: http://www.grassrootnetworks.com </li></ul><ul><li>Rohan Thomas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>t: @RohanmThomas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e: [email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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