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Keynote Address by Dr. Ted Zoller


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Keynote Address by Dr. Ted Zoller

  1. 1. TED ZOLLER
  2. 2. The Story of How CHAPEL HILL Got Its Entrepreneurial Groove Back… Briefing to: Ted Zoller, PhD Director and Associate Professor
  3. 3. OK…OK… I KNOW…But Did You Know?…
  4. 4. Communities that are now PortlandHot Spots…San Diego Kansas City Austin OmahaBoulder Salt Lake CityAnd their bigger brothersSeattleNew YorkChicago
  5. 5. Ingredients Creating a Mix…1. Dense Interconnected Network2. Serial Entrepreneurs3. Founder Culture4. Innovation5. Supporting Ecosystem
  6. 6. 1. Dense Interconnected Network ✔RTP’s Entrepreneurial Network Life Sciences Energy Industrials Information Tech Telecom
  7. 7. Dealmakers Conceptualized ??????? Investors Entrepreneurs
  8. 8. Dealmakers Conceptualized• . Broker Shape Deal Information Networks and Resources Dealmakers Syndicate and Interconnect
  9. 9. Dealmakers Conceptualized
  10. 10. Dealmakers Conceptualized
  11. 11. Dealmakers Conceptualized
  12. 12. 2. Serial Entrepreneurs ✔RTP’s Dealmaker’s Network Life Sciences Energy Industrials Information Tech Telecom
  13. 13. 2. Serial Entrepreneurs ✔RTP’s Dealmaker’s Network Life Sciences Energy Industrials Information Tech Telecom
  14. 14. 3. Founder’s Culture ✔Chapel Hill’s Founders… Hall of Fame
  15. 15. 3. Founder’s Culture ✔Chapel Hill’s Founders… Next Gen
  16. 16. Trends…Groove Looking Good 20 18 16 14 12 # of 10Startups 8 6 4 2 0 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
  17. 17. 1990-1994 1995-1999 2000-2004 2006-2009 IT: Art Peacock IT: ClaimID Chapel Hill Broadband Midsummer Studios DeltaSphere Mindzap Media HiBall Tracker MotiveLogic Corp. The Calvander Corporation Gptrex Zoom Culture Hexawise Buoy5 Semantic Press , Inc. Cinnabar Systems Symbol Dynamics LS: Ablatrics Proventys Accurate Electronics Cytex Therpeutics MainBrain Realtromins InnovaSyn Invitrox KJAS NextRay Revelnet Consulting Group, LLC IT:, Inc. Skia, Inc. G-Zero Therapeutics Clinical Sensors KitchenMedia LS: Bacco, Inc. IdentiZyme Defense Technologies Software Development Europe Biotechnics, Inc. Algynomics Clear Call Forest Biotechnology Pharpoint Research Headspin Technology Lines Technologies Zylera Pharmaceuticals Intrasoft Plantaceutica NanoCor therapeutics Market Driven Corp. Plum Spring Clinic Tricon Pharmaceuticals Newcourse Education, Inc. Science Learning Resources Chapel Hill Pharmaceuticals VilCom Attagene Chapel Hill Project AlterVue Systems BioMachines Advanced TeleCare Application Architects DarPharmaIT: Mind Tools Corp. Ask the Pharmacist KZE PharmAssociates B3Bio BioKier Astarix MyDailyHealth Quantum Genomics Lung Banks of America Syndicate Software Asklepios BioPharma NC Fisher Research Yrrid Software, Inc. Thinksource, Inc. Databasics Consulting AuthentiForm Technologies 4skware Technologies Umbrella Technologies Hemocellular Therapeutics BioRxn Alphamask, Inc. Singras Chaperone Therapeutics Innovation Management M-Pak, Inc. Toxicology Services Hibernaid View/360 Open Source Migrations Aruis Pharmaceuticals Synerca Pharmaceuticals Aderactive IntraHealth International Animated Communications LS: Molichem Medicines, Inc. Data Quality Research Institute X-In8 Biologicals Fringe Multimedia Woolf Group Triangle Molecular, LLC CT: Clean Burn Fuels ReadyCom Karo Bio Bruce Technologies Navitas Research Smart Online, Inc. MedTek Diagnostics Morphormics Qualsec Novalon Inneroptics GreenLife BiotechLS: Natural Pharmacia Pozen, Inc. Teotten Diagnostics SolOrganic Quill Medical, Inc. PPD Development Inneroptics Natland International Corp. Stat-Tech Services OT: Integrated Learning Innovations Intecardia Carolina Independent Practice Association CT: Alpha V Inc. Allotropica TechnologiesCT: Surface Technologies, Inc. Statwork, Inc. Reproductive Health Technologies OT: 3rdTech DISCover A Cure Summit Strategy Partners MJ Wooddell Chapel Hill Advisors GroupOT: HAI OT: All Kinds of Minds Brittle Management Services Converdant: The Business Windward Associates Kensington Global Alliances Revolution Sports Builders Octagon Entertainment Heleous Advisors Kitchen Mastering SQWorks StoneRiver RegEd Vicious Cycle Software Venture Scientific International Primity Inc. Neat-Time Merscom Rentallect, Inc.
  18. 18. 4. Innovation ✔ IP Spinoffs…
  19. 19. 4. Innovation ✔ Student Spinoffs… Helping Fashion Entrepreneurs Portable Glucose Luxury Footwear Health Monitoring HeroMe Analytics for fitness and health Pinterest for Teachers Customized Superheroes B2B Video Find Garden Experts Craft a better world STENCIL Students and Teachers Employing Investing in the Community New Criteria in Learning Gift Search Engine Waitlist Platform Mobile Water Quality Interactive, Fun Healthiness Wireless Nurse Call Odorless Portable Toilets Real and Delicious Food
  20. 20. 5. Supportive Ecosystem ✔Leading Collegiate Eship Program #9 Top Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurship #12 Top Graduate Programs for Entrepreneurship
  21. 21. 5. Supportive Ecosystem ✔Leading Collegiate Eship Program Startup 5
  22. 22. 5. Supportive Ecosystem ✔ Top-Quality Mentors and Coaches
  23. 23. 5. Supportive Ecosystem ✔New Venture Lab
  24. 24. Ingredients Creating a Mix…1. Dense Interconnected Network2. Serial Entrepreneurs3. Founder Culture4. Innovation5. Supporting Ecosystem
  25. 25. Grooving Again…
  26. 26. TED ZOLLER