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Brad Bertoch Presentation to SECFC13

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Building Social Ventures

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Brad Bertoch Presentation to SECFC13

  1. 1. Building  the  Social  Venture   Presented  by:         SOCIAL  ENTERPRISE  AND  CROWDFUNING   CONFERENCE   September  27,  2013   Snowbird,  Utah  
  2. 2. 2 WBI  Alumni  (since  2009)   Social  Ventures  Can  Raise  Money   •  Sonic Innovations •  Larada Sciences •  Social Good Network •  WAVE •  4Charity.com •  OtoKinetics •  Bunnell •  e-Sens •  FlowPay •  Simplure •  Dhybrid •  Shelter2Home •  Radian Bio Energy •  CBI Polymers •  Medicruiser •  Go Natural CNG •  Waste Water Compliance Systems •  Hawaii BioTech •  Suretec Energy Innovations 2
  3. 3. For  New  Non-­‐Profit  Ventures   Treat  charitable  foundaUons  as  Venture   Capitalists   •  Show  a  business  model   •  Have  a  business  plan   •  Demonstrate  a  great  value  proposiUon   •  Know  your  compeUUon   •  Demonstrate  an  ROI  
  4. 4. Finding the Right Money for a Social Venture
  5. 5. 5 Can You Raise Money?   Questions Investors Ask   •  Is It a Business? •  Can You Keep It? •  Can You Do It?
  6. 6. Is It a Business? Business Model •  The failure to Innovate •  The failure to Create Value •  The failure to Persist Over Time Can You Keep It? Sustainability •  The failure to Maintain Economic Scarcity •  The failure to Prevent the Appropriation of Created Value •  The failure to Maintain Flexibility Reasons Deals Fail What Investors Look For
  7. 7. 14  Basic  Business  Models  
  8. 8. Charity  
  9. 9. 14  Basic  Business  Models  
  10. 10. Competence  Based  Success  
  11. 11. 11 How the Entrepreneur is Perceived by an Investor is………. Everything   •  Assessing an Entrepreneur –  What is the Depth of Your Entrepreneurial Skill Set? –  Are You CEO Material? –  What is your “Type” –  What is your “Role” An Ounce of Perception Can be Worth a Pound of Performance Can  You  Do  It?  
  12. 12. Resources   •  Investors  Circle   •  Community  FoundaUon  of  Utah   •  Crowdfunding   •  Industrial  Loan  CorporaUons   •  TechSoup   •  Social  Good  Network  
  13. 13. FINAL  THOUGHTS   •  There  is  nothing  more  expensive  than   potenUal   •  Beware  the  law  of  unintended  consequences   •  No  good  deed  goes  unpunished   •  If  an  idea  is  worth  doing,  it’s  worth  doing  with   somebody  else’s  money.  

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