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Ben Sun, Community Connect/Launchtime at Hoboken Tech Meetup


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Ben Sun, Community Connect/Launchtime at Hoboken Tech Meetup

  1. 1. July 2010 Confidential Hoboken Tech Meetup
  2. 2. Our First Server 01/29/15Confidential2
  3. 3. Lower Capital Costs 01/29/15Confidential3  Core infrastructure costs for Internet businesses continue to shrink dramatically Bandwidth Costs Computing Costs Digital Storage Costs
  4. 4. Focus on Early Exits 01/29/15Confidential4 Sub-$50 million deals continue to make up most Internet M&A transactions Internet M&A Activity
  5. 5. VC Model is Broken? 01/29/15Confidential5  2 out 10 Investments are winners  20% Compound Return  2 winners need 30x returns in 10Years  2 and 20 Comp Model
  6. 6. 01/29/15Confidential6
  7. 7. Model yourself after Ichiro 01/29/15Confidential7 “ Chicks who dig home runs aren’t the ones who appeal to me. I think there’s sexiness in infield hits because they require technique. I’d rather impress the chicks with my technique than with my brute strength.Then, every now and then, just to show I can do that, too, I might flirt a little by hitting one out.”
  8. 8. Summary 01/29/15Confidential8  Singles or Doubles are great  First time entrepreneurs – get the Win!  Valuation is not as important as Cap Structure and Terms  Good luck!