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Overview of iCAN-Global


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Les Neumann, CEO of iCAN-Global, provides an overview of iCAN-Global. He explains how iCAN-Global evolved from its roots as a regional business incubator and technology accelerator into a for virtual for profit entity.

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Overview of iCAN-Global

  1. 1. WELCOME TO THE iCANEntrepreneurs Breakfast Forum
  2. 2. AgendaIntroduction – Les NeumannCEO of iCANTerence Bolden - TLB EnterprisesVia Skype from DubaiJim GroelingerClean Energy AllianceGiordano DichterThe Business Incubator MagazineiCAN-Global.comMatching global business & technology resources with innovators
  3. 3. The Wall Street Green Summit is the longest running and most comprehensiveenvironmental market event in the industry. Launched in 2002 by PeterFusaro, The Wall Street Green Summit covers cutting edge content, industrydevelopments and features the practitioners and the leaders of tomorrow.Hear it here first!• Renewable Energy Finance• Smart Grid Opportunities• Greening Buildings• Insights into Carbon Trading & Finance• Green Hedge Fund Strategies• Cleantech Investment Today• California Carbon Market for 2013• New Green Investment OpportunitiesFor moreinformation, call+1-212-222-3775
  4. 4. Getting Ready to IntroduceiCAN-Global.comWe invite you to be part of the pre-release!For the first 1000 people to submit youremail address and name atiCANny.netWe will have a special gift for you at the launch!iCAN-Global.comMatching global business & technology resources with innovators
  5. 5. The NewiCAN-Global.comwebsite contains more information and resourcesto help you become more successful!iCAN-Global.comMatching global business & technology resources with innovators
  6. 6. iCAN-Global.comMatching global business & technology resources with innovatorsWhy is iCAN changing its name?• A bit of history…• 2005 – HVCFI opens its doors for business• 2010 – HVCFI goes virtual• 2011 – HVCFI launches
  7. 7. iCAN-Global.comMatching global business & technology resources with innovators2013…• Expands our services to EconomicDevelopers, Early, Emerging and Mature CompaniesWorldwide• Offers most talentedAdvisors, Mentors, Executives, Professionals, Technologists,Consultants and Service Providers from all over the world!• Employs digital communications• Increases service offerings• Respects the customs and traditions by working within-country iCAN-Global Business Development Partners• Delivers new, relevant and useful content
  8. 8. iCAN-Global.comMatching global business & technology resources with innovatorsUsing Digital Media to:• Recruit mentors• Recruit iCAN-Global Business Development Specialists• Develop partnerships and relationships• Received client requests
  9. 9. Watch for the new website (and your free gift)Visit and register
  10. 10. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resourcesFiltering Out the NoiseAny of your future requests for someone’s timeshould have a high return on attentionROA
  11. 11. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resources“Think about how much quieter our worldwas only 20 years ago: noemail, no smart-phones, no socialmedia. We had the luxury to devoteattention to phone calls, meetings andconversations.”
  12. 12. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resources
  13. 13. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resourcesIt all has to do with respecting other’s time andattention and having a strategy behind eachrequest for it.
  14. 14. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resourcesBe Judicious
  15. 15. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resourcesPrepare Thyself
  16. 16. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resourcesFocus on the Conversation
  17. 17. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resourcesFind a Takeaway
  18. 18. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resourcesFollow up on Their Investment
  19. 19. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resourcesTake NotesHighlight Action Items and Delivery DatesSchedule, execute and Close the Loop
  20. 20. iCAN-Global.comLinking global business & technology resourcesBe the signal…Not the noise!