Global shapers

391 views

Published on

  • Be the first to like this

Global shapers

  1. 1. J I M D E W I L D E M A R C H 1 1 , 2 0 1 4 G L O B A L S H A P E R S GLOBAL VENTURE CAPITAL: THE NEW ECONOMIC ROADMAP
  2. 2. A CONNECTED INVESTMENT ECOSYSTEM SOME POSSIBLE 2024 headlines • MADAGASCAR SWF coinvest with SAMSUNG VENTURES in BRAZILIAN Amazon conservation initiative • ALIBABA VENTURES invests in BRAZILIAN digital music studio • HYDRO QUEBEC NEW TECHNOLOGIES VENTURES and CHINESE VC start DESERTEC III in North Africa • NOVARTIS VENTURES and ZIMBABWE SWF invests in KUNMING insect agriculture (commercialized entomology)
  3. 3. GETTING HERE FROM THERE • Inventing new financial instruments • Rewarding global connectedness • Capital in the hands of a billion next generation entrepreneurs
  4. 4. THE CANADIAN MOMENT • Global connectedness is a key competitive advantage • Tamil-Somali relationships from Toronto • Vietnamese-Senegalese deals from Montreal • Taiwanese-Indonesian perspectives from Vancouver • GLOBAL VENTURE CAPITAL – a new economic reality • FINANCING NEW PRODUCTIVE INVESTMENTS Arable land is the new software, incineration and zero- waste cities the new infrastructure
  5. 5. GLOBAL CONNECTEDNESS • Most importantly, there is a competitive advantage in global connectedness and the world’s leading technology hubs (Singapore, Helsinki, Stockholm, Waterloo, Vancouver, Montréal, Seoul) will become the new engines of growth in the post- reconstruction model of global capitalism.
  6. 6. DIGITAL MENA DIGITAL ARABIA AND NEW AREAS OF PRODUCTIVE INVESTMENT • But we are at the early stages of creating global venture capital. Tens of thousands of jobs in the Arabic-speaking world can be created through using SWFs to finance job-creating and experimental digital media projects. See OASIS500. •
  7. 7. WE NEED TO ALL BE VENTURE CAPITALISTS IN THE NEW GLOBAL ECONOMY • But with the exception of specialized global growth venture capital funds, the global capital markets are not set up to back the next Kellogg or Omidyar. • We are in the middle of a transformation of capital markets as the world’s great companies from Nike to Samsung, from Qualcomm to Siemens become venture capitalist commercializing the next generation of industrial research. • http://www.samsungventures.com/ • http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-28/nike-taps- venture-arm-for-green-ideas-after-making-jerseys-out-of- bottles.html • http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/ventures
  8. 8. ZENNSTROM • Niklas Zennstrom has argued that, in effect, we can expect a Nigerian equivalent of Kellogg’s or a Mozambican equivalent of EBay in this century. • www.atomico.com
  9. 9. PITANGO CHEMI PERES http://www.pitango.com/team_member.asp?ID=25 • ISRAELI INVESTMENT IN PALESTINIAN STARTUPS http://techcrunch.com/2013/10/01/pitango-closes- new-270m-fund-to-fuel-more-startups-coming-out-of- israel/
  10. 10. JACK MA • “Godfather of China’s scrappy entrepreneurial spirit”: Alibaba’s Jack Ma is FT’s person of the year • http://www.techinasia.com/alibaba-founder-jack- ma-ft-person-of-year-2013/
  11. 11. MOHAMMED IBRAHIM • http://vc4africa.biz/blog/2011/12/30/video- mohamed-ibrahim-founder-of-africas- telecommunications-revolution/
  12. 12. DESIGNING A PROSPEROUS WORLD • GLOBAL VENTURE CAPITAL SHAPES NEW FRONTIERS AND CREATES NEW MARKETS • CHANNELLING CAPITAL INTO PRODUCTIVE ACTIVITIES IS THE #1 ECONOMIC CHALLENGE FOR GLOBAL DECISION-MAKERS AFTER THE 2008 ECONOMIC REALIGNMENT

×