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  European Tech Tour Association Tomorrow’s Technologies  Overview  Presentation July 2010
At a Glance   <ul><li>The European Tech Tour Association is an  independent  not for profit organization committed to the ...
Key Facts   <ul><li>Over  45 successful events  to date </li></ul><ul><li>2 Geographic Tech Tours  and  2 Industry Summits...
Our Value Proposition   <ul><li>For the investors ,   SAVE TIME & MONEY . The ETT is the most efficient way to  INCREASE D...
Examples of presenting companies  July 2010 Origin Industry 2005 M€ revenue 2008 M€ revenue 3 years Growth Key achievement...
Participants in our Ecosystem (1/2) Venture Firms Corporates
Participants in our Ecosystem (2/2) Research Institutes Media Professional Services Others Industry Partners
How are ETT events different? <ul><li>No charge for Entrepreneurs  to register or attend our events – presenting at our ev...
EVENT: Geographic TechTour   <ul><li>A unique 60 hour format where dynamic venues and travel around the region offer unpar...
EVENT: Vertical Summit Objective :   To identify the top 25 high growth companies in a specific vertical segment Format : ...
EVENT: Innovation Xchange <ul><li>Innovation Exchange - a longside our partners in this venture, the EVCA and Informilo , ...
Attendee Profile Source: Figures from the ETT from 2006 – 2008 Organisation type breakdown % Vertical event attendees geog...
3 year Calendar* 2010 2011 2012 *Please note these dates are subject to change.  Jan Feb March April Cleantech Summit May ...
<ul><li>Laurian Harry   +41 22 544 6062 </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Communication Manager [email_address]   </li></ul>Cont...
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  1. 1. European Tech Tour Association Tomorrow’s Technologies Overview Presentation July 2010
  2. 2. At a Glance <ul><li>The European Tech Tour Association is an independent not for profit organization committed to the development of emerging technology companies from Europe. The ETT was founded in 1998 by Sven Lingjaerde </li></ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>To offer the leading independent platform for emerging technology companies, international investors and corporate executives, with direct access to projects and people of high relevance in specific regions or sectors. </li></ul><ul><li>To bring more transparency to Europe's regional markets and to build a stronger relationship between its members and regions </li></ul><ul><li>Services to the Industry - provides benchmarking, coaching, and other services related to the technology industry. Companies can use us as their eyes and ears into industries and regions of interest. </li></ul><ul><li>The community we build is composed of local and global best practice professionals. We believe in focused, exclusive and highly interactive events. </li></ul>July 2010
  3. 3. Key Facts <ul><li>Over 45 successful events to date </li></ul><ul><li>2 Geographic Tech Tours and 2 Industry Summits per year </li></ul><ul><li>70 -150 key decision makers at each event </li></ul><ul><li>1,000 companies reviewed per year </li></ul><ul><li>Over 7,000 key industry players gathered over the years </li></ul><ul><li>Some of our successes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur of the Year Award: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MySQL in 2006 (acquired by Sun Microsystems for $1 billion in 2008) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corevalve in 2008 (acquired by Medtronic for $700 million in 2009) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ETT Tech Tours: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Global IP Solutions (Norwegion Tech Tour 2002) acquired by Google for USD$68.2 million </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UDCast, OPERA Software, Innovative Silicon … </li></ul></ul></ul>July 2010
  4. 4. Our Value Proposition <ul><li>For the investors , SAVE TIME & MONEY . The ETT is the most efficient way to INCREASE DEAL FLOW and meet a large number of pre-screened, high quality investment opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>For the 25-30 selected presenting companies , MEET THE MONEY, participants represent over $10 billion in funds. GET EXPOSURE TO THE PEOPLE WHO CAN HELP YOU TO EXPAND, by presenting to an audience whose objective is financing and developing partnerships. GET MEDIA COVERAGE and ACCESS TO COACHING . </li></ul><ul><li>For sponsors , ACCESS THE ETT KNOWLEDGE BANK, as a sponsor you can access the ETT database of companies and investors as well as benchmarking services . DEMONSTRATE YOUR PRODUCTS to the industry DECISION MAKERS . </li></ul><ul><li>For all delegates , NETWORK with THOUGHT LEADERS . INCREASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE about emerging innovation in Europe. </li></ul>July 2010
  5. 5. Examples of presenting companies July 2010 Origin Industry 2005 M€ revenue 2008 M€ revenue 3 years Growth Key achievement IT Storage & backup 16.3 89.7 122 % #1 backup & recovery for SMB. 70,000 customers Media 2 36 266 % Reaches 1/3 of internet population Content Management 0 18.4 557 % Enable 89% and 96% savings over legacy ECM Payment Solutions 7.2 40 194 % Delivered more than 300M contactless platforms ww Reporting Software 8 24.8 70 % 10’500 customers, 500’000 users in 90 countries Internet Infrastructure 19.8 96 170 % Leader in fixed and mobile WIMAX semiconductors Online retailer 56 169 111 % 5 million people online visits every month
  6. 6. Participants in our Ecosystem (1/2) Venture Firms Corporates
  7. 7. Participants in our Ecosystem (2/2) Research Institutes Media Professional Services Others Industry Partners
  8. 8. How are ETT events different? <ul><li>No charge for Entrepreneurs to register or attend our events – presenting at our events based on merit. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Nordic Tech Tour had some of the most exciting companies we’ve seen all around the world. Their potential is truly global. This was a great event.” Simon Cook, DFJ Esprit, UK </li></ul><ul><li>The screening process –a group of highly regarded European professionals will undertake the responsibility of screening and selecting the companies. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tech Tour has been probably the best investor conference in emerging technologies that I have attended. The high volume, variety and selection of companies and how the investor pitches were organised have allowed us to form a direct top line vision of what the region is able to offer.” Inmaculada Martinez, Managing Director, Investments Advisor, UK </li></ul><ul><li>Limited quantity, Unlimited quality : ETT events are focused, highly dynamic and invitation only. </li></ul><ul><li>“ An intense and rewarding opportunity to meeting a great group of entrepreneurs and investors!” Andrew Nutter, Balderton, UK </li></ul><ul><li>“ A showcase of the best the region has to offer. As impressive on the attendee side. Overall the best bang per time unit of any conference. Quality over quantity.” Lea Bajc, Northzone, Sweden </li></ul>
  9. 9. EVENT: Geographic TechTour <ul><li>A unique 60 hour format where dynamic venues and travel around the region offer unparalleled exposure to the region ecosystem and unique networking opportunities </li></ul>Objectives : To identify 25-30 of the most promising technology companies in a region Format : 2 ½ day including presentations and elevator pitches from the 30 selected companies, networking and visits to relevant and interesting locations in the region. A Gala dinner with 250 selected guests representing the “who’s who” of technology and investment in the region. Selection Committee : Composed by experts from international VC firms, leading tech corporate and successful entrepreneurs “ Congratulation for this TechTour; with great companies and well chosen locations and events, which give a good understanding of the strengths of the technology hub, all set in a cultural and historical perpective .” Jean-Stéphane Bonneton, Partner, TIME Equity Partners, Danish and Southern Sweden Tech Tour 2009 July 2010
  10. 10. EVENT: Vertical Summit Objective : To identify the top 25 high growth companies in a specific vertical segment Format : 1 ½ day event with a Gala dinner including the selected CEO’s, delegates and guests relevant to the vertical industry segment. I ndustry status, company presentations with Q&A, networking lunch, keynote speakers and panels. Selection Committee : Composed by experts in the vertical industry from international VC firms, leading tech corporate and successful entrepreneurs An intensive 36 hour format, the “go to” event for an overview of a specific industry and the opportunity network with the top entrepreneurs and start-up businesses, key people from the technology and venture capital industry “ We are always looking for partners and new ideas . We felt this was a good place to come and have an overview of the industry, to find some very fresh thinking and material we have not seen before and see how we can partner with people. I was certainly pleasantly surprised, in the current climate, to see so many people, and there really is a feeling of enthusiasm and activity.” Stephan Raetzer, Strategic Marketing Director, Honeywell , Cleantech Summit, 2009 July 2010
  11. 11. EVENT: Innovation Xchange <ul><li>Innovation Exchange - a longside our partners in this venture, the EVCA and Informilo ,  this annual event connects major tech corporates and venture firms with some of Europe's best entrepreneurs. A panel of experts forecast how the hottest sectors will evolve over the next 12-18 months and the best of Europe’s young start-ups and entrepreneurs showcase their companies. </li></ul><ul><li>The European Entrepreneur of the Year Award, presented by Schroders & Co Banque . </li></ul><ul><li>This annual event celebrates the e xtraordinary competence, entrepreneurship and dynamism that can be found throughout Europe. 2010 will be the 5th edition of the award. </li></ul><ul><li>There are three categories: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Entrepreneur of the Year Award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Innovation Award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jury Prize </li></ul></ul>July 2010
  12. 12. Attendee Profile Source: Figures from the ETT from 2006 – 2008 Organisation type breakdown % Vertical event attendees geographically % Country Tech Tour attendees geographically% Other countries that were represented by less than 1% included Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy, Singapore, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Greece, Portugal and Russia. July 2010
  13. 13. 3 year Calendar* 2010 2011 2012 *Please note these dates are subject to change. Jan Feb March April Cleantech Summit May June Central Europe TT July Aug Sept Southern Europe TT Oct Nov Web & Mobility Summit Dec Jan Feb March April Discovery TT May June French & Benelux TT July Aug Sept Medtech Summit Oct Nov Cloud & ICT Summit Dec Jan Feb March April 28-30 UK & Ireland TT May June 15-17 Nordic TT July Aug Sept 29-30 MedTech Summit Oct Nov 17-18 Cloud & ICT Summit Dec
  14. 14. <ul><li>Laurian Harry +41 22 544 6062 </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Communication Manager [email_address] </li></ul>Contact Thank you July 2010

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