Startup financing options in china by boyd jones - 02.28.12 v.1.0 - ms ppt

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Startup financing options in china by boyd jones - 02.28.12 v.1.0 - ms ppt

  1. 1. Startup Financing – Options from a Chinese Perspective / 创业融资 - 从中国的角度看有哪些选择 从中国的角度看有哪些选择 Presented by Boyd R. Jones iTech Holdings Limited / Co-Power Ventures
  2. 2. True Early-stage VC in China <ul><li>NONE . </li></ul><ul><li>Well, not &quot;none&quot;, but not much. </li></ul><ul><li>Spotty. </li></ul><ul><li>No Silicon Valley-like infrastructure / ecosystem to support startups. </li></ul>
  3. 3. You Already Know What to Do <ul><li>Bootstrap! </li></ul>
  4. 4. But Be Careful...
  5. 5. Bootstrapping defined: <ul><li>to promote or develop by initiative and effort with little or no assistance. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have skin in the game? </li></ul><ul><li>How much have you invested? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Have you mortgaged your car and home? </li></ul>
  6. 6. FFF <ul><li>Approach FFF before outside investors: </li></ul><ul><li>F riends </li></ul><ul><li>F amily </li></ul><ul><li>F ools </li></ul>
  7. 7. Post-FFF Resources <ul><li>Angel Investors </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation Works / 创新工场 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinaccelerator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Incubators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Post-FFF Resources (cont) <ul><li>Events / Competitions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>深圳创新创业大赛 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Startup Weekend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Startup Labs </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Chinese VC <ul><li>Demonstrate traction </li></ul><ul><li>Towards becoming dominant </li></ul><ul><li>Tencent / Alibaba / Baidu strategy? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Go Abroad <ul><li>Headquarter your firm in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Silicon Valley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accelerators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Angels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Incubators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VCs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Singapore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ibid. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tap abundant resources abroad </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Conclusion <ul><li>There is no short cut </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build and invest in your own business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work very hard over time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You can not create and fund a startup part-time. </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore, don't do it unless you enjoy it! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Contact Details <ul><li>Boyd Jones </li></ul><ul><li>Weibo.com/BoydJones </li></ul><ul><li>t.qq.cn/BoydJones </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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