The main idea was to introduce to founders initial topics in order to help them to get the point where they can develop something valuable enough to raise investments for further growth and scale. We ve been very clear that it shuold be compelation of learning by doing, researching, benchmarking.
Happy Farm Get-to-know-tour
Happy Farm Business Incubator:
WHAT IS HAPPY FARM?Happy Farm is a business incubator specializing inidentifying and growing tech startups in the globalmarket.
Startupsearly stageTech:Mobile,Cloud Computing,Games,Social Networking,SaaS,CRM/ERP, etc.
The Board of DirectorsIgor ShoifotChairmanHappy FarmBoard of DirectorsVlad VoskresenskyCo-founder, CEO ofInvisibleCRMPaul AsoyanSenior Enterprise AccountExecutive at GoogleJon NordmarkCEO of UsingMiles.comBrian SathianathanAngel Investor and top-manager at EmergingTechnologies in Turner
More than 35 speakers, mentors, advisersJ.Nordmark I. Shoifot V.VoskresenskiyA.DegterevaB .SathianathanB.DorfP.AsayanG. PenchinaR. ChatwaniB.Susanne B.DayM.Liao Z.Gelat B.CommagereG. Kanwar V. Golomb A.ShoiketM. Baldwin T. Kromer M.DuvaJ. Gower T.Gauda
8STARTUP PROGRAMAmerican Breakthrough1 month in USAStartup accelerating program2 months in Ukrainepost-development2 months in Ukraine
GOALS&PURPOSESTo know the problem/needTo find you costumerTo understand and love your productTo make your costumer love your productas you doTo grow up yourself, product, # of costumersTo make money
Format&scheduleStartupacceleratingprogramUSAinternship(1 month)StartupacceleratingprogramStartupacceleratingprogramMentorshipStudy sessionsIntensive English1:1 coaching with internationaland national expertsHF services: legal, financial,technical, PR, BD, testingWorking & Living space &FoodHF open events & networkingStartupacceleratingprogram(2 monthsUkraine)Postdevelopment(2 monthsUkraine)
Prototype ,MVP, NewtechnologiesDesign Usability Value ofproductScaling EXITstrategy3.PRODUCTEDU topicsSVcalendar&manual forparticipantsBusinessculture andattitudeSpeaking,listening,networkingSVecosytemVideo,books,movies,practiceIntensiveEnglishNegotiationskills4.Making ready to SV & personal development
American Breakthrough Program:Attendance of the 9 big IT conferences and eventsMeetings with world-known corporations such asFacebook, Google, Microsoft and othersPitches to Dave McClure at 500 startups AcceleratorDiscussion of HF startups with Steve Blank3 Happy Farm events for Silicon Valley Startupcommunity1:1 pitch to the 30 well- known ventures
American Breakthrough EXPERIENCE:6 companies developed own network of businesscontacts and US based partners2 companies attract US based team members2 companies in the process of closing first dealswith VCs3 new Board members attracted35 new mentors and advisers involved for nextseason37 days and 555 hours of work,meetings, events, pitches, negotiationand networking
HAPPY FARM SERVICESan effective pivoted startup accelerating program 2 monthsa profitable internship in Silicon Valley 1 monthexpertise and business development 5 monthscoaching and mentoring 5 monthslegal and financial professional support 5 monthsworkspace, accommodation, board 3 monthsinvestment search
WHAT ARE OUR CONDITIONS?$70K investments for 15% equity == $55K services + $15K cashFrequency: 2 cycles per year
PARTICIPATION PROCESSCrash test – May, 13th1st Board: top-10/20 residents selection – May, 17thAcceleration program – May, 20th – July, 20th2nd Board: top-5/10 residents for the US selection –July, 20thAmerican Breakthrough Internship - September
APPLYING FOR PROGRAMSDeadline: May,10th happyfarm.com.ua2 + 1 + 2A CLASS:for residentsApplication form fields:Project titleProject categoryProject ideaProject web-siteCompany profile on Angel ListCompany profile on FacebookLinkedIn profile of CEOCompany profile on TwitterLink to the videoProblemSolutionBusiness-model (canvas)Product marketCompetitorsTeamRequired fund-raisingFinancials
HOW TO GET STARTED2 + 1 + 2Come to Happy Farm and we’ll help you to make it!
HOW TO GET STARTED2 + 1 + 2Come to Happy Farm and we’ll help you to create your profile!
HOW TO GET STARTED2 + 1 + 2+Happy Farm Open Door HoursEvery Friday!from 5 p.m.till 8 p.m.
Europe Venture SummitКиев, НСК Олимпийский20-21 июня 2013www.venturesummit.eu