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  • InvestmentsSeed Investment less than 100kAngel Investment from 50k to 2 MUSVenture Capital average deal of 6 MUSEquity Investment - Established company with more than 20 MUS Sales at yearEarly StageSeries A,B....DExit
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    1. 1. How to getVenture CapitalInvestmentin the Silicon Valley<br />jorge.zavala@techba.com<br />jorge@zavala.com.mx<br />1<br />
    2. 2. Are you looking to build a great company?<br />2<br />
    3. 3. What kind of company?<br />3<br />
    4. 4. Where do you want to go?<br />4<br />
    5. 5. What is your dream?<br />5<br />
    6. 6. What are you willing to give up to achieve your dream?<br />6<br />
    7. 7. Do you have a team?<br />7<br />
    8. 8. What is more important to make your company successful?<br />8<br />
    9. 9. Is your idea good for a VC?<br />9<br />
    10. 10. Publishing a Blog<br />10<br />What is NOT interesting for a VC<br />
    11. 11. Fancy Hands - Personal Assistants in the Cloud<br />11<br />What is NOT interesting for a VC<br />
    12. 12. 8 Startup Lessons from Constant Contact<br />With more than 350,000 customers, Constant Contact is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: CTCT) <br /><ul><li>If an investor tells you that you can’t build a real business on $20/month, direct them to Constant Contact
    13. 13. SAAS (Software as a Service) startups need to focus on getting on past what Gail calls the slow ramp of death
    14. 14. The trick is to give experiments enough time to prove themselves.
    15. 15. Get a CEO peer group to bounce ideas off of as soon as possible
    16. 16. If your product is strong enough, people do not need to be sold.
    17. 17. There are no silver bullets, just many “A-ha” moments.
    18. 18. A startup CEO’s only important job is what Gail calls searching for the model
    19. 19. Raising money from institutional investors is all about working the entire partnership, not just your single partner.</li></ul>12<br />
    20. 20. JackBe<br />13<br />
    21. 21. The traditional VC world<br />14<br />
    22. 22. http://www.mercurynews.com/business<br />15<br />2Q 2010<br /> 229 Deals<br />$ 2,826,005,100 Dollars<br />
    23. 23. Investment Flow<br />16<br />Founder<br />Angel<br />Venture<br />Series C<br />Series A<br />Series B<br />FFF<br />Seed<br />Prototype<br />Market<br />Validation<br />Team<br />Build out<br />Customer<br />Shipments<br />Expansion<br />
    24. 24. What will a VC ask you?<br />Great management team<br />A product with a big and profitable market<br />Local Company<br />5X or 10X exit<br />Clear exit strategy<br />M&A<br />IPO<br />17<br />
    25. 25. Build wealth not just survive<br />
    26. 26.
    27. 27. The new VC world: the lean startup<br />20<br />
    28. 28. Customer Development Cycle<br />21<br />
    29. 29. Customer Discovery<br />Existing Market<br />Re-segmented Market<br />Low Cost<br />Niche Market<br />New Market<br />22<br />
    30. 30. The Future of Startup Funding<br />Seed approach – Ycombinator<br />Angels doing bigger rounds, VCs doing smaller round<br />Super-Angels: they work as a VC with large investment than Angels<br />Wait till the startup is ready for investment<br />Too late to invest // missing the boat<br />Better startup founders than VCs managers<br />23<br />http://www.paulgraham.com/future.html<br />
    31. 31. http://thestartupdigest.com/<br />24<br />Chris McCann<br />chris@thestartupdigest.com<br />
    32. 32. startupSQUAREGet your startup started!Tools and Services Main<br />http://www.startupsquare.com/<br />25<br />Espacios de Innovación en Línea<br />http://www.symbyoz.com/<br />Online notebookfor Social Collaboration<br />
    33. 33. Random Hacks of Kindness: Hacking for HumanityDecember 4th and 5th, 2010<br /> What is Random Hacks of Kindness?<br /> Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) is a unique collaboration between Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! and the World Bank dedicated to using technology to make the world a better place by building a volunteer community of innovation. <br /> <br />RHoK brings the ever-growing global hacker community together with experts in disaster risk management with to identify critical global challenges, and develop software to respond to them. A RHoKhackathon event draws on the talents and initiative of the best and the brightest hackers from around the world, who volunteer their time to respond to real-world problems with solutions that can have an immediate impact on the ground. <br />26<br />
    34. 34. References<br />27<br />
    35. 35. Where to find about startups that have been funded?<br /><ul><li>Vator.tv - Voice of the Entrepreneur -- vator.tv
    36. 36. CrunchBase, The Free Tech Company Database -- www.crunchbase.com
    37. 37. VentureBeat Profiles - Discover find and share information about new top startups and companies -- venturebeatprofiles.com
    38. 38. PricewaterhouseCoopers- Global- Insights & Solutions- MoneyTree™ Survey Report -- https://www.pwcmoneytree.com
    39. 39. This Week In Startups -- thisweekin-startups
    40. 40. This Week In Venture Capital -- thisweekin-venture-capital
    41. 41. Mastering the VC Game by Jeffrey Bussgang</li></ul>28<br />
    42. 42. The new VC world is around the lean startup<br /><ul><li>The Future of Startup Funding -- http://www.paulgraham.com/future.html
    43. 43. Lessons Learned -- www.startuplessonslearned.com
    44. 44. Startup Lessons Learned Conference -- www.sllconf.com
    45. 45. Startup Lessons Learned - Videos -- http://www.justin.tv/startuplessonslearned/videos
    46. 46. Building a Lean Startup -- http://www.slideshare.net/ashmaurya/building-a-lean-startup
    47. 47. Lean Startup Machine – NYC - Market By Numbers - Marketing Help -- lean-startup-machine-nyc
    48. 48. startupSQUARE – Get your startup started!- Tools and Services Main -- http://www.startupsquare.com/
    49. 49. How to Build a Data-Driven Startup -- http://davidcancel.com/data-driven-startups/
    50. 50. Practice Trumps Theory- Lean Startup + Customer Development + Bootstrap -- www.ashmaurya.com
    51. 51. Customer Development Survey -- survey.io
    52. 52. http://thestartupdigest.com/
    53. 53. http://www.paulgraham.com/future.html -- a great reference of new business creation</li></ul>29<br />
    54. 54. How to get Venture Capital Investmentin the Silicon Valley<br />jorge.zavala@techba.com<br />jorge@zavala.com.mx<br />Muito Obrigado!<br />San Jose, California, USA<br />30<br />Presentation available in http://www.slideshare.net/zavala55<br />
    55. 55. Examples<br /><ul><li>Venture Focus
    56. 56. JackBe
    57. 57. AonoriAquafarm
    58. 58. Echopixel
    59. 59. Bootstrapping Companies
    60. 60. Xpertal
    61. 61. SCIO
    62. 62. InfoLink</li></ul>31<br />

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