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1 BI-NATIONAL TWIN SAULT’S REGIONAL COLLABORATION CONFERENCE October 17, 2014

2 "THERE IS ONLY ONE THING STRONGER THAN ALL THE ARMIES OF THE WORLD: AND THAT IS AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME." VICTOR HUGO

3 Statistic Verification Source: Entrepreneur Weekly, Small Business Development Center, Bradley Univ, University of Tennessee Research Research Date:

4 “NEVER FEEL SHAME FOR TRYING AND FAILING FOR HE WHO HAS NEVER FAILED IS HE WHO HAS NEVER TRIED.” OG MANDINO

5 What are the major reasons for small business failure? Lack of experience Insufficient capital (money) Poor location Poor inventory management Over-investment in fixed assets Poor credit arrangement management Personal use of business funds Unexpected growth Competition Low Sales Small Business Management, Michael Ames and The Do It Yourself Business Book, Gustav Berle

6 I FIND THAT THE HARDER I WORK, THE MORE LUCK I SEEM TO HAVE. THOMAS JEFFERSON

7 Kauffman Foundation, January 2009

8 THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT THE FUTURE IS TO CREATE IT. PETER DRUCKER

9 “SPARK will advance the economy of the Ann Arbor region by establishing the area as a desired place for business expansion and location...by identifying and meeting the needs of business at every stage, from those that are established to those working to successfully commercialize innovations.” Collaboration in action at Menlo Innovations, a software company located in Ann Arbor Mission Statement

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11 With callout 1 //// What we do for Startups Entrepreneur education & training – SPARK offers free events and programs that educate entrepreneurs about the various aspects of building a company. Funding – SPARK provides access to financial resources to assist with operational needs and helps navigate the funding and incentive programs. Incubator network – SPARK offers office and lab space, essential business services, and business development guidance at affordable lease rates. Business accelerator services – SPARK enables companies to move quickly through their lifecycle – from an initial idea to commercialization.

12 "IF YOU CAN DREAM IT, YOU CAN DO IT." WALT DISNEY

13 Investigation Proof of concept Business planning Market research Technology analysis IP protection Feasibility Prototype development and testing Development First Customer Marketing Incubation Management Introduction Multiple sales Marketing Manufacturing ramp up Staffing Growth Consistent sales Good cash flow Ongoing R&D New innovation Expanding operations Michigan’s Technology Infrastructure SmartZones SBDC, BBC, GLEQ Univ. Research, Tech Transfer Fraunhofer, CAR, Other University Centers, VAI, CTA NextEnergy, MichBio UTEAMED, MIIE Pre-seed, BRCC MSU Push Pull Note: Blue - providers, Grey – funding. MI Venture Fund

14 MI SmartZones/ Economic development offices Research Universities SBDC Offices 14 Deal Flow Resources

15 MAF Educational Entities Service Providers Economic Devel. Orgs. Private Equity MVCA Angel Groups VC Groups Indiv. Investors MEDC Smart Zones MI-SBTDC Small Business Assoc. New Enterprise Forum GLEQ BBC etc. Univ. of Michigan Michigan State Univ. Michigan Tech Kettering Wayne State EXTENSIVE NETWORK 15

16 INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL Michigan hosts three of Nation’s top 50 research universities Two of North America’s top twenty technology transfer universities Heavy R&D Spending by Corporations Availability of Technology Workforce 16 *Sources: Milken Institute, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Expansion Management

17 "THE CREATION OF SOMETHING NEW IS NOT ACCOMPLISHED BY THE INTELLECT, BUT BY THE PLAY INSTINCT ARISING FROM INNER NECESSITY. THE CREATIVE MIND PLAYS WITH THE OBJECT IT LOVES." CARL JUNG

18 COWORKING SPACE Coworking is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, and independent activity. Entrepreneurs coworking are usually not employed by the same organization.work Typically it is attractive to work-at-home professionals, independent contractors, or people who travel frequently who end up working in relative isolation. Coworking is also the social gathering of a group of people who are still working independently, but who share values, and who are interested in the synergy that can happen from working with like- minded talented people in the same space. [ [ Grand Circus, Detroit $250 for a Shared Desk, $400 for Dedicated Desk Unlimited coffee/tea Exchange with Grand Rapids and Lansing Google Startup Pack w/$20,000 credit for Google App Engine Intro to 2 investors, match-up w/local mentor, access to limited legal and accounting.

19 INCUBATORS/ACCELERATORS TechStars, Boulder, LA, Austin, Seattle, New York, soon in Detroit $100,000 upon acceptance Only 1% of applicants are accepted A three month mentorship-driven accelerator program with a massive interconnected network — with over 3,000 founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners – that you’re part of for life. Cool House Labs, Harbor Springs 12 Weeks of free housing, lab space and perks $25,000 for 6% equity 65+ mentors

20 INCUBATORS/ACCELERATORS Y-Combinator, San Francisco $120,000 to large number of start-ups (68 last class) 3 months, during which we work intensively with them to get the company into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Start Garden, Grand Rapids $15,000,000 fund, giving $5,000/wk for best idea, $20,000 for ideas that stick after 2 months, $50, ,00 investment Free events and drop in incubators Bizdom, Detroit and Cleveland 3-6 month accelerator $25,000 in seed funding for 8% and $100,000 in convertible note investment

21 The Business Incubator at SPARK Central – an array of business facilities, tools and programs located in downtown Ann Arbor SPARK East Business Incubator – a comprehensive accelerator facility based in Ypsilanti’s new Eastside Innovation Campus The Michigan Life Science and Innovation Center – over 57,000 square feet of premier lab and office space in Plymouth SPARK Regional Incubator Network

22 BEING DEFEATED IS OFTEN A TEMPORARY CONDITION. GIVING UP IS WHAT MAKES IT PERMANENT. MARILYN VOS SAVANT

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24 University Gap Funds Translational Research Programs Commercialization Grants University Student Funds ETF - Emerging Technology Fund SmartZone BA - Business Accelerator PSF - Michigan Pre-seed Capital Fund TCC - Technology Collaboration Tax Credit MSDF - Michigan Supplier Diversification Fund MLPP - Michigan Loan Participation Program

25 TYPES OF CROWDFUNDING Donations and Rewards JOBS Act (still not live) Intrastate Accredited Investor Peer-to-peer lending

26 DONATIONS AND REWARDS The donation model is self-explanatory Rewards model is the most widely used Examples included Kickstarter, Indiegogo and others No expectation of financial gain, but either a good or service in return Pre-sales are very common

27 JOBS ACT Title III of the JOBS Act is equity crowdfunding $1,000,000 cap Investor caps Must use a portal or a broker/dealer Portals have strict rules and must file with FINRA

28 INTRASTATE First in Kansas and Georgia, by rule change Done through legislation in Wisconsin, Indiana, Alabama, Maine and several others On the ballot in many states Companies based in a state, with investors only from that state SEC Rule 147

29 ACCREDITED INVESTOR Angel’s List, Funder’s Club and others Very successful in real estate Also being used by bigger investors to find deals and then pull them offline Also touched by JOBS Act Title II

30 PEER-TO-PEER LENDING Micro-lending Still risky, but getting more common Has been around for a while Prosper, Lending Club, Funding Circle

31 MICHIGAN’S MILE ACT Michigan Invests Locally Act $1,000,000 for a business without audited financials, $2,000,000 for a business with audited financial Non-accredited can invest up to $10,000, accredited unlimited Escrow issues https://localstake.com/

32 NOTHING MUCH HAPPENS WITHOUT A DREAM. FOR SOMETHING REALLY GREAT TO HAPPEN, IT TAKES A REALLY GREAT DREAM. ROBERT K. GREENLEAF

33 33 US $20.10 billion ~61,900 deals 31% seed/startup 67% early/expansion stage 265,400 individuals US $21.97 billion ~2,750 deals 8% seed/startup/ 24% early stage 68% later/expansion capital 462 firms active Angel Investors 2010Venture Capital 2010 Center for Venture Research and PwC MoneyTree Angels: Majority of US Startup Funding

34 INVESTMENT IN MI COMPANIES ON THE RISE $120 million from VCs was invested in 40 companies in Michigan, an increase of 111 percent over the last five years. $9.9 million from Angels was invested in 36 companies, and more than $50 million raised from leveraged sources. There are today 104 active venture-backed companies, a 66 percent increase over the last five years Michigan has 116 active angel-backed companies, an increase of 137 percent over the last 5 years. 34 MVCA 2013 Annual Report

35 INVESTMENT IN MI COMPANIES ON THE RISE Michigan-based venture capital firms had $1.6 billion dollars in capital under management, an increase of 45 percent in the last 5 years. 33 venture capital firms either headquartered or with an office in Michigan, an increase of 50 percent in the last five years. 9 Angel groups Ann Arbor, Detroit (2), Grand Rapids, Lansing, Midland, Muskegon, Traverse City Since 2007, approximately $60 million in angel and pre-seed funding has been invested in Michigan start-ups. 35 MVCA 2013 Annual Report

36 SECTORS OF INVESTMENT VENTURE CAPITAL 40% IT 37% Life Science 16% Advanced Materials & Manufacturing, Alternative Energy 7% Consumer Products and Other ANGELS 25% IT 35% Life Science 30% Advanced Materials & Manufacturing, Alternative Energy 10% Consumer Products and Other 36

37 “ TO FIND JOY IN WORK IS TO DISCOVER THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH.” PEARL S. BUCK

38 “CONSULT NOT YOUR FEARS BUT YOUR HOPES AND YOUR DREAMS. THINK NOT ABOUT YOUR FRUSTRATIONS, BUT ABOUT YOUR UNFULFILLED POTENTIAL. CONCERN YOURSELF NOT WITH WHAT YOU TRIED AND FAILED IN, BUT WITH WHAT IT IS STILL POSSIBLE FOR YOU TO DO.” POPE JOHN XXIII


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