Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
Seedlauncher Pitch Deck
Transcript of Seedlauncher Pitch Deck
Take out a bank loan (You have no collateral)
Go to an Angel or VC (They don't invest in lifestyle businesses)
Get Grandma to mortgage her house.
It's clear that current methods of financing have obvious shortfalls for small business owners. In fact according to the SBA the 6th most common reason a small business fails is poor credit arrangements (high interest bank loans) What in the world is crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is a system of financing where people invest any amount of money they want in your business for a portion of an equity offering. No collateral. All on terms you set.
Example: I want to start a coffee shop. I offer 10% of my company for $10,000.
My friend Bob invest $100
My Friend Eric invest $1900
Marc Andreessen invest $8000
The equity breakdown would be Bob=.1% Eric=1.9% Marc Andreessen=8%
These are very simple numbers and what crowdfunding actually looks like is hundreds or thounds of people investing amounts >$50
*Marketing aspect of crowdfunding also notable. Okay, so crowdfunding is cool, but who is Seedlauncher and what do they do that's different from other crowdfunding sites? Focus on local "lifestyle" businesses.
Two tier vetting process.
Revenue sharing over simple ownership.
Heavily leverages both social and local networks.
Extensive back end investor management tools.
Investor points and badges to keep users engaged (and investing frequently) Team has been friends for years; Working together for 1.5 years.
Dan and Avi=Rockstar programmers, freelance web developers, and University of Iowa CS mjaors.
Jeromy=CEO/Janitor/Jack-of-all-trades. University of Iowa Senior. B2B sales experience.
Advisers: Ben Milne CEO, Dwolla.
Josh Cramer: Co-Founder Koala Pay, Cramer IT
Bootstrapped so far.
Open beta now launched.
Full version as soon as the SEC lets us.
Poised to be first movers and only site niched towards local and lifestyle based businesses.
Activley seeking seed level investment.
Twitter @jeromysonne ; @seedlauncher Team and stuff