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FLYWHEEL VENTURES. Presentation to. Coronado Ventures Forum. Santa Fe, NM * November 18, 2004. Experienced Investment Team. Track Record of Success. Classic Investment Strategy. Hands-On Partnering with Entrepreneurs. Agenda. Experienced Investment Team. Track Record of Success.

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FLYWHEEL VENTURES

Presentation to

Coronado Ventures Forum

Santa Fe, NM * November 18, 2004

agenda

Experienced Investment Team

Track Record of Success

Classic Investment Strategy

Hands-On Partnering with Entrepreneurs

Agenda
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Experienced Investment Team

Track Record of Success

Classic Investment Strategy

Hands-On Partnering with Entrepreneurs

flywheel new mexico team
Flywheel New Mexico Team

Scott Caruso

Director

  • Angel investor in NM & CO
  • Founder of HotSpare
  • Co-Founder of ComputeIntensive

(sold to NTT Verio; $140M)

  • SUN Microsystems
  • BS New Mexico State

Chris Traylor

Associate

  • Start-up experience with PSI
  • MBA from Univ. of New Mexico
  • BA Kansas State University

Trevor Loy

Managing Director

  • Founded Flywheel in 1999
  • Boards: Comet, Samba, CVF, Arrowhead (NMSU), NMVCA
  • Conexant, Gigabeat, Intel, ParkingNet, Stanford, Teradyne
  • Co-founder, Stanford “Gap” Fund
  • BSEE, MSEE, MS MS&E, Stanford

Kim Sanchez Rael

Director

  • Co-Founder, Qynergy
  • Senior exec, Intel
  • Senator Bingaman (D-NM)
  • BA Harvard, MBA Stanford
  • All Team Members Have Entrepreneurial Experience
flywheel strategic advisory board
Fern Mandelbaum

Venture Partner, Monitor Ventures

Carlos Perea

Founding Partner, Entrada Private Equity

Olympia Nguyen

VP, JP Morgan Chase

Dr. Everett Rogers (1931-2004)

Regents Professor, Univ. of NM

Author, Diffusion of Innovations

Erik Straser, Ph.D.

Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures

Louise Velazquez

Senior VP at Oracle

President at Quincy Jones Productions

Flywheel Strategic Advisory Board
  • Tom Byers
  • Ph.D., Chairman, Strategic Advisory Board & L.P. Advisory Committee
  • Professor of Entrepreneurship, Stanford University
  • Co-Founder of Slate and Symantec; operating roles at Novell and Accenture
  • Board member, Reactivity, Alphablox, Harvard Business CRC, Visio (now MSFT)

David Albin

  • Managing Partner, Natural Gas Partners

David Alderson, Ph.D.

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, CalTech

Andrew Constantin

  • Partner, Constantin Partners

Bill Garcia

  • New Mexico Secretary of Econ Development
  • Executive at Intel and USWest/Qwest

Craig Johnson

  • Founder and Former Chairman, Venture Law Group

Audrey MacLean

  • Private Angel Investor; Stanford Professor
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Experienced Investment Team

Track Record of Success

Classic Investment Strategy

Hands-On Partnering with Entrepreneurs

flywheel investment criteria

3:1

Re-Segmentation

Disruptive

Flywheel Investment Criteria

Geography

Investment Size

Sector

Business Model

Advanced Materials

Semi-conductors

Security

Telecom / Networking

Software / Internet

how flywheel identifies opportunities

The enduring competitive advantages in a global economy lie increasingly in local things—knowledge, relationships, motivation— that distant rivals cannot match.

—Michael Porter, HBS

How Flywheel Identifies Opportunities

Entrepreneurial

Talent

Flywheel Matching Process

Successful

Seed Stage Companies

Technology

Innovations

Market

Identification

key questions flywheel asks
Key Questions Flywheel Asks
  • Importance of Sales and Distribution Understood?
  • Equity Markets Understood? Value Stock > Prestige?
  • Experienced Team; Play to Win? Know What They Don’t Know?
  • Market Big Enough; Segmented Properly?
  • Business Model Works? Capital Efficient?
  • Technology-based, Sustainable Advantage?
  • Milestones Aligned with Risk Reduction?
  • Realistic, Sizable Exit Strategy?
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Experienced Investment Team

Track Record of Success

Classic Investment Strategy

Hands-On Partnering with Entrepreneurs

key aspects to selecting a vc firm
Key Aspects to Selecting a VC Firm
  • Firm-wide Value Add, Not Just One Partner
  • Schedule & Resource Capacity to Be Involved
  • Strategy & Technical Skills
  • Entrepreneurial Management Experience
  • Management Recruiting
  • Sales / Customer Resources & Relationships
  • Follow-On Capital Reserves & Syndicate Relationships
  • Experience in Achieving Liquidity

Assess the Venture Firm as They Assess You. Check References. It’s a Partnership!

flywheel s commitment to entrepreneurs
Flywheel’s Commitment to Entrepreneurs
  • Pick Ventures Where Flywheel Team’s Involvement Adds Operational Value
  • Maintain Conservative Company Ratio (3-5 Max per Flywheel Team Member)
  • Syndicate Investments with Additional Professional Investors Nationwide
  • Strategy, Recruiting, Sales, Management, and Mentoring Assistance
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Experienced Investment Team

Track Record of Success

Classic Investment Strategy

Hands-On Partnering with Entrepreneurs

representative flywheel investments
Representative Flywheel Investments

San Francisco, CA

Palo Alto, CA

Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, NM

San Francisco, CA

Woodside, CA

Mountain View, CA

St. Louis, MO

Santa Fe, NM

sample co investors and customers
Sample Co-Investors and Customers

Venture Capital Investors

Constantin Partners

Representative Customers

thank you

Thank You

trevor@flywheelventures.com

1.877.586.7526 tel/fax

www.flywheelventures.com

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