Presenter Qualifications - Private Equity Forums

In order to qualify, the presenting companies are required to substantially meet all of the following criteria

Large Potential Market:
$500 million or more in potential market worldwide.
High Anticipated Growth Rate:
Projected annual sales growth of 25% or more.
Experienced Management Team:
Key managers who have done it before, especially with similar products or related business.
Sustainable Competitive Advantage:
A distinct advantage compared to the competition.
Barriers to Entry:
Economic means to discourage or beat competition in the field. e.g., proprietary technology or business method, patent, trade secret, number of years ahead of the competition.
Clear Strategy for Commercialization:
A realistic plan to bring product to market.
Proof of Concept:
Ideally, a product or service that clearly fulfills a need, has achieved some level of sales, key strategic partners or solid sales commitments.
Scalability:
A substantial likelihood that that the business can grow exponentially once the product is launched.
Business Model Anchored in Reality:
Management has thoroughly assessed its market, product development costs, on-going operating expenses and overall funding requirements.

The conference will feature presentations from up to 15 exceptionally promising new companies with breakout sessions conducted by senior management.

To apply as a presenter or to nominate a company please call Abdul Razak at 1 702 508 5200 Extn: 8003, 8048, email Executive Summary to abdul.razak@equityforum.com or call Bryan at 713 385 0302, email to bemerson@equityforum.com