Louis Cantolupo Director, Sales & Marketing Presenting to: NIH Biosciences Business Interest Group The Company Omnia Biologics provides process development, manufacturing, and fill-finish capabilities of infectious biological substances used in vaccine, biodefense, and gene therapy applications. What we (want to) do Process development Design Optimization Validation Manufacturing of infectious biologics 5000 vpd filling capability Why would I do this? “Mom! Dad! When I grow up I wanna be a contract biologics manufacturer!” The Investors The Waters FFF’s Angels VC’s Institutional investors Corporate partners It’s all about the money Period. Friends, Family, and Fools Think they’re gonna get rich Assume that you’re The Expert Like ideas PATHOLOGICALLY focused on ROI Angels Think they’re helping you – and they are Assume you’ve got a grip on reality Like ideas that lead to opportunities PATHOLOGICALLY focused on dilution The VC’s Think you’ve got a long way to go Assume nothing Like opportunities PATHOLOGICALLY focused on valuation "Venture capitalists are people looking for innovation - until they see it. If you have an innovative idea, your chance of getting funding is virtually zero." Nolan Bushnell Quote: Business Week, Aug. 2003 So, Lou, tell me what it’s like… Pounding the pavement It’s more like pounding your desk It gets REAL old after awhile “How’s the business goin’?” Confidence drops It ain’t no kind of fun Before you look for dough Business plan Implementation/Execution plan A registered company FTO, patent(s), license, etc. A good law firm & accountant Understand the process REG D! Find someone who’s done it While looking for dough ALWAYS. BE. POSITIVE. “No” Don’t get angry. Look nice Three food groups: mints, water, coffee Baby steps & small victories Getting to No You still have your (day) job You don’t have FTO or IP You don’t have experience You don’t have a Ben & Jerry’s model You Getting to Ye…well…hmm… You quit your (day) job You have an idea of FTO or IP You found some experience You have a Microsoft model You BEWARE! The Slum Lord The Golf Pro The Thinker The Virgin Jerry Maguire The Seller Godspeed to us all!
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