For sale of client products and/or services as well as for prospective channel partnerships and for raising capital.
As agreed upon, Global Kinetics will focus on the following activities within the first 90 days:
Identify prospective partners to make contact with
Identify prospective clients to make contact with
Identify prospective angel investors to make contact with (primary focus on Bay Area based angel investors (e.g. Keiretsu Forum, Band of Angels, etc.) in U.S. and elsewhere as needed)
Identify prospective venture capital firms to make contact with (primary focus on early-to-mid stage investors)
Assist in establishing proper US entity structure
Assist in preparing initial legal agreements (Mutual NDA, Partnership Agreement, Employee Agreement, etc.)
Obtain client organization business cards and email address for representation
Strategy, Market, Position
Assistance in refining client’s business strategy, value proposition, market positioning, competitor analysis and sales processes/strategies
Evaluate / Validate current offerings and identify external validation contacts to assess market viability
Identify marketing firm to partner/contract with
Assist in establishing agreement / commercial terms
Assist in marketing messaging, collateral, marketing campaigns, thought leadership calendar, appropriate analysts to target, etc.
Review / Assess current sales processes, channels and strategies
Interim Executives, key personnel Hiring
Serve as interim executive within client organization for a specified period of time. Assist in backfilling interim roles and/or hiring key personnel for client.
Function as Market/Business Development executive using client biz cards/email
Begin search for permanent hire for Market/Business Development role as well as others as determined necessary by client team
Assess current team and identify hiring needs for recruitment purposes
Assist in formation of a formal Industry Advisory Board (IAB)
Develop plan for formal Advisory Board
Identify prospective advisors to contact and begin outreach
Formalize Advisory Board members, activities, objectives, etc.