Discover muru d, a startup seed accelerator (may 2015)

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  1. 1. A start-up seed accelerator powered by Telstra.
  2. 2. muru-D1 is a start-up accelerator established and supported by Telstra PAGE 2 What is Telstra? Telstra is Australias leading telecommunications services provider We are valued at c$80Bn, putting us within the top ten Telcos globally What is muru-D? muru-D is a start-up accelerator which is supported by Telstra We have been operating since 2013 and have more than 20 early stage technology businesses within the alumni Class 1 companies attracted A$3.1m in funding within 6 months of graduation We strongly believe the accelerator model is the best way to help high impact tech startups mature in the shortest possible time. It is strategic that Telstra is investing valuable corporate resources to support muru- Ds expansion, leveraging business and innovation opportunities throughout Singapore, as it continues on its journey to become a truly Smart Nation, Dr Alex Lin, Head of Infocomm Investments1 muru is an aboriginal word meaning road to / journey to...; D denotes digital
  3. 3. muru-D Singapore is looking for technology startups who are hungry to succeed. PAGE 3 What we are looking for... Highly motivated small tech startup teams who want to change the world! Must haves - 1. A clear articulation of the industry problem you wish to solve 2. A simple description of how you intend to solve it 3. An intimate knowledge of how your customers will benefit 4. An experienced set of founders with commercial and technical skills
  4. 4. The muru-D program offers investment, a beautiful working space, world class acceleration services and amazing networks Applicants apply online Up to 10 companies selected $40k investment for 6% equity 6-month program based in Amoy Street, Singapore Superfast internet and partner perks Mentoring and support Connections to corporate channel partners A guided trip to one of the worlds leading technology / start-up locations with introductions and the ability to pitch to global players muru-D Program Details
  5. 5. Activities
  6. 6. What we ask in return PAGE 6 Must be DIGITAL / TECH 6 month commitment 6% equity Relocate to Singapore Sweat and learn-ability
  7. 7. muru-D Startups class#1 PAGE 7 $3.7m+ $1.7m Total turnover to date Raised
  8. 8. muru-D Startups class#2 PAGE 8 International customers Paying customers 6 w/100%
  9. 9. How to Apply We ask about: About your Startup Understanding the business / product What support you need from muru-D Your team Your competition & how you differentiate Pitch Material e.g. Lean Canvas / Deck / Video Pitch References from customers / colleagues / community
  10. 10. How you can get involved Mentor: Apply: Connect: Contact:
  11. 11. Connect with us PAGE 11 Check back frequently at: Start the conversation early at:
  12. 12. Team PAGE 12 Head of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances Experienced strategist within the telecoms, media and technology sector, with strong transaction experience. Co-Founder of Pisces Group (Australia) Entrepreneur in Residence Angel investor & High-Tech Startup Specialist with experience in cloud services, virtualization & successful startup exits. Jamie Camidge Joseph Ziegler
  13. 13. Questions? PAGE 13 Jamie Camidge Presenter e: m: +65 8455 3259 Send me a tweet: @JamieCamidge