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PART 1: COMPANY
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Your Full Name:
(323) 691 4755
(323) 691 4755
171 N. Gardner St.
Years in operation:
Number of employees:
Annual sales revenues:
Stage of funding:
Type of funding:
PART 2: LONGER ANSWERS
Briefly tell the investors about
A2Z BIONICS is a medical device company focused on diabetes
biotech device, which is a true biohybrid pancreas -- not
an insulin pump and glucose monitor -- allows diabetics to
lead a life of a non-diabetic. No constant self testing and
Who are the founders and team
The founders are Gregory Zeltser, MD PhD with experience in
product development in the biomedical area. Michael Piliavin,PhD,
physicist with experience in developing high tech devices.
Scientific advisor and consultant to the team is Gregory Korbutt,
Ph.D. a world recognized expert in the treatment of diabetes.
What motivates the founders to
be in this industry and or offer this product or service?
Diabetes is a serious disease that leads to many complications
which may result in significant loss of quality of life for
people from a very young age to maturity. The product we offer
will be a significant contribution to world wide health. Also,
diabetes healthcare and the demand for treatment is a billion
dollar field with a very high growth rate and profitability
Briefly describe your product
or your service that your company provides?
implantable biohybrid pancreas that treats insulin dependent
diabetes by releasing not only insulin but also glucagon,
somatostatin and all other pancreatic hormones according to
the patient’s body demand.
Our device is NOT and insulin pump.
What big problem does your company,
products or services solve?
Gives diabetics the ability to life
as a non-diabetic.
List 3 to 5 of your top competitors? (company name / website)
These companies are:
Bigfoot Biomedical bigfootmedica;com
How big is the market opportunity?
Multibillion dollar industry
How big can the company get?
Multibillion dollar player in the
Our goal is to be number one.
What gives your company a competitive
have Intellectual property
Number.: 9,101,707 B2 granted on August 11, 2015.
to be applied for
We are the only
ones who have patents on a biohybrid pancreas supported by
peritoneal fluid perfusion around each islet that is critical
to maintaining operation of this and any similar device over
any significant period of time and makes it a valuable asset
for keeping diabetes under full control.
What is unique about your company,
products, or services?
there is no marketed device
has the design and functionality and freedom for the user
as BioPan :
units in development are insulin pump/glucose monitor
combinations requiring human intervention at various stages
of daily use.
devices employing live cells, which are being tested,
do not have the perfusion system of BioPan so that the
methods can’t provide a long lifetime to the living
How does the company market or
plan to market its products or services?
Within the medical industry,
What amount of funding are you
For Seed Stage, $290,000.
Additional stages will be needed
to bring product to market
What stake in your company are
We are open to discussions on the
amount of funding and stake in the company
What is the company's desired
Have you previously raised any
other funding, explain?
Just starting fund raising campaign
Are you prepared to sell control
or the company?
open to negotiation
What is the projected lifetime
value of a customer?
Once our customer, always our customer.
A diabetic needs our product to
be able to live a normal life.
What early traction has the company
gotten (sales, traffic to the company's website, app downloads,
etc., as relevant)?
We are a seed company and no product
has been manufactured.
What do you see are the risks
and liabilities in the business or industry?
The usual associated with biomedical
What is the likely exit - IPO
We are open to both exits.
Decision will be based on the best
outcome for investors and the company future.
What are the company’s
At the end of three years we expect
to be in the midst of FDA trials.
When will the company get to
At the end of 5th
year we expect to have a viable device for sale.
How much burn will occur until
the company gets to profitability?
Approximately $8M USD until the
fifth year to bring product to market
How much is being raised in this
Will existing investors participate
in the round?
We are just starting out to get
funding. None exist.
Please contact us!
What is the planned use of proceeds
from this round?
To build the first prototype and
carry out in vitro experiments for data gathering and finalizing
What milestones will the financing
get you to?
With this milestone achieved we
will seek the next round of funding to perform animal model
What relevant domain experience
does the team have?
The team is experienced in developing
various biomed devices.
In addition we have as part of our
team one of the world’s experts on diabetes treatment.
What key additions to the team
are needed in the short term?
Short being completion of seed stage,
we will be seeking a designer of implantable devices,
lab technicians for assembly of
prototypes for animal model testing.
Why is the team uniquely capable
to execute the company's business plan?
We have a business plan. We are
Execution of business plan will
be entrusted to a manager, to be hired, or investor with the
What key intellectual property
does the company have (patents, patents pending, copyrights,
trade secrets, trademarks, domain names)?
US Patent Number.:
9,101,707 B2 granted on August 11, 2015.
A2ZBionics.com soon to be activated.
Trademark being applied for.
Do you have an elevator pitch,
if so add that here:
No finger pricks, no injections,
empowering diabetics to lead a normal life.
Also, please look over our attached
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