OUR PROCESS: VISION
Our vision is grounded in the belief that our proprietary Airspeed Business Creation & Development Process™ (ABCD) is a better way to select, plan, launch, develop and grow companies.
We believe success is an engineered process to manage risk, enhance results and accelerate financial returns. Projects selected range from patented university innovations to thoroughly vetted opportunities from our Deal Flow networks consisting of CONNECT’S Springboard program (www.connect.org), Private Capital Network (www.privatecapitalnetwork.net), relationships with tier one Venture and Private Equity Firms and directly from the firm’s principal’s personal network.
Companies considered by Airspeed are positioned to dominate their respective markets. Some are pre-revenue and some already have revenue and a profitability track record. Airspeed utilizes a well-considered and closely defined system that identifies opportunities; provides the best environment; anticipates and overcomes problems; develops and executes an achievable business plan; and designs timely, high return potential exit.
Companies of interest to Airspeed exhibit more than one of the following characteristics:
- Capacity to dominate their market
- Capacity for an exit event of $200 million or greater within 5 years
- First 5 years cumulative revenues of over $150 million
- Product/service in the market with first sale in 18 months
- Positive cash flow within 36 months of initial investment