In short, started as a nonprofit focused on research, and eventually, allow businesses to grow based on these open technologies.
Update of where we are
Budgetting for operations of a grant
- Turn-key solutions
- Large enterprise
Potential Business Structures
Government-owned enterprise from start
Credible & respected. Government support
Paperwork inefficiency, and bureaucratic approval cycles can be slow
How does it affect the community in Serangan?
Start-up → Acquired Government-owned enterprise
Startup → Acquired by a larger company
Start-up → Larger Energy Company, possibly listed (IPO)
Might be hard to stay open source
SME, stay small
We could have the government as a partner to make it easier for approvals. Telecom has incubation programs.
Nonprofit, stay small
Nonprofit, that become big
Great to establish traction with a lot of goodwill
Royalties to Serangan
Serangan remains the local producer and R&D
Who owns the installation?
Who earns the operational profits?
What’s the ambitions of Serangan People?
Abigail: right now, we’re at the research stage. So we should get research money for R&D.
Investor Presentation → ROI
Community Presentation → Jobs, energy
Government Presentation → Environment, Jobs, energy, economy