GHANA | NIGERIA | SOUTH AFRICA | KENYA
JOURNEY TO SANKALP AFRICA
PRESS & SPONSORSHIP KIT
Geeks Gone Global 2014 /1
Journey To Sankalp
Africa
+
5 Countries in 14 Days
All Geeks Gone Global Innovation Excursions are 14-16 day trips that ...
Mr. Born Global
Chief Geek
Geeks Gone Global Innovation Excursions are led by a global
entrepreneur and innovator with ove...
Connecting The World’s
Passionate People
Founders of The Innovation Excursion
Geeks Gone Global is the official transit s...
A Blur of Business and Fun
REAL CONNECTIONS! REAL IMPACT
We want to make real connections between people who are committe...
On the Ground
Events
+
In each
country, companies
from the innovative
community and the
delegation take turns
sharing 5 m...
GGG Content Distribution Network For The Journey to Sankalp Africa
GGG Branded e-mails, collateral and links are distribut...
Over 100 News Articles and
Over 100 interviews
GGG’s first Africa trip PR
On GGG’s first innovation excursion to Africa o...
Multiple Themes = Greater Exposure
15 Women to Africa
Design Capital Cape Town
Journey to
Africa Atlanta
Sankalp
Offici...
Branding & Marketing
At Lead Generation and Qualification
• All attendees, participants and connectors are listed in the ...
Website and Responsive
Mobile Branding
26K+ UNIQUE VISITORS
Landing Page
Geeks Gone Global
maintains a professional
and g...
3 GeniusCorps & Live Living Bridges
Planet Google Hangouts Per Trip
Over 7,000 Online
Members
GGG has partnered with Liv...
Reach
2,000
+
Face to Face
Innovators
Qualified Leads
Geeks Gone Global always reaches
and retains reach to innovators...
10%
Social
Entrepreneurs
100% Innovators
30%
5%
Target audience
GGG Targets innovative
entrepreneurs and the organiza...
Focus on Women
90%
Female Attendees
Extraordinary effort has been put
into focusing on female innovators
during the GGG J...
Our website
www.geeksgoneglobal.com
Custom Sponsorships Available
Social
Twitter.com/geeksgoneglobal
Facebook.com/geeks...
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  • 1. GHANA | NIGERIA | SOUTH AFRICA | KENYA JOURNEY TO SANKALP AFRICA PRESS & SPONSORSHIP KIT Geeks Gone Global 2014 /1
  • 2. Journey To Sankalp Africa + 5 Countries in 14 Days All Geeks Gone Global Innovation Excursions are 14-16 day trips that go through a minimum of 5 countries. The Journey to Sankalp will take place between Feb. 1, 2014 and Feb. 14, 2014. Starting from New York to Accra, Ghana, Lagos Nigeria, Johannesburg, SA, Cape Town, SA and ending with our partner, Sankalp Forum Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /2
  • 3. Mr. Born Global Chief Geek Geeks Gone Global Innovation Excursions are led by a global entrepreneur and innovator with over 20 years experience working and living in over 90 countries. Faruq Hunter Founder and President of GeniusCo and its subsidy GeniusCorps he has travelled and worked in over 90 countries servicing both the public and private. Mr. Hunter has been featured in Black Enterprise Magazine for creating a legacy of wealth and stability for your family and selected as one of the top 50 most important African American's in technology. Mr. Hunter has over 18 years experience in information Technology management and implementation and over 10 years experience in Global Business Development. OUR FOUNDER Geeks Gone Global 2014 /3
  • 4. Connecting The World’s Passionate People Founders of The Innovation Excursion Geeks Gone Global is the official transit system of the innovation ecosystem. As more and more people are trying to create solutions for a future with many more people and far less borders, the concepts, programs and people that grow the innovation ecosystem are constantly growing. Incubators, accelerators, events, hubs and a plethora of resources are constantly coming online all over the world in order to help more people innovate and grow their ideas into viable and impacting products and services. Geeks Gone Global is dedicated to exposing the full breath of the innovative ecosystem to as many people and as many places as possible. Our role in the ecosystem is awareness and connecting.. WHAT WE DO Geeks Gone Global 2014 /4
  • 5. A Blur of Business and Fun REAL CONNECTIONS! REAL IMPACT We want to make real connections between people who are committed to truly changing the world and impacting the lives of others. GGG takes actionable people to actionable people who understand each other and make real things happen. Before and after the trip we solidify relationships for our attendees and we share every detail of the planning and planners with you so that you are empowered to take full advantage of your excursion. The daily agenda is filled with meeting and engaging with the most innovative members of each community, discovering the innovative ecosystems of the countries visited. HOW WE DO IT Geeks Gone Global 2014 /5
  • 6. On the Ground Events + In each country, companies from the innovative community and the delegation take turns sharing 5 minute pitches about their companies followed by networking + GGG partners with the innovative ecosystems premiere events, such as Startup Weekend, Tedx, Sank alp Forum and SoCap EVENTS + GGG takes its attendees to the offices and sites of the most successful innovative companies in each country visited + With over 7,000 virtual members of GeniusCorps and Living Bridges Planet, GGG hosts 3 Google Hangouts per trip followed by several very active social media campaigns Geeks Gone Global 2014 /6
  • 7. GGG Content Distribution Network For The Journey to Sankalp Africa GGG Branded e-mails, collateral and links are distributed to hundreds of thousands of innovators around the world through these top tier partners. The assistance of the mailing lists and memberships of these organizations greatly increases the number of people who are exposed to the brands of GGG, GG Partners and sponsors. DISTRIBUTION Geeks Gone Global 2014 /7
  • 8. Over 100 News Articles and Over 100 interviews GGG’s first Africa trip PR On GGG’s first innovation excursion to Africa over 50 stories were written about the trip and GGG Partners and attendees. In addition, the same excursions was either mentioned or referenced in another 50 stories. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /8
  • 9. Multiple Themes = Greater Exposure 15 Women to Africa Design Capital Cape Town Journey to Africa Atlanta Sankalp Official Exploratory Trip For Mayor Kasim Reed Startup Weekend Mentors Empowerment Women Crowdfunding Signup for Imagination for People Euro Hacktrip Recruitment A Vehicle for Lead Initiatives The representation of multiple initiative on one trip dramatically increases the trips press and exposure. On the first GGG trip top Africa over 50 news articles were written about the trip and placed in news sources around the world. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /9
  • 10. Branding & Marketing At Lead Generation and Qualification • All attendees, participants and connectors are listed in the GGG, Citrix Sponsored, Extranet in Podio. All contact information and participant information gathered is available at all times for GGG sponsors and partners At Events Give Aways and Media Web Based • Banners • 1,000,000 MB of Film • Custom Landing Page • Digital Presentations on Flash Drives • 6,000 Professional Photos • Logos on landing pages and e-mails • Speaking • Entrepreneurial Interviews • Lead Capture and Generation • Panels • Over 100 News Pieces • Custom branding of trip logo • Pitch Presentation • Sponsorship Press Release • Links on • Table or Booth • Branded Commemorative T-Shirt • Geeksgoneglobal.com • Distribution of Materials • Branded Solar Genome Backpack • Geeksgoneglobal.com/fundyourtrip • Branded Scottevest Jacket • Geekheaven.co • GeniusCorps.co MULTIPLE OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPOSE YOUR BRAND Since the primary goal of the Geeks Gone Global Innovative Excursions is to expose innovators to opportunities to grow their initiatives, there are multiple opportunities to present branding and marketing to the many participants and attendees. All sponsorship opportunities are customized to the sponsor or supporter. SPONSORSHIP Geeks Gone Global 2014 /10
  • 11. Website and Responsive Mobile Branding 26K+ UNIQUE VISITORS Landing Page Geeks Gone Global maintains a professional and graphically pleasing web presence. Our Supporters are given custom landing page on our site. Trip Page Supporters are also listed on our main landing page for the trip, which receives premium traffic during the excursion Geeks Gone Global 2014 /11
  • 12. 3 GeniusCorps & Live Living Bridges Planet Google Hangouts Per Trip Over 7,000 Online Members GGG has partnered with Living Bridges planet and SoCap, one of the world’s largest gathering of social entrepreneurs and investors to execute 3 live Google Hangouts from Ghana, South Africa and Sankalp Africa in Nairobi. Viewed by thousands of entrepreneurs around the world Living Bridges helps to insure that GG partners and supporters get maximum exposure. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /12
  • 13. Reach 2,000 + Face to Face Innovators Qualified Leads Geeks Gone Global always reaches and retains reach to innovators and entrepreneurs through every excursion. Through GeniusCorps free memberships GGG has a reach of 7,000 members and will establish over 2,000 face to face interactions while on the continent. With 160 more trips planned in the next 2 years this number will grow to every country in the world. 250,000 Unique Online Views from GGG Sites, Partner Sites and Media + + 7,000 + 2MILLION + Existing Online Members Members and Participants of Organizations Reached Geeks Gone Global 2014 /13
  • 14. 10% Social Entrepreneurs 100% Innovators 30% 5% Target audience GGG Targets innovative entrepreneurs and the organizations that facilitate that community. 30% Tech Startups 30% 5% Geeks Gone Global 2014 /14
  • 15. Focus on Women 90% Female Attendees Extraordinary effort has been put into focusing on female innovators during the GGG Journey to Sankalp Africa. Three of the GGG Pitch Parties are themed around women entrepreneurs as well as an initiative that drew 15 dynamic female entrepreneurs, investors and political and business leaders. The GGG Journey to Sankalp Africa will be the largest privately ran excursion of female leaders from the US to Africa that has focused on female led innovation. Female Male 10% Male Attendees Not to be counted out, 10% of the delegation to Africa is male and over 50% of the participants on the ground will be male as well. Geeks Gone Global 2014 /15
  • 16. Our website www.geeksgoneglobal.com Custom Sponsorships Available Social Twitter.com/geeksgoneglobal Facebook.com/geeksgoneglobal Contact PHONE SKYPE MAIL + 1 404 990 0613 faruqh For sponsorship or press opportunities, please contact us. GeniusCorps Ambassadors are also fully empowered to develop sponsorship and press opportunities. memberservices@gc-usa.com CONTACT US Geeks Gone Global 2014 /16

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