Terramera

Report
Kill Pests, Naturally.
Karn Manhas, CEO
T 604-639-9600 x1
E [email protected]
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Our BIG Idea
Founded in 2009 at the University of British Columbia (UBC) with a
mission to change the way the world does pest control by focusing
on one big idea:
Develop plant-based biopesticides
that are more effective than
conventional chemical pesticides
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The Global Problem
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Terramera Biopesticide Platform Technology
Problem
Solution
Conventional
chemical pesticides
Toxicity, Resistance
Natural biochemicals:
Non-Toxic MOA, Low
possibility of resistance
Natural biochemical
alternatives
Unstable, inconsistent
& short acting
Stabilize & effective
penetration
“Bug” physiology
and delivery
Insects self-protect with
thick cuticles, difficult to
penetrate.
Technology that
penetrates
Patents pending: Initial Patent Office Reviews positive
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Initial Target : Bed Bug Problem
Egg
Bed Bug
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 Growing Epidemic
 US EPA and CDC declared: “public
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health threat”
US: $1.8 Billion spent in 2012
Rampant growth: doubling annually
 Current products: No good options
 Pesticide Resistance
 Toxic
 Don’t kill completely
 None kill eggs
Our Bed Bug Solution
A BETTER SOLUTION…
 Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS)
 National Organics Program (NOP)
…THAT WORKS
 100% Max Kill Rate
 Works on pesticide-resistant
bed bugs
 Works as a residual (direct
contact not required)
 Only product that kills eggs
without contact
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US Government Fast Tracks Terramera
 USDA: “in the public interest”
 US EPA: Fast-tracked Approvals
 Full approvals: 2012
 State Approvals
 California: Fast-tracked, approved 2012
 Registered in 50 States + D.C.
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TERRAMERA SLAUGHTERS MARKET LEADER
3RD PARTY CLINICAL DATA: RESIDUAL EFFICACY
100.0
Mean Percent Mortality (%)
90.0
KILLS 100%
of adults
& nymphs
80.0
70.0
60.0
Untreated Control
50.0
TER-RTU
40.0
Suspend SC (R)
30.0
Suspend® - leading
pyrethroid pesticide
20.0
Control
10.0
0.0
0
1
4
8
12
24
72
Hour After Dosing
Data source: Independent lab (regulatory study) 2011
…AND ONLY____________
KILLS AND
PREVENTS EGG HATCH
US BED BUG MARKET
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Go-to-Market Strategy
Commercial
Pest Management
Products
Direct Sales
Wholesale
Distribution
Channel Partners Sales/Licensing
Consumer
Products
(Q3 2013)
Web-based Launch
Viral Effect
Exploring
In discussion with
3 major commercial
brands
In discussion with
3 major retail brands
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Market Traction
Commercial
 2012 Pilot
 200 Pest Control Professionals trained
 3312 exterminations
 Represent 0.1% of US market in 2012
 4 US distributors signed
 60% of distribution market
Consumer
 Approached by two largest consumer products companies
Marketplace Endorsements
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“We've never seen so much excitement
about a new product.”
- Sylvia Kenmuir, Target Specialty Products
(Terramera Distributor)
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Marketplace Endorsements
“CIRKIL has proven…it will eliminate 100% of
the bed bug population in a home…[it works]
like nothing we’ve ever used before.”
-
Tim Guererro, General Manager, Pro Pacific Pest Control, San Diego, CA
www.ProPacificPest.com
Milestones
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The Pesticide Market
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The Team: Management
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Seasoned
senior
team, most
with at
least 15years
domainrelevant
experience
CEO: Karn Manhas (BSc, JD)
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15 yrs leadership experience in government, project management,
business, and community development
Developed the core patent & technology for CIRKIL
CFO: Tracy Seward (CGA)
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15 yrs leadership experience in senior financial roles.
Lead financing at 3 startups raising over $25M
COO: Bal Sandhu (BEng, PEng)
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35+ yrs global in manufacturing and plant operations
Built $1B plant from ground up
CSO: Annett Rozek (PhD)
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Over 15 yrs experience in scientific design, R&D and laboratory
operations management
CLO: Adam Menzies (LLB)
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Over 5+ yrs experience in business startups, I.P. law, (patents,
trademarks, copyright) and litigation
VP Sales: Dave Buzzelli (BSc, MSc)
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30+ yrs pest control and executive management
Lead North American Pesticides Division for DuPont
Senior sales roles with BASF, Residex, AgrEvo, and Bayer
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The Terramera OPPORTUNITY
Billion Dollar Potential
 Proprietary TECHNOLOGY platform
 Effective Plant Based Biopesticides
 potential to revolutionize $50B Market
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 Innovative PRODUCT solves GLOBAL
problems with natural, renewable source solution
 Proven Effective
 Unique Solution for Bed Bug Problem
 Fast-tracked and US approvals in place
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Kill Bugs, Naturally.
Karn Manhas, CEO
T 604-639-9600 x1
E [email protected]
Tracy Seward, CFO
T 604-639-9600
E [email protected]

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