Applicable to markets worth 100s of billions "Flex Mechanism" is a simple patent-pending connection technology for sheet materials, flat or corrugated, without fasteners, which is simplifies building & roofing:
Bye bye Beams
Bye bye Trusses
Bye bye Purlins
Bye bye Brackets
Bye bye 1000s of fasteners and associated holes in sheet!
Applicable to roofing, bridges, dams, tornado shelter, greenhouses, hangars, general buildings, emergency shelter, or low cost housing in the third world.
Business model is initial validating e-commerce site (Oct 2013) , but the real end game is to license to multinationals.
1. Low burn rate now and in the future (licensing model)
2. Experienced founder (sold a tech to Nike in 2011, and licensed another in 2008)
3. Simple platform technology applicable to large market, but capable of seed market validation at low cost e.g. Tooling was ordered this week and was only $2,700
4. Modest pre-money valuation