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  • WEATHER FORECASTING ON STEROIDS

    Ed Keible

    Executive Chairman

    Cornelius, NC 28031

    Ed@tempoquest.com

    650 224 0296

    www.tempoquest.com

    Gene PacheChief Operating Officer

    Omaha, NE 68144

    Gene@tempoquest.com

    402 578 1722

    www.tempoquest.com

    mailto:Ed@tempoquest.commailto:Ed@tempoquest.com

  • Market for customized forecasts is > $8 billion annually More rapid and accurate forecasts can dramatically

    o Improve business profitability o Reduce societal risk; e.g. Juno Debacle in NYC

    TQIs AceCAST software provides these improvements 30% of software completed to date Management and programming teams in place to complete

    remainder A low capital, high margin business

    AT A GLANCE

  • Inaccurate and imprecise forecasts are a problem for many industries, e.g. transport and transportation

    Current technology is outdated, slow and inaccurate Consequently, unable to reduce business risks as weather shifts

    occur

    PROBLEM

  • OUR SOLUTION

    TQI is developing proprietary AceCAST tools to be run on high performance computers delivering: 3X improvement in accuracy 10X reduction in processing time

  • Precipitation Forecast

    Current WRF Forecast

    TQI AceCAST FORECAST PRECISION

    AceCAST WRF Forecast

    20 mins using 100 CPU cores 20 mins using 1 GPU core

  • Rest of World

    $3 billion

    19K

    1.9K

    United States

    $5 billion

    8K

    1K

    Total available market*1

    Available user seats*2

    Total customer base*3

    MARKET*

  • AceCAST is based on the most used tool, WRF (weather research and forecasting) software

    AceCAST is WRF coded to run on high performance GPU accelerators, e.g. NVIDIA Tesla

    AceCAST is customizable by market and client seat

    TECHNOLOGY

  • MARKETING MODEL

    Targeting high value verticals Software as a service Annual license fee per seat Upgrade fees Fee-based hardware usage

  • Weather Critical Verticals have Hundreds of Seats: Transport i.e. UPS, Fed Ex Transportation i.e. United, American, Southwest, Delta Energy traders i.e. Calpine, Royal Dutch Shell Reinsurance i.e. Munich Re, Swiss Re Sovereign nations are a longer term target

    INITIAL TARGET CUSTOMERS

  • Minimal staffing & capital expenditures Hardware provided by commercial cloud enterprise Outsource programming and help desk Sales by established regional reps Target current WRF customer base

    HIGH OPERATING LEVERAGE

  • ClientCustomized

    ForecastAccuracy

    EnterpriseProvider

    ForecastSpeed

    COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

    NOAA

    Panasonic Weather

    Weather Company

    Metra Weather

    AccuWeather

  • 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

    J A S O N D J F M A M J J A S O N D J F M A M J J A S O N D J F M A M J J A S O N D J

    TIMELINE

  • Ed Keible, Executive Chairman and CEO Fortune 300 senior executive; 20 years Endwave start-up CEO & Founder, 15 years, IPO and sale Director / Advisor of several other start-ups and IPOs

    Gene Pache, Chief Operating Officer Five years weather related start-up management, COO, founder, GeoMetWatch

    Corp Founder of seven start-ups; software, internet, weather satellite instruments Fortune 500 senior executive; 10 years

    OUR TEAM

    Allen Huang, PhD, Chief Technology Officer Distinguished Scientist at University of Wisconsin, SSEC 25 years experience in developing satellite and forecasting software

  • Don Berchoff Vice President & GM Americas, Metra Weather, New Zealand Former Director, Science & Technology, National Weather Service COL USAF (Ret.) 25 Years U.S. Air Force Meteorologist

    Fred Thompson President & CEO, Collaborative Communications, Inc. Award Winning Advertising and PR Executive 30 Years Madison Ave Advertising, PR Experience

    Stan Posey HPC Program Manager, Solutions in Earth System Modeling, NVIDIA, Inc Manager NVIDIA High Performance Computing Strategy for Earth System Modeling

    David Crain, PhD President & CEO, GeoMetWatch Corp PhD in Atmospheric Science 25 Years Experience in Satellite Meteorology

    Dan Pepper President, CEO, Pepper Consulting 25 Years Experience, Software Development, Marketing

    ADVISORS

  • Space Science & Engineering Center, SSEC, University of Wisconsin, Madison Worlds premier developer of algorithms for satellite meteorology projects.

    NVIDIA Corporation, Santa Clara Developer of GPU accelerators and CUDA programming language

    METRA Weather New Zealand Provides businesses weather intelligence

    GeoMetWatch Corp, Ft Wayne Developer of hyperspectral sounder constellation in geosynchronous orbit

    Hyper Sensing, Inc., Madison Commercial algorithm developer and consultant to industry

    ALLIANCES

  • FINANCIAL PROJECTIONS

    TempoQuest YR 1 YR 2 YR 3 YR 4 YR 5 YR 6 YR 7

    Financial Projections R & D R & D Operations Operations Operations Operations Operations

    # Customers 0 1 4 18 33 43 53

    # of Seats 0 10 208 1828 3324 4349 5384

    # of EMPLOYEES 2 2 11 20 35 45 55

    REVENUE $0 $100K $11.1M $38.8M $69.6M $90.1M $110.9M

    EXPENSES $2.4M $1.8M $3.3M $8.1M $12.9M $16.9M $20.4M

    PROFITS -$2.4M -$1.7M $7.7M $30.6M $56.7M $73.2M $90.5M

  • INVESTMENT REQUIREMENT

    Mmm$10mill

    $5 million for product development to beta testing in 2017

    $5 million for subsequent revenue acceleration

    $10 million in two $5 million tranches:

    EXIT STRATEGY

    IPO or Acquired by major weather forecast provider (most likely)