Amen ... and worth repeating. POET's solution needs to be presented in everyday language. While it might not have been accurate, we vividly remember "you may only have to charge your phone every 2 weeks."
POET needs marketing expertise that explains ...
"We plan to replace all of this (insert gold box picture) with this (a single wafer scale Optical Interposer) in millions of transceivers" or "This (OI) will make this (gold box) obsolete". Then mention the advantages, cost, manufacturing, testing etc and the market."
Investment fund managers and bank portfolio directors are not photonics experts, to say nothing of the retail investor (except maybe a few on this forum).