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SVForum - WCNC Funded Founders Forum Successful Exits: How to Prepare & What to Expect

The key to a successful exit (as in life) is all in the preparation. Come listen and talk to our experts and entrepreneurs who have been through the process. Learn about what you really need to know and plan for beforehand.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

You've made your decision-- now make your plan. At this installment of Funded Founders Forum, experts from DLA Piper and FLG partners will discuss the parameters of a successful exit: the steps you need to take, the challenges you'll face, and the best way to get from "here" to "there." Come listen, learn, and network with your fellow Funded Founders.

Topics include:
  • Timing — Know when it is the right time to sell.
  • Valuation — Figure out how much your business is worth.
  • Taxes — Do what’s needed to minimize.
  • Financial Statements — Prepare what’s needed.
  • Due Diligence — Avoid the pitfalls.
  • Sale Process — Manage the process to maximize value.
  • Legal — Minimize your risk during and after the sale.
  • Deal Structure — Optimize to meet lifetime financial goals.
  • Other — Management, employees and special considerations
Guest Speakers:
John Finegan, FLG Partners
Jens Hortsmann, Crestlight Ventur Productions
George Northup, Memeo
Paul Rosenfeld, Fanminder
Michael Torosian, DLA Piper
Moderated by: Susan Lucas-Conwell, SVForum

Register Online

Thursday, October 17, 2013
5:30pm - 9:00pm
DLA Piper, 2000 University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94303
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.  When registering for the event, use code: WHARTON_CODE and pay the SVForum member price of $25 (regularly $59 for non SVForum members).

About the Funded Founders Forum

You're a startup founder who's recently raised a round of angel or VC funding.  Congratulations!  So, now on top of everything else you have on your plate, you've got a bunch of new things to cope with that you've never done before.  You don't have the bandwidth to keep all those balls in the air AND learn all this new stuff, so life would be a whole lot easier with some help!  That's where SVForum's Funded Founders Forum comes in, by providing accelerated learning, actionable templates and valuable connections to investors and other founders, who have been there, done that.

Using a round table format, in an exclusive, confidential environment, these quarterly meetings are designed to quickly bring you up to speed on your most important issues.

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