The flagship WFS Tech Conference for CEOs, founders, and investors of software and IT companies, covering Tech M&A: investment, growth, strategy, buyouts, sales, and mergers. Insights from: private equity, VC, angels, strategic buyers, M&A advisors, and CEOs who’ve had a successful exit.
- M&A Market Update & 2021 Top 10 Disruptive Tech Trends
- Investors Panel: Will your strategy get funded?
- Tech Valuation Metrics: What is your company worth& how do you get it?
- Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?
- Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who've sold
- The Merger Experience
12:30 - 12:55
Login Grace Period
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Barbara Momboeuf, Conference Director WFS
Jaber Tannay, Conference chair & Senior Vice President Corum Group (Platinum Sponsor)
13:15 – 13:35
M&A Market Update & 2021 Top 10 Disruptive Tech Trends: Is it time to exit?
Tim Goddard, Executive Vice President Corum Group
13:35 – 14:35
Investors Panel: Will your strategy get funded?
Matti Kanninen, Co-Founder and Managing Partner Butterfly Ventures
Bindi Karia, Venture Partner Draper Esprit
David Barbour, Managing Partner FPE Capital
James Downing, Director of Venture Capital Services Silicon Valley Bank
Cyril Bertrand, Managing Partner XAnge
Moderator: Nina Seghatoleslami, Senior Vice President Corum Group
14:35 – 14:50
Tech Valuation Metrics: What is your company worth & how do you get it?
Yasmin Khodamoradi, Director of Valuation Services Corum Group
14:50 – 15:00
The Merger Experience & Short Break
15:05 – 16:05
Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?
Jon Koplin, Managing Director Cisco Investments
Hadar Keren, Director, Corp Dev Nice Systems
Marina Barbir, Corp M&A EMEA PWC
Moderator: Richard Harris, Vice President Corum Group
16:10 – 17:00
Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who’ve sold & how to prepare for an exit
Fred Hermans, Former CEO, Every Angle
Domenico Crapanzano, CEO Fing Limited
Tao Bauer, Managing Director Mailtastic
Mark Willems, CEO Minddistrict
Moderator: Jon Scott, Chairman & Managing Director Corum Group
17:00 - 18:00
Closing Remarks & Virtual Happy Hour via Kumospace