Tech CEOs & Entrepreneurs...what are you worth? How do you get it?
The GXS Conference is now virtual!
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.
Growth & Exit Strategies: USA Tech - Chicago & NYC
Dec 10, 2020
10:40 - 11:00
Login Grace Period
Welcome & Opening Remarks
WFS Director: Matt Rung
Conference Chair: William Hill, Corum Group (Platinum Sponsor)
11:10 – 11:35
M&A Market Update & 2020 Top 10 Disruptive Tech Trends: Is it time to exit?
Tim Goddard, Corum Group
11:35 – 12:35
Investors Panel: Will your strategy get funded?
Armando Pauker, Managing Director and Co-Founder Tensility Ventures
Mark Gilbert, Director Espresso Capital
Kristin Fox, Founder FoxInspires LLC
Ben Weinberg, Managing Director Susquehanna Growth Equity
Nancy Sullivan, CEO & Managing Director Illinois Ventures
Moderator: Rob Griggs, Executive Vice President Corum Group
12:35 – 1:00
Tech Valuation Metrics: What is your company worth & how do you get it?
Yasmin Khodamoradi, Director of Valuation Services Corum Group
1:00 – 1:10
The Merger Experience & Short Break
1:15 – 2:15
Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?
Karl Redenbach, CEO & Founder LiveTiles
Brian Kirschbaum, Partner Astra Capital Management
Alex Friedman, Principal Bus. Dev. Periscope Equity
Cheryl Strom, Principal: Origination The Riverside Company
Moderator: William Hill, Senior Vice President Corum Group
2:15 – 3:00
Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who’ve sold & how to prepare for an exit
Corbett Kull, CEO Tillable
Matt Wasserlauf, CEO & Founder Blockboard
Niles Overly, Chairman & CEO Metro Data Center
Moderator: Dave Levine, Senior Vice President Corum Group