Growth & Exit Strategies: USA Tech - Chicago & NYC

Dec 10, 2020

Growth & Exit Strategies: USA Tech - Chicago & NYC

5:00 PM

9:00 PM

(11p-3p) Chicago Time, (12-4pm) NYC Time

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 & 2020 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

Agenda
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Speakers

President

Rob Griggs

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategies

Timothy Goddard

Senior Vice President

William Hill

Vice President, Valuation Services

Yasmin Khodamoradi

CEO & Founder

Karl Redenbach

Founder

Kristin Fox

Director, Loan Origination

Mark Gilbert

CEO and Founder

Matt Wasserlauf

CEO & Managing Director

Nancy Sullivan

Chairman & CEO

Niles Overly

Principal - Business Dev.

Alex Friedman

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Armando Pauker

Managing Director

Ben Weinberg

Partner

Brian Kirschbaum

Principal, Origination

Cheryl Strom

Co-founder and CEO

Corbett Kull

Executive Vice President - Director

David Levine

Sponsors

Register

10:40 - 11:00
Login Grace Period

11:00
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

3:00

Closing Remarks