The one day seminar will take place July 14, 2016 at Nixon Peabody LLP in Chicago, IL will also give participants the opportunity to hear directly from industry-leading entrepreneurs who raised venture capital and then grew and sold their companies, investment bankers, investors and other industry experts.
The seminar will be led by Bob Burke and Michael Burgmaier. Bob Burke is co-author of The Natural Products Field Manual, and The Sales Manager’s Handbook. Bob is a consultant in the natural and specialty products industry and former VP of Sales and Corporate Development at Stonyfield Farm. Michael Burgmaier is an investment banker (Whipstich Capital), and former consultant (Royal River Associates) and former venture capital investor (CEI Community Ventures) in the food & beverage/ Healthy Living sectors.
Topics include: determining financing needs, structuring deals, understanding term sheets, issues and trade-offs pertaining to friends and family rounds, angels, debt, and venture capital. Also covered are key areas such as expected presentation materials, working with investment bankers, building company value, valuation methodologies, exit strategies and more.
This seminar’s speakers include: Keith Kohler, President, The K2 Group LLC; Andrew Whitman, Managing Partner, 2X Consumer Product Growth Partners; Nick McCoy, Managing Director of Whipstich Capital; Steven Polonowski, Senior Director Business Development, Glanbia Performance Nutrition; Bill Weiland, Boulder Investment Group Reprise (BigR), Angel Investor and Founder, President and CEO, Presence Marketing/Dynamic Presence, and Scott Lerner, CEO, Kernel Season's.
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