5201 Great America Parkway Suite 122
Santa Clara, California 95054


This is the one conference that has it all for the software or IT executive or investor who wants to take advantage of the best financial markets in the last five years. Meet and hear from leaders in investment banking, venture capital, merger and acquisitions, as well as the companies who have made headlines doing the deals.

Hear from Legal, accounting, business modeling specialists who can help negotiate the SOX minefield, and economists and research organizations who can show you a roadmap to the future. There's even a session on the emerging trends in debt and recapitalization, as well as a "meet the VC's luncheon" and a buyers' panel. Never has so much been brought to bear in one day event to help you create wealth in today's environment.

8:00am - 8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 9:00am Chair Welcome and Industry Update
9:00am - 9:45am "Testing the Waters - The Plate of Exit Options Determining What is Right for Your Company"
9:45am - 10:15am IPO's Today - What's on the Horizon for Software/Internet and IT?
10:15am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:15am Key to Success (and failure) - CEOs Share Their Exit Experiences
11:15am - 12:00pm Creating a Partnership of Prosperity - VCs and Their Portfolio CEOs Share What It Took to Make It Work
12:00pm - 1:30pm Venture Luncheon and Keynote Speaker
Ann Winblad, Co-Foundering Partner, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
1:30pm - 2:00pm The Deal: Secrets to a Successful Negotiation
2:00pm - 2:30pm Building a Financial Foundation - Compliance and Best Practices
2:30pm - 3:15pm Get Ready to Be Acquired - Buyers Strategy and Tactics
3:15pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 4:00pm Valuation: The Pricing of Successful High Tech Companies
4:00pm - 4:30pm Mid-Late Stage Funding: Inside and Out
4:30pm - 5:15pm Red Herring: Tech's Hottest Companies Share Their Secrets to Success
5:30pm -7:00pm Cocktail Reception - Deal of the Year Award

In Partnership with: World Financial Symposiums

$195 SDForum Members; $250 Non-members.


Added by FullCalendar on February 24, 2006