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Monthly Entrepreneur gathering:

IPOs are no longer the primary exit strategy for venture backed companies.
This dynamic raises interesting questions for entrepreneurs building tomorrow's companies. As an entrepreneur, you have successfully executed your initial business plan and now you need to decide how you want to keep investing in your business.

-Is it wise to raise additional venture capital and wait for the IPO climate to improve?
-How do I value my business in the absence of meaningful revenues?
-How does one start looking for a buyer, if the company is not VC-backed?
-Is it worth approaching large private equity firms?

We have lined up a series of expert speakers and a seasoned panel of practitioners to answer some of these types of questions. This event provides a unique forum for meeting a stellar crowd, which includes some of the top local VCs and entrepreneurs. It will also give you an opportunity to learn the secrets on maximizing the business value of your investment. Find out from a panel of experts what factors influenced today?s successful entrepreneurs to decide on an exit strategy. Amongst other things, the panel discussion will talk about successful exit strategies today, current market statistics on exits, and important criteria in determining the value of your business. Do join us for this stimulating event to understand how you can help take your business to the next level and learn from the experts on how they successfully maximized returns on their investments. This is the first event of the year and it promises to provide a great start to a fabulous year ahead.


Added by wvoiper on January 8, 2006

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