“Preparing Your Business for Investment or Sale: Critical Viewpoints on Closing the Deal”

April 6, 2016Presentation
CIMposium 2016

Partner Robert M. Gerstein moderated a panel discussion titled “Preparing Your Business for Investment or Sale: Critical Viewpoints on Closing the Deal.” Hosted by [email protected], the event took place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at UIC in Chicago, IL.

Startups looking to secure funding or attract a buyer have a multitude of things to consider, including viability of a business plan, growth potential, and IP protection. Mr. Gerstein was joined by Sasha Khursheed Said (Waypoint Capital) and Rifat Pamukcu, M.D. (Midway Pharmaceuticals, Inc.). Together, the panelists shared their experiences, identified potential pitfalls, and discussed the approaches that startups should consider.