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

December 3, 2015Presentation
MATTER Panel Discussion

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP partner Robert M. Gerstein moderated a panel discussion titled “Preparing Your Business for Investment or Sale: Critical Viewpoints on Closing the Deal.” Hosted at MATTER, the event took place from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, IL.

Startups looking to secure funding or attract a buyer have a multitude of things to consider, like viability of a business plan, growth potential, and IP protection, among others. Mr. Gerstein was joined by venture capital gurus Tom Hawes and Nicole Walker, along with Michael von Grey, founder of a recently acquired healthcare IT company. Together, the panelists shared their experiences, identified potential pitfalls, and discussed the approaches that will help startups get to the finish line.