Startup Exits: Early Stage M&A

From the event listing:

Join successful entrepreneurs and startup acquisition professionals for a special evening event in San Francisco on the topic of “Startup Exits.”  Hear stories from entrepreneurs who’ve sold their companies– how they did it, what they learned, and what they would do differently next time.   Meet M&A teams from some of the most active acquirers in Silicon Valley.  Learn what types of startups they’re looking to buy, how their processes work, and how you can best position your company for a healthy acquisition.  Network with fellow startup founders while enjoying complimentary appetizers and an open bar.

Hosts: VentureArchetypes LLC and Greenberg Traurig

Keynote: Russ Fradin, sold Adify to Cox for $300m+; currently Founder & CEO of Dynamic Signal


Mike Smith, SVP of Corporate Development, AOL

Dave Sobota, Director of Corporate Development, Google

Mike Foley, VP of Corporate Development, Electronic Arts

Charles Hudson, helped sell Serious Business to Zynga; Venture Partner, SoftTech VC

Nathan Beckord, Principal, VentureArchetypes Startup Advisors (Moderator)