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Wednesday, May 17 • 11:00am - 11:50am
What to expect when you're expecting to exit/fundraise: Hardware edition LIMITED

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Sure, you always include an "Exit Strategy" slide in your pitch deck, but do you REALLY know how exits and fundraises happen?
Let's get down and dirty: Learn what it's really like to raise a round or exit, including hardware specific discussions of topics such as:
1. True nitty-gritty of the exit process
2. Due diligence and Data room documents
3. How to balance trying to exit while running your business
4. Understanding the tradeoffs and timing between raising money from VC’s, Angels, and Strategic Partner Funding

These entrepreneurs, who know what it's REALLY like to be in the trenches of fundraising and acquisition processes, will explain their thought processes in these situations.

Moderators
avatar for Charles McGregor

Charles McGregor

General Partner, McGregor & Associates

Speakers
avatar for Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson

Co-Founder/CEO, Akonia Holographics
Dr. Anderson is the CEO and co-founder Akonia Holographics where he and his team are developing technology to enable consumer Augmented Reality glasses.  Dr. Anderson has worked in the field of holography for over 20 years and holds over 50 patents in the field. He is also the current president of the Colorado Photonics Industry... Read More →
avatar for Arieann DeFazio

Arieann DeFazio

CEO, Kitables
Arieann is the Founder/CEO of Kitables, a company that gives people the confidence to build by making kits for DIY projects in the fields of science, engineering and beyond, for both customers and big businesses alike. As well as the Executive Director of Spark Boulder, a non-pro... Read More →
avatar for Sally Hatcher

Sally Hatcher

Sally Hatcher, Esq. is a serial entrepreneur, advisor and board member. She co-founded and was President of two companies, including Precision Photonics, a laser & opto-electronics design and manufacturing company. Starting in the garage, the company shipped high-volume product to China, and grew to a 50+ person, highly profitable venture before selling for a great multiple. Her second company, MBio Diagnostics, focuses on point-of-care medical and animal diagnostics, using laser-based waveguide systems to detect up to 80 biomarkers at once. Recently, Sally spent a year as President/COO of a Kindara, a... Read More →
avatar for Eric Moore

Eric Moore

Cognex
Eric was Co-Founder and CEO of Chiaro Technologies, which was acquired by Cognex in December 2016.   


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