The Road to Acquisition... Avoiding the Potholes

Posted by Rob Lewis

Converting your hard work into some measure of wealth and financial security is a dream for all tech entrepreneurs. It is never too early or late in your entrepreneurial journey to obtain a well-rounded understanding of exit realities and the details, planning and preparation required to successfully execute an exit.

Tomorrow over breakfast BCTIA hosts a frank discussion on the realities, challenges and rewards of a successful exit with Carl Mark, former CEO of 90 Degrees Software. And Mark should know, 90 Degrees Software was recently acquired by Microsoft. Topics to be explored include the Shareholders, the Management, the Board of Directors, the role of an investment bank, the legal teams, and Acquirer vs. Acquiree points of view.

Company:
BCTIA
Website:
http://www.bctia.org
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) supports the development, growth, and advancement of technology companies in British Columbia. Our Mission is to help companies grow and build world-class organizations; global leaders that anchor a vibrant technology ecosystem and which serve as an inspiration to entrepreneurs in our community. The BCTIA Centre4Growth supports tech companies at all stages of growth... more

Company:
90 Degree Software
Website:
http://www.90degreesoftware.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

90 Degree Software, Inc. has developed Radius - an innovative reporting solution built on Microsoft's Windows Vista(tm) and Microsoft Office 2007(tm) that enables all users to quickly create, reuse and securely share reports giving them immediate value through increased productivity and lower costs. more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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