Key Services Offered:
Financing Advice, Business Strategy, Business Planning,
Core Experience of Principal:
A passionate entrepreneur who intuitively envisions
the possibilities, rigorously analyzes them and develops actionable
plans, and follows that up with focused, persistent implementation
Foundation, Execution, Reward. I am a serial entrepreneur,
having started 6 technology companies and worked for 9 other
startups. I have intimate knowledge of the capital markets, having
participated in over 50 financial transactions, from $10,000
to over $350 million. I have been a Board Member of 8 companies.
I have also written numerous whitepapers and am a frequent speaker
at the area universities and entrepreneur organizations on the
areas of my expertise.
Key areas of experience include: Corporate Finance: Venture capital,
angel investing, fund raising, investment capital, startup and
expansion funding, mergers/acquisitions, buyouts, business broker,
private equity, Initial Public Offerings, share issues, and debt
placements. Shareholder Issues: Legal agreements, option plans,
exit strategies, valuations, shareholder relations. Starting
Companies: New company formation, growth from the founding or
Seed Stage through to the Startup Stage, strengthens early business
fundamentals, attracting investment, corporate strategy, business
planning, human resource recruiting, hands-on management, and
financing assistance. General Management: Business planning &
strategy, financial management, cash flow planning, marketing
strategy, building teams, Boards of Advisors and Directors, business
partnership evaluations and structure. Public Sector: Governance,
public policy, commercialization, technology transfer, research
strategy and technology roadmapping, economic development, sustainable
development, grants and funding.
I have accumulated a very broad base of experiences, learning
that what is learned in one sector can often be applied in another
across industries, stages of company maturity, and even
between the public and private sectors. I am able to apply these
experiences equally broadly, driven by the achievement of results
nobody wants just "another report."
MBA (Dean's List).
Chartered Business Valuator.
Charter Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs - www.tie.org).
Accredited Associate, Institute
for Independent Business (AInstIB).
Industry Sectors worked in:
Information and Communications Technologies: Internet,
VoIP, wireless, information security, fiber optics, photonics,
telecommunications, software, semiconductors, IT networks, nanotechnology.
Life Sciences: Biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals, cGMP manufacturing,
electronic health records. Clean Technology: Solar energy, anaerobic
digestion, bioreactors, gasification, pyrolysis, renewable energy,
agriculture technology, waste management, recycling. Broadcasting
and Multimedia: Cable television, satellite, production. Franchising:
Restaurants, senior home health care, professional sports. Other
Industries: Airlines, airports, automotive, commercial real estate,
retailing, power generation.