Stanford: Exit Strategies & How it Affects the Funding Strategy



  • Does your liquidity plan have any effect on what you do in the formative stages of company? Come and find out.

    Learn more about the Stanford Series.


    Bob Oster, Angel investor and Former CFO of Oracle


    Dennis Rohan, Serial Entrepreneur, Professor/Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business
    Josh Green, Director, Venture Law Group
    Larry Orr, General Partner, Trinity Ventures
    Claudia Fan Munce, Director of Emerging Markets & Technology, IBM Corporate Strategy

    Entrepreneurs and investors all anticipate some form of liquidity in any venture. No matter what you're preferred exit strategy, how is that strategy affected by what you do in the early stages of formation and operation of a company?

    Come hear from the people that have seen it all - IPO, M&A, restart, and heaven forbid - shut down. Learn what mistakes to avoid and how to set up your company to take advantage of the exit options that are most favorable to your business.

    Join us as an entrepreneur, a venture capitalist, a corporate investor, and an attorney share their insights and expertise on how you can be best setup to create a successful company that provides a great return.

    The Stanford Series is co-hosted by the GSB Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

    Event Logistics


    5:00-5:30pm Registration/Light Refreshments/Networking
    5:30-7:00pm Program


    Stanford Graduate School of Business, Room 170
    Stanford University
    Stanford, CA


    Cost (includes light refreshments)
    $10 Stanford Students (current status will be verified)
    $10 Stanford GSB Alumni (status will be verified)
    $20 SDForum Members
    $30 Non-Members

    Pre-registration unavailable. Please register at the door.