Funded Founders Forum - Successful Exits: How to Prepare and What to Expect




  • REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Please contact Rhinehart ( for any inquires. 

    The key to a successful exit (as in life) is all in the preparation.  Come listen and talk to our experts and entrepreneurs who have been through the process. Learn about what you really need to know and plan for beforehand.

    •   Timing — Know when it is the right time to sell.
    •   Valuation — Figure out how much your business is worth.
    •   Taxes — Do what’s needed to minimize.
    •   Financial Statements — Prepare what’s needed.
    •   Due Diligence — Avoid the pitfalls.
    •   Sale Process — Manage the process to maximize value.
    •   Legal — Minimize your risk during and after the sale.
    •   Deal Structure — Optimize to meet lifetime financial goals.
    •   Other — Management, employees and special considerations for family-owned businesses.

    John Finegan, FLG Partners
    Jens Hortsmann, Crestlight Venture Productions
    George Northup, Memeo
    Paul Rosenfeld, Fanminder
    Michael Torosian, DLA Piper
    moderated by: Susan Lucas-Conwell, SVForum

    This event is an invite-only event for recently Funded Founders. Recently Funded Founders are those individuals who are founders of a company that has received (at least) Seed or Series A funding in the last 2 years.

    If you have not already and would like to receive an invite to this event email Rhinehart Reglos, Please include the following in the body of your email with the subject line: FFF Invite: Full name, company, when funding was received, funding round, total amount raised per round. 

    SVForum Members $25
    General Public $59
    Pre-registration required. No walk-ins admitted.

    About the Funded Founders Forum

    You're a startup founder who's recently raised a round of angel or VC funding.  Congratulations!  So, now on top of everything else you have on your plate, you've got a bunch of new things to cope with that you've never done before.  You don't have the bandwidth to keep all those balls in the air AND learn all this new stuff, so life would be a whole lot easier with some help!  That's where SVForum's Funded Founders Forum comes in, by providing accelerated learning, actionable templates and valuable connections to investors and other founders, who have been there, done that.

    Using a round table format, in an exclusive, confidential environment, these quarterly meetings are designed to quickly bring you up to speed on your most important issues.