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CEO Works Luncheon| Scale & Success: The Funding & Exit Playbook

January 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

Join us for an insightful event delving into the world of raising capital and exits for your startup or mid-market business.

THIS EVENT IS FOR CEO WORKS MEMBERS ONLY. Sign up here for free if you are not already a member.

Join us for an insightful event delving into the world of raising capital and exits for your business. The event is tailored for startups to mid-market businesses. During this engaging event, where experiences and best practices will be shared, you’ll gain valuable insights on raising funds, negotiating, and more to propel your entrepreneurial journey to new heights. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect, learn, and explore the dynamic landscape of these significant transactions in a business lifecycle.

What you will learn:

  • Raising Capital and the Exit Process: From strategy to success, unfold the roadmap.
  • How to talk to the person on the other side of the negotiation table
  • What is a realistic timeline
  • Common mistakes that kill deals
    and much more…

FYI:Ticket Registration for Lunch Included Admission Closes at 4pm on Monday, January 29.

About the Speaker

Shawn Flynn is a seasoned mid-market investment banker and distinguished Podcast Host. With a rich background as a successful business owner in Beijing, China, Shawn returned to Silicon Valley, where he immersed himself in the dynamic startup ecosystem. He has held diverse roles, from Head of Incubation for an AI focused incubator to President of the second oldest Angel group in the Valley. Leveraging his extensive experience across various business stages and sectors, Shawn currently serves as Principal at a premier middle market investment bank, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, growth capital raising, and secondaries.Shawn holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from UCSD, and his global perspective is enriched by his proficiency in Mandarin and Spanish, acquired during almost 8 years of living abroad. As the host of the acclaimed “The Silicon Valley Podcast,” Shawn shares valuable insights and conversations with thought leaders and industry pioneers.Feel free to connect with Shawn on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawnpflynn/

Check out his podcast here: https://link.chtbl.com/TheSiliconValleyPodcast

Reserve your seat now!

Admission fee includes lunch. If you have any special diets or food allergies, please let us via the Contact button or bring your own meal.


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Product Ops- Cowell Conference Room
110 Cooper St #201
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States


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