Event

  EmergingRVA: A Business Growth Seminar Register Here Speaking Engagement 11.12.2014 8:30am — 11.12.2014 1:00pm

Join other area entrepreneurs for a complimentary business growth seminar.  Hear from leading experts on issues emerging growth companies are encountering in today’s business climate. Have the opportunity to get your most pressing questions answered related to new regulations, entity structure, intellectual property, available financing, and more.

The seminar will feature two panel discussions with some of the region’s most experienced professionals in this field. Lunch and networking following the discussion.

Location
The Westin Richmond
6631 W. Broad Street 
Richmond, VA 23230

Registration and Price
This is a free seminar for owners and corporate leaders at emerging growth companies. All others, including service providers, will be charged $75. 

Agenda
Financing your Business for the Next Step
There are numerous financing options available for emerging growth companies. However, each option brings with it a unique set of challenges. From lender expectations to terms of debt financings, the capital landscape is confusing. This panel will discuss the typical financing options available and the impact that will have on a company.

Panelists:
Wayne L. Hunter, Harbert Venture Partners
Thomas Tullidge, Cary Street Partners
Clay Jacob, SunTrust Bank

Legal Considerations for Business Growth
Understanding the constantly changing regulations, in addition to entity structuring for a business, can be an extremely time consuming and costly proposition for most emerging growth companies. The type of entity that you choose will impact shareholder agreements, profit interests, equity compensation, and a great deal more. This panel will discuss the pros and cons of each structure and how they impact growth.

Panelists:
John M. Paris, Jr., Williams Mullen
Robert R. Kaplan, Jr., Kaplan Voekler Cunningham & Frank
Andrew W. White, LeClairRyan

Lunch, Networking, and Q&A with Panelists
Join the panelists for lunch and continue your discussion from the seminar and ask your specific questions in a smaller group format