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Startup Exits Dea-lMaking In The Cloud with Jive, DropBox, Marketo, Exact Target, Zendesk & Salesfo

1/17/2013 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Welcome to the sixth Startup Exits event on January 17

Our goal: deliver the best "exit hacks," deal tips, and pitfall-avoidance techniques from the greatest minds in the business. Our recipe for fun:

Recruit an all-star panel from the most active acquirers in Silicon Valley

Get Keynote and VC speakers who've sold startups and have killer war stories & advice

Cherry-pick the best and brightest tech startup CEOs and CTOs to attend

Mix everyone together, lubricate with great wine and beer, and see what happens.

Join successful entrepreneurs and startup acquisition professionals for a special evening event in San Francisco on the topic of "Startup Exits." Hear war stories from entrepreneurs who’ve sold their companies-- how they did it, what they learned, and what they would do differently next time. Meet M&A teams from some of the most active acquirers in Silicon Valley. Learn what types of startups they’re looking to buy, how their processes work, and how you can best position your company for a healthy acquisition. Network with fellow startup founders while enjoying appetizers and an open bar.

Hosts: VentureArchetypes and Foley & Lardner, LLP

Keynote: John O'Farrell on "Optimizing The Exit: Lessons From The Trenches"

John is a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz; previously, he led strategic M&A at Opsware which acquired four companies before being sold to HP for $1.6B; prior to A16Z, he was a VP at Silver Springs Network.

Fireside Chat: (speakers to be announced) "Thoughts On The Exit From A VC's Perspective"

Panel: "Startup M&A-- Optimizing The Exit"


Ilya Fushman, Corporate Development, Dropbox

Robin Bordoli, Corporate Development, Marketo

Kenny Tucker, Corporate Development, Jive Software

Mike Fitzgerald, Corporate Development, Exact Target

Ryan Aytay, SVP Partnerships & Alliances, Salesforce

Zack Urlocker, COO, Zendesk (and previously, MySql)

Nathan Beckord, Principal, VentureArchetypes Startup Advisors (Moderator)

We look forward to having you join us!

ps-- if you are a friend or client of VA or Foley, ping us for a passcode.

pps-- Due to a very limited number of tickets for this event, refunds are not available.

Learn More: Startup Exits DealMaking In The Cloud w Jive DropBox Marketo Exact Target Zendesk and Salesfo

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