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Early Stage East’s
Entrepreneurial Education Program

From Vision to Value is back!

Sponsored by:
Blank Rome

Early Stage East continues it long-standing tradition of providing entrepreneurial education programs to entrepreneurs and companies looking to build a great business! With the help of our sponsors, we have designed a program that offers 3 opportunities to network with entrepreneurs, industry partners, and business leaders in the region.

The highly interactive breakfast networking and panel series will provide attendees with the opportunity to ask experts about capital formation, growing profitability, and creating liquidity. Each series will highlight regional venture capitalists, service providers, and successful entrepreneurs.

Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in our education series attracting entrepreneurs, industry partners, and business leaders in the region. For additional information, email us at [email protected].


Part I – Capital Formation
Friday, May 2, 2008 from 7:30 10:30 a.m.
Experts will address the various options for formation offering a broad overview of entity structure. Discussion will include the pitfalls of financing, negotiating term sheets, and how funding will affect organizational structure.


Part II – Growing Profitability
Thursday, June 3, 2008 from 4:00 7:00 p.m.
A panel to include an M & A representative, investment banker, a mezzanine representative, a corporate lawyer all address how to grow your companys profitability. Panelists will answer concerns with growing your company organically, what mezzanine funds are looking for and what industries are favored.


Part III– Creating Liquidity
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 from 7:30 10:30 a.m.
To complete the networking series, a panel will discuss the process of exiting and creating liquidity for your company. This is an excellent opportunity to ask our panelists about exit strategies, legal issues and how to structure the deal.

All sessions will be held at:
Blank Rome
Marvin Cominksy Conference Center
One Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6998

Register now!
Attendance is limited and available on a first come, first served basis, so register early!

For registration information please contact us by email at [email protected] or phone at 302-777-2460

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