Category: Exits Workshops

Exits Workshops

Exit Execution

Exit Execution Workshop – Philadelphia

by Basil Peters | May 9, 2016 | 3 Comments

This was the first presentation of the new Exits Execution workshop I developed for the Angel Resource Institute. I've been a fellow at this institute for many years and contribute new educational content as often as I can. The Exit Execution workshop was first presented at the Angel Capital Association An...

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Angel Investing

Exit Strategies Workshop – Waterloo

by Basil Peters | May 8, 2015 | no responses

This was the first presentation of the new Exit Strategies workshop that I developed for the National Angel Capital Association's NACO Academy. This is the Canadian national organization that provides education for angel investors and entrepreneurs. The new Exit Strategies workshop was first presented at the Golden Triangle Angel Network in Waterloo, Ont...

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Exits Workshops

Exit Strategies Workshop – Nashville

by Basil Peters | April 7, 2015 | one response

These are the videos from an Exit Strategies workshop at the Inc. GrowCo conference in Nashville. GrowCo is Inc Magazines annual conference for high growth companies. This was a pre-conference workshop attended by about 100 CEOs and business owners.

Section 1 - 75% of the Time we Blow It:

  • Yes, I’m saying that 75% of the time when entrepreneurs and investors build a company that could have been sold we blow ...

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Exits Workshops

Exit Strategies Workshop – Helsinki

by Basil Peters | May 26, 2014 | no responses

This Exit Strategies workshop was presented at the Artic 15 Conference in Helsinki, Finland May 26, 2014.

There were almost 2,000 entrepreneurs and investors from countries throughout Northern Europe and the Baltics.

Highlights from Part 1 - Exits Have Changed

  • The world is changing
  • Big companies have lost the ability to innovate
  • The best and the brightest now work in startups
  • ...

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Angel Investing

Early Exits Workshop – Banff

by Basil Peters | November 22, 2013 | no responses

This Early Exits Workshop was presented at the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) Annual Summit in Banff, Alberta.

NACO Summits are usually around 500 attendees. Most people are from Canada, but international attendance increases every year.

Key Points from Part 1 - Early Exits

  • Seed and startup investing is changing
  • The “Traditional VC model” is broken
  • Startup costs ar...

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Angel Investing

Double Your Exits – New Zealand

by Basil Peters | October 31, 2013 | no responses

This short workshop was presented at the the 6th Annual Angel Investor Summit, Dunedin, New Zealand - the second most southern city in the world.

As part of an economic development initiative to stimulate investment in technology, I was invited by the New Zealand government to spend a week traveling up and down the country to meet with angel groups and government officials.

Double Your Exits includes:

Exits Workshops

Exit Strategies Workshop – Amsterdam

by Basil Peters | September 23, 2013 | no responses

This was an Exit Strategies workshop near Amsterdam at the Nyenrode Business Universiteit - one of the top business schools in the Netherlands. The audience was angel investors, VCs and entrepreneurs from several countries in the region.

Key Points from Part 1 - Exits Have Changed

  • Many big parts of the financial ecosystem that worked for a hundred years
  • Don’t work at all anymore - the world has cha...

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Exit Strategies Workshop – Vancouver

by Basil Peters | October 11, 2012 | no responses

The first section of this Exit Strategies Workshop describes why this is a "Golden Era for Entrepreneurs."

This was another sold out event organized by the Vancouver Angel Forum.

Highlights of Part 1:

  • The whole world has changed.
  • The big tech companies aren't creating wealth anymore - for their investors or employees.
  • Startups create ALL of the new jobs.
  • What does this...

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Exit Execution

Optimum Exits Workshop – Vancouver

by Basil Peters | January 30, 2011 | no responses

This was a specially designed Optimum Exits workshop presented to Acetech in Vancouver, December 9, 2010.

Acetech is a is a not-for-profit organization by CEOs for CEOs of operating companies innovating with technology who want to improve their performance.

Key Points from Part 1 - Exits are the Best Part

  • I believe exits are the best part of being an entrepreneur or investor
  • It’s when we ge...

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