Basil Peters Short Form Bio

Basil Peters is an M&A advisor, exit coach and angel investor. After being an investor for a couple of decades he finally realized that successful investing requires two things: making the right investments and getting your money back. The most fun Basil's had as an entrepreneur, and an investor, are when companies are successfully sold.

Dr. Peters is the CEO of Strategic Exits Corp, a firm specializing in optimum exits for technology companies. He is also fund manager for Fundamental Technologies II - an angel fund. Basil founded a venture capital firm and a hedge fund, and has been a CEO in Vancouver and Silicon Valley.

Basil writes a blog on exits at and one on angel investing at

His first book: Early Exits - Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors (But Maybe Not Venture Capitalists) was selected by Inc Magazine as one of the ten best business books of the year.

He has a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in Electrical and Computer Engineering and has received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Canada Awards Silver Medal in Entrepreneurship, BC Science and Engineering Gold Medal and Business Leader of the Year Award.

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