Speaking Engagements

Videos and PowerPoint presentations from some of my recent talks:

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Speaking Engagements

Waterloo Exit Strategies Workshop

Golden Triangle Angel Network
Waterloo, Ontario
May 8, 2015
Video coming soon | PowerPoint

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Exit War Stories and Life Strategies

Inc GrowCo Conference
Nashville, TN
April 8, 2015
Video coming soon | PowerPoint

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Nashville Exit Strategies Workshop

Inc GrowCo Conference
Nashville, TN
April 7, 2015
Video coming soon | PowerPoint

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Seattle Exit Strategies Workshop

Alliance of Angels
Seattle, WA
January 15, 2015
PowerPoint

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Exit Strategies:
How to Finish Big in Today's Market

Inc. 5000 Conference
Phoenix, AZ
October 15, 2014

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This Golden Era for Entrepreneurs

University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business
MBA class: Growing and Exiting a Venture
October 2, 2014

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Start at the End - Your Exit Strategy

New Ventures BC Seminar Series
June 4, 2014

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Keynote: Exit Strategies
for European Tech & Life Sciences Companies

Artic 15 - Exit Path
Helsinki, Finland
May 27, 2014

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Got a Patent? Sell the Company!

Element 8 Angel Conference
Seattle, WA
May 13, 2014

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What Happened to Venture Capital?

University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business
MBA Entrepreneurial Finance Course
March 13, 2014

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Only 25% of Saleable Companies Successfully Exit

Alliance of Angels
Seattle, WA
December 9, 2013

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Planning for More Exits

NACO Annual Summit
Banff, Alberta
November 22, 2013

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Opening Keynote:
Trends in Exits and Angel Investment

- PowerPoint
- Optimum Vesting

6th Annual Angel Summit
Dunedin, New Zealand
October 31, 2013

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How Not to Blow the Biggest Deal of Your Life

Buyouts West Conference
Silicon Valley
October 7, 2013

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Exits Workshop - The Netherlands

Video: Don't Ride it Over the Top
Nyenrode Business Universiteit
Breukelen, Netherlands
September 26, 2013

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Start at the End - Singular Software

New Ventures BC
June 5, 2013

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What Happened to Venture Capital?

University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business
BAEN 505 Venture Capitalist Finance of Entrepreneurship
April 24, 2013

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Why Every Company Should Have an Exit Strategy

Vancouver Angel Forum
March 11, 2013

 

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The Psychology of Exits - Transaction Roadblocks and Intangible Negative Value Drivers

Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors
Chicago Il
July 10, 2012

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Start at the End - Your Exit Strategy

New Ventures BC
June 6, 2012

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Angel Financing and the Preferred Path to Exit

ACG Vancouver
March 16, 2012

 

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Startup Financing - Different Than A Decade Ago

University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business
BAEN 505 Venture Capitalist Finance of Entrepreneurship
March 15, 2012

 

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How Exits Have Changed in 2012

Angel Capital Association Annual Summit,
Austin TX
March 5, 2012
Videos available here.

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Selling Your Business:
Considerations and Understanding Value

BDC's Exit This Way Seminar: Preparing for a Successful Sale of Your Business
Burnaby, BC
February 7, 2012

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Selling Your Company

John Warrillow's Built To Sell Workshop,
Las Vegas NV
January 16, 2012

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It's The Angels Time

National Angel Capital Assocation Summit
Opening Keynote
Silicon Valley
May 5, 2010
Video available here.

1. Early Exits Workshop Part 1 - Angel Investing in the 21st Century
2. Early Exits Workshop Part 2 - Exit Strategy
3. Early Exits Workshop Part 3 - Exit Execution
4. Early Exits Workshop Part 4 - Exit Valuation
Sponsored by: Angel Capital Association National Summit, San Francisco

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Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Acetech Growth Strategy Group,
Vancouver BC
November 18, 2009

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Angel Term Sheet Evolution

Bellingham Angel Education Breakfast
November 17, 2009
(Dan Rosen's PowerPoint Presentation here)
Video available here.

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Planning and Executing Early Exits
- New Strategies and Practical Suggestions

Dinner Keynote at the Alberta Deal Generator TEC Edmonton,
Edmonton AB
November 5, 2009

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Board Composition and Independence

Being a Director in the 21st Century
October 27, 2009

 

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Board Time Commitments

Being a Director in the 21st Century
October 27, 2009

 

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How Bad Boards Kill Good Companies

Being a Director in the 21st Century
October 27, 2009

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The Challenges of Corporate Governance Today

Being a Director in the 21st Century
October 27, 2009

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This is a Golden Era for Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors

WUTIF Emerging Company Showcase, Vancouver BC
October 23, 2009

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Keynote - Selling a Business
- A Guide for Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs

National Angel Capital Organization Summit,
Toronto, Ont October 15, 2009
PowerPoint | Video

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‘Exit Early - Exit Often’
- New Strategies for Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs

Capital Connects! Southeastern Angel Capital Conference
Keynote Speech
Greensboro, NC
October 1, 2009
Video is available here.

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The One Page Term Sheet for Angel Investors

Vancouver Angel Forum Term Sheet and Valuation Workshop
September 21, 2009

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Exit Strategies for Angel Investors

Northwest Energy Angels
Seattle, WA
September 11, 2009
Video is available here.

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Early Exits ? Your Golden Opportunity

Okanagan Research & Innovation Centre (ORIC)
Kelowna, BC
June 18, 2009
Video is available here.

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Start at the End - Your Exit Strategy

New Ventures BC Seminar
June 30, 2009
Video is available here.

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Financing Options and Exit Strategy for Technology Companies

UBC Sauder School of Business Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity Course
May 7, 2009

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Exit Strategies for Angel Investors

Angel Capital Association Annual Summit Workshop, Part 1
Atlanta, GA
April 15, 2009
Video is available here.

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Maximizing Exit Value

Angel Capital Association Annual Summit Workshop, Part 2
Atlanta, GA
April 15, 2009
Video is available here.

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Exit Strategies for Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs

Bellingham Angel Group
March 27, 2009

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Exit Strategies for Angel Backed Companies in Today's Economy

Angel Capital Association Southwest Regional Meeting,
Tucson, AZ
March 23, 2009

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Sustainable Innovation

SFU Surrey Sustainable Innovation Class
Surrey, BC
February 25, 2009

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Don't Blow The Biggest Deal of Your Life

The Vancouver Chapter of EO (Entrepreneurs Organization)
February 19, 2009
Video is available here.
EOTV Summary Video is available here.

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Start Up Now

Enterprize 2009 Awards Dinner
Keynote Speech
February 7, 2009.
Video is available here.

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Start Your Company While You Are Still in University

Western Washington University, MBA Association Special Guest Lecture
Bellingham, WA
January 26, 2009

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Exit Strategies for Angel Investors

Bellingham Angel Education
September 30, 2008

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How Bad Boards Kill Good Companies

Being a Director in the 21st Century
September 29, 2008

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Board Composition and Independence

Being a Director in the 21st Century Workshop
September 29, 2008

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Board Time Commitments

Being a Director in the 21st Century Workshop
September 29, 2008

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Your First Financing is the Most Important

New Ventures BC
May 21, 2008
New Ventures has a webcast of this talk available here

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Angel Investing - Structuring for Success

Presented at the Alberta Deal Generator Investor Briefing
March 26, 2008

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Funding Your Startup

Presented to the UBC New Venture Design Class
March 11, 2008

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Starting Your Company at UBC

Presented to UBC ACE Scholarship Recipients
January 22, 2008

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University Millionaires

SFU Engineering Students
November 21, 2007

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Going Public - Is it right for your company?

VEF Acetech CEO War Stories
November 28, 2006

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Being an Entrepreneur at University

SFU Engineering Students
July 25, 2006

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Early Friends and Family Financings

Telus New Ventures Seminar Series
May 5, 2006

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Being an Entrepreneur in the 21st Century

UBC Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship
Mar 3 2006

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Financing Your Tech Company

BCTIA Tech Forum
February 23, 2006

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Being an Entrepreneur at University

UBC Electrical and Computer Engineering
January 26, 2006

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Technology and Your Business

Massive Technology Show and Conference
March 30, 2005

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Better Ways to Finance Early Stage Companies

Angel Forum Special Event
December 8, 2004

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What a Fund Manager Wants

Entrepreneurial Bootcamp
June 14, 2004

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Investing in the Future of British Columbia

Canaccord Investment Conference
January 10, 2004

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Building Your Successful Company

MISTIC Slaying Dragons II
Nanaimo, BC
November 7, 2003

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Building a Mentoring Board

Acetech Academy for Technology CEOs
October 23, 2003

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Deal Structures and the Current VC Climate

Cross Border Venture Capital
June 8, 2003

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Developing a Financing Structure That Sells

Raising Capital Seminar
June 10, 2003

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After the Angels, VC or Early Public Financing

6th Angel Forum
October 27, 1999