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C-Level forum to scale companies:  
Venture Capital, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Alliances

Over the past 10 years, Georgia companies have: raised $5.5 Billion in Venture Capital; attracted $16 Billion in Private Equity; and transacted $180 Billion in M&A deals. In each of the last 2 years, Atlanta has outpaced Austin, San Diego, Research Triangle, and Denver/Boulder in attracting private investment dollars and total M&A deals. Click here to learn more.

Our Mission
• Provide a Forum for Industry thought Leaders to share the latest real-world insights and best-practices in the implementation of corporate development strategies and initiatives.
• Career Development and networking opportunities with like-minded business professionals.

Our Audience
• Enterprise & Startup Executives responsible for: Corporate Development, Strategy & Planning,
Partnerships & Alliances and Legal & Regulatory.
• Professional Services firms: Attorneys, Business Brokers, Investment Bankers, M&A Advisors and Management Consultants.

• TAG Corporate Development was created by senior Industry leaders from IBM Corp. and Morris, Manning & Martin LLP, one of the leading technology law firms in the country.

• Featured C-Level speakers: Chairman IBM Global Acquisitions Committee (NYSE: IBM); CEO AT&T Intellectual Property (NYSE: T); CEO SecureWorks (NASDAQ: SCWX); CEO Paymetric (NYSE: VNTV); CEO Kabbage (SoftBank); CFO EarthLink (NASDAQ: ELNK); COO The Weather Company (NYSE: IBM); CSO Assurant (NYSE: AIZ); President Sprint (NYSE: S); President Aflac Ventures (NYSE: AFL); MD Intel Capital (NASDAQ: INTC); MD Hewlett Packard Ventures (NYSE: HPQ); MD UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund (NYSE: UPS); Georgia Secretary of State (Georgia); CEO Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC); President Atlanta Technology Angels (ATA).

• CXOs Series (annual signature event) C-suite insights on the journey in rapidly scaling a business. Profiled high-growth companies: Cloud Sherpas; Cardlytics; Kabbage; SecureWorks; Paymetric.

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Corporate Development


TAG Corporate Development Presents: How Transformational Capital Can Scale your Technology Company

TAG Corporate Development Presents: How Transformational Capital Can Scale your Technology Company

Corporate Development’s 2019 program kicks off (February 4, 2019) featuring executives from Francisco Partners, a leading global private equity firm with over $14Bn in assets and investments in more than 200 technology companies (one of the most active investors in the tech sector). Paymetric was acquired by Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) for more than $500M.

Croft&Bender will start the event with a brief M&A update with a focus on the technology sector.  We will then hear from West Coast technology-focused fund Francisco Partners on the top attributes they look for when investing in technology companies.  We will also hear firsthand from Alex Hart, CEO of current Francisco Partners company 2Checkout, Janine Seeback CFO of Bomgar now BeyondTrust and Asif Ramji past CEO for former Francisco Partners company Paymetric about how outside capital and partnership helped scale their company.

Please join us for this great program, light bites and drinks.

Monday, February 4, 2019
4:30 - 7:00 PM

The Hotel at Avalon
9000 Avalon Blvd
Alpharetta, GA  30009


Mike Janovec, VP of Croft and Bender
Alex Hart, CEO of 2Checkout, an FP company
Asif Ramji, Past CEO of Paymetric, an FP company
Paul Ilse, Senior Operating Partner of FP Consulting 
Janine Seebeck, CFO of Bomgar now BeyondTrust


Monday, Feb 04, 2019 4:30 PM to
Monday, Feb 04, 2019 7:00 PM


9000 Avalon Boulevard
Alpharetta, GA 30009 US
9000 Avalon Boulevard
Alpharetta, GA 30009
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