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Driving Value in Your Business: 3 Vital Components for Staying in the Fast Lane
A business owner’s investment in their company often represents their single biggest asset. A business leader’s equity in their company may hold the greatest promise for realizing their dreams. Unfortunately, creating and unlocking this value can be elusive. While the stakes are high for having a successful outcome, entrepreneurs are often buried by day-to-day operations or the crisis du jour. Clarity over what drives your company’s value in the marketplace is the first step along the road to success.
Please join us on January 15, as we share insights into the two things that are central to driving every business’s value and look closely at a third critical but often overlooked element.
David Belgum has been the CFO at ProZyme, a life science company, for the past 5 years, and has been leading finance organizations in several different industries for the past 15 years. He has developed a keen interest in what drives the value of a business and in 2006 began an accreditation in Business Valuation through the American Society of Appraisers. Since this time, he has completed over 200 hours of training in business valuation and numerous business appraisals. In addition, he has supported the raising of $65 million in venture capital equity and has been involved in several successful M&As.
Jay Fife is the President & CEO of FusePhase, a virtual accounting and finance team for growing businesses, which offers entrepreneurs the financial tools and support to help them make informed decisions for the future. Jay has more than 30 years of experience in helping businesses large and small to identify challenges and opportunities for growth. In 2013, he launched FusePhase as a simple, outsourced accounting solution focused on maximizing efficiency and launching businesses towards greater long-term success.
About ASL Emerging Business Group: Best Practice Series
Abbott, Stringham, & Lynch (ASL) Emerging Business Best Practice Series consists of lunchtime seminars that address ideas and facilitate discussions around financing, operations, building a team, and other areas essential to the success of emerging businesses.
ASL established the Emerging Business Group to help start-up and growth companies. The Emerging Business Group provides a knowledge resource center of best practices for emerging businesses to streamline systems and operations, reduce regulatory risk, market themselves effectively, and free up entrepreneurs to focus on the business at hand.
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Abbott, Stringham & Lynch
Abbott, Stringham & Lynch is a full service accounting firm in Silicon Valley, providing a range of services including audit and financial reporting and tax compliance consulting and planning.