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SPARK M&A in the Bluegrass

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LBX Customer Experience Center

2490 Remington Way

Lexington, KY 40511

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Early Bird Pricing - $50 ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 16th. Pricing will go up to $75. Registration closes Sept. 24th at 11:59 p.m.

Many startups are founded with the exit strategy of M&A. Join us at the SPARK M&A in the Bluegrass, the next SPARK luncheon, on September 26th from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at LBX's new Customer Experience Center (2490 Remington Way, Lexington).

The event will feature a fireside chat with Dr. Lee Todd and Davis Marksbury as well as a panel of Lexington founders and executives who have experience in M&A. Learn more about our panelists below:

  • Dr. Lee Todd served as the 11th president of the University of Kentucky and was the founder of DataBeam Corporation and Projectron Inc. DataBeam Corporation was acquired by IBM, and ProjectTron Inc. was aquired by Hughes Aircraft Company.

  • Davis Marksbury co-founded Exstream Software, a document management software company, which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard (HP) in 2008.

  • Paul Engel founded VeBridge in 1998, which was acquired by Konica Minolta in 2018 as the newest in a national network of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) processing centers.

  • Eldon Griggs is the Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Galls, which is headquartered in Lexington. Mr. Griggs is responsible for leading and developing acquisition strategies to grow their business. During his recent tenure, Galls' revenue has grown from $150 million to $500 million.

  • Mike Tetterton is the current CEO and co-founder of Key Investment Solutions. He has started or acquired over 26 different businesses and was the recent CEO and founder of Creative Lodging Solutions, which he sold to FLEETCOR in 2017.

Must be registered to attend!

SPARK Sponsors: Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, Bluegrass Angels, Chase Bank, City of Lexington, UK Coldstream Research Campus, Commerce Lexington Economic Development, Commonwealth Seed Capital, Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation, Kentucky Innovation, King & Schickli, PLLC, University of Kentucky Office of Technology Commercialization, University of Kentucky Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship, xMINIMUS


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