This year’s event will focus on the where the technology industry is heading, how its evolution affects business overall, and trends and innovation in funding.
Our highly interactive panel discussions seek to engage and enlighten entrepreneurs, C-level executives, managers responsible for growing technology businesses, and investors in and advisers to technology companies. Discussions will include the subscription economy, cybersecurity, corporate ventures and partnering, global expansion, Internet of Things, early stage funding, and exit strategies.
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Successful entrepreneurs get where they are because they invest so much of their time and resources in their companies. That professional focus can mean, however, that essential personal financial decisions get delayed or even overlooked. Whether it is calculating “how much is enough” to retire comfortably, making sure your retirement assets work as hard as you do, deciding the best way to use credit or creating a transition plan to pass your business to the next generation in a way that benefits everyone, BNY Mellon Wealth Management can help you create a comprehensive plan for your future. Through expert investment management, wealth planning and private banking, our 225 years of experience can help you achieve your personal and professional goals. For more information, please contact Brenda Travaglini, Senior Vice President, at 617-722-7115 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lincoln International is a global investment bank specializing in merger and acquisition advisory services, debt advisory services, private capital raising and restructuring advice on mid-market transactions. Lincoln International also provides fairness opinions, valuations and pension advisory services on a wide range of transaction sizes. With sixteen offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in key global economies. The firm provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise and integrated resources. By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at www.lincolninternational.com.
MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico, LLP
MFA – Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico is a proactive CPA and consulting firm located north of Boston with national and global reach. Since 1982, clients have relied on MFA’s exceptional tax, audit and consulting services, but have stayed with us year after year because of our value as a proactive and trusted business advisor. Our over 100 professionals, including 18 partners, facilitate growth for our client base by going beyond ‘nuts and bolts’ accounting and supporting them with deep expertise, critical guidance and strategic advice when they need it most.
RR Donnelley creates, manages, and delivers regulatory, transactional, and compliance communications required by the capital markets community. Each year, we file more than 160,000 documents with the SEC and produce many of the critical communications for business combinations, initial public offerings, compliance, and other financial transactions. We also tag, validate, and furnish financials in XBRL. We add value through highly personalized and around-the-clock service, single-source solutions, judgment-based business process outsourcing services, Venue virtual data rooms, project management, worldwide regulatory and industry expertise, and insight that comes from more than 150 years of experience and achievement.
MassChallenge runs startup accelerators designed to catalyze a global renaissance by connecting high-impact startups with the resources they need to launch and succeed. Anyone can apply to MassChallenge, with any early-stage startup, in any industry, from anywhere in the world. MassChallenge does not take equity or place any restrictions on the startups it supports.
With programs in Boston, Israel and the UK, MassChallenge provides entrepreneurs with mentorship, office space, education, access to a vast network, and other resources during four months of acceleration. MassChallenge awards over $2 million in non-dilutive grants to the startups demonstrating the highest impact and highest potential. A nonprofit organization, MassChallenge is funded by corporate, public and foundation partners. To date, the 617 MassChallenge alumni have raised over $947 million in funding, generated $485 million in revenue and created 5,105 jobs. For more information, visit www.masschallenge.org.
Cybersecurity attacks of increased sophistication — calculated to maximize reputational and financial damage — have become commonplace. We will discuss the rapidly changing landscape of cybersecurity, and what tech companies, at any stage, should consider when managing information security risks.
Ed LeFevre, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Seth Berman, Executive Managing Director, Stroz Friedberg
Greg Dracon, Partner, .406 Ventures
Amine Hamdi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Acelium