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Valuation and Pricing Committee: IP Valuation and Funding in Times of Crisis: The Investor's Perspective

4/29/2020
When: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
1:00-2:00 PM Eastern
Where: WEBINAR
United States
Contact: Susan Houchins


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Valuation and Pricing Committee Webinar

 

IP Valuation and Funding in Times of Crisis:

The Investor's Perspective

 

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

1:00-2:00 PM Eastern

12:00-1:00 PM Central

11:00AM-12:00 PM Mountain

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific

 

 

Program:

The recent COVID-19 pandemic threatens to inflict significant and unprecedented economic harm worldwide. In the business sector, many high tech and life sciences companies have to deal with the prospect of slowing activities and looming layoffs. At the same time, many of these companies have a large portion of their corporate value captured in their intangible assets. Furthermore, many startups and small businesses, who don’t have access to capital markets, rely on their IP assets to leverage funding for growth. Sustaining the value of these assets becomes a necessity and a challenge in this uncertain economic climate.

This webinar will provide insights from two leading investors who focus their investment activities on IP assets. The panelists will describe their investment models and strategies, how they identify and value IP assets, how they see the value of IP assets changing with the recent economic turmoil, and what are some long and short term actions companies can take to preserve and leverage their IP in the post-pandemic environment.


Panelists:

 

Matthew Hagan, Managing Partner, Leeward Capital Management

Matthew Hagen is the founder and Managing Partner of Leeward Capital Management, a specialty finance firm focused on closely-held businesses with mission-critical systems or data. Matt began his career with Arthur Andersen, LLP in M&A Advisory Services and later was the CEO and principal owner of American Forest Products, an international manufacturing and tech-enabled logistics business. Matthew’s expertise is at the intersection of intangible assets and business operations and speaks regularly on the topics of intangible asset finance and IP strategy. Matt completed a B.S. in International Business and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Southern California as well as an MBA from Harvard Business School. Matt is also a founding member of the YPO Caribbean Chapter and a member of YPO Dallas.

 

 

Mark Roche, Founder & Managing Director, Techquity Capital Management

Mark Roche is founder and Managing Director of Techquity Capital Management, an investment firm devoted to unlocking value from foundational intellectual property. In 2020, Mark was again named to the ‘IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists’. Prior to Techquity, Mark co-founded and drove the growth of SBC/AT&T Knowledge Ventures, creating a recognized leader in corporate IP commercialization. Mark’s previous roles spanned business development, finance, strategy, and M&A. Mark has executed hundreds of complex transactions and implemented new business models, resulting in dramatic turnarounds and sustained profitable growth. In addition, Mark has raised hundreds of millions in institutional capital. Mark earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science from Duke University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

 

Moderator: 

 

Efrat Kasznik, President, Foresight Valuation Group

Efrat Kasznik is President of Foresight Valuation Group and a Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Efrat is a Silicon-Valley based valuation and intellectual property expert with two decades of consulting experience, focusing on assisting IP holders across industries with the creation, commercialization, and monetization of their intangible assets. She helps clients, ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, with IP and business valuations in support of licensing deals, IP and technology acquisitions, M&A transactions, financial reporting, strategic planning, and fundraising. She frequently serves as a testifying expert in disputes involving IP and startup valuations and damages. Efrat served as Chair of the High-Tech Sector, LES USA-Canada and has been recognized as one of the top IP strategists in the world by IAM every year since 2013.

 

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