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Recent Entries
 
Sep. 22: Where are the Deals? Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds' Best Practices in Deal Origination
Lead Generation 2.0: How Entrepreneurs are Fueling the Next Wave of Innovation in Internet Marketing
Underleveraged talent pool: the unemployed and underemployed
Leveraging the talents of the autistic/creating a new business
Raising Fund X: Trends in Private Equity Fundraising and Fund Evaluation
Visit to SF Bay Area May 5-8: Wharton & Columbia Business School Alumni Clubs
Integrity Research Names Evalueserve Circle of Experts 2008 Top Pick as Asia/ Emerging Market Specialist Expert Network
On Sourcing Deals for Private Equity Funds
 
 Friday, 12 September 2008
Sep. 22: Where are the Deals? Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds' Best Practices in Deal Origination

I hope you can join us on Sep. 22 evening for a presentation on "Where are the Deals?  Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds' Best Practices in Deal Origination ".  We'll be discussing preliminary findings from a white paper we're writing on this topic.  I'd like to thank our hosts, the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York .

Here's the ad:

The quality of the deals you source is one of the greatest drivers of your success as an investor. What are you doing to improve your deal flow?

David Teten will discuss:

  • How are you positioning yourself to become your target's preferred investor?
  • What does research on deal-origination indicate are the primary sources of deal flow for institutional investors?
  • What are you doing to identify companies that might be interested in being approached?
  • What are the earmarks of a potential investment opportunity?
  • How are you systematically identifying industries/situations in which you may be able to create new companies, rather than find existing companies?
  • How can you use Web 2.0 tools to identify appropriate investments?
  • How do you increase your inflow of useful referrals?
  • What is the best way to make warm cold calls?

David Teten is a Managing Director of Evalueserve, the world's largest knowledge process outsourcing company.  Founded in 2000, the company has over 2,400 employees.  Among its 1,100 clients are 6 of the top 10 investment banks and 10 of the top 15 strategy consulting firms.  David joined Evalueserve when the firm acquired his company, the Circle of Experts.  He leads Evalueserve's services in helping institutional investors originate investments.  David was formerly CEO of Teten Executive Recruiting, which he sold to Accolo, #42 on the 2007 Inc. 500 list.  Previously, he was CEO of GoldNames, an investment bank serving the internet domain name asset class.  He worked with Bear Stearns' Investment Banking division as a member of their technology/defense M&A team, and was a strategy consultant with Mars & Co.  David is lead author of The Virtual Handshake: Opening Doors and Closing Deals Online, the first book on how businesses can use online networks and other "Web 2.0" technologies to originate deals, raise capital, win new clients, recruit star employees, and market their firm.  He holds a Harvard MBA and a Yale BA, both with honors.   David is a member of the Advisory Board for Accolo, Grouply, and the Word of Mouth Marketing Association.   He is a frequent keynote speaker to finance and technology conferences


DATE
Monday, September 22nd

AGENDA
6:00 - 6:30 PM Registration
6:30 - 8:00 PM Program & Reception

PLACE
Cresa Partners

100 Park Avenue, [between 40th and 41st Street] 24th floor

PRICE
CBSAC/NY Members $25
Non-members $35
Pre-registration recommended. $10 surcharge added to day-of-event registrations
To become a member click here

REGISTRATION
To purchase tickets click here: Click here to buy tickets!!!
Space is limited and will fill up quickly.

NOTES
Reception includes bottled water, soft drinks and hot & cold hors d’oeuvres

EVENT ORGANIZERS
We are grateful to Gene Kenny and Frank Graziano (CBS '82) of the Private Equity Committee for organizing this event

Author: David Teten
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