If We Only Knew Then; Avoiding Our Companies' Legal Pitfalls.

  • Friday, 03/09/2018: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Room: Marriott, Platinum Ballroom 4


Lessons learned – for early stage companies on the journey from startup to successful enterprise.
Panelists will discuss the unexpected pitfalls they encountered, mistakes they made and overcame, those they avoided, and what they would have done differently - if they knew then, what they know now. Attendees will learn about identifying potential obstacles, including those a newer entrepreneur may not know to look for, and how the right advisors can help a company steer around or take head-on the challenges that may lie ahead.   

Learning Objectives

•You want to expand your brand and be seen as a category innovator – how do you get position your company to secure outside capital and win the trust of potential investors for the funding needed to move to that next level?
•Getting ready to sell – preparing your company and protecting yourself.
•Obstacles to avoid – they can be deal killers.
•Successful strategies that will push you past the challenges and over the finish line.


Daren Myers

Rau Chocolate

Edward Schultz

Corporate Shareholder
Greenberg Trautig, LLP

Joe McCarthy

Senior Financial Executive
McCarthy Consulting Services

Justin Prochnow

Co-Chair Food, Beverage & Agribusiness Practice
Greenberg Traurig

Robin Tsai

Managing Director
VMG Partners