Next Series Club
Aaron Werner (HMB), Kathleen Swan (Locke Lorde) and Heather Harper (Start Up Legal Shop) participated on a panel discussion hosted by the Next Series Club in Chicago, Illinois. The Next Series Club is private group of financial and operational professionals leading Chicago's fast-growth companies. Members of the group meet and share knowledge with the goal of improving the collective wisdom of the Chicago startup community.
The panelists spoke on a variety of topics, including:
- Current climate regarding market terms in Series A, B and C financings
- Bridging a perceived valuation gap at the term sheet phase
- Various models and plans for incentive compensation
- M&A exit process
- Effectively working with outside general counsel