Doing Deals in the Software Industry
Top Executives on Partnerships, Financings, M&A and MoreeBook - 2005
Inside the Minds: Software Deals is an authoritative, insider's perspective on the issues surrounding software deals, including mergers and acquisitions, collaborations, and the future of doing successful deals. Featuring lawyers, CEOs of funded software companies, and venture capitalists who invest in them, this book provides a broad, yet comprehensive overview of the art of doing successful deals from the experts themselves. From finding and capitalizing on opportunities to completing the deal, these authors articulate the finer points around doing software deals now and what will hold true into the future. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today as experts offer up their thoughts around the keys to success within this fascinating area.About Inside the Minds:Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business intelligence from C-Level executives (Chairman, CEO, CFO, CMO, Partner) from the world's most respected companies nationwide, rather than third-party accounts from unknown authors and analysts. Each chapter is comparable to an essay/thought leadership piece and is a future-oriented look at where an industry, profession or topic is headed and the most important issues for the future. Through an exhaustive selection process, each author was hand-picked by the Inside the Minds editorial board to author a chapter for this book.This book is by: Dean Gloster and Brian Donnelly, Farella Braun + Martel LLP?Beginning with the End in Mind: Positioning Your Software Company for a Future Financing, Merger, or Acquisition?;Robert Townsend, Morrison & Foerster LLP?Constructing Successful Software Deals?;Larry Kubal, Labrador Ventures?The Venture Capitalist Perspective?;Michael J. Maulick, Platform Solutions Inc.-- ?Entering Into Negotiations?With Your Eyes Open?;Travis Nelson and Gordon Rubenstein, Pacific Partners?Key Strategies for Making the Right Deal?;Naeem Zafar, Altair Ventures?The Art of Deals ? That Last?;Marc Fleury, JBoss, Inc.'?The Open Source Point of View?;Lori S. Hoberman, Esq., Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP?A Focus on Software Valuations and Merger/Acquisition Partnerships.'
Publisher: [Boston, Mass.] : Aspatore Books, 2005 (Norwood, Mass. : Books24x7.com [generator])