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Raising Capital: The Spectrum of Financing for Technology Companies

January 19, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

| Free - $35.00

Join us in the new year for a luncheon panel discussion on the Spectrum of Financing for Technology Companies at Frost Tower conference room.  Our panel will include representatives from different sectors to talk about the variety of financing options available to tech companies, including venture capital, growth equity, technology bank lending, and non-bank lending.


Lathrop Smith, Partner, Maxwell Locke & Ritter

Lathrop SmithLathrop leads Maxwell Locke & Ritter’s Transaction Services and Business Development groups. Since the inception of the ML&R Transaction Services group in 2010, ML&R has worked with dozens of private equity sponsors and corporate acquirers on transactions ranging from $5 to $300 million. Before joining Maxwell Locke & Ritter, Lathrop spent 7 years with Focus Strategies Investment Banking, where he provided corporate finance, valuation, and M&A advisory and consulting services for middle market companies, while also assisting with private placements of both debt and equity.



Travis Baldwin, Co-Founder, Congruent Investment Partners
Charlie Plauche, Principal, S3 Ventures       Charlie Plauche
Kyle Lessing, Principal, Strattam Capital Kyle Lessing
David McLaughlin, Managing Director, Square 1 Bank David McLaughlin          David leads Square 1’s technology banking practice in Texas and the surrounding region. David has over 21 years of financial services experience, with over 18 years in the venture banking industry. Before Square 1, he served as a vice president in Comerica Bank’s technology and life sciences division and in Imperial Bank’s Emerging Growth Division. He previously held positions as a bank officer in the commercial lending groups at Frost Bank and NationsBank. He earned a BBA in Finance from St. Mary’s University. David joined Square 1 in 2005.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor

Maxwell Locke & Ritter

The largest locally-owned and managed accounting, tax, and consulting firm in Austin, Maxwell Locke & Ritter has a unique approach to helping their clients reach their goals.





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January 19, 2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free - $35.00
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Maxwell Locke & Ritter
401 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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