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How Much is Your Startup Worth? Galvanize Presents Fireside Chat with TriNet CEO Burton Goldfield

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SAN LEANDRO, California, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO: Burton M. Goldfield, President and CEO of TriNet

Since joining TriNet as president and CEO in 2008, Burton has led TriNet to become the largest independent cloud-based HR provider leveraging the professional employer organization (PEO) model to help small businesses. He is known for driving product innovation and growth. Revenue exceeded $250M in 2012 and has more than tripled during his tenure. TriNet currently services more than 230,000 employees through its 50+ regional offices located throughout the US. Burton has invested heavily in the company's SaaS technology platform leveraging his background at Hyperion, IBM and Rational Software. Burton received a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering from Syracuse University and an MBA from Villanova University.

Chris Onan, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Galvanize

Chris has over a decade of venture capital experience and enjoys the challenges and rewards of helping early stage entrepreneurs navigate their companies to growth. He leads direct investments and gSchool for Galvanize. Prior to joining Galvanize, Chris was a partner with Appian Ventures. Chris is an investor in Closely, Inc. and Bullet Time Ventures. He is also a current member and the former President and Chairman of the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association; and is a co-founder of the Associates Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado. In addition, Chris is Northwestern University's alumni admissions council leader for Colorado. Originally from Minnesota, Chris received a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

WHAT: Topics discussed during this fireside chat with Burton M. Goldfield, president and CEO of TriNet and Chris Onan, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Galvanize include:

  • How does a startup determine its valuation?
  • How does an early stage investor value a startup?
  • What are some things a startup can do to make itself an attractive target for acquisition?
  • How should a startup identify potential strategic acquirers?
  • What are some guidelines to navigate the negotiation process?

WHEN: Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MST)

WHERE: Galvanize

1062 Delaware St

Denver, CO 80204

REGISTER: Tickets are free and available here.

Jock Breitwieser

Michelle Sieling
Horn Group

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