Hear about how to exit from Jess Lee, Justin Kan, and Michael Marquez at Disrupt SF
All startup founders want to steer the business they started to a success outcome. Sometimes, the goal is an initial public offering. Sometimes, it’s an acquisition.
Though acquisitions often represent a kind of finish line for entrepreneurs, they aren’t easy to line up, and even when an offer is on the table, it often comes with difficult decisions. To better understand how to field interest, what’s involved once an acquirer comes knocking, and who can be impacted when a company decides to sell, we’ll hear from Sequoia Capital’s Jess Lee, serial founder Justin Kan, and CodeAdvisor’s Michael Marquez at Disrupt SF 2019.
Each has something to contribute to this fascinating topic of conversation.
Justin Kan is today the founder and CEO of the legal tech startup Atrium, but it’s hardly his first project. The godfather of “lifecasting,” Kan first came known in the startup world for founding Justin.tv, which spun out Socialcam, an app that Autodesk later acquired for a tidy $60 million, and itself later evolved into the game-streaming powerhouse Twitch, which was eventually acquired by an even bigger giant, Amazon, for $970 million. Kan, who went on to spend three years as a partner with Y
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