MMM Partner Jason Cummings moderates TER Roundtable – Dealmaking Secrets for Tech Entrepreneurs

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MMM Partner Jason Cummings moderated the panel of leading advisors and investors from national VC, Private Equity and Growth Equity funds.

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Topics covered included:

• Key negotiating pointers – strategies and tactics for getting a fair (and good) deal
• Practical pointers for closing a financing in record time on favorable terms for the entrepreneur
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TAG Stadium of Things IoT Hackathon Save the Date

Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) in partnership with title sponsor, Honeywell, and presenting sponsor SAP, along with the TAG Mobility and TAG Cloud societies, will be hosting the TAG Stadium of Things IoT Hackathon, Friday August 11, 2017 to Sunday August 13, 2017 at the Alpharetta Innovation Center.

The 2017 IoT Symposium will gather the greater Atlanta community together on August 31. The Hackathon is intended to develop proof of concepts to help the community understand the possibilities of IoT.

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ATA June Education Event: Blockchain

Last week MMM Attorney Austin Mills moderated a panel for an ATA event on blockchain. Here are a few of Austin’s key takeaways:


1. Previously, most blockchain activity revolved around bitcoin as a currency or a few major projects. We are now seeing widespread development of blockchain technologies to disrupt industries and solve problems.


2. Token Sales (aka ICOs) have provided a new vehicle to raise capital, with hundreds of millions raised through ICOs in the past quarter.


3. Securities, money transmission,

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Coverage Issues Relating to Self-Driving Cars – AIRROC Chicago Conference

June 6 – 7  MMM Partner Tony Roehl will cover the current state and potential development of autonomous automobiles and the future of automobile insurance. Issues discussed will include the types of autonomous vehicles currently under development; the potential societal and economic implications of self-driving cars; practical concerns like the allocation of liability for autonomous vehicle accidents; insurance requirements; and a review of the future of automobile insurance.

If you are interested in joining MMM at this conference, please email us for a complimentary registration.

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Taking Your Business To The Next Level: Leadership Insights From Women CEOs

Experienced CEOs will tell you that what gets a company to $5 million isn’t the same as what gets you to $50 million. What are the biggest challenges? How do you scale the business when it reaches a point of outgrowing systems or procedures?

Join Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Frazier & Deeter, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP and U.S. Trust for a panel discussion regarding leading a company through stages of growth.

  • Lisa Calhoun – Founding Partner, Valor Ventures
  • Karen Robinson Cope – Executive Vice President, NanoLumens
  • Kathryn Sabol –

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The Intersection Of Venture Capital And Private Equity Investing

April 12th, 2017
Events & Associations

In recent years, there has been a convergence of investment strategies in the lower middle market. Venture capital and leveraged buyout firms are increasingly playing in each other’s traditional markets, to varying degrees of success. This panel discussion will feature firms making later-stage, growth-oriented VC investments (control and minority), as well as buyouts and majority deals. Panelists will discuss their approaches to investing in companies at the intersection of growth and buyout.

Panelists:

  • Mark Buffington – CEO and Co-Founder, BIP Capital
  • Jim Douglass – Partner, Fulcrum Equity Partners
  • Ed Fisher – Founder and Managing Partner,

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: What Every Counsel Should Know to Avoid Surprise Liability

February 16th, 2017
Events & Associations

The federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act governs when and under what conditions a company or non-profit organization may call a person’s telephone number using an automated telephone dialing system or a prerecorded message. The damages for violation of the TCPA can be substantial, based on $500 per improper call on a strict liability basis.

This program covers:
(1) the requirements for obtaining consent to call a person using an automated dialing system or prerecorded message
(2) the most recent case law examining the types of equipment which qualify as an automated dialing system
(3)

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