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


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


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
• The important terms & conditions – and how to negotiate the best outcome for the entrepreneur
• Major mistakes to avoid to close

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Prediction #3: “VC Investment to remain sluggish – with a positive twist”

By John Yates & David Calhoun / Corporate Technology Group – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

We’ve just completed a strong year for technology companies in the Southeast – with the wind at our backs moving into 2017. It’s realistic to predict another very strong year for technology entrepreneurs in Atlanta and the Southeast. In light of MMM’s deep involvement in the Southeastern tech community, we’re sharing with you a series of predictions for 2017.

Here is the third of our Top 5 Predictions in 2017 for the Atlanta/Southeast Technology Community:

Prediction #3: VC Investment to remain sluggish – with a positive twist

In contrast to

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Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP Launches MMM Angel Network

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP has launched the MMM Angel Network – connecting angel and early-stage investors with emerging technology companies. As a leading law firm in the U.S. active in the entrepreneurial community, startups and early-stage companies continue to be a significant focus for the firm. MMM has long played an integral role in supporting the growth and development of growing technology companies in Atlanta and across the country.

The mission of the Network is to help connect angel and early-stage investors with emerging technologies, innovative business models and deal flow by making introductions to startups

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5 Insights From a Virtual Fireside Chat With a VC

July 15th, 2015
Venture Capital

The recent meeting of the Technology Executives Roundtable at the Atlanta Technology Village featured a video conference with Sunil Nagaraj live from Bessemer Venture Partners. Bessemer is a leading venture capital fund in Silicon Valley – they’ve made investments in Georgia and in a broad range of tech companies.  Sunil is originally from the Southeast and is very interested in having other portfolio companies in our region. The virtual fireside chat with Sunil offered a number of insights for entrepreneurs in the Southeast looking to raise capital:

1. It’s all about customers

Focus on your customers (or

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