Launching a Life Science IPO in the Midst of COVID: Angion Biomedica

Join FLG Partners for a fireside chat with Angion CEO, Dr. Jay Venkatesan and CFO and FLG partner Greg Curhan for a discussion about the unique challenges and opportunities posed launching Angion’s IPO in February 2021 in the midst of COVID-19.

Maximizing Performance of the Audit Committee

Learn from four CFO experts at FLG Partners about the key responsibilities of the Audit Chair and CFO in optimizing performance of the Audit Committee. Diving into a discussion about how to choose the right committee chair, setting the committee’s charter, identifying the scope of issues addressed by the committee and how the committee can add value before and during a crisis at the company.

SaaS Pivots: Best Practices, Case Examples, Lessons Learned

Eric Mersch at FLG Partners hosts an experienced panel of experts from JMP Securities (Erik Suppiger), OPEXEngine (Lauren Kelley), with case studies from Callidus (Ron Fior), Nominum (Ken Chow) and Datrium/VMWare (Mike Park) who discuss business model pivots to SaaS across different types of technology businesses, from software to hardware to cybersecurity. Learn about best practices, lessons learned and the key decisionmaking, operational planning priorities and customer and investor reactions in both successful (and failed) transitions into SaaS models.

Ensuring SPAC Success

Listen to an experienced panel of financing experts at FLG Partners including Greg Curhan and Eric Hall and Molly Hemmeter, Board member at 2 SPACs, discuss the key decisionmaking, planning and executional considerations companies and boards should address before choosing this direction when seeking access to the public markets for capital.

Going Public via a SPAC (Eric Hall)

Join a fireside chat with Managing Partner Laureen DeBuono and partner Eric Hall as he describes the key considerations for CFOs & CEOs when considering going public via a SPAC (a reverse merger with a public special purpose acquisition company) versus through a traditional, direct-listing IPO.

Banking During COVID-19: Panel Discussion – June 17, 2020

Join FLG partner, Chris Cook, moderate a panel of experts from the Bay Area banking community provide their valuable insights into how the current climate in the banking industry will change bank behavior and practices as a result of COVID-19. Panelists include Robert Coleman, Regional Accountant, FDIC, Mark Cadieux, Chief Credit Officer, Silicon Valley Bank, Dan Myers, CEO, Bridge Bank, Jeff Wishner, Managing Director, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods and Derek Criswell, Partner, Moss Adams.

Innovations in Commerce: Shasta Ventures Hosts Deloitte, FLG Partners & Sephora

Watch FLG partner Stephanie Roberts describe the differences between the new digitally-native consumer brands who are leading the charge around the consumer-brand relationship at this panel event hosted by Shasta Ventures and Deloitte.

Insights from an Entrepreneur with Riverbed Technology

This presentation from Riverbed Technology focuses on some of the key choices a start-up is forced to make early in its life cycle — business and pricing models, resource allocation, product development and go-to-market strategies — among other decisions every executive team must make in building a company.

The CFO’s role in the Ethical Culture of the Organization

Jeff Kuhn, Managing Partner, FLG Partners, talks with Kirk O. Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University

The Role of the CFO with Chris Dier and Eric Hall (FLG Partners)

The Wharton Entrepreneurs Workshop, developed jointly by Wharton | San Francisco and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, features Chris Dier and Eric Hall from FLG Partners speaking about the role of the CFO, which includes providing direction to the CEO and the executive team when facing technology challenges, competitive forces and supply chain issues.