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.

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.

Pre-IPO Planning for C-Suite Executives: Tax & Other Implications

Listen while FLG partner Eric Hall describes the critical factors any CEO and CFO planning for an IPO should be focused on from a personal tax and financial perspective. FLG Partners provides CFO experts at the C-suite level for pre IPO planning and transaction execution across industry sectors.

Mergers & Acquisitions: What CEOs and CFOs Need to Know

FLG Partner, Bill Leetham describes the key elements that any CEO or Board needs to know when preparing for an acquisition, either buy-side or sell-side. Learn the essential factors which can make the difference for the success of your acquisition strategy.

Consumer Company CFOs: Learning From Digitally Native Leaders

Learn from FLG partner & CFO Stephanie Roberts why the e-commerce and retail brands which are most successful today are pioneering through data analysis and one-to-one customer-brand relationships new territory and models which legacy consumer brands can learn a lot from.

Key Performance Metrics for SaaS CFOs

FLG partner Eric Mersch reviews the KPIs and key metrics which SaaS CFOs need to use as benchmarks when reviewing ongoing operational performance.

What is Blockchain?

Learn the basics about this fast-moving and evolving technology trend which will likely impact the transactions and supply chain relationships at many businesses and across sectors. FLG partner and former Coinbase CFO Tim Laehy describes what you need to know about blockchain.

Maximizing Performance at Mature Operating Companies

FLG partner Jonathan Wolter describes the most important leverage points for CFOs at mature operating companies who want to improve their performance and meet their strategic objectives.

The CFO as Chief Operator

FLG partner, Eric Mersch describes the reasons why CFOs need to increasingly extend their strategic and operational reach from finance to operations within successful companies.

Cryptocurrencies: What CEOs and CFOs Need to Know

Learn from FLG partner & former Coinbase CFO, Tim Laehy, the opportunities for leveraging cryptocurrencies in today’s business environment.

How Should Your Company Be Preparing for Blockchain?

What should CEOs and CFOs be concerned with in terms of preparing for blockchain’s evolution which will impact supply chain relationships and transactional execution for many businesses in the future. Get the facts from FLG partner and former Coinbase CFO, Tim Laehy.

The Saas CFO: Best Practices for Success

Listen to CFO/COO and FLG partner, Eric Mersch describe how CFOs at SaaS companies need to set themselves up for success and what matters in evaluating SaaS company performance.

The Technology CFO as Business Intelligence Expert

FLG partner Eric Mersch talks about how CFOs need to broaden their roles to encompass the BI function and business intelligence tracking from systems enhancements to operational performance reviews.

Nonprofit vs For-Profit CFOs: Similarities and Nuances – Critical Skillsets

Learn what skillsets are key to the success of nonprofit CFOs in comparison to those of for-profit CFOs from FLG partner Frank Tsai.

Nonprofits: When To Hire a VP vs a Director of Finance

Does your nonprofit need a full-fledged CFO or a Director of Finance? Find out how to make this critical decision from FLG partner and CFO consultant, Frank Tsai.