Dave joined Corum in 2015 and has a diverse background in technology and life sciences. As an executive and entrepreneur, Dave has been operating and investing in companies sitting at the convergence of commerce and eCommerce as well as innovative life science businesses for over twenty-five years. Recently, Dave was CEO North America for Gaxsys, an eCommerce and logistics company that is a leader in last mile logistics and fulfillment for eCommerce marketplaces.
Dave has been on both sides of the mergers and acquisitions table having sold a life science technology company, facilitated sell side and buy side technology transactions and has also scaled multiple technology companies globally in the eCommerce, life sciences and innovation intelligence markets. Dave sits on boards of...More
In Joel Espelien’s post, "Common M&A Misconception: I don’t want to go to market too early," he talked poignantly about the notion that you can never sell too early. I agree with Joel and I’d like to share a story that illustrates the point.
I have a client in a sector that is hot right now... Click here to read more
Let’s get uncomfortable and get you out of your comfort zone by asking just one question: Are you still the right one to be running your software or technology company?
This is a question that some of you ask every day (especially since you're thinking about what comes next). For others, you'... Click here to read more
I get asked this question a lot by CEOs: What do CEOs do after they have sold their companies?
This is certainly an important question to ask if you are thinking about selling your business. After all, you've spent an incredible amount of your time and energy (an average of 17 years, according... Click here to read more
For regulated industries, technology is quickly advancing how companies manage their regulatory compliance. Technology is now mission-critical for banks, financial institutions, governments and enterprises; they all must grapple with significant regulatory volatility as we are seeing shifts like... Click here to read more
Having a strong balance sheet prior to entering the market for an M&A event is important. You want to ensure that your cash position is strong and will remain healthy as you are out in the market selling your company and growing your business.
The need to raise another round of funding prior... Click here to read more
As the CEO of your business, one of your responsibilities is to continuously be evaluating all of your options for growth. Whether you are growing organically or considering acquisitions, your business is either growing or shrinking relative to your position in the market. You are also responsible... Click here to read more
In today's world of consumer-friendly healthtech, individuals are creating and curating their own health data, seeking closer connection to health services and records. This demand for improved interoperability between previously isolated data for population health analytics, genomics, and... Click here to read more
Ten years ago, would you have thought technology would be available to improve your health and help you make choices about your diet, next workout and sleep patterns? With the rise in popularity of video games that advocate an active lifestyle or the availability of online medical consultations, it... Click here to read more
Starting the preparation process for a possible M&A event is one of the most important steps that you can take today, whether you are planning on selling your company in 2016 or in the next five years. We recommend that you begin the preparation process by assembling all of the documents that... Click here to read more