Timothy joined Corum in 2011, and oversees the company’s marketing efforts globally from the headquarters near Seattle. Chief among these is Corum's extensive conference schedule, “Selling Up, Selling Out,” the Merge Briefing, the Tech M&A Monthly webcast and Corum's platinum sponsorship of the World Financial Symposiums' live events and Market Spotlight series. Through these events, Corum Group serves as the world’s leading educator in technology mergers and acquisitions. ...More
This year, Corum hosted over 150 live conferences in countries from Singapore to Switzerland. We educated thousands of CEOs on their opportunities in the market. We’ll wrap up the year of deals and trends in Part 1 of our Annual Report on January 17th. But before then, let’s look back at some of... Click here to read more
I'm very pleased to have joined the Editorial Board Advisory Board for the newly launched Software Business Magazine. This new publication, built on decades of experience at sister publication Channel Executive Magazine (formerly Business Solutions), fills a vital niche for the software and... Click here to read more
Yesterday’s close of Verizon’s Yahoo acquisition is being hailed as the end of an era—but it is also the end of a long, thorough, and painstaking M&A process by Yahoo and their investment bankers. Joel did a good job a couple months ago of outlining the story of the sale, and all its twists and... Click here to read more
You've worked hard, built a company, taken it to market and found a buyer. Then, a 100-page legal document hits your desk. Where do you start? How do you know if you're taking the proper precautions, protecting youself and maximizing your value? Do you just hand it over to your lawyers and hope for... Click here to read more
Late last month, Twitter CFO Anthony Noto accidentally sent a public tweet that was apparently supposed to be a private message about an M&A deal—“I still think we should buy him. He is on your schedule for Dec 15 or 16 -- we will need to sell him. i have a plan[sic]”
So someone out there is... Click here to read more
Selling a software, Internet or IT company is a complex process with uncountable moving parts. It's easy to make a mistake along the way that can kill a deal--or at least hurt your value significantly. In fact, if you're a tech company owner or executive, you may be making some of those mistakes... Click here to read more
Earlier this month I had the opportunity to visit Bangalore, India and participate in the InTech 50 conference there, honoring the top 50 product technology companies in India. While in Bangalore, I spoke briefly with Rajan Anandan, Managing Director of Google India, and he told me... Click here to read more
We have a new video available today, giving an overview of our 90-minute executive conference the Merge Briefing:
The Merge Briefing originated as a way to give busy private equity and venture capital firms a quick update on the market. Since then, it has become one of our most popular... Click here to read more
Last Tuesday, Corum Group partnered with World Financial Symposiums to profile Tech M&A activity in Latin America in a bilingual webcast. The event was well attended by not only technology executives in Latin America, but by CEOs, CFOs and financial representatives from around the world.
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One of the key points discussed in our recent WFS Social Marketing webinar was the future power of the Chief Marketing Officer. Gartner has predicted that by 2017, CMOs will spend more on IT than CTOs will!
They are already a major influence on IT spending, and we’ve seen them rise to the point... Click here to read more