CONFERENCE CHAIR
Paul LeBlanc
Paul LeBlanc
Founder + CEO, 7th Wave Capital
Paul grew up in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. He’s a serial entrepreneur having started up multiple successful companies over a 25-year span. In 1990 at 19 years old, he co-founded Coastal Communications with his father which he sold to Mickey MacDonald in 1996. He then founded marketing firm, Arrivals+Departures (formally “Extreme Group”), one of Canada’s largest independent marketing agencies with offices in Toronto and Halifax.

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Eventually, every business will need to transition.  At the BUSINESS TRANSITIONS FORUM (BTF), you will garner practical insights from entrepreneurs and business experts that have travelled down the transition path before you.

What can you do to multiply the proceeds of an acquisition? What are your liquidity options?  What do acquirers look for?  What are the major risks in your business and how can you mitigate them? Even if you are not planning to transition, this event will provide you with tactical takeaways to help you make smarter business decisions in the short term while setting you up for a successful transition in the future.

WHY ATTEND

Learn where to begin and how to build your transition roadmap

Learn strategies to increase the value of your business, even if you have no plan to sell

Understand what buyers are looking for

Find out who can help you and what it will cost

Learn how to avoid transition disasters from other entrepreneurs just like you