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Masterclass Series - How to Close the Most Important Deal of Your Life

About this event

Get your end game in shape with deep dives and Q&A into key Buyer and Seller topics.


Session 13: Raise money, survive and thrive!


WHY ATTEND?

  • Learn how to raise capital to build a game-changing business
  • Learn how to use funding to ensure sustainable growth, business resilience and future investment
  • Learn how to continuously increase share value and attract investors with deep pockets


HOST & SPEAKERS

  • Speaker: Olga Blasco
  • Moderator: Annette Lawlor
  • Guest: Paula Shannon


PREVIOUS SESSIONS FEEDBACK

  • “Great knowledge being freely shared…pure gold to all owners considering selling!”
  • “Practical view on M&A dynamics in LSPs sector.”
  • “Sessions packed with M&A wisdom, rooted in experience.”
  • "Knowledgeable speakers, interesting and relevant topics, informal format."


WHO

OLGA BLASCO: Olga has 25 years of language services industry experience in rapid growth and M&A-driven environments with large, US-based private and public LSPs. She has been involved in buying, selling and integrating LSPs internationally, and now Olga’s mission is to help business owners with their growth strategy to increase the value of their companies and reach their end-game goals through investments in talent, technology and M&A.

ANNETTE LAWLOR: Annette is the CEO of Lion People Global, driving growth in the language industry through Executive Search/Strategic Staffing/Corporate Development and M&A. She is passionate about "people first", honesty, and personal and employee wellbeing.

PAULA SHANNON: Paula combines 30+ years of public company global sales and marketing leadership with domain expertise across the language industry, including deep experience in translation, localization, internationalization, and the use of advanced technologies including AI-driven Machine Translation. In March 2019 she was named as a dedicated advisor to Lilt, a San Francisco-based interactive, adaptive neural machine translation start-up, she now serves as their Chief Evangelist. She currently sits on the board of TRSB, the advisory board at Empower Translate, and the board of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA), where she also acts as Treasurer. Paula is also on the Philanthropy Development Committee of the Old Brewery Mission in Montreal.

Hosted by

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    Annette Lawlor Founder and CEO @ Lion People Global

    CEO of Lion People Global, driving Growth in the language industry through Executive Search/Strategic Staffing/Corporate Development and M&A. Passionate about "people first", honesty, personal and employee wellbeing.

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    Paula Shannon Chief Evangelist @ Lilt

    Paula combines 30+ years of public company global sales and marketing leadership with domain expertise across the language industry, including deep experience in translation, localization, internationalization, and the use of advanced technologies including AI-driven Machine Translation.

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    Olga Blasco M&A Expert @ Lion People Global

    Olga's mission is to help business owners with their growth strategy to increase the value of their companies and fulfil their end game through the right investments in talent, technology and M&A.

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