Managing Director Gary Hayes on Venture Capital Panel – Raleigh

Venture capital can for the growth of a company and venture capital firms are looking for opportunities with the right companies in key industries. Is your company ready for venture capital? Is venture capital right for your company?

At the Business Leader Breakfast, July 15th , 7:30 AM at Events at Newton Square, Raleigh we’ll put those questions to a panel of experts:

John Glushik, General Partner, Intersouth Partners – Intersouth Partners is one of the most active and experienced venture capital firms in the Southeast, having invested in more than 100 private companies. Founded in 1985, Intersouth manages $780 million in seven venture capital limited partnerships, making it the largest venture capital fund in North Carolina and one of the largest in the Southeast. Intersouth Partners seeks a broad range of investment opportunities in the technology and life science sectors.

Jeff Reedy, CEO, Overture Networks – Overture Networks is leading the transformation to Carrier Ethernet services and infrastructure at the network edge. They have over 150 telecom clients nationwide including some of the nation’s largest.

Dr. Prabha Fernandes, CEO, Cempra Pharmaceuticals – Cempra develops novel, welldifferentiated antibiotics to meet critical unmet medical needs. Two lead products, both in clinicalstage development, address the urgent and increasing need for new treatments targeting drugresistant bacterial infections in both the hospital and the community.

Gary Hayes, Managing Director, Scale Finance – Scale Finance LLC offers critical corporate finance services for growth companies, helping CEOs to focus on execution (products, services, customers) to scale their companies and build long-term value.
Currently serving over 70 small companies, Scale Finance delivers pragmatic and flexible corporate finance support, leveraging world-class professional expertise and experience.

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