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February 24-28, 2020!
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Wednesday, February 26 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Managing Capital and Cash Flow to Sustain Growth LIMITED

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This session is part of our ScaleUp program, with sessions focused on helping your business grow.

One of the trickiest parts of scaling a business is managing cash flow and capital. More than 60% of business failures were actually profitable — they failed because they ran out of cash. Managing your working capital and cash flow is absolutely essential to your business survival. Cash flow management is necessary to avoid cash crunches that prevent you from paying suppliers, buying materials and paying salaries. The problems come when your revenue comes in after your payouts are due. So cash flow management is all about delaying outflows of cash as long as possible while encouraging customers to pay as quickly as possible.

In this fireside chat, we’ll hear from Zubaida Bai, CEO of Ayzh and Matt Bryson, CFO of MadWire, and Mike Blazes, CFO of BillGO, about challenges they’ve encountered and how they’ve learned to effectively manage their capital and cash flow.

Key takeaways for this session:
  • Figure out the amount of working capital you need to fund operations
  • Identify capital risks and prepare in advance
  • Types of financing available to shore up shortfalls
  • How to speed up receivables and delay payables

Speakers
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Candyce Edelen

CEO, PropelGrowth
Candyce has 25+ years experience launching and growing B2B tech businesses. She has founded or co-founded 5 business, two of which grew into multi-million dollar enterprises. She's raised an oversubscribed Series A and made the Fast 50 list of fastest growing technology businesses... Read More →
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Mike Blazes

CFO, BillGO
Mike started his career as a Captain in the Air Force, and after leaving in 1998, he entered the business world. Since then, he’s led a successful career in Operations, Finance and ultimately became CEO at Control Company, a software company that automated tests and measurements... Read More →
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Matt Bryson

Chief Financial Officer, Madwire
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Zubaida Bai

CEO, Ayzh
Zubaida Bai is a thought leader and innovator of health and livelihood solutions for under-served women and girls globally. Building on her expertise as a mechanical engineer, a product designer, and empathetic communicator, Zubaida has put her unique passion to work. In the process she built... Read More →


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