Directly responsible for the creation, incubation, strategic planning, business development, managerial oversight and successful financing of numerous early stage, mezzanine and middle market companies resulting in job creation and appreciable economic impact. Companies founded have achieved an aggregate high market capitalization of over $26 billion dollars and have raised over $1 Billion dollars in venture capital and follow on IPO financing's. Call me for straight up advice for start ups, M &A, business planning, financing structures and milestones. I will tell you what NOT to do which is just as important as what to do. I will take equity in some instances.