Wednesday March 22, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Jacobs Executive Development Center 
672 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209

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Noa Simons 
Upstate Venture Association of New York, Inc. 
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Growing Businesses Through Acquisition: the Sydor Technologies Story 

Growing companies through acquisition is a strategy that many executives choose once a company reaches a level of maturity with its products, services and customer base. Mike Pavia, CEO of Sydor Technologies, will share his story growing Sydor and discuss the current challenges he faces in funding new acquisitions. Our panel of capital providers will use the context of the Sydor story to discuss the relative advantages of using senior debt, mezzanine debt and private equity funding to facilitate company growth.


5pm - Arrival | Networking

6pm - Welcome, Sydor Introduction and Panel Discussion on Financing Acquisitions

7pm - Networking

Panelists include:

Mike Pavia, founder and CEO of Sydor Technologies

Michael McQueeney, owner of Summer Street Capital

David Kocen, managing director at Bluehenge Capital

And Ted Oexle from Five Star Bank.  The panel will be moderated by Brett Schrader from EFPR Group.

Regular tickets are $60 before 2/28 and $75 through 3/14.  UVANY members get a discount - tickets are $45 before 2/28 and then $60 through 3/14.  All day-of tickets are $75 at the door.

Please contact us for the member discount code, and if you're not a member yet, consider joining UVANY!

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