As sponsors of the ATDC,Â Morris, Manning & Martin (MMM)Â is hosting a new Investor Series in 2018 whereby select funds will be invited to do a fireside chat. It will give ATDC’s startups an opportunity to speak with capital sources from across the country, and it will give the fund chance to market itself to the ATDC’s startups. This series will kick-off on Tuesday, March 27th at ATDC’s Community Room with MMM’sÂ Chris MaxwellÂ moderating a discussion withÂ Will SzczerbiakÂ ofÂ Greycroft. This event is exclusively for ATDC’s Portfolio Companies and special guests. Seats will be limited, so preregistration is mandatory.Â
â¢Â 4:30-4:45 pmÂ Â Check in and Networking
â¢Â 4:50-5:30 pmÂ Â Fireside Chat
â¢Â 5:30-5:40 pmÂ Â Q&A
â¢Â 5:40-7:00 pmÂ Â Networking and Reception
About WillÂ SzczerbiakÂ
Based in the New York office, Willâs responsibilities include evaluating and executing early and growth stage investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Greycroft, Will spent three years as an associate at Volition Capital, a Boston-based growth equity firm that principally invests in high potential, founder-owned companies across different technology sectors. At Volition, Will was responsible for sourcing and executing new investments, as well as working with existing portfolio companies. Before Volition, Will spent three years as an investment banking analyst in the Technology Services group of Raymond James advising middle-market companies on M&A transactions and private capital raises.
Will received an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
Greycroft is a leading venture capital firm focused on investments in the Internet and mobile markets. With offices in the two media capitals of the world – New York and Los Angeles â Greycroft is uniquely positioned to serve entrepreneurs who have chosen us as their partners. Greycroft leverages an extensive network of media and technology industry connections to help entrepreneurs gain visibility, build strategic relationships, bring their products to market, and build successful businesses. Greycroft manages in excess of $1 billion and has made over 150 investments since inception in leading companies including Acorns, App Annie, Boxed, Braintree, Buddy Media, Everything But The House, Extreme Reach, Huffington Post, Icertis, JW Player, Maker Studios, Plated, Scopely, Shipt, TheRealReal, Thrive Market, Trunk Club, Venmo, WideOrbit, and Yeahka.
For more information please visitÂ http://www.greycroft.com.
About Chris Maxwell
Christopher E. Maxwell is a Partner in the MMM’s Corporate Practice. Mr. Maxwellâs practice focuses primarily on representing clients in middle-market corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Mr. Maxwell regularly represents private equity and venture capital firms and their portfolio companies, individual angel investors, angel investor networks, as well as venture capital-backed founder and family-owned businesses in a wide range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, debt facilities, financings, recapitalizations, restructurings and reorganizations. Mr. Maxwell also works regularly with many early stage companies. For many of his clients, he also serves as outside general counsel, providing legal support across the organization and coordinating legal advice from other skilled attorneys within the firm.
Mr. Maxwell has represented companies in numerous industries, including technology, technology enabled business services, ecommerce, consumer products, food and beverage, hospitality and franchising.
Mr. Maxwell is a frequent speaker on corporate law, M&A and venture capital topics. He has been recognized as a leading corporate attorney through his recognition in Chambers USA: Americaâs Leading Lawyers for Business on numerous occasions.Â
About Morris, Manning & Martin
Morris, Manning & Martin (www.mmmlaw.com) is an Atlanta-based national law firm delivering value-added legal services to fast-growing technology and tech-enabled businesses throughout the company lifecycle. MMMâs Corporate Tech Group has closed hundreds of VC, private equity and M&A deals. In addition to corporate finance, MMMâs practice areas include technology agreements, patent/IP, employment, international, IoT, open source, blockchain and dispute resolution. Through MMMâs expansive network, the firm helps companies grow by connecting tech clients with sources of capital, management talent, key advisors, strategic partners and other experienced entrepreneurs. The firm hosts SE Tech Podcast (https://soundcloud.com/setech_podcast) â featuring client CEOs â and a blog â MMM Techlaw (www.mmmtechlaw.com).
This event is exclusively for ATDC’s Portfolio Companies and special guests. Seats will be limited, so preregistration is mandatory.Â ATDC’s Accelerate, Signature and Graduate companies can click here to preregister.