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Entrepreneurial Strategy
From Raising Venture Capital To Selling Your Company

Sam Hamadeh, CEO and Founder of PrivCo

Wharton School's Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Crain's Magazine Small Businessman of the Year
Founded (sold his stake for $100 million)
Deloitte & Touche's 50 Fastest Growing Companies
Harvard Business School Club's Entrepreneur of the Year
Silicon Alley Reporter's "100 Most Influential Media Executives"
University of Pennsylvania Law School's Young Alumnus of the Year Award

Thursday, September 27th 2012
Multipurpose Room
One Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038.

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Registration
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Sam Hamadeh
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Q & A
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Networking

Sam Hamadeh is a veteran media entrepreneur, corporate attorney, and financial expert based in New York. In 1997 Sam co-founded, the web's leading career information website, upon graduation from the Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania Law School. Sam served as the venture-capital-backed company’s President through its successful sale in 2007 to a major private equity firm for a significant return to his investors. In 2009, Sam founded the leading private company financial data provider PrivCo and has since served as PrivCo's Chief Executive Officer.

Sam is a JD graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and MBA graduate of the Wharton School of Business. His honors and awards have included Small Businessman of the Year by Crain’s Magazine, the Harvard Business School Club’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon Alley Reporter’s "100 Most Influential Media Executives," Deloitte & Touche's 50 Fastest Growing Companies, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School's Young Alumnus of the Year award.

Sam has also served on the Board of Managers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, has served on the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Advisory Board for a major U.S. Congressional Candidate, and has been the official Entrepreneurship-in-Residence at the Wharton School, advising Wharton MBA students on their startup business plans. He also serves each year as a Final Round Judge for the annual Wharton Business Plan Competition.

Sam Hamadeh has authored 12 books about entrepreneurship, business and careers published by Random House and Houghton Mifflin. He has also worked on mergers & acquisitions and on IPOs as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, and on IPOs and securities transactions at the leading New York law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore. Sam Hamadeh also holds an attorney's license in the state of New York and is an expert on corporate law related to private companies, including IPOs, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, SEC regulations, and venture capital.