UC Davis Venture Catalyst Knowledge Exchange Presents: Developing and Presenting your Startup Financials featuring Gary Gerttula, Partner – LightWave Advisors

Creating a startup requires money and there will inevitably be a time when every founder needs to present to investors. If you’re trying to raise capital for your startup, you have to be prepared to present to investors. A critical component of that presentation will be your startup’s financials.

If you’re interested in learning about developing and presenting your startup’s financials to investors you need to attend a free seminar held by UC Davis Venture Catalyst next week. Check out the details below.

WHEN: December 14, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: UC Davis Office of Research
1850 Research Park Drive
Davis, CA 95618

EVENT COST: Free! Plus Free Parking & Lunch Provided!


About Gary Gerttula

Gary is an accomplished international executive with 30+ years of operations, strategy and business development and change management experience. He brings a strong accounting background and analytic framework from his early career years at Arthur Anderson and McKinsey and Co. He has a diverse industry background in technology (software, internet, semiconductors, data analytics, neural networks and deep learning), media (online publishing, special effects/post-production), and financial services (hedge funds, venture lending/leasing, equipment leasing).
As CEO or advisor, he has identified and closed over 30 deals totaling over $500 million including mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, debt, and equity.
Currently, he is an advisor to a data science firm using optimization, machine learning, and artificial intelligence for large industry solutions, a startup in neural networks/deep learning, and a leader in material science. In recent years he established the SF based Digital Garage Incubator affiliate of a large Asian internet payment systems and media firm; was interim COO of an education non-profit; CEO of an India based analytics software firm, was turnaround CEO of a visual effects firm; was start-up CEO for an IP patent consulting firm, and has been CEO of two healthcare services/information businesses. Recently he has become part of the UC Davis Venture Catalyst MentorNet. He holds a BA from the University of Washington and an MBA from Harvard University.