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The Art and Science of Leading Due Diligence – Dealing With Challenges – Catherine Chiu and Steve Lamont Keiretsu Forum No...
Fourth of a Four-Part Series <ul><li>1.  Due Diligence Process </li></ul><ul><li>2.  Resources and Tools </li></ul><ul><li...
Dealing With Challenges <ul><li>DD Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insufficient expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insufficie...
Quandaries <ul><li>How much is enough coaching? </li></ul><ul><li>Can I involve non-K4 people? </li></ul><ul><li>Company n...
Thank You Art & Science of Leading Due Diligence
Due Diligence Committee <ul><li>Members: Walt Spevak, Steve Atwater, Bill Bain, Cathy Chiu, Michael Gralnick, Brian Hecktm...
The Art and Science of Leading Due Diligence Catherine Chiu and Steve Lamont Keiretsu Forum Northern California
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Leading Due Diligence - Session 4 - Dealing with Challenges

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Leading Due Diligence - Session 4 - Dealing with Challenges

  1. 1. The Art and Science of Leading Due Diligence – Dealing With Challenges – Catherine Chiu and Steve Lamont Keiretsu Forum Northern California
  2. 2. Fourth of a Four-Part Series <ul><li>1. Due Diligence Process </li></ul><ul><li>2. Resources and Tools </li></ul><ul><li>3. Effective DD Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>4. Dealing with Challenges </li></ul>
  3. 3. Dealing With Challenges <ul><li>DD Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insufficient expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insufficient interest – initially or mid-stream </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Divergent views </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Issues raised in an inappropriate manner </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur Issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Too busy to engage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inexperienced with funding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ineffective presenter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Won’t take advice / obstinate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trust </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Quandaries <ul><li>How much is enough coaching? </li></ul><ul><li>Can I involve non-K4 people? </li></ul><ul><li>Company needs to morph a key aspect of its business. </li></ul><ul><li>Obvious hole on management team </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t raise sufficient capital to reach milestone… how to reduce risks? </li></ul><ul><li>Invitation to the Board or Advisory Board </li></ul><ul><li>What if I am no longer interested? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Thank You Art & Science of Leading Due Diligence
  6. 6. Due Diligence Committee <ul><li>Members: Walt Spevak, Steve Atwater, Bill Bain, Cathy Chiu, Michael Gralnick, Brian Hecktman, Deborah Kent, Steve Lamont, Jennifer Lee, Craig Martin, Kent Mitchell, Henry Molloy, Girard Pessis,  Jim Presley, Mike Sarwari, Cliff Tong, Colin Wiel, Doug Weil </li></ul><ul><li>Keiretsu team members: Randy Williams, Felicia Diaz, Kelly Kimbrough and, Cornelius Fitzgerald, and K4 Seattle Kenny Byrne, Peter Weiss, Todd Dean </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Art and Science of Leading Due Diligence Catherine Chiu and Steve Lamont Keiretsu Forum Northern California

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