Finding Profit Speaker Zane Terrance

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | Hill Event Center | Birmingham, Alabama

Zane Terrance, Managing Director of Founders Investment Banking’s Technology Practice, is an experienced investment banker, entrepreneur and recognized expert on the growth and monetization of digital media, Internet technology and software companies. Over the past 15 years, Zane has led and completed more than 75 technology deals.

Before joining Founders, Zane independently and successfully created and sold two technology businesses to publicly-traded companies, resulting in a keen understanding of the traits necessary to build a valuable company and close an exceptional deal. Zane has more than 24 years of experience as an operator, investor and dealmaker in the technology arena. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Zane began his career at IBM, where he learned the intricate workings of the company’s technology ecosystems and managed its Internet consulting practice in the Southeast.

Through experience gained selling his companies and helping others sell theirs, Zane has compiled a list of 17 overarching reasons why entrepreneurs and owners are unable to successfully exit their companies or raise ad- ditional growth capital. He is currently authoring a book on the topic, and is passionate about helping founders of companies avoid these common pitfalls.

Zane has a Masters in Organizational Management from Southern Christian University and received his B.S. in Business Administration from Auburn University in Montgomery. He also holds Series 79 and 63 securities licenses.

Zane is a Board member of Reliance Financial Group, Birmingham Venture Capital Board, EAP Mentorship, Alliance Consulting and Digital Media Holdings, and is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Alabama School of Law.

Zane is involved with several ministries through various roles, including serving on the board of directors for Route 1520 Ministries, course instructor at Family Dynamic, member of the Marriage Ministries at Church of the Highlands, founding board member of 4:8 Fathers “Birmingham Purity Ball” and past board member of AGAPE of Central Alabama. He also is a member of the Technology Advisory Committee at Briarwood Christian School and a past judge for Alabama Launch Pad.

Contact Zane at 205-503-4013.

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