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Financing Your Deals

Monday, Mar 18, 2013, 6:15 PM until 9:00 PM
City Gate Grill in Calamos Investments building -- Meeting Room at Plaza Level below restaurant
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL  60563
Monthly in Western Suburbs
Registration is Recommended
Payment In Advance Or At Event
• Select correct registrant category for the lowest fee.
• No credit cards at door, only cash or checks.
• Dress: Business casual.
Registrants & Fees
Chicago Booth alum/stud/facult$ 15.00
Fee After 3/13/2013
Entrepreneurial RT Member $ 15.00
Fee After 3/13/2013
General Public$ 20.00
Fee After 3/13/2013
Kellogg School of Management$ 15.00
Fee After 3/13/2013


You and your team have spent months, maybe years preparing for an opportunity like this, and it has finally arrived.  There is only one major obstacle remaining, but it’s a big one – money.  How is your team going to finance this fantastic opportunity?

Come to the Entrepreneurial Roundtable on March 18th and learn about Financing Your Deals from a panel of financing experts:

  • Joseph R. Katcha, Principal, High Street Capital – Private Equity

Mr. Katcha has been involved in private equity investing, mergers, and acquisitions for over 20 years. He will provide our lead and longest talk of the evening, since equity is often the basis on which the rest of the equity, debt, new management, or other elements of a deal become possible.

  • Ron Kirschner, M.D., MBA, President, Heartland Angels – Venture Capital

Heartland Angels is an open network of individuals looking to assist seed and early stage companies in obtaining investment capital and in furthering their innovations.

  • Mark Gross, Senior Advisor, Wincreek Financial – Commercial Real Estate Bridge Loans

Wincreek offers a full range of commercial real estate bridge loans to meet your unique financing needs. They finance bridge loans nationwide from a minimum of $1,000,000 to the maximum of $100,000,000.

  • Robert McMillan, Jr., President, Freeman Funding Solutions – Factoring,
…and purchase of a wide variety of income streams or future payments such as Asset Based Credit Lines, Delinquent Commercial Debt, Commercial Debt Management, Equipment Leases, International Receivables, Medical Receivables, and Purchase Orders.

Rob is a business community leader, having served as past Presidents of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and the African-American Chamber of Commerce.

Our panel moderator for the evening will be:  William A. Price, Attorney at Law,

Come Monday night, March 18th, and learn how to grow your business using other people's money.