WEEK 13 WEBINAR:

- MONDAY, AUGUST 10th -
Creative Approaches to Working Capital During COVID: Rethinking debt management, equity structures, and acquisitions
 
COVID-19 has disrupted many levels of business big and small throughout the outdoor industry. For startups within this space, the pandemic has forced us to rethink working capital and how best to manage debt. More recently, understanding equity and its availability have garnered more attention as well as mergers and acquisitions. But what are the best creative strategies during this new normal? Join us on August 10th as we host a conversation on these issues with topic experts and outdoor industry startup founders on creative financing approaches to thrive through this new normal. 
OUR ROCKSTAR PANEL

MICHAEL DILL

MICHAEL DILL - PARTNER - HOLLAND & HART LLP

Mike provides comprehensive legal services to clients at every stage of the corporate life cycle. A trusted advisor to many, he helps clients achieve their business objectives by closing transactions in an efficient and cost-effective manner. As the head of Holland & Hart’s Outdoor Recreation group, Mike is passionate about helping emerging and established companies in the Outdoor space navigate legal challenges unique to this dynamic industry.

BRYCE DeGROOT

PRESIDENT -

COMPASS ADVISORS

Bryce is a Merger & Acquisition advisor who guides companies in the Outdoor Industry to reach an optimal exit or a later-stage growth capital investment. Bryce is the President of Compass Advisors, a middle-market M&A advisory firm that has completed over 160 transactions. Bryce earned an MBA from Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University, and he holds a Real Estate license and CBI and M&AMI certifications.

BEN NELSON

SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Ben started his journey as an entrepreneur in 2002. Clients have ranged from fortune 100 companies to being featured in global mass media publications in Europe, Japan, and the USA, including GQ & Vogue. His experience is in product development, team building, creative direction through branding, photography, and commercial production. Since 2018 it's been his mission to give back to the environment by creating software to reduce deforestation and plant 1M trees by 2025. 

DAVID DRAGOO

FOUNDER - MAYFLY OUTDOORS

David is a Colorado-born entrepreneur and founder of several businesses with a background specializing in manufacturing and real estate. David is the Founder of Mayfly Outdoors, an outdoor products company and Certified B® Corporation based in Montrose, Colorado. The company’s brands include fly fishing tackle businesses Abel®, Ross Reels®, and Airflo®. He lives on the Western Slope with his wife Heidi and their dog Remy.

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