Upcoming Event! Only a few weeks left until the 2016 IVCA/NVCA Luncheon: Cleversafe: Building a “Unicorn” in Chicago!

Only a few weeks left until the 2016 IVCA/NVCA Luncheon: Cleversafe: Building a “Unicorn” in Chicago!

March 30, 2016

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On April 13th IVCA will investigate the behind-the-scenes story of building a great company in Chicago by bringing together some of the key players responsible for Cleversafe’s 10 year rise from an idea to an industry leading company.  Hear some of the people responsible for Cleversafe’s amazing story discuss at what point they got involved with the company and what it took to make Cleversafe a company for which IBM was willing to pay a reported $1.3B. 

Upon acquiring Chicago-based Cleversafe, a leading developer and manufacturer of object-based storage software and appliances, in October, 2015 IBM that the acquisition would strengthen IBM’s leadership positions in storage and hybrid cloud and support clients’ drive to next generation mobile, social and analytics applications. According to IBM, “the Cleversafe portfolio will allow IBM Cloud business unit to give clients’ strategic data flexibility, simplified management, and consistency with on-premise, cloud, and hybrid cloud deployment options.”

Join us from 11:15AM to 1:30PM on April 13th, 2016 at The Chicago Club!

 

Hear some of the people responsible for Cleversafe’s amazing story discuss at what point they got involved with the company and what it took to make Cleversafe a company IBM was willing to pay a reported $1.3B. 

  • The CEO (John Morris)
  • The Founder (Chris Gladwin)
  • The First Investor (Jim Dugan)
  • The Growth investor (Peter Barris)
  • The Chairman (Chris Galvin)
  • Moderated by Lee Mitchell, Thoma Bravo

IVCA Members: Register here

Non-members: Registration will be open for non-members beginning Friday, April 1st!

 

 

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