Rusty Schmit and Kristin Martinez, of “Advent Solar”:http://www.adventsolar.com/
Kristin Martinez is Vice President and CFO of Advent Solar. Kristin has over 25 years of
diverse business experience, including new venture creation and financing, corporate
finance, strategic planning, operations, and marketing. Rusty Schmit is the Founder,
President, and CEO of Advent Solar. Rusty started Advent after 21 years in the PV
industry in the U.S. and Europe.
The program focused on the positives and negatives of the different rounds of funding, the changes (elevated) expectations from one to another and what additional contacts/networks the institutional investors bring. Cash is the fuel of any business. Whether you are looking for equity investment now or in the future, whether that investment will come from friends, angel or institutional investors, you can learn from “those who have gone before” how the entrepreneur and the investor look at the issue of valuation.