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ASPIRE 2018 Video

Northeast Ohio’s top dealmakers gathered in May to discuss the art of the deal

ASPIRE 2018 Selling a Business


Best practices and pitfalls

Raising Capital Aspire 2018

Raising capital

Case studies and a view from the front lines


A deep dive on the sell side

Find out what you should consider before selling your business

Aspire 2018 Liquidity Panel

Liquidity events

Top executives share tips from the front line

Aspire 2018 Raising Capital

Buying a business

Four area dealmakers to discuss their approach at ASPIRE 2018

Raising Capital

Raising Capital

ASPIRE 2018 panel to discuss the ins and outs of fueling M&A-driven initiatives

Aspire 2018 Liquidity Events

Thinking ahead

Panel will discuss how to best prepare for a liquidity event

Selling a Business Aspire 2018

New speakers announced for ASPIRE 2018

Morning panel to focus on selling your business

Aspire 2018

List of speakers continues to grow

Kichler Lighting, Cyprium Partners executives join panels at ASPIRE 2018

Ray Leach, Chris Adams join list of speakers

Two regional executives will sit on afternoon panel


New speakers announced

Ken Ganley, Steve Potash, R. Louis Schneeberger join panels at ASPIRE 2018

Aspire 2018 Roundtable

Meet our kick-off panel for ASPIRE 2018

Directional Aviation Capital’s Kenn Ricci

Principal talks about why assessing the balance sheet is critical

Stewart Kohl Aspire 2018

Anatomy of a Deal

A 360-degree view

Next Sparc’s Len Pagon Jr.

Chairman and CEO shares how he’s learned when to pass on a deal

Frank C. Sullivan

Frank C. Sullivan

RPM chairman and CEO to serve as morning keynote for ASPIRE 2018

Riverside Co.’s Stewart Kohl

Co-CEO talks about how the art of the deal has changed

Aspire 2018

Meet the 2018 ASPIRE Host Committee

Ted Souder

Google executive to speak at ASPIRE 2018

Ted Souder is the head of Industry - retail at online giant

Aspire 2018

Introducing the 2018 Honorary Chairs

Steve Demetriou’s 3 rules of dealmaking

Chairman and CEO of Jacobs shares M&A advice

Aspire 2017