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Introduction

Wade Myers is a serial entrepreneur, venture capital investor, and an advisor with deep experience with strategy, financing, and M&A transactions. He is a decorated Airborne Ranger, a Harvard MBA, and is married with five children.

Short Bio
Wade Myers is a serial entrepreneur, investor, advisor, author, and speaker that has founded, invested in, and been a director of scores of companies and has completed over 100 financing and M&A transactions. He is CEO of Capital Works and general partner of the Eagle Venture Fund. Wade’s previous ventures include a SaaS-based big data company and an Inc. 5000 SaaS-based property management firm. He also worked at the Boston Consulting Group and Mobil Corporation, and served as an Airborne Ranger in the US Army where he was a decorated veteran of the Gulf War. He is a Baker Scholar graduate of Harvard’s MBA program and is married with five children.
Medium Bio

Wade Myers is a serial entrepreneur, investor, advisor, author, and speaker that has founded, invested in, and been a director of scores of companies and has completed over 100 financing and M&A transactions.

He is the founder and CEO of Capital Works, an award-winning digital investment banking firm, and is also a founder and general partner of Eagle Venture Fund, a global seed capital firm. Wade’s previous ventures include a global SaaS-based big data company and an Inc. 5000 nationwide SaaS-based property management firm that has grown to be the fourth-largest firm in an industry of 6,500 competitors since he founded the company in 2004.

His other work experience includes the Boston Consulting Group and he was a national-level executive at Mobil Corporation. Wade also served as an Airborne Ranger in the US Army where he was a decorated veteran of the Gulf War. He is a Baker Scholar graduate of Harvard’s MBA program and is married with five children. He is a contributor to Inc. Magazine, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Apple News.

Long Bio

Wade Myers is a serial entrepreneur, investor, advisor, author, and speaker that has founded, invested in, and been a director of scores of companies and has completed over 100 financing and M&A transactions.

Wade has been a featured speaker at top business schools as well as investment banking, venture capital, private equity, technology, and entrepreneurship conferences worldwide.

He is the founder and CEO of Capital Works, an award-winning digital investment banking firm, and is also a founder and general partner of Eagle Venture Fund, a global seed capital firm that focuses on impact investments. Wade’s previous ventures include a global SaaS-based big data company and an Inc. 5000 nationwide SaaS-based property management firm that has grown to be the fourth-largest firm in an industry of 6,500 competitors since he founded the company in 2004.

Wade’s other work experience includes the Boston Consulting Group and several years at Mobil Corporation where he rose to a national-level executive position. He also served as an Airborne Ranger in the US Army where he commanded a special weapons unit, developed new doctrine regarding atomic, liquid, and slurry demolitions, was awarded a Bronze Star when he was recalled to active duty to fight in the Gulf War.

Wade has a BS from North Dakota State University, an MS from Texas A&M University, and an MBA from Harvard University where he graduated as a Baker Scholar (top 5% of his class). He also helped develop an executive education course for Harvard Business School and is a Harvard case study author. Wade is also a published author with articles in Inc. Magazine, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Apple News. He was also featured in Episode 4 of Season 1 of the Curious Entrepreneur series on Amazon Prime.

Wade and his wife Andreanna live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and have five children.

Example Speaking Topics

THE $10 TRILLION PROBLEM

The largest transfer of wealth is about to happen when baby-boomer business owners transition – but they are not ready

THE DIRTY DOZEN

The 12 biggest issues with why the sale of a business fails or is severely disappointing

REQUIRED SKILLS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

The most important skills required to successfully launch and manage a business

THE IDEAL BUSINESS PLAN

Diagnosis of the weaknesses of most business plans and how to write the ideal business plan

IT’S PREDICTABLE – WHY MOST BUSINESSES FAIL

The undeniable data on high incidence of business failure and the reasons why most businesses fail

IT’S PREDICTABLE – WHY MOST BUSINESSES FAIL – CASE STUDIES

Case study examples of business failures and the key principles at play

BUILDING A BUSINESS FROM START TO FINISH

Practical steps on how to build a successful business

HOW TO WIN IN THE MIDST OF A RECESSION

Successful growth strategies based on the research of over 6,000 case studies

SUCCESSFUL FINANCING STRATEGIES

How to finance a startup or small business

HOW TO THINK LIKE AN ENTREPRENEUR

Key principles every aspiring entrepreneur or current business owner need to master

BUILDING A BUSINESS FROM START TO FINISH

Practical steps on how to build a successful business

LESSONS FROM SPECIAL OPS ON STRATEGIC GROWTH

Key principles entrepreneurs can learn from special operations to dramatically grow their businesses

Select Prior Engagements

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES

TUCK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT DARTMOUTH DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES

DUKE MBA DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES

CARLSON SCHOOL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

JOHN MAXWELL’S LIVE2LEAD CONFERENCE TOUR

BIRMINGHAM VENTURE CAPITAL CLUB

CROWN EUROPEAN LEADER’S CONFERENCE

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL ENTREPRENEURIAL BOOTCAMP

UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS MBA LEADERS IN BUSINESS SERIES

MINNESOTA ANNUAL VENTURE CAPITAL CONFERENCE

CROWN GLOBAL REUNION

RENAISSANCE WEEKEND

TEXAS VETERAN’S BUSINESS SUMMIT

EBW 2020 ABUNDANCE LIVE CONFERENCE

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