Veteran Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition

NVSBC and sbLiftOff will host the 2nd annual Veteran Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (VetsETA'23) symposium to bridge America’s Veterans to small business ownership. 

Join hundreds of veterans from across the country seeking business leadership and their supporters - - capital providers, lawyers, M&A professionals, accountants, business schools, and supporters of veteran ETA. VetsETA'23 will feature successful veteran sellers and buyers, highlight war stories and lessons learned; discuss available financing sources; the challenges of accessing that capital; policy plans to boost capital access and grow a national network.  

Veterans Mean Business!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023
12pm - 2pm EST

Register or Sponsor Today! 




Program Agenda

Keynote Welcome: Success Spotlight:  Bob Eisiminger (Chief Executive Officer of Knight Point Systems from its founding to its sale in July 2019)


Policy Update: Scott Jensen (NVSBC Executive Director)

Do You Fund Your Search: Panelists Mike Mahre (Anacapa Partners) and Alex Mears (Brydon Group)


Funding Your Acquisition: Speakers Lisa Forrest (Live Oak Bank), Vince Kuchar (Risk Mitigation Consulting), Dan Zastrow (Fairwater Partners)




Diligence & Negotiation: Panelists Sharon B. Heaton (sbLiftoff) and Alex Mears (Brydon Group)


How to Find A Strong Acquisition Target: Speakers Mike Mahre (Anacapa Partners) and Jordan Inman



Closing Remarks: Sharon B. Heaton (sbLiftoff)






To sponsor, or for additional information, please contact Nancy Langer at [email protected]