Square Global Head of Corporate Development James Loftus Joins Venture Atlanta 2019

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Venture Atlanta is pleased to announce that James Loftus, Global Head of Corporate Development at Square, will join us for our corporate development sessions at the 2019 conference. Designed to foster connections between growth-stage companies and investors, these sessions will include networking, 1:1 meeting opportunities, and roundtable discussions.  

Meet James Loftus, Square Global Head of Corporate Development

As the Global Head of Corporate Development, James Loftus has led acquisitions and investments since 2016, including the acquisition of OrderAhead and investments in Eventbrite. His past experience includes leadership positions at STX Digital and Andreessen Horowitz, where he advised companies on capital raising, business development, strategic planning, partnerships, and M&A. In addition, James was also a senior member of the M&A teams at both Yahoo and Google. 

Recently, James was featured on The Twenty Minute VC, speaking to M&A as a primary method of exit, how the best M&A teams build their processes, and what great VCs do during the M&A process. As a featured speaker at the 2019 conference, both presenting companies and investors will have the opportunity to attend the panel, ask questions, and speak with James directly. If you’re interested,  you can secure your spot by registering here. Want to stay up to date with future speaker announcements and event details? You can subscribe to our newsletter here

About Venture Atlanta 

Venture Atlanta, the Southeast’s premier venture conference, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country’s top-tier investors. Now in its 12th year as the region’s largest investor showcase with over 1,000 attendees, Venture Atlanta connects the best and brightest entrepreneurs with local and national venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors, and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org.