Business Book Roundtable
Cash And Control—You Can Have
Both by Stefania Aulicino, '79
April 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
U of C Gleacher Center
Book Store, First Floor
450 North Cityfront Plaza
Meet the Author, followed by presentation and book
Mary Kupjack, '79
And Control— You Can Have Both!
An Unconventional Process for Finding Money
to Grow your Business, by Stefania Aulicino.
Most entrepreneurs say its
difficult to raise venture capital and definitely impossible to control
their own business if they do. Stefania turns this convention on its head.
entrepreneur and Wall Street insider shares her transformational process
that has successfully worked for business builders, having raising $125
million in venture funding that keeps the entrepreneur in control. This book
guide for profitable growth, faster, safer than you every thought possible.
An opportunity to meet a U of C, GSB Alumna author in a casual setting
at the Gleacher Center Bookstore. This event is co-sponsored by GSB Business
Book Roundtable and the U of C Gleacher Center Bookstore.
happen. They form companies. They create jobs. They move the future
into the present. In order to accomplish all this they need cash (fuel for
the entrepreneurial engine) and control (the freedom to exercise their
and express their vision). The Entrepreneur's Advocate Stefania
Aulicino turns conventional wisdom on its head in this profound book.
The entrepreneur—not financing—is really the scarce commodity.
Entrepreneurs do not have to give up control of their firms in order
to secure financing. It, s harder to run a small business than it
is to grow it into a big business. Let's set the stage: Imagine
a place where entrepreneurial vision is recognized as currency; where
5- and 10-year plans
are accomplished in 2 to 3 years; where business owners don't
have to give up control to secure financing; where financiers regularly
more capital than business owners seek; where special techniques, unknown
in the outside world, allow entrepreneurs to test the marketplace without
experimenting with their own companies; where owners are not held hostage
to capital; where the business visionaries—not the bean counters—determine
which opportunities will be captured; where entrepreneurs achieve profitable
growth—faster and safer than others believe is possible; where
quantum leaps—in productivity and profitability—are
not the exception, but the norm. For most, this is an unattainable fantasy.
for Stefania Aulicino's clients, it's a reality.
us on a journey you will not soon forget. A journey open only to the
most highly evolved beings on the planet: Entrepreneurs. And only those
willing to liberate their vision, and who have the courage to overcome
the fears that hold themselves and their companies back.
Aulicino, is one of a handful of people qualified to catalyze those
firms and CEOs who truly have a shot at becoming $100 million businesses.
a former Wall Street investment banker and serial entrepreneur, Stefania
a growth specialist, helping privately held companies design strategies
to unlock their full growth and profit potential. When those strategies
funding, she is expert in securing capital, having raised $125+million
equity for clients, that preserves management control. She created
and directs the Mind Your Own
Business Program for CEOs, sponsored by the University of
Chicago Graduate School of Business, her alma mater.