Doing the deal: the prize, the pitfalls from the frontline in Silicon Valley

Speaker: Seonaidh MacDonald, Owner and Chairman of EOLAS Advisory Ltd
Chair: Sandy Kennedy, Chief Executive, Entrepreneurial Scotland
Member Level: Leading
Time: 18:45 – 22:00
Date: Thursday 28th February
Event type: Focus Dinner
Price: £95 + VAT
Location: Malmaison Glasgow, 278 W George St, Glasgow, G2 4LL

Are you looking to exit your business? Are you looking for tips on negotiating the best deal?  Why not attend our intimate focus dinner with corporate leader, turned entrepreneur Seonaidh MacDonald? 

The former CEO of mLED Ltd will discuss how his company was bought over by an undisclosed US Social Media giant. He will walk you through his entrepreneurial story, focusing on negotiation, resilience and waiting it out. Seonaidh believes that you should never lose sight of the value of your business when it comes to exit planning; this resulted in impressive returns for mLED shareholders and nearly all his team members going across to the US.  

During the evening, Seonaidh will discuss the following topics:

  • Doing the deal
  • The road to exit – His 5 ‘bewares’ 
  • Life after the deal

Who should attend? 

Leading Members who are looking: 

  • To network with like-minded peers 
  • To develop skills in the area of negotiation 
  • For tips on ‘waiting it out’ for the best deal  
  • When

    28th February 2019
  • Where

    Malmaison Glasgow
    278 W George St
    G2 4LL
    United Kingdom


Seonaidh Macdonald

Seonaidh MacDonald

Owner and Chairman of EOLAS Advisory Ltd
Seonaidh MacDonald was until late 2016, the CEO of mLED Ltd, a world leader in micro-displays for Augmented & Virtual Reality products.
Sandy Kennedy

Sandy Kennedy

Chief Executive

As Chief Executive of Entrepreneurial Scotland, Sandy is at the forefront of a movement to inspire and develop Scotland's people to build the most entrepreneurial society in the world.

Focus Dinner: Doing the deal