Gerard through Jaguar Capital provides management consulting to growth stage companies. He has been engaged to advise and mentor CEO’s of such companies. With a core competency in financial management, financial structuring and governance; Gerard has been successful in structuring companies to access financing as well as sit on advisory boards and boards of directors of such companies. Gerard empathizes with the CEO and becomes a partner in negotiating term sheets, financing contracts etc. with financial institutions and private investors alike. Read more about Gerard's advisory firm at www.jaguarcapital.ca.
The role of an independent director is important for all companies and not-for-profit organizations alike; however, it is particularly important for private companies where it is not always apparent who has the interests
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Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of being invited by the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada to be a panelist at their breakfast briefing "Igniting Entrepreneurship and Capital Flow in Ontario." The other