Discussion Panel & Networking

Sales & Exits:

How to Succeed as an International Founder?

Explore successful sales and negotiation strategies while reflecting on the role culture, language, community, and networks play in making immigrant founders so effective.

5.30 – 9pm, June 7

Civic Hall 124 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003


This event is designed for international founders looking to build, grow, and sell their businesses in the U.S. 

Mingle with international founders across sectors. Connect with diverse VCs and the NY tech community during the annual NY Tech Week.

We hope you’ll leave not just with practical insights for your business, but also inspired by the resilience and excellence of other immigrant founders.


Sponsors & Partners

If you’re interested in sponsoring our event, please email us at info@thevertical.la


Registration & Networking

5.30 - 6.30

Discussion Panel

6.30 - 7.30


7.30 - 9.00

Topics to discuss

Why do sales & exits go hand in hand?

How to avoid pitfalls while negotiating terms with potential buyers or investors?

How do successful immigrant founders navigate the challenges of sales & exits in the U.S.

What strategies have proven effective in building successful sales pipelines and securing profitable exits?

How do cultural nuances impact the sales process and exit negotiations?

What role do networks and connections play in facilitating sales and exits, and how to build them?

How do immigration policies impact the ability of international founders to pursue successful sales and exits?