Len Bland is a Capital Matchmaker success In management, finance, sales, human resources, and technology. He specializes In preparing entrepreneurs for Investment and Introducing qualified entrepreneurs to Investors. He coaches these companies In refining their strategic position, building their financial model and communicating their value In executive summaries, business plans and Investor presentations.
Prior to owning Concept Equity Group, Len was vice president of sales for Tesseract, a human capital management software vendor, and Napersoft, an International document management software vendor.
In these roles, he Implemented successful sales strategies targeting the C-sulte of Global 2000 companies. Previously, Len worked in information systems as business systems manager at Kraft Foods and In auditing with Grent Thomton.
Len Is a CPA and eared his MBA at Kellogg Graduate School of Management; he earned his bachelor’s degree In accounting at the University of Illingls.
Loren Minkus retired in 2012 from Motorola after a 39 year career. Positions in finance, strategy, marketing and biz dev. Inventor of the electronic billboard. His last 10 years he was the Secretary of the Motorola Investment Board. He’s since joined Concept Equity Group. He vets the companies that want to present at BNC and coaches the entrepreneurs on how to present their companies to investors at the meeting. He was a member of Heartland Angels and on their investment review board.