ANN ARBOR – Bill Mayer, VP of Entrepreneurial Services for Ann Arbor SPARK, talks about all the services and programs the Washtenaw County smart zone offers tech entrepreneurs and also very large tech companies.

Mayer has founded and exited multiple start-ups in the technology and finance sectors. His areas of expertise are in finance, securities and quantitative analysis. He has founded and worked with numerous businesses covering a broad range of industry sectors, ranging from start-up ventures through Fortune 500 companies.

Client engagements have covered a broad range of services including market strategy, portfolio structure, and the IPO process. Bill has managed over $125 million in client assets.

Areas of specialty are financial modeling, pricing strategies, the process of private and public equity securitization, management of business assets, and fundraising. He has extensive experience in creating financial models, business valuations, and capitalization tables, as well as navigating advanced business tax issues and the complex issues surrounding securitization. This allows Bill to effectively position clients from an investor’s viewpoint in order to maximize a venture’s ability to receive funding.

Mayer has held multiple securities broker licenses for over ten years. This positions him to facilitate the placement of capital directly.

Mayer holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.