Glenn has over 20 years experience operating and running a variety of private, pre-IPO, and public technology companies. He has founded over a dozen startup ventures, resulting in three public offerings, nine exits, and billions in shareholder returns. His background includes expertise and projects in software, firmware, middleware, hardware, enterprise, SaaS, consumer goods, and Web and mobile applications.
Early in his career, he co-founded Mediaplex, one of the original online ad serving platforms. The Company went on to a successful IPO, with a valuation in excess of $4.5 Billion. It was later acquired and is now part of the ValueClick family of companies. Other notable exits include Intellicom - acquired by Softnet Systems; Jotter - acquired by Saflink; and SFLK - where he restructured the business and successfully relisted the Company on NASDAQ, where the valuation climbed from roughly $18M to over $425M.
In addition to his work in the areas of finance and operations, Mr. Argenbright has extensive experience in business development, marketing and distribution across many verticals. In commerce, he’s negotiated agreements with Walmart, K-Mart, Target, Price / Costco, Sam’s Club, Walgreen’s, Phar-Mor Drugs, Sav-On, Toys-R-Us, Kay-Bee Toys, and Shop at Home. In tech, he’s forged strategic partnerships with Apple, Microsoft, VISA, Unisys, and Accenture. In entertainment he’s worked with VIACOM, Sony / Tri-Star / Columbia Pictures, Walt Disney Company, and many others.
Glenn has appeared as a guest lecturer at numerous universities and startup events throughout the U.S. In addition he’s been interviewed for both print and television, including Barron’s, Bloomberg, Business Week, CNBC, CNN, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fox Business, Fox News, Inc. Magazine, Wired, and many others.
His education includes a Law Degree from the University of San Diego, Advanced Studies and Certification on International Trade from Oxford University, Magdalen College, Oxford England, and degrees in Urban Planning and Political Science from the University of California, San Diego.
Evan is dedicated to helping growth-stage companies, publicly held middle-market companies, family offices, high-net-worth individuals, private equity firms, and other clients achieve their business goals. A Partner in the firm’s Corporate Department and Co-chair of its Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice Group, Evan is known for his ability to quickly grasp complex situations, deliver business-minded legal advice, and help clients surmount obstacles.
Evan focuses on corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing, securities law, licensing arrangements, and general corporate matters, across a broad range of industries that includes software/information technology, material and life sciences, digital media, financial services, manufacturing, educational technology, consumer products, and food and beverages.
For example, he recently assisted in
The $550 million sale of a privately held software company to a private equity buyer.
Major acquisitions both for a manufacturer of doors and window frames and for an international consumer electronics company.
The $2.2 billion sale of a publicly traded provider of high-bandwidth connectivity.
Securing hundreds of millions of dollars in financing for dozens of growth-stage companies.
In addition to handling specific transactions, Evan regularly serves as outside general counsel for privately held companies at various stages of development, ensuring that they are appropriately structured, scalable, and positioned for growth.
An active member of the business and investment community in the heart of the corridor connecting Boston and New York, Evan cultivates a network that includes organizations such as Crossroads Venture Group, Connecticut Technology Council, BioCT, MIT Enterprise Forum, Angel Investor Forum, the Entrepreneurship Foundation, the Refinery, Angel Capital Association, and the Association for Corporate Growth, as well as academic institutions such as Columbia University, New York University, University of Connecticut, and Yale University.
Before joining Wiggin and Dana, Evan practiced at a prominent New York law firm, where he gained extensive experience advising U.S. and international public and private companies in a wide range of industries, with regard to mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions, and general corporate matters.
Evan received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was a senior editor at the Journal of International Economic Law. He received his B.A. in international relations and political science from the University of Pennsylvania.
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