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Amma newworld


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateJuly 7, 2016
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaOther
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

The course is an introduction into the venture capital/private equity world and some of the social media trends that are fueling business and investment opportunities in an emerging new world – a world moving to the phone and to the cloud. Where is the smart money going and why?

Learning Objectives

  • What’s driving valuations of the many private equity funded ventures such as Uber and AirBnB

  • Venture Capitals role in bringing visions to reality

  • How technology and social media trends are creating new businesses and new investment opportunities.

  • How can CPA’s participate and help build the next Facebook

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Henrik Jensen

AMMA Private Equity
Head of Business Development
(646) 717-4017


Henrik is responsible for marketing and sales activities in the US, including developing and maintaining relationships with our member firms. Previously Henrik held senior positions over a 20-year career at several leading international banks, including Westpac and Danske Bank in New York, focusing on project and debt financings as well as capital management for multinational firms in industries such as IT, infrastructure and natural resources. A native Dane, Henrik is on the Board of the Danish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York and serves as an Advisor to PME Capital LLC, which provides advice to growth companies regarding mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in the United States and in Europe. Henrik received a degree in Finance from the Copenhagen Business School.


Brad Scammell

AMMA Private Equity
Managing Director USA
(818) 990-8708


Brad is responsible for the expansion of AMMA in the United States. Brad spent 14 years as a senior executive with Westpac Institutional Bank in various geographies including New York, Melbourne and Sydney. Prior to joining AMMA, Brad was Head of Large Corporates, and Acting Head of Westpac Institutional Bank, Victoria. He had responsibility for Westpac’s Institutional business, including Debt Capital Markets, Financial Markets, Cash Management and Relationship Management. Previously, Brad spent 9 years at National Australia Bank and 2 years at BNP Paribas. He has 26 years of banking experience and holds a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and is a graduate from Monash University.

About Our Presenter

AMMA Private Equity was developed by accountants for accountants and has continued to work exclusively with accounting firms since 2008. With its inception on the Gold Coast – Australia, AMMA Private Equity was formed by its founders after over 30 years of combined consultant and advisory experience with Chartered & CPA Accounting Firms. Their relationships with accounting firms led to the formation of AMMA Private Equity. AMMA Private Equity provides the accounting industry with a diversified product offering and continues to help entrepreneurs grow great business ideas into successful enterprises, by raising capital via a strong Global Network of accounting firms and their clients. It’s been a successful business model for all involved; not only can accounting firms provide their entrepreneurial clients with an avenue to grow their new business, but they are also able to offer clients the opportunity to invest in early stage, quality ventures.