Presentation “From private to public: Ready, Set…IPO” Boot Camp held April 14th

04/09/2014

Ready, Set . . . IPO

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

We are in the midst of the most active IPO market in more than ten years, with numerous high-profile IPOs and major acquisitions. While there is much speculation about how long the window will stay open, one thing is certain:  preparing for an IPO takes time and effort. Because conditions change so quickly, your company should prepare now if an IPO is on your horizon later this year or early next year.

This bootcamp was hosted by Tech Venture Center partners – Deloitte, William Gallagher Associates, Goodwin Procter, and Silicon Valley Bank delivers actionable insights and leading practices to prepare your private company to go public. This intensive workshop was designed for chief financial officers and general counsel of pre-IPO companies, the bootcamp will help you prepare by providing a deeper understanding of:

  • The impact of the JOBS Act
  • The IPO market outlook, including insights from investment bankers
  • Current issues affecting IPO companies, including the SEC’s opinion on the use of social media
  • The mechanics of a successful IPO and what it takes to go public
  • The legal roadmap to a successful IPO
  • Financial reporting and SEC and corporate governance requirements
  • Directors & officer liability and other risk management considerations
  • Slingshot your growth: using efficient capital structures prior to the IPO

There was also candid insights and “lessons learned” from a CFO who recently took his company public – Scott Dussault from Demandware

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