Reflections on our recent event: Maximizing your Growth Potential: Raising Finance

This week Galway Technology Centre partnered with PwC Ireland to present ‘Maximising your Growth Potential: Raising Finance’. We heard from: Wendy Slattery, CEO and Co-Founder of Beauty Buddy who gave us insight into the journey of meeting investors and raising match funding and provided some interesting points on milestones and what investors are looking for in the US. David Stafford, CFO of @Siren gave the audience advice on valuations, being investor ready and best practice in finance and how it is essential to be ‘due diligent’ ready. Dr. Brendan Boland, CEO & Co Founder of Loci Orthopedics on the #medtech investment journey and the landscape in the West of Ireland for #medtech investment along with advice on selecting investors and what makes a good team. Ultan Faherty, Halo Business Angels WestBIC who gave pertient advice on what investors are looking for, valuations, exits and communication. The panel was expertly moderated by Mairead Connolly to a very engaged audience. It is a privilege for GTC to be part of the enterprise community in the region, working with companies at all stages of growth along with our partners in Galway Chamber, PorterShed and the many other enterprise supports. Future events in our #scaling series being planned for the coming months.