IPOready | Learning for CEOs CFOs | Large-scale funding

Building knowledge and skills for large scale financing

Expert Training

Delivers expert advice from a range of corporate advisory and investor practitioners from home and abroad


Provides support to ambitious companies to access large scale funding in an organised, planned and coherent way


Facilitates opportunities to meet with relevant investor networks, strengthen your proposition and refine your communication skills


“#IPOready was instrumental to our fund raising efforts. It gave us a deep insight into the funding ecosystem and helped us to craft an investor pitch with the correct value proposition for our strategic partners. I would recommend #IPOready to every company looking to raise strategic finance.” DAVID WALSH, CEO AND CO-FOUNDER, NETWATCH SYSTEMS

"The opportunity to network with and learn from advisors and leaders of companies who have already achieved scale and accessed capital markets has been one of the key benefits of the #IPOready programme." DR CONOR MCCORMACK, CEO AND CO-FOUNDER, MCOR TECHNOLOGIES  


What is the #IPOready programme?

A structured leadership programme that:

  • Enhances the knowledge and skills of CEOs and CFOs in raising capital, investor relations and business management

  • Involves expert tuition and insights from top advisors, experienced investors, entrepreneurs and leading Irish corporates as well as unparrelled networking opportunities with this community

  • Is led by the ISE and supported by Enterprise Ireland 
  • Provides one-on-one coaching from mentors
  • Includes a live pitch of your equity story to a panel of investors at key stages of the programme




lectures and practicals



providing advice and insights



hearing your company's story

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Phase 1 - Build your core knowledge

  • Learn about strategy, leadership and governance
  • Understand corporate finance fundamentals, funding options, financial modelling and valuations
  • Develop your communication and presentation skills
  • Pitch your equity story to a panel of investors
  • Learn more about phase 1 through our news story and video 
Neil Sorahan Ryanair CFO speaks at IPOready programme from www.ise.ie

Phase 2 - Large scale funding

IPOready companies with the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) at the NYSE from IPOready programme 2016 on www.ise.ie

Phase 3 - International networking

Interested in #IPOready? Talk to us

Ambitious growing companies with turnover >€5 million, willing and able to commit their CEO and CFO are suited to the #IPOready programme. We also provide tailored, bespoke IPO bootcamps on request. 

Orla O'Gorman, Head of Irish Market at the Irish Stock Exchange, Dublin

Orla O'Gorman

+353 1 6175130


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