Preparing for an IPO, Are You Ready?

October 20, 2020
Event details
October 20, 2020
12:30 – 2:00 pm Pacific Standard Time

Event summary

For high-growth startups, reaching an IPO is a sign of success – it's a payoff for all your hard work and fulfillment of dreams. While exciting, it is not without risk. The process is time consuming and complex, it can be costly, and for many, require changes to your regular course of business.

The ABD Team, Columbia Pacific and Nasdaq are pleased to host a virtual panel discussion where they will share important steps in preparing for an IPO. Whether you are preparing this year or in the future, they will help you get your house in order with viewpoints and best practices from thoughtleaders in the market.

Topics include

  • Current market conditions and trends for 2020Operational preparation and execution
  • Director and officer liability
  • Internal systems readiness
  • Potential pitfalls in the IPO process
  • Achieving success as a private company


  • Jeff Thomas – SVP, Head of Western US Listings & Capital Markets, Nasdaq
  • Daniel Damond – Partner, Columbia Pacific
  • Tim de Kay – Audit and Assurance Partner, Deloitte
  • Deirdre Finn – Practice Leader, Executive Risk Solutions, ABD
  • Andrea Lamari-Walne – Partner, Manhattan Venture Partners
  • Paul Luongo – General Counsel & SVP, Trust, Fastly
  • David Peinsipp – Partner & Co-Chair of Global Capital Markets, Cooley
  • Lucy Wang – Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets, JP Morgan

Event details and registration

For more information, please email Ashley Bunnell

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