Barry is Investment Director at MASV.com where he works with early stage and scaling businesses including Open For Vintage, Video Rank Me and Gigable. Prior to MASV he has held c-level roles in some of the most exciting scaling businesses in Ireland including as CFO of e-commerce SaaS company xSellco - one of Europe's fastest growing tech businesses. Prior to that he was CFO of the social media news and content agency, Storyful where he was part of the team that led the business to be acquired by News Corp. Before joining MASV he was COO at the recruitment firm Mason Alexander. He is currently an elected member of the board of Chartered Accountants Ireland where he has served since 2015.
Learn some tips on how best to prepare yourself ahead of raising external funding. Not having a clear plan for how you will raise your funding, who you raise it from as well as how much and when are all stumbling blocks to successfully raising finance. Preparing in advance won’t necessarily arm you with all the answers but it will certainly help you save time and focus your energy in the right areas.
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