Business Pulse Radio header image 1
September 9, 2019 @ 11:16 am

Going Public: The IPO Process & Assembling Your Team

BUSINESS PULSE 012: Going Public: The IPO Process & Assembling Your Team 

This week, Attorney Michael Brette, Founder of Small Cap Equity Advisors and author of Raising Capital for Your Business, discusses the traditional IPO process and the necessary elements you need to do an S1 Registration. We learn why choosing the right people to be on your team is crucial for successfully taking your business public. 

We learn who should be on your internal and external team when navigating the IPO process and why each team player is essential for successfully taking your company public. We learn why it’s crucial for your CEO and CFO to have prior public company experience. We also learn how your internal and external team’s prior experience with taking companies public impacts an investor’s decision to buy stock in your company.


“Everybody has to be focused on making a success out of the IPO offering.” - Attorney Michael Brette 


This week on Business Pulse Talk Radio: 

  • Why working with the right team throughout the IPO process is paramount for successfully going public
  • Why you need to work with an experienced IPO attorney with first-hand experience in your sector
  • The importance of working with experienced auditors throughout the IPO process
  • The value of working with underwriters and how they help you stabilize stock prices
  • How your advisors can help you choose the best stock exchange for your offering
  • How the investor relations company you work with can help your offering get seen by the right investors
  • Why it’s critical that your CEO and CFO have previous public company experience
  • The importance of having an ‘all-hands meeting’ with your internal and external team and the topics you should discuss
  • The role of your Executive Compensation Committee
  • The importance of documentation, communication, and disclosure when taking your business public
  • Why your board of directors is an integral part of your team and how their level of experience impacts investor decisions
  • The value of hosting roadshows to attract investors to your offering 

Resources Mentioned: 


An Official Podcast of NetworkNewsWire 

Business Pulse Radio is the official podcast of NetworkNewsWire. NetworkNewsWire the financial news and publishing company for private and public companies. NetworkNewswire is a multi-faceted organization with an extensive team of contributing journalists and writers, helping companies target investors, consumers, journalists, and the general public. NetworkNewsWire provides visibility, recognition, and brand awareness for companies in all industries and demographics through access to network wire services, original content and editorial syndication to over 5,000 news outlets and enhanced press release services. 

For more information, visit the website at 

Business Pulse Talk Radio - All Business, All the Time

Tune in LIVE every Tuesday at 10 A.M PST on 

Thanks for tuning into Business Pulse Talk Radio, “The Heartbeat of Business” with your host, Attorney Michael Brette. Connect with Michael on LinkedIn and share your favorite episodes on social media. 

As always, this information is for educational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. As with all issues surrounding raising money, be sure and consult your own attorney, accountant, and or legal advisor before making any final decisions. 

Business Pulse Talk Radio is produced by OC Talk Radio - Orange County’s Only Community Radio Station. Giving businesses a voice on the Internet. To hear all our shows, simply visit Or tune in to our many podcast channels on iTunes, iHeart, Google Play, Spreaker, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Spotify, Radio Public, TuneIn, Player FM, and many more.

Share | Download
Business Pulse Radio